Microsoft Corporate Vice President Achim Berg discusses the momentum, strengths and challenges of the company’s newly launched Windows Phone 7 and gives us some insight into just how successful Windows Phone 7 has been since it’s launch. You can read the article, Windows Phone 7 Sales Off to a Promising Start, First Step in a New Era of Mobile, on the Microsoft News Center Website.

Within the article, Achim Berg says that 1.5 million Windows Phone 7 devices were shipped by manufacturers within the first six weeks. We also learn that there are 18,000 developers actively developing applications and that the marketplace today has 4,000 applications with more coming each day.

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