Instagram might finally arrive on Windows Phone on June 26th


Instagram has been sorely absent from Windows Phone’s app portfolio and both Microsoft and Nokia have put great effort into bringing the popular photo manipulation and sharing service to the WP mobile platform. Now, they might have finally succeeded as sources speaking for Chinese publication WPDang said Instagram is likely coming to Windows Phone on June 26th.

Instagram is expected to arrive as a Nokia exclusive app for Windows Phone and its alleged debut at the end of June would come just before the rumored Nokia EOS, a 41-megapixel cameraphone running on Windows Phone.

In the meantime, while waiting for Instagram to arrive on Windows Phone, many developers have come up with apps similar in functionality. Some like Instance for Windows Phone are definitely great alternatives that you can use right now. Having the high-profile Instagram officially though would definitely help Nokia and the platform as a whole.

source: WPDang via WMPowerUser

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24 Comments

1. wendygarett unregistered

Yup finally indeed

2. joeymk

Posts: 101; Member since: Jan 26, 2012

I hope it's not exclusive to Lumia devices. HTC user will be mad, and i totally understand them.

7. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

well, too bad. lol

14. daniel_bargs

Posts: 325; Member since: Nov 27, 2010

The power of PureView............ ended on Instagram :) Isn't it funny when you brag about your Lumia PureView cameras or EOS PureView... and you just put it on Instagram where the size and quality gets downsized. HAHA :) its life.

20. Dastrix unregistered

The article says otherwise. That was obvious, and pretty much a given at that, considering how much effort Nokia made to get Instagram on WP, while the others (including HTC) didn't do crap. :)

3. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Would be so awesome❗ Greetzz.

19. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Nokia Pureview with Instagram is Perfection. Specially With EOS.

4. ymcmb

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

yes and it requires a gig of ram to run for some reasons.

5. GalaxyXperiaOptimusDroid

Posts: 13; Member since: May 10, 2013

Noooooooooooo! Samsung and apple should stop this!

10. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

True it's only exclusive to ios and Android!

17. mobilefuture

Posts: 224; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

You're not one to say which OS gets an app and why. Of course they'll make an app for it because they know that it'll be a success. Superiority Complex much?

22. Dastrix unregistered

WP is a success. Suck it up, or GTFO retard.

6. theminolaboy

Posts: 128; Member since: May 18, 2013

I am so ecstatic about this! If this is going to be a Nokia exclusive, HTC and Samsung Windows phone owners will be fuming! Bring it on, Nokia!

8. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

Nice, finally! And Anish Kapoor in that Instagram Ad!

9. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Angry frustrated helpless inpatient Nokia Wp8 users will finally be abnormal. Now we can see them not get violent and angry with other users on PA¡

11. papss unregistered

For the love of god do you just love trolling WP related articles? My guess is that you secretly love the platform otherwise why go thru so much trouble you spend more time trolling WP articles than you do android.. Give it a break you pathetic little child.

12. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Lmao®

13. CardiWPfan

Posts: 129; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

It has been confirmed that Instagram will indeed be "EXCLUSIVE" to Nokia Lumia devices. As for the exact launched date take this rumour with a grain of salt. The Instagram official App for Windows Phone devices has been in lab testing since March 2013. It is alleged that Nokia/Instagram will release the app for Lumia devices to coincide with the launch of the lumia 925 devices. Stay tuned!!!

15. SportDriver

Posts: 31; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

Instagram is useful for people which have phones with bad cameras to hide it is horrible. You do not need Instagram if you have cameras like are on Lumias ;).

16. supermikey12

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

If Instagram didn't want to make an app because of the last of WP users, why would they limit Instagram to only Lumia users?

21. Dastrix unregistered

Because Lumia = WP, in case you forgot.

18. Muzhhur

Posts: 261; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

I love to take pictures instead of any manipulation. I dont need instagram and I think Instagram needs me

23. Damo579

Posts: 264; Member since: May 18, 2013

I think it will be good that it's on windows phone because it will help wp gain popularity. Personally I love the Instance app but I will download this,just in case they remove Instance from the store.

24. clevername

Posts: 1436; Member since: Jul 11, 2008

I don't mind some exclusivity, but I hope this isn't exclusive for long.

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