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WP Mango devices won't get Apollo

18 April, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
WP Mango devices won't get Apollo  - read the full textLooks like we have some seriously bad news for Windows Phone owners and fans around the world. According to the latest bit of information received by The Verge, the current Windows Phone devices running the Mango update will not be able to upgrade to Apollo. This information reportedly comes from...

 

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No proper Hardware in WP devices
No Flash support No video encoding
No HD games No MicroSD
No pro communication apps
No Custom Roms No Customization
And Now NO UPDATE !!!

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  • 2012-04-18 08:12
  • fqdc

i'm done with this Windows Phone business. i'll throw out my HD7 enough is enough. no mo windows phone. it really doesn't matter how smooth is the OS is but what matters is what it can offer. too much of restrictions from Microsoft lately. it's like they r competing with Apple. and i really don't know why people are such fools to buy their products. no SD card excess, no plug & play, no theme's THIS IS SICK!

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  • 2012-04-18 08:12
  • 0BD4

Oh thats sucks! all the lumia buyers are crying now

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  • 2012-04-18 08:09
  • IWHk

Microsoft Evangelist confirms all Windows Phone 7 handsets will be upgraded to Windows Phone 8
http://wmpoweruser.com/microso...ows-phone-8/

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  • 2012-04-18 08:08
  • Lf3D

Thankyou Elop, I don't think anyone owning Windows Phone 7.5 wanted an update anyway. I didn't want it.
I'm sure, Like me, We would be happier buying new Hardware to support Nokia and help profits.

Thankyou again Elop. Another great choice for the users.

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  • 2012-04-18 08:03
  • PZU1

Windows Phone 8 reportedly coming to 'all' WP smartphones
http://www.engadget.com/2012/0...all-devices/

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  • 2012-04-18 08:02
  • Lf3D

That would be the death blow to the Windows mobile market and to NokiA specifically!
Ppl getting trcked once to pay hefty ammounts, in order to savor the technology the future holds.
As the current gen of windows is too young to offer much.
But they have blindily trusted MS and Nokia, to deliver that promise in the near or far future.
Ppl payed fortunes for that belief alone and soon they will discover that they have been scammed and they will never get an update, that they have to re-invest the same or an even bigger amount of cash, to a new devic, that might or might not deliver the promise.
Who in their right mind will be fooled twice in a raw??
They all know that the OS is still struggling and their device will not support the next update.
Who will throw away another fortune for a new windows high end toy, under those circumstances?
Esp in a highy competitive market and esp with the record Nokia and MS had lately, this would be the last thing it should happen to them now...

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  • 2012-04-18 08:00
  • 6jqU

> In reply to Joy @ 2012-04-18 07:44 from wdNE - click to read Do you think sgs2 will get jelly beans?

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  • 2012-04-18 07:59
  • fu%U

how does that make sense? when Engadget is reporting that they WILL be getting it? http://www.engadget.com/2012/0...all-devices/

scratches head

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  • 2012-04-18 07:53
  • qbHx

Bad call Microsoft.
And tough luck Nokia!

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  • 2012-04-18 07:52
  • tRnj

Well done ms. After that you completely destroyed nokia. Thank god i did not buy lumia but instead i choose nokia 701. I wanna see elop saying in a few months: ''our prior mobile is symbian and meego'' Hahaha!

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  • 2012-04-18 07:51
  • 0Vc5

Good ill buy symbiab belle phones in future n android.. Atleast N8 users were given belle flavour n N8 is 3year old phone...

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  • 2012-04-18 07:49
  • U{0V

A huge breath of relief went down . I was about to buy nokia Lumia !! Duh aH !! I am saved by android . The reason is as android is Open source . There are still chances we can port it to newer devices . But in case of WP . !!! Ah no chance !! its closed source . Let MS suck its thumb with its source codes and Let android rule with more number of devices selling with much large support for developers ( I am not anti microsoft. I am a MVC developer and very much was interested into MS until this news. Another company which follows the footsteps of fruit( Surely understuf which is it ) . ) Oh yes one more thing . Last year Galaxy S2 have beaten IPhone in popularity , speed , performance , features .... Literally everywhere . Now Its not too late microsoft you have only two chances either go for open source which would be hugely popular like google . Or else you update old lines of phones . The choice is urs to survice before android and apple !!!

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  • 2012-04-18 07:44
  • wdNE

i dont know about u guys but i think there is more people holding out for apollo devices than there is people buying the mango lumia devices now, so it shouldnt really be that much of a problem.

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  • 2012-04-18 07:43
  • v64c

Whether Apollo will come to the current crop of Mango-running devices or not is pointless.So,if Apollo shall support Micro-SD functionality,shall you personally create a slot on your current Lumia?What about multi-core processors or even HD resolution?What the likes of Lumia should be yearning for is minor improvements by software updates but not a complete overhaul.Mediocre at birth,mediocre forever.

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  • 2012-04-18 07:42
  • M$Fq

This is a big blow to the lumia series. this is the reason I love symbian.an old phone like n8 is upgradable to Belle, and hopefully feature pack 1. Microsoft should have thought of this in the first place.wp suck. crap OS! symbian and Meego rule! the only hope for Nokia.

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  • 2012-04-18 07:41
  • fu%U

This completes microsoft's trick-to-death for nokia. No one will buy lumia again

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  • 2012-04-18 07:35
  • vfxH

> In reply to Nokia Fanboy PRO @ 2012-04-18 07:25 from kJq6 - click to readIts too early to know if the devices will get an update to WP8 now...wait till the company makes an official announcement.

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  • 2012-04-18 07:35
  • w4H4

> In reply to VNN @ 2012-04-18 07:04 from utaS - click to read@vnn This is like fighting now for what devices will be updated to Android 5.0.

The difference between Android and WP is there are way too no of models and while a comany is focused on upgrading an existing device, a new version of Android popups up, I am sure plenty were disappointed when samsung announced they will not update SGS to ICS.

And if I am right, the manufactures should release updates for their devices not MS, so if tomorrow Nokia decides to update 900 to WP8 it will be its decision as (if the rumors are right) WP8 will be able to run on lower hardware than WP7. In the same way as Samsung releases updates for its galazy series, the decision to update a device is in the hands of manufacturer not MS.

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  • 2012-04-18 07:30
  • w4H4

Dead OS! Like symbian and meego
worse of all it's not even open source so developer will not even be interested

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  • 2012-04-18 07:29
  • IWHk

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