Nokia Windows Phone coming 26 October?

Nokia World event most likely place for announcement

Espoo confirms dates for London-based gathering.

Nokia’s first Windows Phone looks set to be unveiled on 26 October. Why? Because that’s the opening date for the mobile maker’s annual Nokia World event, which has just been officially confirmed.

As in 2010, the bash will be taking place at London’s ExCeL centre, with a keynote speech set for 9am on the opening day. The gathering will continue until 27 October, taking in developer workshops and meetings.

Last year saw Stephen Elop make his first appearance as Nokia CEO. This year he’s likely to show off the first Nokia Windows Phones, which Espoo has already said will be outed in the fourth quarter of this year. Just this week Elop said he remained “confident” at least one Microsoft-backed Nokia device would be on shelves in 2011.

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Via PC World