Windows Phone 7.8 rolling out to overseas Nokia Lumia 800 models now

Windows Phone 7.8 rolling out to overseas Nokia Lumia 800 models now
According to a Windows Phone blog based in the Netherlands, a Nokia Lumia 800 they own has received the long awaited Windows Phone 7.8 update. It is unclear whether this is rolling out to carrier-branded models at the same time, although we would tend to doubt it. The update came from Zune desktop software and was broken down into four parts starting with a Nokia update to Windows Phone, 7.10.8773, which continued with software version 7.10.8779.8, then 7.10.8783, and lastly to 7.10.8858.136. The "8858" update for the Nokia Lumia 900 was spotted in Nokia's servers the other day.

The update can be noticed immediately with a Windows Phone 8 style splash screen and resizable Live Tiles. Other changes expected include a Bing lock screen image of the day, new wallpapers and twenty new themes with different colored accents.

If you own the device, or any of the other Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 7.5 models, you might want to check to see if the update is waiting for you by connecting to Zune. Let us know if it has arrived by leaving a comment in the box below.

source: WP7.nl (translated) via WMPoweruser


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Lumia 800
  • Display 3.7" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 1450 mAh(9.50h 3G talk time)

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35 Comments

1. rihel_95

Posts: 305; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

Hoped for WP8, but atleast NOKIA is not among the companies who leave out the old phones.

2. Nadr1212

Posts: 741; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

Tots (totally) dude

6. Pedro0x

Posts: 271; Member since: Oct 19, 2012

It is mobile from October 26th 2011, this is not an old mobile. So basically this mobile had 1 year support, wow. And it only got WP 7.8 which is light years from jelly bean.

13. ogy_dogy

Posts: 453; Member since: Jun 29, 2012

and how many android devices (percentage please) are running even jellybean 4.1? please do not compare wp support with android support...

19. wassup

Posts: 565; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

why? because most Android devices atleast see 2 major upgrades as opposed to the 800s 1? (if you can call a new launcer a firmware update)? please, MS dropped the ball on the WP7 phones, how do you know they won't do the same to the current WP8?

20. Shubham412302

Posts: 581; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

only the flagships recieve updates most of the phones do not recieve sgs, sgs+, htc ov, s xperia sola, xperia u and many other are on the same android version which it was shipped on....... samsung updates only s2, s3, note, note 2 only frquently,,, others recieve updates too late

31. Pedro0x

Posts: 271; Member since: Oct 19, 2012

Well they are not couting in rooted mobiles and I have a 2,5 old mobile (SGS1) and I am running on android 4.1.2 and can flash android 4.2 so I still have support.

17. aaronkatrini

Posts: 242; Member since: Jun 06, 2012

Sorry to ask.. any news about Lg optimus 7?

3. kira023

Posts: 18; Member since: Apr 26, 2011

My zune not showing any update yet :(

4. harsh_doshi

Posts: 36; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

nothing here in india atm..:(..hoping the update will be coming atleast by tomorrow.

5. Mozarrt

Posts: 301; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

No update on my Lumia 800 yet (8773)

7. DIYguy

Posts: 190; Member since: Feb 27, 2011

Not yet in Finnland

8. DIYguy

Posts: 190; Member since: Feb 27, 2011

lumia 800

9. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

:D i already flased mine 3 days ago with 7.8 navifirm seems legit

28. zivan

Posts: 9; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Here too with navifirm and nokia care suite

10. djripster

Posts: 141; Member since: Dec 10, 2011

anyone with the '059J3G0' Lumia 800 get the update :?

30. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

OMG its mine too sorry no update although i flashed it with 7.8 last week :D so my OS version = 7.10.8858.136 firmware = 1750.0823.8858.12460

32. djripster

Posts: 141; Member since: Dec 10, 2011

Tried installing a different variant too... wondered if I should revert back and try the official update

33. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

if the offical update number is higer then the nivifirm then yes it will recive it

11. Just_a_boy

Posts: 183; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

My Lumia 800 has the version 7.10.8773.98 and nothing yet

12. ogy_dogy

Posts: 453; Member since: Jun 29, 2012

nothing on my 710 either...

25. sthashilan07

Posts: 11; Member since: Nov 21, 2012

neither on mine

14. Marcus73

Posts: 10; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

Not yet in Malaysia

34. Valikhan

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 27, 2012

when update will be availble in Malaysia ?

15. kimyhang

Posts: 14; Member since: Jul 17, 2012

Not yet in Philippines

16. T12RYK

Posts: 849; Member since: Jun 10, 2011

Not available yet in the UK for my Lumia 800

18. cse.vicky unregistered

Anybody with some hope on Samsung Omnia W update to 7.8 ?

24. simad3

Posts: 4; Member since: Dec 17, 2012

I hope so. But doubt it. I think only Nokia will put in the effort to release the update. All the other companies are busy with Android.

21. Shubham412302

Posts: 581; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

lumia 710 is showing an update

27. Aphorism

Posts: 5; Member since: Dec 07, 2012

Where are you? Nothing yet here. Germany nor Austria.

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