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Microsoft 'Mango' upgrade will be Windows Phone 7.5

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 26 Apr 2011 22:17

Microsoft 'Mango' upgrade will be Windows Phone 7.5 Microsoft's upcoming "Mango" firmware update for mobile phones will actually be Windows Phone 7.5, says the software giant.
On the Microsoft Partner page, the company says "Preview the New Windows Phone OS 7.5 coming later in 2011."

Windows Phone 7.5 will add (says Giz)

Application multitasking for background processing, audio and file transfer, and fast application switching
Deeper phone integration so apps can, for example, take better advantage of the versatility of Live Tiles
Access to the camera and Motion Sensor library so developers can build apps that incorporate device hardware and build augmented reality experiences

Nokia will release their first Windows Phone 7 device later this year, or early in 2012, when 7.5 is readily available.

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