The much awaited Microsoft Phone 7.5 update was reported to be released in this fall. But a few days ago, Microsoft confirmed that this update will be available in mid October, bringing over 500 unique features to the OS. Named as Mango, the update focuses on improving three primary fields: internet, communications and apps.
Pros of Windows Phone 7.5
- Turn-by-turn voice guidance.
- Facebook and Twitter integration.
- Customized group contacts settings.
Cons of Windows Phone 7.5
- On-device encryption
- Complex passwords and security enforcement
- Adobe Flash Support
- Bookmark folders in the browser
- Full Name: Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5
- Short Name: WP 7.5
- Codename: Mango
- Developer: Microsoft
- Predecessor: Microsoft Windows Phone 7
- Operating System Family: Microsoft Windows CE-based (WM Pocket PC, WM Smartphone, Handheld PC, Auto PC, etc. operating systems
- Operating System Kernel: Windows CE 7.10
- Supported CPU Instruction Set(s): ARM
Microsoft has made the group contacts much more straightforward. To create a group, you just need to go to the People hub by tapping the + icon, and then follow the prompts. With this update, you will be able to pin a group contact to the start screen just like an individual contact. The contacts are likely to show much more real-time info.
The Windows Phone 7.5 Mango is going to resolve a few issues of their current platform regarding emails and messaging. A conversation view will be added. You will also be able to expand or collapse the conversation with a single touch, thus making it easier and cleaner. Also the update will feature added Exchange support, enabling us to search our e-mails on the server, PIN support, out-of-office reply setup and to-do list syncing.
To compete with the ever-growing apps market of Apples and Android, Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 is going to revolutionize their current apps setup. Now, your searches for movies, places or products in Bing will show you latest app suggestions. The new Music + Video and photo hubs will also feature cool apps in separate sections.
Bing will become the centre attraction of the latest features of Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5. The Mango update will also feature four unique icons along the bottom likely to be Music search, Bing Vision, Local scout and voice search with an additional menu.
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