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WP 7.8 update might come in a few weeks, WP7.9 in the works?

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WP 7.8 update might come in a few weeks, WP7.9 in the works? - read the full textNokia can't (or more likely doesn’t want to) keep Windows Phone 7.8 info under wraps - new info coming from the "head of Nokia Asia Pacific Developer" suggests we will see the update much sooner than the previously rumored Q1 2013 timeframe. Microsoft never really announced a solid launch date...

 

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nokia fan boys said that nokia don't need 1 ghz processor; doesn't need bigger ram; .etc. etc.. look at nokia right now? copying android style?

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  • 2012-11-20 15:12
  • Kg%6

I really hope that Microsoft will put music equalizer into one of these updates.

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  • 2012-11-20 11:36
  • Svfh

maybe update this make wp 7.x better like transfer data with bluetooth, black screen if calling, sync phone with dekstop or laptop no must zune software or and so sensitive device like hang or stack position tile not full what ever i like this os and lumia new, design new, one think i feel different and nice feel with else like plagiat...ndeso

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  • 2012-11-20 10:17
  • tSna

i really hope its before new year's eve... or I'm out !! at least for a nexus since its updated every 6 monthes !

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  • 2012-11-20 10:07
  • J5k@

i can wait for the update, glad to know Microsoft still cares about windows phone 7 users. Android ,ios users should start switching noooooow !!!!

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  • 2012-11-20 09:54
  • Nw8p

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-20 07:40 from vbMX - click to readProject butter was only to make it smoother between the lags and never was meant as a lag fix.
that's why 4.1 and 4.2 are not the true update google
was working on.

Just you guys wait until the next update then lets see the boot on the other shoe

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  • 2012-11-20 09:47
  • uBSu

Please Windows Please... launch WP7.8 as soon as possible. I am desperately waiting for it, since it was announced.

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  • 2012-11-20 09:46
  • vwh7

It will be 8.9 if that happens. Haters gon' hate.

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  • 2012-11-20 08:51
  • N9eD

Excuse me ? Are you talking about comparing a rock age android phone : "Samsung Galaxy Ace" with windows phones ? Lol man, you must be living under the same rock as Galaxy Ace :D I can understand that you have used only one android phone in you entire life and have literally no experience on windows phones, but believe me when i say this,"You will grow up one day" :)

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  • 2012-11-20 08:33
  • K2G6

so let me get this straight...
Wp is awesome because it doesnt need a multicore it just needs a single core ...fastforward to today...old devvices cant get wp8, only 7.8...why is that ...cause it needs 2+ cores.
So where is your justification now ? Soon nookia will be using 2 krait cores...why the need for such power ?
nokia fanboys are mocking android which actually runs perfectly on 600 mhz cpus while the last symbian to run close to that, 400 something mhz, did so with imense lag and nowhere the smoothness of android.
Also nokia fanboys mock android with 1 ghz and up and one core and up for requiring too much power YET ICS iis running perfectly on 800 mhz xperia phones and htc phones and lg l3 and l5 etc.

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  • 2012-11-20 08:31
  • pKcT

at least windows needs to encourage companies to make applications for windows phone 8 os , or the version 8 will be same as the older windows phone versions - in other words a failure . limited capabilities and limited applications makes people skip windows phones and go for android , i os and bb os . when people pay for a smart phone these days they just dont expect there phone to be something like a nokia n95 , they expect there phones to do much much more . at least tell me if opera mobile is available for windows phone yet ? one thing i must say the live tile menu of window phone is smooth .

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  • 2012-11-20 07:54
  • teXM

> In reply to ORLY @ 2012-11-19 21:43 from 8KvE - click to readi think he just picked a metal brick with 920 engraved on it

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  • 2012-11-20 07:42
  • vbMX

> In reply to Noel Carson @ 2012-11-19 21:09 from XNtq - click to readi am sorry to say this but it is true ..... android phone whether it is mid range or high end it is associated with lag...i am myself a android phone user and was expecting a much more smoother os with jellybean with all the project butter hype ...but it is the same old android with lag and often crashes after running a few app and games

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  • 2012-11-20 07:40
  • vbMX

> In reply to Android is King @ 2012-11-20 05:11 from uBSu - click to readbro ive owned ace,then galaxy sl,now has galaxy nexus and lumia 920.nexus is good for nerds who like to play around with their device.but 99% people out there wants a phone which works perfect out of box.they may not have time to sit and root their device or unlock bootloader change kernel install custom roms and all.
Lumia 920 is a perfect daily driver i use it as my daily driver,microsoft designed an os based on common people`s need not for a small fraction of geeks.and you dont have any right to complain about a windowsphone unless you use one as your daily driver

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  • 2012-11-20 06:28
  • utVm

galaxy ace was my first android phone its really bad, lag like hell after installing some apps or using launcher.

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  • 2012-11-20 06:19
  • utVm

> In reply to mushroom @ 2012-11-20 03:29 from PFwY - click to readUsing 4.3 and above
Custom ROM
Factory resets and davik cache cleans

The Ace is not laggy, android is not laggy NOW
Poor phone skills are too blame.

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  • 2012-11-20 05:11
  • uBSu

dude check out lumia 610..they work equally smooth..but apps installation and execution makes galaxy ace freeze sometimes need restart..610 is better even 510

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  • 2012-11-20 05:10
  • rJTC

As far as I know, there are differences between Google and Microsoft. Google's android is always free for anyone to develop. But the story is different about wp. Windows phone platform should be open source to gain the market share. Then You can make it closed source. But, microsoft's this attitude screws them. They never won the battle against symbian while being windows mobile and now being windows phone isn't doing great either for these years. Lumia 920 is a great phone but I will still choose android. And Google never asks for my credit card number.

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  • 2012-11-20 03:45
  • uNVL

> In reply to Noel Carson @ 2012-11-19 21:09 from XNtq - click to readnah... Ace is laggy..

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  • 2012-11-20 03:29
  • PFwY

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