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Microsoft says that WP7 handsets for Verizon & Sprint are coming in the first half of 2011

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Microsoft says that WP7 handsets for Verizon & Sprint are coming in the first half of 2011
Now that we have a better indication of when the upcoming major Windows Phone7 update will arrive, it paves the way for the introduction of potential CDMA handsets. So far, there have been a variety of GSM carriers around the world have been able to scoop up devices running Microsoft’s revamped mobile operating system, but CDMA customers have only been able to watch from the sidelines thus far.

Well, it appears that Verizon and Sprint will finally see Windows Phone 7 handsets arrive within the first of the year. After announcing that CDMA support for Windows Phone 7 will be included with the much-anticipated update in early March, Microsoft went out on a limb to give us all a time frame on when to expect actual devices.

Specifically, we should see it arrive within the first half of 2011 – so that means between now and the end of June. Granted that they didn’t branch out further with the details regarding devices or a date, it should still nonetheless give some hope for CDMA customers who have expressed interest in checking out the new platform.

source: Windows Team Blog via WMPoweruser
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