previous Windows Phones are getting mostly the visual candy like the new homescreen, with an update dubbed Windows Phone 7.8.There were numerous features announced, some of which will unfortunately require new hardware, so
Besides the more flexible interface, everything we hoped for will be supported, too, such as multicore chipsets, HD screens and microSD cards, but we are also getting things like free offline navigation and VoIP with Skype running in the background, as well as the "most complete' digital wallet experience with Wallet Hub.
Some might argue that all these pale in comparison with the fact that Windows Phone 8 will share the same kernel with Windows 8, and developers will be able to use the same programming code to write for both platforms, so the growth in apps and interoperability between the two will likely be exponential from now on, not to mention DirectX games will shuttle back and forth.
But to each their own, that's why we want to hear your opinion about which of the new features in Windows Phone 8 tickles your fancy the most? Checkmark it in the poll, and give us some clues as to why in the comments below.