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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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I guess I will not be buying a used Quantum.

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  • 2012-11-24 11:01
  • q@fk

Manually update the official WP7.8 update. Problem solved.

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  • 2012-11-24 10:23
  • kg3U

my phone got screwed up when i updated to 7.5 speakers and mic stopped working, i was desperately waiting for 7.8, and now i am f**ed.
F U LG, i will never buy a LG phone in my Life.

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  • 2012-11-24 10:09
  • ITVN

LG strikes again hahaha

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  • 2012-11-24 09:57
  • n2Ks

I am so lucky that I bought Lumia

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  • 2012-11-24 09:35
  • sF%y

> In reply to Matthew @ 2012-11-24 03:17 from PSPf - click to readIpad1 didnt get IOS6 update. And the others old devices like 3GS get update without new features, so update means nothing

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  • 2012-11-24 09:31
  • trcf

This is not news. Real NEWS headline would be "LG devices receive updates within the first year of their release" or "LG receives updates" or "LG rolls out updates on its devices".

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  • 2012-11-24 08:24
  • sp@Z

> In reply to Jankesdz @ 2012-11-23 22:10 from mMt3 - click to readBeing a test subject doesn t make it balanced. Yeah that s exactly what poland was.....a test subject for jb.

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  • 2012-11-24 06:59
  • ajTX

iPhone Release Updates to all it's Device Simultaneously, for Example like when the iOS 6 Roll out all their Device Simultaneously Upgraded from iPad 1,2 and greater as for iPhone 3G, 3GS, iPhone 4 and Greater also Receives the Update...well as of Nokia Symbian, Symbian Device no longer Receive Updates from Nokia (old model)...really disapointed with them because WP is not a deal breaker like Android...As for Samsung Update Speed is Average compared to Google Phone, but!!! The only thing that they need to change is the Built Material...that they use to make their phone's usually a Cheap Plastic Material...they should take Nokia Built Materials for Example, like the Lumia..., a Poly-Carbonate or Metal Should be Good...

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  • 2012-11-24 03:17
  • PSPf

It is Not hard to develop an upgrade as 95% the WP7 hardware are identical, all that they need is some code optimizing software end and drivers for LCDs and lesser onboard function chips.
one engineer would have done it!!!!
if WP7 is open source then thisis not a matter.... :(

F U LG!!!!

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  • 2012-11-24 02:49
  • i2cR

LG did it again. Poor Optimus 7 users, they cant even flash the ROM or jailbreak it.

A piece of advice to Sony. Dont touch WP OS yet, wait for the apps to reach 800K and be sure to improve your update roll outs!

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  • 2012-11-24 01:13
  • v0qy

> In reply to thatfuse @ 2012-11-23 17:37 from mUuA - click to readI got my HD7 2 years ago and I will have another 18 months' update of wp7.8 and wp7.x .That's even longer than iPhone 3GS and 4 which may be abandoned in IOS 7...

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  • 2012-11-24 01:08
  • t0DT

> In reply to the anonymous guest @ 2012-11-23 17:50 from LH4U - click to readNexus 4 is OKay because its update will be delivered directly by google but don't buy optimus G !!!!

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  • 2012-11-24 01:06
  • t0DT

> In reply to some1 @ 2012-11-23 22:03 from 3Edy - click to readI beg your pardon. Im not an iSheep, but you are completely wrong the Apple iPhone gets updated quickly after the next OS is announced if the phone is capable take the 3GS for example was updates to iOS 6 after a week or two. Besides Korean companies don't really update them so quickly...

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  • 2012-11-23 23:42
  • vp1@

If LG keep this up, never in my life i´ll buy anything from them...what a shame, such a good smartphone.

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  • 2012-11-23 23:09
  • nqGx

Poland was 1-st country where SGS3 gets JB update so it must be balanced ;)

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  • 2012-11-23 22:10
  • mMt3

> In reply to Matthew @ 2012-11-23 20:48 from PSPf - click to readWell, Samsung is a Korean company and the most that releases updates for its users, faster than even the American Iphone.

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  • 2012-11-23 22:03
  • 3Edy

Bad firm, no quality, no updates for android or Windows phones
go to hell LG, you don't have nothing else, just screens

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  • 2012-11-23 21:29
  • JabG

just buy samsung phones! all of the users and community are so happy, feasting with updates, and endless leaks n_n

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  • 2012-11-23 21:15
  • v0Xt

> In reply to thatfuse @ 2012-11-23 17:37 from mUuA - click to readwell goodluck to that 'cuz even the month old Optimus G wont receive 4.1.2 till year2014

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  • 2012-11-23 21:13
  • v0Xt

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