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UPDATE: TechCrunch contacted microsoft’s spokesperson who told that there’s no formal launch date set yet, but more details will arrive soon.
A Nokia spokesman could not shed any light on the timing of the 7.8 release, noting that the “update calendar” is set by Microsoft.
Microsoft is rumored to launch Windows Phone 7.8 in Wednesday, according to sources near the subject. There’s not so much details in the report about the Windows Phone 7.8, except those what is already known, it will offer new start screen(similar as in WP8). Also ability to keep Wi-Fi open on Nokia devices in suspend mode. There’s also now rumors of ability to send files via Bluetooth File Transfer.
Nokia started to sell Lumia 510 in Philippines recently, and now there’s a video of Lumia 510 running Windows Phone 7.8, all new features included.
The build number of Windows Phone 7.8 is now leaked too. Windows Phone 7.8 build number will be 7.10.8858.136. Current Windows Phone 7.5 build is 7.10.8779, it seems to be significant build jump.
You can check the video of Windows Phone 7.8 demoed on Lumia 510 from below.
Nokia (NOK) launched Lumia 510, “the most affordable Lumia yet”. Pricing of the Lumia 510 will be set somewhere near Asha line and Lumia 610 model. Lumia 510 has 4-inch display with screen resolution of 480-by-800, so it’s bigger than other company’s budget smartphones. Nokia Lumia 510 camera is 5 MP, no front facing camera, Qualcomm’s 800MHz CPU, 256MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage which cannot be expanded. Lumia 510 ships with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, but it will be updated to 7.8 in some point of the future. Device will be available around November. Check out the video of Lumia 510 from below.