HTC HD2 doesn't qualify for a Windows Phone 7 upgrade

01 March, 2010 | Comments (227) | Post your comment

Bad news for the HTC HD2 owners: your beloved WinMo smartphones does not qualify for a Windows Phone 7 upgrade. The reason is more than ridiculous but you can't do anything to change the situation: the HD2 packs five hardware buttons instead of only 3.

Yeap, the HTC HD2 has a zippy 1GHz Snapdragon processor, a huge capacitive touchscreen display of high resolution and lots of other goodies but according to a Microsoft representative the HD2 "doesn't qualify because it doesn't have the three buttons [layout]".

According to another MS spokesman, the reason for HD2 to skip the upgrade to Microsoft's latest OS for mobile devices is actually the lack of some hardware components.

Well, Microsoft remain silent on the actual full hardware requirements for Windows Phone 7 OS so speculations are abundant.

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HTC HD2 doesn't qualify for a Windows Phone 7 upgrade - reader comments

  • Usmart

HTC HD2 is great phone and no comparision with any other phone or OS Many features of Win7 are with current version of HTC HD2. HTC HD2 is always in demand. and I waited to get this phone for six months. Beauty is Flashlight and Bing Map...

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  • 2010-11-14 09:17
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  • arm

i lost my htc hd2, i canceled my account .... will whoever found my phone be able to see all my pics, videos, e-mails?

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  • 2010-10-18 06:58
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  • edc2d

Are you sure it runs on WM7? If that's true then MS is just fooling the buyers. I hope MS rep. saw your youtube video. They have to prove what they said is right.

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  • 2010-06-22 08:45
  • mV$g