Microsoft details Windows Phone 8.1 at MWC

By Scorpus ยท 6 replies
Feb 23, 2014
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  1. Alongside announcements surrounding a spring update to Windows 8.1, Microsoft has detailed Windows Phone 8.1 at their Mobile World Congress press conference today. Most of the information revealed revolves around Windows Phone hardware, although Microsoft's Joe Belfiore did state that...

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  2. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,475   +126

    Wonder if current Windows 8 Phone users will get a free upgrade to 8.1?
  3. Zero21XX

    Zero21XX TS Member

    Microsoft has been asked this many times, the answer was always "yes".
  4. Mobile OS updates are usually free, no?
  5. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,475   +126

    Since I had purchase my Windows 8 phone I've had 3 updates. Good to see they're doing that. I do like the caller block feature built-in instead having to buy additional app like you have to do with Android OS Smartphones.
  6. Zero21XX

    Zero21XX TS Member

    Yes, I don't think I've seen anyone charge for an update on mobile yet.
  7. yukka

    yukka TechSpot Paladin Posts: 861   +67

    My Windows phone 7 couldn't update to 8 (none could) so in a way windows phone 8 was a paid upgrade as you needed a new phone. Glad they have avoided that so far for the Windows Phone 8 customers.

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