Microsoft Windows Phone 8 launch sheduled for October 29th

Microsoft has just sent out press invites for an event scheduled to happen on October 29th. According to info on the invite itself, the event is the highly-anticipated Windows Phone 8 software launch, after which devices like the Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC Windows Phone 8X are expected to become available. Both phones are actually scheduled for release in November, though it is likely that the specifics of these launches will be revealed by Microsoft during this Windows Phone 8 event.

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  • Samsung, Nokia, and HTC are among the first manufacturers set to release handsets running Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 operating system at launch.

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We do know that Nokia's new Lumias and the HTC Windows Phone 8X will be hitting AT&T in November, so if the report holds up, it's possible that we'll see at least some of those products early in the month - Alex Wagner, Phone Dog  
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