Codename “Mango” – the next release of Windows Phone‏

windowsphoneWindows Phone 7 users can now upgrade and update it for free when the next release of Windows Phone, codenamed Mango, is available this fall.


Easier to connect and share

  • Threads—Switch between text, Facebook chat, and Windows Live Messenger, within the same conversation.
  • Groups—Group contacts into personalized Live Tiles to see the latest status updates and quickly send a text, email, or IM to the whole group, right from the Start Screen.

A smarter approach to apps

  • Multitasking—Quickly switch between apps while preserving battery life and performance.
  • Improved Live Tiles—Get real-time information from apps without having to open them.

Web that goes beyond the browser

  • Local Scout—Provides hyper-local search results and recommends nearby restaurants, shopping, and activities in an easy-to-use guide.¹
  • Internet Explorer 9—Browse with our built-in version, plus support for HTML5 and hardware-accelerated graphics

Plus, you’ll enjoy ringtones and more in this update. With Windows Phone, the great features just keep on coming.

Watch Windows Phone 7 in action

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Source: Windows Phone Insider

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