Microsoft is plans ;to kick start the launch of Windows Phone 7 devices at a New York launch event on October 11. According to reports "the software giant will hold a lavish launch party in New York city on October 11. The date is exactly a week after Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is due to hold a "special event" in London regarding Windows Phone 7."
Microsoft recently released the final build of Windows Phone 7 to manufacturing and claimed the company is "ready". Microsoft also published a Windows Phone 7 'advert' earlier this week with the tagline "the revolution is coming".
Asus, Dell, HTC, LG, and Samsung are all expected to launch devices on WinP7. Several recent FCC filings have revealed a number of HTC WP7 devices, a Samsung device and an ASUS device are all expected to arrive at the end of October.