Microsoft revealed Windows Mobile 6.5 phones will start shipping on October 6.
Partners from around the globe are committed to updating or expanding their portfolios to include phones with Windows Mobile 6.5.
In North America: Mobile operators AT&T, Bell Mobility, Sprint, TELUS and Verizon Wireless, and phone manufacturers HP, HTC Corp., LG Electronics, Samsung and Toshiba Corp.
In Europe: Mobile operators Orange, Deutsche Telekom AG and Vodafone Group Plc, and phone manufacturers Acer, HTC, LG Electronics, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and Toshiba
In Latin America: Mobile operator TIM Brazil, and phone manufacturers HTC, LG Electronics and Samsung
In Asia Pacific: Mobile operators NTT DOCOMO Inc., SOFTBANK Mobile Corp., SK Telecom, Telstra and WILLCOM Inc., and phone manufacturers Acer Inc., HTC, LG Electronics, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and Toshiba