Microsoft confirms ‘early 2013’ release for Windows Phone 7.8

Sad times for everyone who decided to hang on to their beloved WP7 device. Windows Phone 7.8 won’t be here anytime soon, as the company have today confirmed that the Windows Phone 7.8 update won’t be hitting devices until early 2013, just as previous rumors stated.

StartScreen_Elizabeth_books2ND_thumb_71FBF185 Microsoft confirms 'early 2013' release for Windows Phone 7.8

“We know you’re eager to get the Windows Phone 7.8 update, and we want you to know that we’re working closely with our hardware and carrier partners to get it tested, approved, and rolled out to as many devices as possible in early 2013.” Said the blog.

This is obviously sad news, especially if you have no plans on upgrading your current Windows Phone 7 devices.

What are your thoughts on this, are you upset with the release time frame?