Citing multiple sources familiar with the matter,Pocket-lint.com is reporting that Microsoft will officially launch Windows Phone 7. An event which will be beamed globally is scheduled for that day in New York. An October launch date had been rumoured in the past, albeit for Europe.
Devices from launch partners including Asus, Dell, HTC, LG, and Samsung are expected to be available later in October. LG has already announced the LG Optimus 7 (also known as the E900) without specifically revealing that it would use Windows Phone 7. Microsoft has confirmed a simultaneous launch in Canada and the US.
Windows Phone 7 was released to manufacturing back on September 1st.