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Microsoft: 30 Million Windows Phone 7 devices will be sold by the end of 2011

Mobile Tech World: "During yesterday’s ReMIX Microsoft showed an interesting slide that didn’t go unoticed by me ( you can see it above). According to IDC predictions 30Million Windows Phone 7 devices will be sold by the end of 2011 with 1.6 million of them only in France ( in 2008 only 18M WM licenses were sold and even less in 2009). This seems a lot especially for a new platform but the company is expecting that 40% of the handsets sold in 2011 will be smartphones (compared to only 14% in 2010) and hopes to grab a piece of the pie and generate money through the licensing fee and services integrated in WP7 (Zune music and movie downloads and 30% cut in the Marketplace). Just for comparison’s sake, Apple has sold 51,234,000 iPhones to date (and they are probably going to continue to sell a whole lot..)."

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