Microsoft detailed Widows Phone 8 today here is the A-Z List of what’s new in Windows Phone 8, interestingly it even shed some light on hardware changes on Windows Phone 8 and the devices which will carry it!

Here is what MS told us:

  • Nokia, Huawei, Samsung, and HTC will initially release Windows Phone 8 devices later this year
  • No existing device will be be updated to Windows Phone 8
  • Existing Nokia devices will get Windows Phone 7.8
  • Each device from now on will get software updates till at least 18 months from the date of launch
  • Dual Core Quallcomm processors in Windows Phone devices
  • “Enthusiast” program — registered enthusiasts will get early access to updates before the broad consumer rollout.
  • 3 supported resolutions
  • NFC and microSD support