Reply to post: O2 sent me a Windows Phone 7

Microsoft ends notifications for Win-Phone 7.5 and 8.0

TonyJ Silver badge

O2 sent me a Windows Phone 7

They sent me one back in the day to test.

Huge slab of a device.

Now the OS itself felt unfinished in many ways but was fairly intuitive.

But one of the things that I feel definitely helped it to an early grave was the decision by MS to release version 8 (I think it was - it might've been a 7.x - it was some time ago) but not have it compatible with the earlier hardware.

So anyone who'd bought into their platform was screwed over and why stick with a manufacturer that throws their devices under the bus one version later? Not even Samsung do that.

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