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

01 March, 2010 | Read the news | Post your comment
HTC HD2 doesn't qualify for a Windows Phone 7 upgrade - read the full textBad 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...

 

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And one more think ... this means buying any WinMo 6.5 based handset presently might not be a very good.

My advise look elsewhere ... Android handset has good record for software upgrades, or maybe Symbian based or even palm, and why not apple iphone.

NOT WinMO based handset
(I hate when consumers has to suffer because a company, the likes of microsoft seem not to know whether it's coming or going

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  • 2010-03-03 19:00
  • nG5F

> In reply to Bill @ 2010-03-03 00:10 from 3J6d - click to readHey Bill, I think you have missed the point.

If my current Hardware is good enough for the Windows phone 7 series update why should go and buy a new hardware.

Consumerism for even less reason?

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  • 2010-03-03 18:50
  • nG5F

If Microsoft will resort to such silliness ... then I suppose I will be looking at Android based handsets for my next phone

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  • 2010-03-03 18:45
  • nG5F

> In reply to Rahul @ 2010-03-03 17:45 from t}HJ - click to readTouch HD does not have even a 1Ghz processor

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  • 2010-03-03 18:28
  • j8LN

I have Touch HD can it get update with windows 7

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  • 2010-03-03 17:45
  • t}HJ

I buy my HTC HD 2 is bcuz of HTC sense UI and the 1 Ghz CPU also 576 !!! MB of RAM !! so who care it can b upgrade to WM7 or not !!! he he..

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  • 2010-03-03 13:35
  • uC33

actually, im quite happy about this decision. windows 7 doesnt look anywhere near as nice to look at as 6.5 and u would have to go the rigmarole of getting ur apps on it, and making sure all your videos work, or having to download new video players. Personally i think alot of people here just bemoan everything as its something to do.

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  • 2010-03-03 12:08
  • S9jI

One word, One Site: xda-developers.com !

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  • 2010-03-03 11:54
  • nYPp

Don't worry I'm sure there will be a rom on XDA developers.com to flash win mo7 to your hd2's ;)

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  • 2010-03-03 11:45
  • 3aJV

Win Phone 7 is just another try of MS to control the endusers. (Apps should be installable only from official Marketplace, and deactivation of the App on MS Marketplace will lead to deactivation of installed software as licence expires... Or have I missed any important change for good?)

under these circumstances I'm quite happy that this crap won't come on my HD2 :-)

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  • 2010-03-03 11:34
  • S1uy

sorry guys for rambling im just soo maddddddd... .

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  • 2010-03-03 11:31
  • 0dBQ

man if i get my hands on those microsoft buddies im going to scream in there ears what are you doing this is suicide..

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  • 2010-03-03 11:29
  • 0dBQ

im never buying another windows mobile phone again microsoft is being stup** if they continue with this crap nobody will buy their phones

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  • 2010-03-03 11:21
  • 0dBQ

this will be my last MS phone as well

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  • 2010-03-03 10:58
  • PU0j

HD2 will be my last window phone.

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  • 2010-03-03 08:47
  • n3a4

So I ve been lied, shi t, and they think a new way to get my money using false informations, now for new function I have to pay a new item again and make eco unfriendly I i will have to toss my HD2 when i need the new phone.

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  • 2010-03-03 08:27
  • 07g8

> In reply to rafe @ 2010-03-02 08:41 from wrca - click to readlook at HD and HD2;
both are considered high end phones;
both doesnt have upgradeability by htc.. (cross ur fingers hd2 may have one if htc chooses to allow it)

Guess its all commercial decision to allow upgrade or not.
First by HTC and then by MS; else why would HTC not allow HD1 to have 6.5 upgrade? cos they want u to buy HD2...

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  • 2010-03-03 06:09
  • Px42

Haha, i knew this coming..

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  • 2010-03-03 02:46
  • RIJQ

I really don't see what the fuss is, by the time Windows Phone 7 comes out, there will be phones or mini computers who'll take the mantle and far surpass the specs of the HD2 which by then, let's face it, will be obsolete. Especially with the ruored HTC HD3 successor with an even bigger screen and rumored 1.5ghz processor. This is not just talk, we're talking about smartphones which unlike a building proposal for a 1km building in a big city, is very likely to happen in the world of tech

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  • 2010-03-03 00:10
  • 3J6d

well this time microsoft has gone nuts .....3 hardware buttons soooo wtf 5 thiz iz bullshit

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  • 2010-03-03 00:00
  • PUMv

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