Let the games begin: Microsoft officially sets the Windows Phone 8 event for October 29

Let the games begin: Microsoft officially sets the Windows Phone 8 event for October 29
Let the games begin: Microsoft officially sets the Windows Phone 8 event for October 29
Microsoft officially sent out invitations for its most important launches in recent history - Windows 8 on Friday, October 25, and Windows Phone 8 on Monday, October 29. The Windows 8 event will be held in New York, while the WP8 one is scheduled for San Francisco.

We certainly knew this was coming, and even the dates have been thrown around by Microsoft itself, but it is nice to have the official invitations, so that we know when the big fight in the "post-PC" world will commence for realsies.

Let the games begin: Microsoft officially sets the Windows Phone 8 event for October 29
The combat will be epic, with all the Silicon Valley juggernauts entering a new era, treading new grounds, looking into each other's backyards and coming up with amazing things that make these times the most exciting time in personal computing and yet.

Are you waiting with bated breath for Microsoft to really enter the smartphone and tablet game? Better late than never, we'd say, and hope there will be new features in store with the Windows Phone 8 launch.

source: Microsoft

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14 Comments

1. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 545; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

So what Elop said was false.Bad news for nokia that is half owned by MS.MS becoming Apple.

4. mobileharan

Posts: 18; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

I don't think that Microsoft is releasing a "phone" .. They are just releasing the software "windows phone 8" ..

8. Glim12808

Posts: 394; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

The invitation by MS on Oct 29 says "Meet Windows Phone 8"! That refers to the operating system that will be running on phones by Nokia, HTC, and Samsung. Nowhere does it say they will be releasing their own phone on the 29th!

10. KParks23

Posts: 719; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

WP8 announced in late oct nokia 920 to market early nov?? i fail to see any problem here only with ur logic!! We all need to back this lumia 920 this will be great competition and with good competition comes even more great products android windows and all!! And MS owns no part of Nokia so again WTF u talking about?

12. No_Nonsense unregistered

Don't feed a troll.

2. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

where is Steve jobs predicting the future?.. PA stop covering apple..

5. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

care PA will ban u for a week, like they did to me for posting comments like that :')

3. maryaaadil

Posts: 146; Member since: Apr 07, 2012

Tough time for lumia 920(elop)

11. KParks23

Posts: 719; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

LOL ur comment is full of FAIL!! nokia (elop) 920 WP8= WIN

6. Peter27

Posts: 233; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

can't wait. can't wait to go to store and start having look on these win products. this is actually first time I am impatiently waiting for something like this

7. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

One day before November...

9. Hafiz

Posts: 78; Member since: Dec 20, 2011

Its my bday on act 29 :D

13. Mobile-X-Pert

Posts: 565; Member since: Dec 20, 2010

I heard Windows 8 Pro will cost 69.99 at launch, so I'm definitely buying it as soon as it comes out.

14. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

thats actually the price of the update if you buy a PC running win7 profesional and upper versions! but i think win8 will be good for tablet or a touch screen loptop! but for those folk using mouse, i think better stick with win7!

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