Windows Phone Press conference; Zune 4.7 available

Steve Ballmer has just taken the stage, and we’ll be updating this post with Windows Phone 7 news throughout the morning.  While the opening remarks get going, one bit of news from earlier this morning, the Zune software has been updated to 4.7, to include the Windows Phone marketplace and connections to Windows Phone Live.  We’re installing here now, but you can get Zune 4.7 now, or update your current software:

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Meanwhile Steve Ballmer is showing off 9 Windows Phones, from Dell, Samsung, LG, and HTC

Update: Lots of press material now up on the Windows Phone press site, first up, here’s the list of phones available at launch:

In North America:


HTC Surround, United States

Samsung Focus, United States

LG Quantum, United States

T-Mobile USA

HTC HD7, United States

Dell Venue Pro, United States


HTC 7 Surround, Canada

LG Optimus 7, Canada

América Móvil

LG Optimus 7, Mexico

In Europe:


HTC HD7, United Kingdom, Germany


HTC 7 Mozart, including France, United Kingdom

Samsung OMNIA 7, including France, United Kingdom


HTC 7 Trophy, France

Samsung OMNIA 7, France


LG Optimus 7, Spain

HTC HD7, Spain

Samsung OMNIA 7, Spain

Deutsche Telekom AG

HTC 7 Mozart, Germany

Samsung OMNIA 7, Germany


HTC 7 Trophy, including Germany, Spain, United Kingdom

LG Optimus 7, including Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom

In Asia Pacific:


HTC HD 7, Singapore

LG Optimus 7, Singapore


HTC 7 Mozart, Australia

LG Optimus 7Q, Australia


HTC 7 Trophy, including Australia