Windows Phone 7 surpasses 1.5 million handsets shipped

Microsoft have reached milestones in Windows Phone 7's life in only two months!

Published Tue, Dec 21 2010 5:49 PM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT
It's only been two months since Microsoft launched Windows Phone 7 into the world, and now it has hit the 1.5 million handsets sold mark. Is this number the amount of handsets in users hands, or sold to the networks?

Windows Phone 7 surpasses 1.5 million handsets shipped |

That is still unknown, even if half of those are sold to customers, it's still a very big achievement. Keeping in mind it took Apple 74 days to reach 1 million iPhone sales and T-Mobile took six months to sell 1 million Android-powered G1 handsets in the US.

The Marketplace is also doing well, in the two months of operation it has no in excess of 4, 000 applications. It took five months for Android's Market to reach 2, 300 applications, Apple's App Store didn't even have 4, 000 applications in it's first two months.

Kudos so far Microsoft!

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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