Windows Phone 7.8 Leaked For Nokia Lumia 800 And Lumia 510

By Vamien McKalin | Dec 15, 2012 08:50 AM EST

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Windows Phone 7.8 is the next big update for the Windows Phone 7 platform, and fans are eagerly waiting to get their hands on the same. Owners of the Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 510 won't have to wait long because a copy is lurking on the Internet.

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The leaked update appeared on Navifirm according to a post by, and is only available for the Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 510. 

"It appears that the official release of Windows Phone 7.8 is just around the corner, as the OS has appeared on NaviFirm for the Nokia Lumia 800 and Nokia Lumia 510, a post by shows," reported Tech2in

Owners of the selected handsets who are not afraid to jump in and flash their device, can do so, or wait for the official release to be on the safe side.

Windows Phone 7.8 is no Windows Phone 8, but the features it brings is enough to hold some users over until they can afford a smartphone based on the Windows Phone 8 platform.

List of known core features:

  •  New start screen
  •  New live tiles
  •  Bing lock screen
  •  Pocket and child proof lock screen security
  •  20 new accent colors

Nokia is also bringing forth its own features with the new update, these will only be available for Lumias:

  •  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

As it stands, Lumia owners are getting VIP treatment. Expect many users who have expertise in flashing their smartphones to have the Lumia version of the Windows Phone 7.8 update on their non-Lumia handset. With the innumerable features coming, not many would settle for the core experience alone when the grass on the other side is so much greener!

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