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LG Optimus 7 won't get WP7.8 update says LG Poland

23 November, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
LG Optimus 7 won't get WP7.8 update says LG Poland - read the full textWe got a lot of good news about the Windows Phone 7.8 update lately, but every streak comes to an end as we now have a particularly unpleasant piece of information to share with you. The LG Optimus 7, which was one of the first Windows Phone handsets and is currently running version 7.5 of the OS,...

 

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> In reply to Ranjith @ 2012-11-25 13:01 from 7tyy - click to readBut it will get 7.8.

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  • 2012-11-25 20:27
  • 0ZxY

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-25 02:12 from iiHM - click to readThat's right Lg LG is sinking and they know it.
  I have lg4xhd and ics. LG has no plans to update this great phone. I'm going to sell it and get me a nexus or s3. Never buy a phone again unless examining how the manufacturer has updated.

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  • 2012-11-25 15:53
  • nuNh

i had lg optimus 2x and it still didn't get ics and jelly bean is already out. their support sucks and i will never buy lg again.
now i'm a happy samsung user

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  • 2012-11-25 14:22
  • ptDL

> In reply to luisinhoens90 @ 2012-11-24 18:23 from LuNf - click to readWhat about Nokia flagship Lumia 900 ? it can't get w8.

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  • 2012-11-25 13:01
  • 7tyy

This is an LG device. Who wasn't expecting this?
Can't say I am surprised.

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  • 2012-11-25 09:32
  • Hx2S

Actually, all windows phone 7 will get the update. It's Microsoft that's controlling the major updates.

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  • 2012-11-25 08:58
  • t@Nf
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This's why I will never buy LG. Their support is horrible.

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  • 2012-11-25 05:40
  • w4Gg

> In reply to krassi @ 2012-11-24 18:40 from nuNh - click to readEspecially after they just made the Nexus 4 and LG Optimus G, which are both market leading and of flagship quality. Yep, they're sinking alright.

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  • 2012-11-25 02:12
  • iiHM

What about the LG Optimus 7Q (LG Quantum)? Does anyone know?

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  • 2012-11-25 01:55
  • iiHM

In my life I will never buy LG phones it sucks, thanks I have purchase Nokia lumia
nokia lumia rules in windows phones...
Go Nokia go ,

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  • 2012-11-24 23:59
  • t1$G

i guess Lg is a sinking ship in mobile businessthey have also give up updating android

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  • 2012-11-24 18:40
  • nuNh

> In reply to I HATE APPLE @ 2012-11-24 11:20 from 3Wkv - click to readC'mon buddy! WP7 is 2 years old!! What could you expect?? Nokia's situation was different, they adopted WP7 when it was on the middle of its lifecycle (WP7.5). WP7 devices can't be updated to WP8 due to HW limitations, WP7.8 will bring more goodies, not just the revamped home.screen. BT file transfers will be available too.

Now tell me: which Android devices have been able to receive updates when they are 2 years old??? Only the Nexus S comes to my mind (and it won't get the 4.2 update). You should just feel luc,ky WP7 devices are still getting updates. But it seems that's never enough for some people.
BTW: there is no 5 month old WP7.5 Lumia device. The newest was Lumia 610 and that was released early this year. If you got a WP7.5 device just 5 months before WP8 release it was either your fault or your carrier's fault (they may have delayed their WP7.5 releases)

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  • 2012-11-24 18:23
  • LuNf

LG, it is normal, don't panic... :)

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  • 2012-11-24 15:59
  • 0IFR

LG rules....

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  • 2012-11-24 15:35
  • n2Ks

It's LG. What do you expect?

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  • 2012-11-24 15:00
  • nnvM

> In reply to Archan @ 2012-11-23 23:42 from vp1@ - click to readHow many devices does apple have? how many devices does android have? thats is why android updates takes so long

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  • 2012-11-24 13:40
  • Sr11

> In reply to I HATE APPLE @ 2012-11-24 11:20 from 3Wkv - click to readAll WP7 will get WP7.8 or even WP7.9. Windows Phone 8 is a kernel from Window CE kernel to Windows NT kernel to match up with its Windows 8 brother. The core of WP8 is now the same as Windows 8. What it means is developers can now port apps/games between the two easier. Windows CE kernel only supports single core. Windows NT kernel in WP8 supports up to 64 cores. So they won't change the kernel for a while. Microsoft also guaranteed at least 18 software updates for WP8 phones.

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  • 2012-11-24 11:30
  • kg3U

Lets Face it WP7 is DEAD long may it rest in our hearts. And may Microsoft ROTT in HELL for all eternity for taking us up to 7.5 and killing us off instead of an update to WP8 with lame excuses. Just so they could sell us a new phone and make even more money out of us. and offered us WP7.8. We the MUG's of the year left with our new 7.5 Nokia's and others that are less than 5 months old when the WP8 announcement came. And prize for all thouse (who cant buy a new phone now) Left is WP7.8 apart from the home screen it's left up tp you phones manufacture to add all the goodies that Wp7.8 gets and for awhile they'll be exclusive to your phone except for some 1st Gen WP7 devices it seems who won't get any more updates......

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  • 2012-11-24 11:20
  • 3Wkv

> In reply to JackTheRipper @ 2012-11-24 11:11 from fqfK - click to readManual update. They all get the official updates. Unlike Android where you get cook up ROM that are full of bugs.

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  • 2012-11-24 11:12
  • kg3U

Nokia fanboys always say WP has sure updates... Well its worse than Android for sure.
Android rules!

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  • 2012-11-24 11:11
  • fqfK

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