Instagram seen in Windows Phone ad; is app heading to Windows Phone?

Instagram seen in Windows Phone ad; is app heading to Windows Phone?
A picture of the Nokia Lumia 620 sitting in the window of a store in Portugal shows off what could be an exciting piece of news for Windows Phone owners. The homescreen on the device is displaying the now famous logo for photo sharing and social networking site Instagram. If  you're a Windows Phone owner who has been dying for Instagram to be available for the platform, this picture should make you squeal with delight. And with BlackBerry World apparently not expected to be receiving a native version of the app, or at least not soon, a Windows Phone Instagram app released after BlackBerry was seemingly rejected, could help Microsoft's mobile OS in its expected battle with BlackBerry 10 for third place in  smartphone marketshare. Think we're placing too much importance on Instagram's popularity? Just the other day it announced 100 million monthly active visitors

But will there be a celebration? The problem with this picture is that if you do a search for Instagram in the Windows Phone Store, you are greeted with a number of third party apps that use the Instagram logo, and any of those could have been used on this Nokia Lumia 620. Looking at this another way, before Instagram officially joined what was then the Android Market, a number of rumors first started spreading and we saw a leaked screenshot of the app offered on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. As far as a rumor linking Instagram with the Windows Phone platform, the cupboard has been bare.

Still, there is always hope. Nothing official has been said one way or the other, so if you pray hard enough to the smartphone gods, who knows what might happen?

source: WPCentral

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12 Comments

1. papss unregistered

I understand the importance but personally don't care as I don't use it

2. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

it looks like a png added

3. kaliil10

Posts: 146; Member since: May 16, 2012

I think so, because wp8 Os is became officially the third Os after Android and IOS and its also one of the fastest growing Os.

5. UrbanPhantom

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

Of course they'll make an app for WP8, since Nokia is going to be releasing tens of millions of these devices in the coming year. It was only a matter of time...

7. hiBreed

Posts: 90; Member since: May 29, 2012

That's great, but the image looks fake, though it would be a huge air for windows phone 8... Still waiting, i pray im wrong

8. N-fanboy

Posts: 543; Member since: Jan 12, 2013

Lol I think that's sth done by an amature photoshopper... Would love to see that thing in Wp tho

9. N-fanboy

Posts: 543; Member since: Jan 12, 2013

Lol I think that's sth done by an amature photoshopper... Would love to see that thing in Wp tho

10. lubba

Posts: 1313; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

So what next once WP gets instagram?

11. hiBreed

Posts: 90; Member since: May 29, 2012

I'll tell u whats next, world domination /s

13. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

meh, Facebook and Flickr and such are just fine, no need for this silly program which makes typically bad photos worse. As heavily said, "Instagram is twitter for illiterates"

14. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

it will it will......in future 100%....!!! WP is getting better and better time by time......!!!

15. cheeseycheeser

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 24, 2011

No doubt it is! WP8 is becoming more, and more of a big deal. But that doesn't look anything confirming anything. More than anything looks like a sloppy space filler.

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