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Windows Phone Mango: Update schedule and new devices

Got a Windows Phone device? Find out when you'll receive the Mango update and keep tabs on upcoming Windows Phone handsets in our roundup.

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Windows Phone 7.5 Mango
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Earlier today, Microsoft set Windows Phone 7.5 Mango free, and the updates are starting to roll out to handsets around the world, including here in the U.S. The company has done a good job of making the software available to most of the current devices, but a couple of the models are still in the testing or scheduling phase. If you own a Windows Phone device, you can check the chart below to see when you'll get the Mango update.

We should note that even if your phone is listed as getting Mango now, be aware that the updates are being delivered in batches, so you might not get it right away. You will receive a notification on your phone when the software is ready for download, which Microsoft says it could take up to several weeks.

Current devices



Update status

TBA; scheduling
HTC Surround
Rolling out now
LG Quantum
Rolling out now
Samsung Focus
Rolling out now
HTC Arrive
Rolling out now
Rolling out now
Dell Venue Pro
Rolling out now
HTC 7 Pro
U.S. Cellular
HTC Trophy
Verizon Wireless
Rolling out now

In addition to the update, Microsoft and its OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) partners have announced a handful of new Mango smartphones over the past couple of weeks, so if you're looking to upgrade or want to try out Windows Phone, check out these upcoming models.

Upcoming devices


Availability and pricing


HTC Titan (AT&T)
Q4; pricing TBA
Offers a 1.5GHz processor, 16GB of internal memory, an 8-megapixel camera, and a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera. Also features a 4.7-inch WVGA touch screen and supports AT&T's U-Verse Mobile service.
Samsung Focus S (AT&T)
Q4; pricing TBA
As the next-gen version of the Focus, the Focus S has a faster 1.4GHz processor, HSPA+ support, and a larger and sharper 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus touch screen. A rear-facing 8-megapixel camera and a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera for video calls are also part of the package.
Samsung Focus Flash (AT&T)
Q4; pricing TBA but billed as budget-friendly model
Features include a 3.7-inch Super AMOLED display, a 1.4GHz processor, a 5-megapixel main camera, and an unspecified front-facing camera.
HTC Radar 4G (T-Mobile)
Holidays; pricing TBA
The Radar will be T-Mobile's first "4G" (HSPA+ 14.4Mbps) Windows Phone device; it sports an aluminum unibody design, a 3.8-inch WVGA touch screen, and a 1GHz Snapdragon processor. It has a rear-facing 5-megapixel camera, a front-facing VGA camera for video calls, and 8GB of internal memory.
Samsung Omnia W (international)
October in Europe, Latin America, and Asia; pricing TBA
The Omnia W is more of a mass-market device, with a 1.4GHz processor, 512MB of memory, 8GB of storage, and a 3.7-inch Super AMOLED display.