Microsoft have just confirmed that the latest Windows Phone 7.8 operating system will be coming to Windows Phone 7 users in early 2013, not exactly sure what early means but that’s still good news.

This will bring some of the latest features to some of the older smartphones that Microsoft doesn’t see fit to run Windows Phone 8, Microsoft confirmed the release of the mobile OS to 7.5 users with the following statement:

“We know you’re eager to get the Windows Phone 7.8 update, and we want you to know that we’re working closely with our hardware and carrier partners to get it tested, approved, and rolled out to as many devices as possible in early 2013.”

Some of the new features include the new start page with multiple tile sizes and features such as the Bing Picture of the Day as well as the new security features and a few more details.

Via: TechRadar

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