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Mango to be known as Windows Phone 7.5

Microsoft’s next major update to its Windows Phone operating system is due sometime this year and is codenamed Mango. Looks like it will be called more than just Mango, but also, Windows Phone OS 7.5.

From what we see on Microsoft’s Partner Network website, the new update for Windows Phone will take place later in 2011 and will feature some enhancements to the operating system.

The next major release of Windows Phone happens later in 2011, but you can get a preview now. Find out how new features, such as multitasking enhancements, updated developer tools, and new capabilities coming to Marketplace can help developers build apps that generate revenue for their businesses.

Just recently we learned the details of this new update. ‘Mango’ will feature an updated user interface with the intentions of “making it easier for the user to launch, to search, to find, to buy and to install” apps. The update will also feature a 25% improvement in memory efficiency and support for deep links into application content. We will also see a feature called Live Agents as well as better multitasking. IE9 will also be making an appearance in the update.

Read more about Windows Phone 7.5’s details here.

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