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Microsoft probably to upgrade WP8 devices to next OS release

01 March, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Microsoft probably to upgrade WP8 devices to next OS release - read the full textMicrosoft's Windows Phone 8 powered smartphones will be in line for the future OS upgrades and the users of the WP 8 will not be left high and dry unlike the Windows Phone 7.x owners, who weren't able to update to Windows Phone 8. The good news for all the folks with WP8 is that the platform...

 

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Nokia didn't have choice in this, Microsoft announced that no phone running WP7 will be updated to 8. I feel sorry for Nokia and they do produce by far the best phones i upgraded from 800 to 920.

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  • 2013-03-22 13:11
  • MBd8

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-03-04 07:56 from xJQb - click to readTo be fair to Nokia, i bet they didn't have a choice either. *points to Microsoft*

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  • 2013-03-05 09:02
  • 98S3

i need the WP8 UPGRADE asap..don't make me regret or feel sorry that i got mistake in buying NOKIA LUMIA 900..or else i will demand for a refund at NOKIA STORES..

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  • 2013-03-05 07:22
  • v0qK

Taking care of customers(owners) should be a part of being a company as nokia.my vife's lumia 800 is on 7.8 now.i realy expect no to be left just like that.i'll never buy a nokia device again,if there's
no 8.0 update,and many others i supose...

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  • 2013-03-04 07:56
  • xJQb

> In reply to coldfire2005 @ 2013-03-03 19:30 from ut}p - click to readAll WP7.5 got WP7.8 and maybe another update later.

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  • 2013-03-04 06:16
  • kg3M

> In reply to ArcAngel @ 2013-03-03 12:07 from sEE@ - click to readRandom reboots and freezes happen with bad hardware on any platform. If you got working hardware, you shouldn't have any of those.

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  • 2013-03-04 06:15
  • kg3M

plz windows needs homescreen wallpapers and a real torrent app not that remote garbage and a clear tile option then ill trade in my android for windows

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  • 2013-03-03 21:15
  • IBLA

my omnia w was stuck with 7.5 WP , and no 8WP was provide even when it was a 2nd gen WP phone , so why should i believe you Microsoft ?? i am sticking with my jellybean powered S3

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  • 2013-03-03 19:30
  • ut}p

Please let this wp8 upgrade be over the air upgrade like is done in apple ios operating system. So many people have destroyed there phone trying to manually upgrade it using computer. And we hope is going to be global and not a situation where america gets upgrade and it takes another 6months for uk to get and another 1year for brazil to get. Windows and android need to learn from apple operating system in this very over the air upgrade.

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  • 2013-03-03 17:51
  • kaKu

> In reply to Abe01 @ 2013-03-01 21:26 from sSPi - click to readWell, it's better than random reboots and freezing :

http://www.theverge.com/2012/1...ttery-issues

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  • 2013-03-03 12:07
  • sEE@

Typical Microsoft, so Windows Phone 7.x will be just another Windows Mobile 6.x

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  • 2013-03-03 10:55
  • sEE@

There is not much limit for current WP8. It can be upgradeable up to WP9, WP10, etc..Just like your computer can upgrade from XP to Windows 7 and Windows 8. WP8 has a powerful and flexible Windows NT kernel. Not like WP7 is based on the very old Windows CE kernel from Windows CE, Pocket PC, and Windows Mobile.

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  • 2013-03-03 07:45
  • kg3M

let me buy first the lumia before you release the updates...

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  • 2013-03-03 07:40
  • t7{y

If there is a chance to flash android os in a window phone I beleive all Nokia phone sold will become android

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  • 2013-03-03 01:05
  • 6mAK

Since buying my omnia 2 WP6.5, I do not want to hear about a windows phone, I was so happy to get my omnia 2 and then WP 7 came out with no upgrade for WP6.5... Be careful when you buy a WP, you are sure not to get the upgrade... just marketing and business......

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  • 2013-03-02 20:58
  • fqxy

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-03-02 12:50 from m7KR - click to readLOL . . did not read a better comment then this in a long time :)

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  • 2013-03-02 20:09
  • q{Nf

Launch Lumia 620,520,720 first
without Phone where i install U P D A T E
i like Lumia 720 Only !

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  • 2013-03-02 19:18
  • ut$H

Los Cojones !!!
WP7 early adopters were abandoned by Microsoft after some comments with the "possibility", "probably", and such things.
Simply liars. My Lumia 800 is my first and last WP phone ever, sorry for Nokia.

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  • 2013-03-02 19:01
  • pH}L

wow.. seeing the word 'probably' in the title is like.. uh-oh so the is a possibility that they won't update to the next os version. wp7 device anyone?

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  • 2013-03-02 18:13
  • Kg{H

How long after the update will the WP8 users need to wait before upgrading? 6 months to a year? Oh wait, this isn't Android.

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  • 2013-03-02 18:06
  • IW1$

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