First Look at Windows Phone 7.8 on Lumia 900

| January 30, 2013 | 18 Replies

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As we mentioned Windows Phone 7.8 has begun rolling out to all users across the globe; while updating it turns out there was another update that I somehow missed which was a “Nokia software update” and did something to App purchases and email sync times.

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DSC01667After downloading the update it took about 15 minutes to install each of them; after which the phone restarted and I was greeted with the new Windows Phone 8 boot screen; which was actually quite disturbing seeing the mismatched logo between the screen and the capacitive button.

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New tiles Wohoo!!

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Also new is the ability to set the Bing Search wallpaper as background for the day; which although doesn’t allow for as much customization as WP8, is a pretty neat addition. WP_20130130_004

The OS Version barely jumped going from 7.10.87XX to 7.10.88XX; while the Software now reads as “Windows Phone 7.8”

(I’m uploading a video of the changes- it should be up shortly)

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Category: Lumia, Nokia, Video, Windows Phone

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