Big shortages may be ahead for Windows Phone 7


Windows Phone 7 may be Microsoft’s last chance to catch up in the mobile market, and already here’s a bad piece of news for launch: There’s a good chance potential customers will face shortages and have to be turned away. It’s not due to demand, but instead to component shortages.

Mobile Magazine reports that the shortages have already hit Europe, where Windows Phone 7 devices went on sale on October 21.