Microsoft has just got the ball rolling with help from Samsung when it come to Windows Phone 8 with their announcement of their latest Windows Phone device and hot on the heals of that News, Mary Jo Foley is stating that Windows Phone 8 will launch on October 29th.
MJF has a solid track record according to Tracour which likely means that the date is likely accurate. If it does turn out to be true, it will be a very busy time for Microsoft as they launch Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Surface all around the same time. Seeing as Windows 8 is an ambitious release for Microsoft, the world will be watching to see how the public reacts to Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.
Windows Phone 8 will bring several new features to the table including a heavily customizable home-screen. While Windows Phone has experienced slow growth so far, it has typically received high praise from those who do use the platform.
While Microsoft is not confirming the information, October is right around the corner which means the Windows Phone 8 train is about to leave the station.
Source: Mary Jo Foley