Final Windows Phone 8 walkthrough leaks out in a lengthy video
0. phoneArena 26 Sep 2012, 07:45 posted on
The near final SDK that was meant for select developers has been floating around the Internets for a while now, and the leaked software was taken, installed on a 64-bit Windows 8 Pro RTM machine, as it is the only one that can take it, and the emulator fired up and recorded...
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1. snowgator (Posts: 3568; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)
Looking excitedly to the end of October, so we get the official instead of the unofficial.
Bring it, MS....
2. Mozarrt (Posts: 301; Member since: 08 Oct 2011)
Not sure if I like it yet. Still got another year and a half to go with my Lumia 800 anyway, so by then it will have already changed.
19. Joshing4fun (Posts: 1234; Member since: 13 Aug 2010)
Well actually you only have a couple months before you get the 7.8 update which will give you the "look and feel" of Wp8 supposedly.
3. Mobile-X-Pert (Posts: 565; Member since: 20 Dec 2010)
There're still many things we haven't seen yet...I guess we will have to wait until october 25th.
21. Dr.Phil (Posts: 1134; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)
Yes, I think it's weird that there wasn't any mention of a overhauled voice-assistant to compete with Google Now and Siri. I honestly want to believe that MS is just trying to keep some things on the down low until Oct 25th. I mean come on, they knew they were sending out the SDK to people that run websites like WPCentral. I just doubt they would show all their cards so early.
4. wp8forever (unregistered)
best os - checked
best looking phone - checked
best display- checked
nfc - checked
wireless charging - checked
best camera - checked
longest battery - checked
good customer support - checked
apps - checked
money to buy - checked
LUMIA 920 PRICELESS.
14. Apple. (banned) (Posts: 23; Member since: 25 Sep 2012)
Here comes the "RED" paints, Thumbs down!
52. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)
LUMIA 920 IS SUPER ULTRA AMAZING!!!!
5. StalkinUrMom (Posts: 111; Member since: 16 Apr 2012)
Can't for this. Android is starting to get a little stale for my taste and I'm never buying an iAnything. This will be a nice change of pace. I have T-mobile so I'll have to settle for the 8x though, ah, first world problems.
29. PhenomFaz (Posts: 1235; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)
The 8x is a great device buddy...don't let anyone else tell you otherwise
36. StalkinUrMom (Posts: 111; Member since: 16 Apr 2012)
I know, still, I'm gonna miss out on the new screen, the awesome camera, and the Nokia exclusive apps :c
Oh, and the removable battery.
6. MeoCao (unregistered)
Very boring OS, there's no innovation and many features like voice search.. are lacking
very little personalization. Things are not looking good for WP.
10. snowgator (Posts: 3568; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)
This isn't the final version. I hope.
There is a lot of kicking around that MS is sitting on the releases as they finish up some other features. I hope.
I am expecting a huge upgrade. Anything less, and I will not be a part of WP 8. Especially at launch.
30. SleepingOz (unregistered)
Couldn't say it better..
Very boring UI imho!
31. Uzzelien (Posts: 131; Member since: 22 Feb 2011)
You can't tell anything really from this video being it's not a hands on of WP8.
7. Reverence (Posts: 224; Member since: 16 Jul 2012)
forget WP.....note 2,android top dogs,iphone5(maybe) and bbos 10....no way for u
12. wp8forever (unregistered)
Top dogs ,before u open ur mouth with a baby diaper in it you shoud have somethig to back up ur comment ,tell why they are top dogs ,compare to lumia 920 why ,cuz they have a better design lol or a better camera lol o wait a better screen ,o wait wirreless charging o wait maybe they share the same core as with a full computer os o wait they are smoother o wait i can keep on doing this all day long nerd....
17. Reverence (Posts: 224; Member since: 16 Jul 2012)
wireless charging honestly!!
ya S3 has,note2 has...do some HW........and no body wants that stupid brick....gosh 920 is so heavy....and if u want camera then the stupid lumia camera does not come better than that on galaxy camera......android and iphone have better design and android and bb os 10 has the best UI......nd i will never ever use my car keys as a stylus especially when i have a gorgeous S-Pen...i dont see share cores as an advantage...who care when u have project butter with jelly bean
20. wp8forever (unregistered)
Poor guy you really have no brain lol imma kill you with this tell to who microsoft pay money for patents lol noone right cuz they they can make and create new tech ,what about android lol they pay so much to microsoft is no even funny lol.
