Whilst Microsoft hasn’t officially announced the new Windows Phone 7 Mango update at today’s event, they have published a full press release on their Romanian website, which gives us full details on what will be coming in the Windows Phone 7 Mango update.
The press release states that Windows Phone 7 Mango will bring 500 new features to Windows Phone 7, and it looks like the update will be released to all existing Windows Phone 7 devices.
You can see below some of the features that are new in the Windows Phone 7 Mango update, as well as improvements to existing applications.
Threads. You can toggle between messages, chat up, and Windows Live Messenger, all in the same conversation
Groups. Contact groups Tiles custom Live turns to see the latest statuses and quickly send a message to an email or instant message to the entire group, directly from the Start screen
Better integration with social networks. Twitter and LinkedIn contacts are integrated into the card and can include up Mango check-in, also have available one nine facial detection software that makes it easy tagging your photos or posting them on the Internet
Linked inbox. More email accounts in a secure inbox, conversations are organized so you can view the most recent mail
Hands-free messaging. Built-in speech-to-text and text-to-speech, which allows writing messages and chat hands-free
Connect App. By connecting and integrating applications on their search results in Windows Phone Hubs, including Music and Videos and Pictures, applications are visible when and where needed.
Live Tile’s improved. You can get updated information without requiring applications to be open. Live Tiles are now more dynamic and can store more information.
Multitasking. Applications can be rotated quickly and at the same time, others may run in the background, while retaining the performance and battery duration.
Internet Explorer 9. The power of a PC browser-based IE9 support for HTML5 and support for hardware acceleration
Recognize local (Local Scout). Providing local results and recommendations for nearby restaurants, shops and suggested activities, present in a user-friendly guide
Bing Windows Phone. More ways to search the Internet, including Bing Vision, Voice and Music Search, so that decision making is easier
Quick Cards (Quick Cards). When searching for a product, movie, event or place we provide a summary and relevant applications
Microsoft has also announced that manufacturers Acer, ZTE and Fujistu will also be producing Windows Phone 7 device on top of the manufacturers we already know about.