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Windows Phone 7.8 features leak, release date still a mystery

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Windows Phone 7.8 features leak, release date still a mystery - read the full textAs the Windows Phone 7.8 release is edging closer, leaks are starting to intensify. Beta builds, Windows Phone 7.8-running Nokia Lumia 510 and promotional materials for the latter there are plenty sources to feed us with spicy rumors. The Lumia 510 brochure is the most interesting piece,...

 

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From Microsoft:

New homescreen experience with more room for your Live Tiles. Now resizable.
Set the Bing image of the day as the Lock Screen wallpaper.
Pocket and child Lock screen Security
20 new accent theme colours
From Nokia:

Bluetooth Share (for DRM free media files)
Cinemagraph add-on to create blend and photo and movie-like animation, creating photos that are alive
New camera lenses to remove unwanted objects in your photos such as passers-by or people on the edge of the shot the spoil the photo.
Updated Contacts Transfer application
Updates Contact Share application
Ringtone Maker application

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  • 2013-01-07 11:47
  • vwk4

awsm.. bluetooth file transfer, customized ring tone, fast , more applications

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  • 2013-01-07 11:42
  • w47%

mani .. can u please share some of the details and added feature os the 7.8 update..
thanks

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  • 2013-01-02 20:23
  • 7tPm

is 7.8 for lumia610 avialable in india?

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  • 2012-12-29 14:24
  • rJDX

> In reply to Anoop @ 2012-12-14 17:44 from utXu - click to readYeah, i just got my nokia lumia 800 updated at nokia care centre... and i must say, it feels like i bought a whole new phone.. the much awaited bluetooth share application is the main highlight of this update along with many others.

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  • 2012-12-20 06:21
  • iwqW

Hey Guys Good News.................
WP 7.8{Windows 8} is available now in nokia care so kindly update your handset from nearest nokia care INDIA............
Have Fun.........
Enjoy ;)

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  • 2012-12-14 17:44
  • utXu

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@tomakali
Nokia LUMIA E7 Communicator is all i want. Period!

- how about the price of this E7 communicator? is it dsame price of lumia 510? under $180 USD?

:)

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  • 2012-12-10 06:05
  • P@1G

Yes, lumia 510 is cool., with new 7.8 update, and even hot with 7.9 is coming...

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  • 2012-11-30 08:45
  • P@1G

> In reply to M @ 2012-11-29 15:21 from 3@ba - click to readthere is no upgrade path for windows phone 7 to 8 and there never will be. that being said 7.8 the closest you will ever get will be ported to it.

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  • 2012-11-30 05:47
  • vuI2

> In reply to kash @ 2012-11-28 15:57 from u1tb - click to readlol, yeah, Mozart will most def see WP8.

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  • 2012-11-29 15:21
  • 3@ba

i need windows 8 for htc mozart is any new updates coming??

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  • 2012-11-28 15:57
  • u1tb

I have that exact brochure! I'm from Finland, so...

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  • 2012-11-28 15:45
  • p7a7

Very smartfhone

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  • 2012-11-27 10:53
  • Hkqs

> In reply to Droided @ 2012-11-26 23:29 from uBSg - click to readdont you realise this is an entry level phne ,to compete with galaxy Y and htc explorér.

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  • 2012-11-27 08:18
  • KFN0

MultipleCores is not as energy efficient as to a single core, haven't you noticed that on desktops? Same applies on mobile phones. Quads may run smooth b'coz of it cores running at the same time, but it drains the battery faster. Thats why Tegra Tabs has a fifth power saving core. So dont bash the lumia510, this phone performs better that similarly spec'd droids. All we have to wait is that the microsoft app store to populate. Next year would be a WpRevolution. .hopefully. . :)

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  • 2012-11-27 04:45
  • P@1G

> In reply to Smed @ 2012-11-26 23:46 from pcxi - click to readI need a Windows phone in the shapes of N95 8GB! If not a duel slide aleast a single slide. Come on Nokia!

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  • 2012-11-27 01:43
  • YTKR

I need E6 style WP - please, Nokia - come on! :)

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  • 2012-11-26 23:46
  • pcxi

Nokia is crazy releasing this single core phone.

ZTE will be releasing an 8 core superchip! and with android 4.3 on a custom ROM with an overclock will make this WP look laggy!

I have HOX+ , but will get that

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  • 2012-11-26 23:29
  • uBSg

> In reply to tomakali @ 2012-11-26 17:23 from YQSs - click to readWouldn't that just be awesome? A super slick WP tiled communicator... I believe that was one of Nokia's best handsets, EVER!

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  • 2012-11-26 21:03
  • 3sEv

there are flaws in every os , android has many , ios is hippie nothing interesting abt it , yes android is cool but battery life and fluidity should be improved , coming to windows phone its new,lively, fast and yes i agree lack of apps but hey its just a few years since its release , were there these many apps on any of your apple or android when they were released ?? WP needs a year more , sure it ll kick ass

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  • 2012-11-26 19:54
  • 7tMn

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