Windows Phone 7.8 could come in early 2013
The long-awaited Update to the Windows Phone 7.5 consumers, could the first quarter of next year according to the message on Twitter that the team has released official Windows Phone in Brazil.
The free update for current users of Windows Phone, confirmed brings among other features:
- The new home screen: With active hubs that can change in different sizes, depending on the importance that we give to the application.
- Xbox Music: The new music service integrated into Microsoft’s new Xbox LIVE update and devices with Windows 8.
- Xbox SmartGlass: The system to interconnect our Xbox 360 with our Windows 8 or Windows Phone.
Keep in mind that the confirmed date for the Windows Phone team is directed to a consumer in Brazil, so it is possible that either the update lanze globally at that time, or upgrading reach different countries different dates. If it were the second choice, and taking into account the importance of the Brazilian market to Microsoft, these dates would be for the second wave, so to countries like USA, UK, France and Germany could come before the end of the year .
Although everything seems to indicate that the update will be launched globally from a predetermined date, yes, considering also the networks and operators. Recall that the Windows Phone 7.5 update, unlike those of Windows Phone 8 , must pass review processes restricted by companies or operators.
What has resulted in the case of Movistar in Spain with certain devices in delays of up to five months, with the consequent discontent of its customers, who did not know if it was the fault of Microsoft or the operator.Tags: Microsoft, Update, Windows Phone 7.8