Windows is proud to present the Windows Phone 7.8 Operating System which will can be expected by the public to be the OS that runs the Nokia Lumia Series on the next batch of the phone units to be released. Nokia Lumia members are namely the Nokia Lumia 900, Nokia Lumia 800, Nokia Lumia 710, and Nokia Lumia 610. The new windows Phone 7.8 will be having a new start screen which can definitely brighten any day and reflect the change that Lumia users which to see on their phones.
Due to the changes on the codes used by the Windows Phone 8, mobile phones using the Windows Phone 7.5 cannot instantly jump into this full-fat version of Windows OS that is why the Windows 7.8 will serve as the halfway software that will lead the 7.5 users to 8. With that, as soon as the Lumia series members have installed the 7.8 version, the Windows Phone 8 version is the next update that users can expect to see. If you are a Lumia phone user, this is definitely good news since these phones has just upgraded to 7.5, and now, they will be experiencing another update. Talk about fast! This is groundbreaking especially to those who want a faster browser and better applications.
Since the Windows Phone 8 is a later version, let us simply focus on the changes on the Windows Phone 7.8. For now, let us engross ourselves with the great features of the Windows Phone 7.8 that makes it a pleasure to use and maintain and not just to leap to the Windows Phone 8:
The start screen of the Windows 7.8 mobile phones will have a new start screen look that will make you feel and look like it is a true Windows Phone 8 device. The new start screen is meant to neatly fill the entire screen with tiles without showing the gutter at the bottom right side of the screen. This update is a response to the feedback of many Nokia Lumia users who keep seeing the gutter down the right-hand side of the screen every time the phone is turned on. As always, Nokia has proven that they understand their consumers in terms of the changes that their mobile phone users wish to see in their products.
Additionally, the live tiles on mobile phones have also been updated in the new Windows Phone 7.8. A user can even customize it by choosing from three different tile sizes. With the 7.8’s predecessor, there are only two live tiles, the square and the large rectangle.
Aside from Windows, Nokia itself is also extending its arms and taking its share of effort in improving the Nokia Lumia experience for its users. Since first wave users of the Lumia series phones were not happy with its Windows OS, Windows and Nokia are hand-in-hand when it comes to the updates of the software as well as the applications that can be installed and loaded into the Nokia Lumia 900, Nokia Lumia 800, Nokia Lumia, 710, and Nokia Lumia 610.