yes there is arabic support if you watch the keynote he mentions arabic support
B11, 21 Jun 2012I have not seen anything related to Arabic language support...are we counted in this release?it would be great if the can list of the supported languages in WP8
I have not seen anything related to Arabic language support...are we counted in this release?
ilikepear, 21 Jun 2012After nokia made the pureview .. i already *facepalm* and lose all hope in nokia.. Now only lo... morePureview is not a window device mate.
Besides it's expected to come to wp soon.
A qhd resolution should've been there.
Qhd for 4.0"-4.3" devices.
Wvga for < 4.0".
Hd for > 4.3".
ilikepear, 21 Jun 2012Wait for samsung to make the wp8 phone, with sgs3 stats. Currently sgs3 can run ics very sm... moreWait for Nokia to make the wp8 phone, with pureview 808 stats.Currently 808 can beat sgs3 very easy ... with wp8 it would FLY!!! and that would be the end those 32gb /4 core/1280x720 sammy phones. LOL
I don't think some people realise this is a SNEAK PEEK of WP8/7.8 primarily for DEVELOPERS and OEMS. They even say in the video there are still many end user features to be announced. All the information they've released is relevant to what developers need to know so they know what is possible for them with WP8.
As far as 'legacy' devices only getting WP7.8, they've only been fairly vague as to what is included with 7.8 apart from the new Start Screen. Chances are it will include a lot more important software features from WP8.
Microsoft could just call this update WP8, much like Apple do with iOS 6 and the 3GS. But there is really no point in that considering it isn't the same OS. While the UI will look much the same the core of the OS is completely different. Idk whether it's possible to change the kernel on existing devices, but I could imagine that it's a lot more complicated than it sounds and not worth the time.
And on a personal note, I'm not sure on the new Start Screen. I like the small tiles but it does seem messy. Maybe it'll grow on me. I used to think the WP7 Start was ugly, but now I couldn't imagine not having those tiles :D
simonh , 21 Jun 2012for a minute i thought i was reading a spec list from android 2 years ago...has bluetooth file... moreAnd how old is android two years ago? Right, two years old. The same age with the current WP. So they are basically offer the same thing two years after each of them emerge/born. So?
HDMI support? MKV file container support? I need these features If I'm ever to swap from Android.
Finally. now I cn leave buggy android and move to the fastest n smoothest o.s! awesome. Now lets see what nokia or htc will come out with!
The reason windows phones didnt have dual cores is because its a stipulation of microsoft. So for all those people going welcome to the time its not the manafacturers fault. As for their new design scheme, it seems pretty impressive and will give android/iOS a run for its money. Only problem windows has is that is very app limited. This in mind though the phone is capable of out scoring android/iOS in the business department.
Basically in a nutshell all these android/apple fanboys need to stop slating microsoft and windows for bringing out things that these did many moons ago. So before slagging off any brands etc, remember windows stipulations are a lot more strict. Android is much like a prostitute allowing anyone to use it how they like. (i.e third party apps that cause damage to phones)
John, 21 Jun 2012Im not sure what the big thing is about tiles??? on android you can set the number of clumns a... moreYes but with Android sometimes u have to use 3rd Party launcher for the customization but with WP8 its build in
What's here for users that isn't already in Symbian Belle, or any other current OS?
Im not sure what the big thing is about tiles??? on android you can set the number of clumns and rows, you can add widgets and resize, you can add auick launch and direct dial for contacts etc etc.... isn't it the same just a different look????
Even though I am a hardcore Android fan, I have to say this, WP 8 can give Android stiff competition..
Ed007, 21 Jun 2012Do u really think that nokia would be stuck to wp7 configurations?
It was the restriction of ... moreAfter nokia made the pureview .. i already *facepalm* and lose all hope in nokia.. Now only look forward to others like sammy/htc/apple etc..