22. Reverence (Posts: 224; Member since: 16 Jul 2012)
we dont care who give what....what really matters is the end product.....
BTW there was this same enthusiasm when lumia 800 and 900 were launched....but wat happened in the end?
i guess u know
45. wp8forever (unregistered)
Real talk if hate wp8 what u doin in here when i see android things i dont even bother about that crap .
33. StalkinUrMom (Posts: 111; Member since: 16 Apr 2012)
Just let it go, man. People on this website are so close minded and stubborn.
18. Reverence (Posts: 224; Member since: 16 Jul 2012)
android phones have larger display,more apps,better ui,
The simply way better!!
39. StalkinUrMom (Posts: 111; Member since: 16 Apr 2012)
The display size and UI parts depend on the user. Personally, I'll laugh at anyone that I see talking on their Note. It looks comically stupid. As for the apps, you do know that WP8 will be able to run the same apps as Windows 8 PCs, right? How many people own Windows PCs and will be either updating or getting a new one? Google that for me. Don't you think devs are gonna work their asses off to make apps for all those people?
40. Reverence (Posts: 224; Member since: 16 Jul 2012)
Who said....so u mean WP will run photshop!!!LOLz
Btw its up to u....use the note and ull never wanna leave it....all android phone are different from screen size to processor where as all WP are almost same...S-pen makes everything so easy especially when it comes to multitasking....android has more devs nd will always....the processor on WP is s4 with lousy graphics where as android has exynos and s4 pro......no match BRO
43. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
mate your such a ranting little cry baby, why are you even commenting if your so happy with android.
i will not slag off android as its a great OS but wp8 looks just as good if not better its fresh. the lumia 920 is a top device and can match any android on the market plus the amazing camera kicks the competition in the teeth so go cry somewhere else
you give android users a bad name
44. Reverence (Posts: 224; Member since: 16 Jul 2012)
may i know how it matches note 2 or s3.....
46. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
there's your comparison proving the 920 can stand toe to toe with your android flagship.
why are you so much of a fanboy, the more choice the better and wp8 is a strong contender
47. Apple. (banned) (Posts: 23; Member since: 25 Sep 2012)
its no way near the S3 and iP5. Lumia+Nokia is a "Fail"
48. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
mate your comments mean nothing your just a fanboy scared of competition
fanboy+computer=sad comments that make you sound like a pathetic child
@Apple you need to stop your fanboyism is embarrassing
49. Reverence (Posts: 224; Member since: 16 Jul 2012)
Nokia is made to be neglected nd it also has a BIG NO in its name....dude nokia is over...dead...windows cant come everywhere!
50. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
mate thats the stupidest thing ive ever heard.
nokia are great when it comes to build quality and camera, they also have nokia maps which is excellent and now with wp8 they have a OS that looks accessible to all
so get over it fanboy the lumia 920 is a true flagship that easily competes with what android have and the iphone.
55. Reverence (Posts: 224; Member since: 16 Jul 2012)
they r great and thats y they r not the 1st or second smartphone company....theyr not even OK nd thats y theyr not even no.1 phone company
56. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
i notice when you trolls cant bring a valid point you just write gibberish so no one can get what your saying
go be a fanboy somewhere else you sad little man
53. StalkinUrMom (Posts: 111; Member since: 16 Apr 2012)
BRO, why're you getting so defensive just cause I said your phone makes you look like an idiot? I never said anything about how powerful the phones are, I was just replying to your little comment about the apps. Either way, you could put a 10-core Exynos in your Note, it will still lag like s**t from time to time :)
And the S pen is just a s**tty gimmick to lure in dumbasses. Such as yourself.
57. Reverence (Posts: 224; Member since: 16 Jul 2012)
lumia users r poor thats y they hav added support of forks and spoons....cuz they cant afford a stylus and slow note!!
awesome!!....first get 1 nd they say anything......note with jelly bean r yet one of the fastest in benchmarks and in practical use as well!!
nd even if nokia starts using any OS now every1 will say Sorry its NO(kia)!!
59. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
wtf your comment isnt readable, learn to type or is that what been a fanboy does to you
so first your saying people who buy nokia are poor? really so your a fandroid who uses what ifans say....wow your one of the dumbest people on here
you arent rich so get out of your delusion fanboy. i wont slag off android but you give all android users a bad name.
the lumia 920 is shaping up to be a great phone, the camera beats all the current android phones.
maybe you should go take a nap seeing as your a whining little fanboy
60. StalkinUrMom (Posts: 111; Member since: 16 Apr 2012)
Ah, seems like just yesterday my old Sensation had the highest benchmark and ran like a dream. Today, not so much. Androids don't age very well, my friend. You'll see that soon enough.
I'll tell you what. If I ever buy a Lumia; I'll buy your phone from you and use that as my stylus. Lumia doesn't care that's It's plastic, Lumia doesn't give a s**t c;
62. Reverence (Posts: 224; Member since: 16 Jul 2012)
i guess same goes to windows.....u see no WP7.5 based phone will get WP8 where as many android 2.3 based got ICS and might also get JB!!
61. Mobile-X-Pert (Posts: 565; Member since: 20 Dec 2010)
Oh you forgot: ''Force-closed'', ''fragmentation'', ''and laggish after a few months''
8. TechTalk (Posts: 4; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)
Look at the immature little kids talking down and hating on a phone operating system they have never used.
Funny you don't see WP fans talking trash on droid threads.
Grow up you geeks,if you don't like it don't use it that's why we have options.
I know you have never been apart of a winning group,but believe me no matter how much you hate no one is ever going to say "MeoCao and reverence were right we should all be using exact same OS" what a couple morons
9. oying24 (Posts: 48; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)
why fandroids got mad??? FYI fandroids,we are not chosing IOS,,we are here for WP8,, go troll to IOS blog,,not here,, we are happy to chos this platform so fck off.. haters gonna hate anywhere omfg!!!!
11. PhenomFaz (Posts: 1235; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)
Generally I am neutral towards MS cause they have kind of a monopoly therefore a little slow on innovation but they really went all out in Windows Phone 8...great looking UI, smooth transitions, useful integrations and great user experience.
That being said I still think I am going to give it a year before I actually buy a WP handset because this is just the start and the really good stuff comes after the initial launch and test phase.
24. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
smooth as a snail maybe..if the real product turns out this "fast", then the latest JB 4.1.2 will run circles around this. same goes for iOS 6 on iphone 5
28. PhenomFaz (Posts: 1235; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)
Dude darac chill out man...you obviously haven't seen my other omments on android and iOS...Android is numero uno for me too...comprende compadre?
That being said stop acting like a litle girl and give credit where its due instead of being a troll...JB is awesome but WP8 is fresh and brings something new to the table and GENIUS why do you think I said I will give it a year before I actually buy a WP8 handset??!!!
"I am not being mean, I am just being me!"
42. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
I just thumbed you up.
And I'm chilled, dude!
The chill out is on you really , my comment was more of a general response to the notion of smoothness- nothing pointed on you.
And..well, you know..here's the secret - i like to troll on Microsoft and Windows phone. It's what my cheap lowly trollish alter ego chose to pick on..sorry.
Don't tell anyone :p
13. picka_vi_materina (Posts: 174; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)
How long until the HD2 gets a port I wonder...
37. TechTalk (Posts: 4; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)
Thanks for describing yourself but this is a tech site not eharmony.
38. StalkinUrMom (Posts: 111; Member since: 16 Apr 2012)
It's an unofficial version ported to a computer, dips**t. My two year old Samsung Focus lags less than my One-s, and that's just with a single-core processor and 512mb of ram. Can't wait to see what this OS can do when it has the same Processor as modern-day androids.
I don't know what OS you use and honestly I don't care. Don't knock an OS till you try it.
41. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
Ow, you mad?
I tried WP7.5, thanks.
Of course its smooth with all of those limitations.
Its basically a feature phone OS with UI and feature restrictions on top of it.
25. McSteezy (Posts: 22; Member since: 18 Aug 2012)
I will make the switch to WP8 from Android as long as WP8 gets Instagram!
51. McSteezy (Posts: 22; Member since: 18 Aug 2012)
Of couse 8 red thumbs because of the Android fanatics!
54. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
wow 8, android fans your just as sad as the ifans. i hope wp8 is a big success