1. bcartwright86's Avatar
    If phones like this can run Windows Phone 8 do u think we where all duped when they said phones on 7.5 couldn't run 8.0?
    04-29-2014 03:42 PM
  2. jmshub's Avatar
    No one was duped when Microsoft said that 7.x devices would not get 8. While it may be technically possible for some phones to get the 8 update, it would not be reliable or it would be a poor experience. Microsoft surely didn't want the backlash when they announced that all of their phones would become obsolete.
    04-29-2014 03:47 PM
  3. xandros9's Avatar
    yes and no
    worth noting there's no public 8 ROM for the HD2.
    I dont think it is a question of whether it's possible, but a question whether it was first, worth the expense, and worth extending 8 to current devices since I heard there was extra security hardware they wanted to be onboard somewhere.
    04-29-2014 03:52 PM
  4. bcartwright86's Avatar
    mad thing is I had a HD2 and HD7 both on WP7 and HD2 was faster! lol
    04-29-2014 07:03 PM
  5. Greywolf1967's Avatar
    The Dark Forces team only did proof of concept with WP8 on the HTC HD2.

    The HD2 was a beast pure and simple. I had one and I would rate it above my HTC Radar.

    By the way there is also a proof of concept that Win RT woke up on the HD2, however it was just proof it could be done.
    04-29-2014 11:14 PM
  6. metalchick719's Avatar
    Nobody was "duped." Phones that ran/run on 7.5/7.8 aren't capable of being upgraded to 8 or beyond because they lack the hardware requirements for it.

    Posted via the WPC App for Android!
    04-30-2014 09:56 PM
  7. kc77's Avatar
    Are people really still clinging on to WP7/7.8 and complaining that they're getting left out in the cold? I'm sorry, but get a new phone. Lol.
    04-30-2014 10:01 PM

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