[Update] Windows Phone 7 Mango Update Reaches RTM Status, Released To Carriers.

  • July 22, 2011 6:31 pm

In slightly less fruit related news, Microsoft is spending their Friday afternoon celebrating the latest Windows Phone 7 milestone with the release of the WP7 “Mango” update to carriers for testing. The RTM status signals this is a near final build that should hit consumers’ devices within the next couple of months should carrier testing go well.

The more noteworthy features that Mango brings to the table include turn-by-turn directions, support for Windows Live Messenger and Facebook Chat as well as group messaging, a heavily revamped email app and a slew of other new features that Microsoft claims tops 500+.

Will Mango finally help Microsoft move more WP7 devices?


Bad news — Windows Phone 7 has not been released to manufacturers, this according to Microsoft’s Bill Cox (via Twitter). Instead, WP7 will hit RC status in late August with RTM following sometime in September — the originally aired plan.

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  • KWM

    Windows Phone 7 has not been released to manufacturers ?!?!!?!? WHAT…. Please tell me what OS my Samsung Omnia 7 is running…. The Mango Update is not in RTM

  • http://twitter.com/rich_coleman Rich Coleman

    You should be ashamed = http://windowsphonesecrets.com/2011/07/23/mango-has-not-rtmd-probably-wont-until-september/