T-Mobile confirms a Windows Phone 8 handset for later this year, lauds strong sales WP7, great adoption by first time buyers

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Likely timed to coincide with the Windows Phone 8 summit, T-Mobile USA has chosen this moment to talk up the great performance of Windows Phone on their network.

They confirmed T-Mobile will be among the launch partners for the Windows Phone 8 release later this year, and noted that that they have seen strong Windows Phone 7 sales and that the Nokia Lumia 710 has consistently been one of their top five selling smartphones since it launched in January 2012.

They also said sales have doubled in the last 8 months, and that a large number of first-time smartphone users select a Windows Phone as their device of choice with 55% of all upgrades to the Lumia 710 coming from a messaging or feature phone.

As usual customer satisfaction was also high, , with the Nokia Lumia 710 having some of the highest handset satisfaction scores among all of our customers.

They conclude that they were bullish on the OS, and expected Windows Phone to continue to play a prominent role in their product portfolio and marketing efforts.

Read more at T-Mobile here.

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