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RUMOR: Microsoft's first major Windows Phone 7 Update expected for Summer 2011
Posted by Arne Hess - on Wednesday, 15.12.10 - 17:50:37 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News - Viewed 11844x
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According to a recent report by ZDNet's Mary-Jo Foley, Microsoft's first "major" Windows Phone 7 update - code-named "Mango" is expected to hit Windows Phones any time late summer next year; namely August or September 2011. Following the previous rumors of two upcoming minor updates, which are expected for January and/or February, Mango will precede Windows Phone 8 (according to Foley - codenamed "Apollo") which is slated for late 2012. According to Foley's source, the Mango update is a kind of Windows Phone 7.5 important and even states, that it may even be named that when it debuts.

According to ZDNet's tipsters, Mango will add Silverlight run-time and HTML 5 support to Windows Phone 7, as well as Far Eastern language support and other features and functionality - yet not detailed.

As always, take the rumors above with the typical grain of salt since none of the information are confirmed or official in any way.

Cheers ~ Arne

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