Microsoft set to announce its first Windows Phone next week

Microsoft has today teased an upcoming announcement, which will take place early next week. It's expected the company will announce its first branded Windows Phone on November 11, the first mobile device to run the Windows Phone OS and not be tied to Nokia.

It's a favorable time of the year to announce new hardware with the holiday season hastily approaching. Unfortunately, that's all the teaser reveals, though we have been made aware of a Microsoft branded Windows Phone, the RM-1090, passing through the FCC and TENAA,

Be sure to remain tuned for the announcement next week.

Source: Conversations; thanks to everyone who tipped us!

Rich Edmonds
Senior Editor, PC Build

Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.