It looks like Microsoft has decided to out an end to support of their Windows Phone 7.8 devices, the company recently posted a list of products that they would be ending support for, although the list has now been removed from their website.
As well as Windows Phone 7.8, Microsoft will also be ending support for Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 and more, and Windows Phone 7.8 support will end on the 9th of September.
Windows Phone 7. has been around for about 18 months, and support for the platform is said to end in just two months, this means that there will be no further updates to the platform, and this includes security updates.
This will affect quite a large number of Windows Phone users, as around 17 percent of Windows Phone devices are actually running 7.8, which is significant amount of device owners.
If you own a Windows Phone 7.8 smartphone, leave a comment and let us know about what you think on Microsoft’s decision to end support for the platform.
The company is obviously concentrating its efforts on its Windows Phone 8 platform, and also probably concentrating on the new rumored Android devices under their new acquired Nokia Lumia brand.
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