HTC 7 Mini running OS 7.11.1131 shows up in WP Bench

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The last Windows Phone Mini device was the HTC HD Mini running WM 6.5

As usually Robert Varga’s WP Bench app is a rich source of new device rumours.  The latest to pop up is the HTC 7 Mini, with a version number of T86861.  The T8686 is the HTC 7 Trophy, so presumably this new handset will be a similar mid-range  device.

More interesting however is the OS the handset runs. So far all the Windows Phone Mango and Tango versions we have seen were running Windows Phone OS 7.10.xxxx .  This would be the first sign of a completely new OS build, beyond Tango, and may represent the first evidence of Apollo running on a handset.

If you want to do your own spelunking WP Bench can be found in Marketplace here.

Thanks Andrew for the tip.

Update: It appears the “new device” is data faked by Leon Zandman.  Leon, you are banned.

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