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Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 was announced at Mobile World Congress in


Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, on February 15, 2010, and released
publicly on November 8, 2010 in the United States.
In 2011, Microsoft released Windows Phone 7.5 Mango. The update
included a mobile version of Internet Explorer 9 that supports the same
web standards and graphical capability as the desktop version, multi-
tasking of third-party apps,Twitter integration for the People
Hub, and Windows Live SkyDrive access. A minor update released in
2012 known as "Tango", along with other bug fixes, lowered the
hardware requirements to allow for devices with 800 MHz CPUs and
256 MB of RAM to run Windows Phone.
Since Windows Phone 7 devices could not be upgraded to Windows
Phone 8 due to hardware limitations, Windows Phone 7.8 was released
as a stopgap update in 2013 to include some of the features from
Windows Phone 8. The update included a tweaked start screen,
additional color schemes, and more wallpaper options.