“The Windows Phone 7 US launch today has been marked by very small lineups,” Electronista reports. “A handful of reports so far have shown lines of a dozen or fewer people at major stores on the West coast.”
“Microsoft has also faced a symbolic loss with one anecdote of the Microsoft Store in Denver having no line at all,” Electronista reports. “Microsoft is believed to be spending $500 million in marketing just for the holidays to try and drive early sales.”
Electronista notes, “Apple had some of its longest lines to date for the iPhone 4 and, at flagship stores like 5th Avenue in New York City and London’s Regent Street, had lines that persisted for several hours after the doors opened with hundreds or thousands in queues.”
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