Nokia Lumia 900 getting the Windows Phone 7.8 update “in coming weeks”

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The new Windows Phone 8 user interface may show up on a Windows Phone 7 handset first, with the Nokia US twitter rep tweeting that the update will be “rolling out in the coming weeks.”

The first Windows Phone 8 handsets are expected only in the fall, likely around September to October, which is of course several months away.

The Windows Phone 7.8 update will bring the new Windows Phone 8  start screen to Windows Phone 7, but any other additional features are unclear.

Interestingly this tweet may shed some (dim) light on the issue, with Nokia tweeting:


See the tweet here.


Thanks Ball for the tip.

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