Windows Phone Future leak or Fan Wish list?

Insideris received the following pictures, which their tipster claimed was “The first look at Windows Phone 8”.

Insideris themselves was not clear if this was an interim update between Windows Phone 7.5 and 8 (as has been rumoured my come to current generation devices), Windows Phone 8, or simply a fake.


The two pictures above shows separate volumes for music and ring tones, and notifications in the volume bar.

It also shows potentially animated 3rd party tiles.

The second pair shows an already familiar feature, groups in the people hub.


The picture above shows how folders expand into individual tiles, which can presumably be scrolled horizontally.


The middle picture shows the multi-tasking screen with a close button, shortcuts or toggles to WIFI, 3G etc, and also short cuts to “quick Apps”.  The last slide suggests that besides alphabetical jump lists there is also the potential for jump lists by category.


The last two shows the potential for a transparent lock screen, allowing an application to show through, while the last picture show how app folders are created. It also shows the ability to add categories to tiles or change the image associated with them (presumably for folders)

Many of these are of course features which users have been demanding, leaving open the possibility that this is simply a fan wish list.

Either way, we will leave it up to our readers to decide, and of course if Microsoft sends a take-down notice we will be sure.


Thanks Angry for the tip.

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