Windows Phone 7 update pulled for Samsung handsets following reports of bricked handsets
0. phoneArena 23 Feb 2011, 07:36 posted on
The latest Windows Phone 7 update caused nothing but trouble for Microsoft – it didn't bring any major innovations, but it succeeded in bricking some Samsung phones. A day has passed, and Redmond has pulled the update…
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1. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5155; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
What else is new for MS. They are tracking true to form for their PC business. It is almost the end of lifecycle before the particular O/S starts work as it was supposed to out-of-the-box.
I wonder how the folks over at Nokia are feeling now about hitching their wagon to MS....
2. snowgator (Posts: 3149; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)
In general, hasn't Samsung phones had trouble with updates for Droid OS as well? I have read several upgrades for the Galaxy series have frozen handsets or dumped data. Particularly on the Epic. This one may be more on Samsung then Wiindows, even though Microsoft is left looking bad.
3. Uzzelien (Posts: 131; Member since: 22 Feb 2011)
I would have to agree with you snow this looks less like Microsoft's fault and more of a Samsung problem being it works on every other WP7 out there. I don't even know why Samsung makes high end phones they always seem to fail at it. They make good low to mid range phones though.
4. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 2842; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)
Man those poor 5 people with Windows 7 phones lol
7. Techno freak (unregistered)
The only way to end this windows andriod war is for samsung and sony to give a dual os boot mirroring contacts and sms.