Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” update has reached 30% of all existing devices.
Microsoft originally released Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” on September 27 for existing devices. The update is now successfully installed on 30% of all devices according to statistics from the I’m a WP7 application. I’m a WP7 provides statistics from its 84,115 Windows Phone users. The application allows Windows Phone users to discover other users nearby them and send and receive messages to other users. A new Windows Phone user downloads the app every one and a half minutes according to the application developer.
The latest statistics available in the application show that Windows Phone Mango makes up 30% of all devices. Microsoft’s previous update, “NoDo”, still holds onto around 51% of all devices. The release to manufacturing (RTM) build of Windows Phone 7 has around 9% of users. The rest of the statistics include beta versions of Mango and NoDo and some early future Windows Phone builds. Builds 7.10.8058, 7.10.8065, 7.10.8070, 7.10.8072, 7.10.8074, 7.10.8077, 7.10.8083, 7.10.8301 all feature under the Windows Phone 8 beta and Tango section. WPCentral notes that at the current rate of installs, Windows Phone 7.5 should reach 50% of all devices by October 22.
Microsoft is still distributing its update in batches. The company is delivering the update for all European networks with the exception of Telefonica. Spanish operator Telefonica is still testing the Windows Phone 7.5 update. Deutsche Telekom and SFR are both still testing the update for their Samsung Omnia 7 devices. AT&T is still testing the update for the Samsung Focus 1.4 and Dell Venue Pro.