HTC represents 80% of all Windows Mobile phones?

htc-logoDuring Microsoft’s press conference the other day at MWC some important numbers started flying around.

Microsoft has about 50 handset partner for WIndows Mobile. On stage, Andy Lees, SVP of Microsoft’s Mobile Communications Business, said they have sold over 50 million Windows Mobile devices over its lifetime. Then, HTC CEO Peter Chou boldly stated that they have sold over 40 million HTC Windows Mobile devices “12 years ago when we started our company, we met with Microsoft early on. It was clear that we shared the same vision of smart connectivity. I’m an old veteran of Windows Mobile. We try really hard to make all the visions happen, and we have sold more than 40 million HTC Windows mobile phones around the world.”