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WP Tango official name is Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh

14 March, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
WP Tango official name is Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh - read the full textAccording Stefania Duico, the lead of Windows Phone Italy, the Windows Phone Tango update will be officially called 7.5 Refresh. As you probably know, currently WP Mango is called just 7.5. Adding the Refresh moniker and not changing the OS version actually makes sense, because this update major...


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will radar get the update of refresh and apollo?

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  • 2012-04-03 14:38
  • Y}$r

The HTC Titan will receive the Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh and the Windows Phone 8 (Appolo) updates !
Microsoft has only said that the 1st generations of Windows Phones (HTC HD7, Samsung Omnia 7, HTC 7 Pro, LG Quantum, etc.) wouldn't have the Windows Phone 8 update and it's normal !
An iPhone 3GS who runs iOS 3, you update it to iOS 5, it will be just too slow, you wouldn't have the fluidity of the iPhone 4/4S !!
So, the HTC Titan is a 2nd generation of Windows Phone and is actually the best that we can have...

A little thing... WP7.5 Refresh is avalaible since march 21 in China (Microsoft China say that and before Microsoft Italy and with the new name...)

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  • 2012-03-17 16:17
  • sq1v

> In reply to kurotsuki @ 2012-03-15 07:46 from 4f0X - click to read"somewhere" huh? Care to post where that "somewhere" is? From all the articles I've read Microsoft has been dodging the question like a bullet. In fact they won't even comment about WP8 compatibility with current devices.

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  • 2012-03-16 05:44
  • keqR

> In reply to tomakali @ 2012-03-15 05:53 from KA5A - click to readReally? You've used the iphone 4 for 2 years even though it's been out for less than 2 years? Amazing, you must have been the guy who found the iphone 4 in the bar, but going by your name and your isp you're not from the US. So that means your country received the iphone 4 much much later than the US so you couldn't have possibly used it for 2 years. Your argument just lost all of it's credibility.

I find it amusing that Nokia fanboys kept spouting "fragmentation", but now Nokia has fragmentation through Tango as Tango would not be compatible with a pretty good amount of apps.

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  • 2012-03-16 05:42
  • keqR

Will the HTC Titan be getting the update to the 7.5 refresh and the Apollo one ?

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  • 2012-03-15 21:41
  • 0Em3

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-03-14 19:01 from KID5 - click to readYes, you'll still the cool transition like other high end wp7. It's just that it'll not have the live tiles.. so sad to say..

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  • 2012-03-15 13:06
  • PS6u

> In reply to Fongy @ 2012-03-14 17:50 from GjjS - click to readTrue to some extent, Apollo should allow dual cores, with Micro SD support. Importantly it can run on different resolutions.
Backward compatibility of Apps - one of the good features Win O/s has in general. Good Data management.
versatile to run on different h/w platforms.

What i like in Apollo (based on the leaked info) is the similarity between Desktop version and the Mobile version.

Apollo should boost up some computing power to tablets, other than playing games,browsing internet and reading. i'd wish to check out a tablet based on apollo, than a mobile.

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  • 2012-03-15 08:27
  • PTij

> In reply to Fongy @ 2012-03-14 17:50 from GjjS - click to readWell ... I've read it somewhere that Microsoft officially state that current device WILL have Apollo updates. Is that still not enough?

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  • 2012-03-15 07:46
  • 4f0X

> In reply to Steven @ 2012-03-14 22:06 from 0HW@ - click to readI agree ! This phone will give a much needed boost to the market share of wp7. Nokia are expecting to sell 4- 6 million of 610 in one quarter !

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  • 2012-03-15 07:01
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  • 2012-03-15 06:27
  • PEqe

Used Nokia N95 - 4 years
Used Nokia N900- 3 years
Used HTC Wildfire - 2 Years
Used iPhone 4 - 2 years
Used Lumia 800 - 3 months... Just love it... The Best!

Been android fan, and iphone freak...
but now, No other smartphone has the wow factor of Windows Phone Mango 7.5...

Use it for a week, to Believe it for the rest of your life...

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  • 2012-03-15 05:53
  • KA5A

This is good news. A budget-friendly-$100-windows-phone.

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  • 2012-03-15 05:13
  • PB5u

> In reply to Steven @ 2012-03-14 19:12 from 0HW@ - click to readno dude, it won't.

it's like "great power comes w/ more responsibilities"

put it on a mobile OS

"The Smarter your phone is the more battery power it will need"

:P cheers

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  • 2012-03-15 04:37
  • 9Lax

Good news, I'm waiting more time for Win 8.
I just about to buy Nokia Lumia 710 and I'll just wait for WP 8.

Android was too complicated and its power sucks. My optimus 2x only last 16H while my Omnia i900 last 2.5 days with email and some calls.

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  • 2012-03-15 03:23
  • v{wN

Guys one question. Is it harmful for phone's hardware if we reset the phone often? Till date i have formatted my Lumia 710 for almost 8 times for some reasons. Pls let me know guys

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  • 2012-03-15 02:33
  • U{hm

> In reply to James Hunt @ 2012-03-14 20:54 from 7txg - click to readThat's the sad truth isn't it? The specs sheets today are nothing more than marketing gimmick for the end user. For the developer those varying components is just hell. The iPhone and Lumia has got it right: almost perfectly balancing the hardware and software so both groups wont have to do most of the work.

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  • 2012-03-15 01:06
  • PBUt

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-03-14 21:38 from mcja - click to readNope since your phones processor don't meet the requirements...needs at least 1 GHz and not even the HD2 can run native WP7

Time for upgrade...

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  • 2012-03-15 00:59
  • LuNm
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-03-14 21:38 from mcja - click to readnot.. Cause touch pro 2 uses winmobile os

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  • 2012-03-15 00:21
  • t7Xh

> In reply to James Hunt @ 2012-03-14 20:54 from 7txg - click to readYes but cheap phones are important... cheap phones make up the majority of the market and this will allow them to work better.

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  • 2012-03-14 22:06
  • 0HW@

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