02-18-2014 01:33 PM
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  1. dabigdragon's Avatar
    Hate to have to post this, but if it's true, I wanna get it out there:

    Bad news Lumia 810 AND 822 owners: Nokia confirmed No Lumia Black.! : windowsphone

    According to this Reddit user, he spoke with a Nokia Customer Support rep who says Verizon will NOT be releasing Lumia Black to the 822.
    Same goes for T-Mobile and their equivalent of that model phone. The 810, I guess.

    If true, this SUCKS. Also, if that line about Verizon not wanting Nokia to change the update status page to "Not Available" to avoid backlash is true, that's a very **** move.

    If this turns out to be accurate, I'm hoping to high heaven they won't pull the same thing once Windows Phone 8.1 comes out.
    02-13-2014 07:41 AM
  2. primortal's Avatar
    Please let this not be true for the 822...

    If it is, then we need to start filing complaints with the FCC pronto.
    boovish likes this.
    02-13-2014 07:58 AM
  3. willied's Avatar
    I think I'll take this with a huge grain of salt until it's actually confirmed by a reputable source.
    hopmedic likes this.
    02-13-2014 10:09 AM
  4. ItsMcDiddles's Avatar
    Well if this is true as soon as I can I'm ditching Verizon. Those dirty butts.
    02-13-2014 12:08 PM
  5. Tom Niccoli's Avatar
    Fyi - before y'all knot your panties too tight...

    I checked here: Availability in North America - Nokia

    ...and the Black update for 822 is listed as "Waiting for approval".
    02-13-2014 03:50 PM
  6. psiu_glen's Avatar
    Well, that's exactly what he's saying -- supposedly Verizon is having Nokia leave it that way rather than say "NEVER GONNA HAPPEN"

    Fyi - before y'all knot your panties too tight...

    I checked here: Availability in North America - Nokia

    ...and the Black update for 822 is listed as "Waiting for approval".
    02-13-2014 04:00 PM
  7. ItsMcDiddles's Avatar
    Well, that's exactly what he's saying -- supposedly Verizon is having Nokia leave it that way rather than say "NEVER GONNA HAPPEN"
    I won't even take a redditor for his/her word. Could be made up for all we know.
    boovish and snowmutt like this.
    02-13-2014 05:23 PM
  8. ItsMcDiddles's Avatar
    Plus he/she had no evidence to back it up. Why not post a screenshot of said conversation? I'd give it a 1/10 on rum o meter thing.
    snowmutt likes this.
    02-13-2014 06:09 PM
  9. fatclue_98's Avatar
    The same Nokia page shows the Verizon 928 Black update as "available" so you can't say Verizon is just not willing to update WP devices. It may well be a hardware issue that needs to be resolved.
    02-13-2014 06:35 PM
  10. dby2011's Avatar
    I thought Microsoft specifically didn't want this kind of stuff to happen- this is just like Android. If we don't get 8.1 for the 822 this may be enough for me to consider leaving windows phone, at least if I get a Nexus phone or Iphone I know I'll be getting updates regardless of carrier. If Windows phone 8 was a mature OS with lots of apps and features right now this would not be a big deal, but not being able to keep up with the improvements at this early in the OS is ridiculous- especially improvements that barely keep it on par with Android and iOS (like the simple task of closing apps).
    02-13-2014 08:16 PM
  11. fatclue_98's Avatar
    I thought Microsoft specifically didn't want this kind of stuff to happen- this is just like Android. If we don't get 8.1 for the 822 this may be enough for me to consider leaving windows phone, at least if I get a Nexus phone or Iphone I know I'll be getting updates regardless of carrier. If Windows phone 8 was a mature OS with lots of apps and features right now this would not be a big deal, but not being able to keep up with the improvements at this early in the OS is ridiculous- especially improvements that barely keep it on par with Android and iOS (like the simple task of closing apps).
    Buying any product on the hopes of future updates is not conducive to a happy experience. If the device does not suit you on Day 1, you should really consider your options.
    etad putta likes this.
    02-13-2014 09:25 PM
  12. rcazador's Avatar
    As far as rumors go this reminds of the time they said Burgers were health food. Either way the 928 just got Black, and we're listed as waiting for approval. The 822 was the best selling WP on Verizon so it isn't going to be abandoned.
    02-13-2014 09:30 PM
  13. rcazador's Avatar
    Get the developer preview. It's free and Easy and will get you GDR3 and 8.1 months before the carriers ever will.
    psiu_glen likes this.
    02-13-2014 09:31 PM
  14. psiu_glen's Avatar
    Get the developer preview. It's free and Easy and will get you GDR3 and 8.1 months before the carriers ever will.
    yep, GDR3 had the majority of features for this release. Black is just gravy on the potatoes. ;)
    02-13-2014 09:36 PM
  15. dby2011's Avatar
    Can someone please give me a link that explains how to join and get the developer preview- thanks.
    02-13-2014 11:49 PM
  16. ItsMcDiddles's Avatar
    Can someone please give me a link that explains how to join and get the developer preview- thanks.
    just google developer preview windows phone, and go to windows phone app studio to sign up, use your live Id with the app studio to sign up.
    02-14-2014 01:35 AM
  17. rcazador's Avatar
    Can someone please give me a link that explains how to join and get the developer preview- thanks.

    How to install Windows Phone 8 GDR3 for free | Pocketnow
    02-14-2014 01:51 AM
  18. ssapre's Avatar
    Hopefully you should see 8.1 coming to you directly...per MS this is good for 'all Windows 8 devices'.
    02-14-2014 09:07 AM
  19. boovish's Avatar
    Hate to have to post this, but if it's true, I wanna get it out there:

    Bad news Lumia 810 AND 822 owners: Nokia confirmed No Lumia Black.! : windowsphone

    According to this Reddit user, he spoke with a Nokia Customer Support rep who says Verizon will NOT be releasing Lumia Black to the 822.
    Same goes for T-Mobile and their equivalent of that model phone. The 810, I guess.

    If true, this SUCKS. Also, if that line about Verizon not wanting Nokia to change the update status page to "Not Available" to avoid backlash is true, that's a very **** move.

    If this turns out to be accurate, I'm hoping to high heaven they won't pull the same thing once Windows Phone 8.1 comes out.

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    02-14-2014 09:30 AM
  20. sahib lopez's Avatar
    well that's 2 phones that will have to worry about not getting 8.1 :/ sure we have the dev preview but I don't the regular consumers will do that . kinda sad how much power these carriers have
    02-14-2014 12:51 PM
  21. hopmedic's Avatar
    At this point, this is nothing but FUD
    02-14-2014 01:00 PM
  22. ItsMcDiddles's Avatar
    We will get the black update. Its just 8.1 we won't get unless we have the dev preview.
    02-14-2014 01:01 PM
  23. baaahthesheep's Avatar
    We will get the black update. Its just 8.1 we won't get unless we have the dev preview.
    What really? I thought MS said all wp8 devices were upgradable to 8.1
    02-14-2014 01:13 PM
  24. primortal's Avatar
    What really? I thought MS said all wp8 devices were upgradable to 8.1
    Yes all WP8 devices are upgradable to 8.1 but they don't stipulate that it's at the carrier discretion unless you participate in the developers preview.
    02-14-2014 01:25 PM
  25. flyingsolid's Avatar
    Yes all WP8 devices are upgradable to 8.1 but they don't stipulate that it's at the carrier discretion unless you participate in the developers preview.
    What happen to that Microsoft Enthusiasts OS upgrade program. Not sure if it ever materialized or had a formal name.
    02-14-2014 01:50 PM
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