Lately, the blogosphere was set abuzz with the contradictory news with the latest crop of the Windows Phone devices that would and then would not receive the major upgradation to Windows Phone 8 or “Apollo” that is set to launch sometime in the latter half of 2012. But, the twenty dough question that banged on the minds of individuals is that, whether all Windows Phone will be eligible for this sort of upgradation? But, in a recent conversation with the Microsoft Evangelist may shed some light on the topic.
When Portuguese Microsoft evangelist, Nuno Silva was asked whether all the Windows 7 devices will be upgraded to Apollo, he replied that all the actual devices will get upgraded to the next major version of the Windows devices that is Apollo. “Actual devices” refers to all the Windows phones that came into being from first generation. The changes will be made to the devices that are already launched in the market such as, LGs, Omnia 7, Samsung’s and in Nokia’s new Lumia 900.
Recommended Reading: Windows Phone 8 (Apollo) Features List.
Entire globe going Wireless
The entire nation seems to be enjoying wireless connectivity. Whether it is just calling up people or browsing the World Wide Web or even charging up the batteries, our priorities has always altered in a way that makes wireless connectivity rise high in terms of demand.
The upgradation of Windows Phone 7 devices to “Apollo” will enable devices to support extended protocols and technology. This improvement in terms of technology will provide its users with faster internet connectivity with high speed. Thus, Internet providers can facilitate their clients by encouraging them to improve the wireless Internet package that they use and get connected to Internet through their phone.
Fears in the Minds of Users
The speculations concerning Windows 8 widely known as “Apollo” has been rife on Microsoft evangelist Nuno Silva. Individuals using Windows 7 started to be anxious of whether their phone devices would face the issue of updateability. But, after evangelist came up with the statement, it was quite clear that the users had jumbled the issue of application compatibility together with device upgradability.
As there was lack of information provided by the Microsoft individuals, users frowned upon that compatibility and upgradability of the devices. Interestingly, it is heard from many that the entire issue of updateability has been a big concern for its users as many of the users are presently using older OS’s version that they are not even well aware about it.
So, like every other year this year too, the OS of the phones will be upgraded but, to Windows 8 or “Apollo”.