Windows Phone 7.8 Update, Nokia WP, Microsoft WP7.8

If you’ve been wondering what features Microsoft will be bringing to the Windows Phone 7.8 update when it launches next year, you could have at least some of your answers provided to you by a customer feedback survey from Nokia.

Nokia Windows Phone 7.8, Microsoft WP7.8, WindowsPhone7.8 Update

As reported by WMPowerUser, a Nokia customer feedback survey has revealed the key feature set to the coming Windows Phone 7.8 update. The survey text clearly identifies Windows Phone 7.8 and also lists the features contained within:

Below you can see the key features that both Microsoft and Nokia bring to the Windows 7.8 update:

From Microsoft

  • New homescreen experience with more room for your Live Tiles. Now resizable.
  • Set the Bing image of the day as the Lock Screen wallpaper.
  • Pocket and child Lock screen Security
  • 20 new accent theme colours

From Nokia

  • Bluetooth Share (for DRM free media files)
  • Cinemagraph add-on to create blend and photo and movie-like animation, creating photos that are alive
  • New camera lenses to remove unwanted objects in your photos such as passers-by or people on the edge of the shot the spoil the photo.
  • Updated Contacts Transfer application
  • Updates Contact Share application
  • Ringtone Maker application

From the list, it definitely looks like Windows Phone 7.5 users, at least those running Nokia handsets, should be quite pleased with their revitalized handsets due to the new features. Will these features keep you happy with your Windows Phone 7.8 device?

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