Windows Phone 8 "Apollo" shown tested on a Nokia Lumia 900
0. phoneArena 03 May 2012, 17:27 posted on
We received a rather murky shot of what is claimed to be a Windows Phone 8 "Apollo" developer build being tested on a cyan Nokia Lumia 900. Microsoft's upcoming version of the Windows Phone mobile OS is supposed to be the one to usher the platform in the era of multicore chipsets and HD screens, among many other improvements.
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24. HugeTroller (banned) (Posts: 80; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)
He is a mad fandriod that's jealous.
Don't reply, don't feed that troll.
32. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
Jealous of what closed restrict system ...
How sad u can't even run Nokia drive at the
Background. U can't cut or paste. Yea its
Smooth I've course its not even a full OS
Like Android... Windows ios are same. Lag force close does
Not exist on high end droid handsets. Does in the
36. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
Cut and paste has been there since the NoDo update, I believe.
As an Android (Sensation 4G) and WP7 (Lumia 900) and Symbian (Nokia C7) owner and user, while I appreciate the capabilities of Android, I believe 90% of smartphone users would be just fine with WP7 (as long as it had the same apps as Android, or similar ones, which there mostly are, just not as many), especially with its ease and pleasantness of use. Android's great, and I like my Sensation, but it's a pleasure using the Nokia. Not just because I haven't had random restarts or unresponsive instances, and I haven't had to wait for the launcher to load after using a full-screen application, but because it's clever, straightforward, and it works. Single favorite thing in WP7: web browser.
I still prefer Symbian overall (weird, eh?) and feel there's a lot more potential for it, especially if some of the elements from WP7 could be integrated into it. My next phone purchase will be the 808 PureView
22. Just_a_boy (Posts: 183; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
It is good for Microsoft, and Nokia should think of a great hardware to try to beat Galaxy S3, because even for me a fan of Nokia, Samsung's new phone is very interesting.
25. snowgator (Posts: 3598; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)
Leaks, forgeries, and photo shopped devices.... ahhhh, the season of rumors....
I am more interested in the list of upgrades to the OS and the list of devices that will get it, or at least some form of it. Also, I am waiting to here what happens as far as the manufacturers putting pressure on MS to allow some customization.
You can keep your "screen shots". We will see plenty of it's sexy looks at it's release.
27. Penny (Posts: 1653; Member since: 04 Feb 2011)
To be honest, I don't even care to see what hardware it will be out on yet. I'd like to see what WP8 is all about first, and then I'd be able to shift my attention to new hardware and upgrade paths for old hardware.
26. MrOmkar (Posts: 13; Member since: 08 Mar 2012)
This means ,rumors about apolo update not getting to current gen phones were wrong
28. nimo (Posts: 72; Member since: 11 Jun 2010)
Maybe we'll be able to cut and paste properly this time, that would be an amazing upgrade.
And maybe they'll go all out and enable screen capture.
34. Mobile-X-Pert (Posts: 565; Member since: 20 Dec 2010)
As far as I now the old Nodo update brought copy and paste to WP7.
37. kayben2012 (Posts: 3; Member since: 04 May 2012)
If WP8 is being tested on a Lumia 900 then there is a really good chance that first Gen device will be eligible for the WP8 update. Another reason why I believe first Gen devices will get the update is because Microsoft wants their platform available at all price points, just like Android and iOS. Remember Apple still sells the 3gs. Plus the newest Windows Phone, Lumia 610 uses a variant of the first Gen Qualcomm Snapdragon and I don't think they would have just made it to turn around and abandon it.
39. djripster (Posts: 138; Member since: 10 Dec 2011)
Could be a fake, the keyboard looks a little un aligned at the bottom :(
What do you guys think ?
41. Cyan3boN (Posts: 444; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)
is the striked out Samsung name deliberate