Windows Phones Now on Sale in US, Sell out in Germany

Windows Phones are now on sale in the US market. In Germany apparently the handsets -- the HTC HD7 specifically -- have sold very briskly (initially sold out) and demand has been quite strong, exceeding expectations. According to WMPoweruser.com:

The high demand is not just confined to the HTC HD7 either. Vodafone Germany, who will be carrying the HTC Mozart and the Samsung Omnia 7 reports pre-orders are “exceeding expectations”, and were ordering increased quantities to satisfy customers.

Assuming the German experience is not atypical, Microsoft may have a hit on its hands. Certainly the distinctive UI will get attention and the smart media campaign ("get a life") has generated awareness of the new handsets. They're priced competitively -- even aggressively. You can get one for $149 through T-Mobile and, reportedly, $99 on Amazon with a contract (though I couldn't find that price). 

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