HTC HD2 will not be upgradeable to Windows Phone 7 Series

News is pouring out of MIX10 today here at Neowin, and amongst all the great news and developments around Windows Phone 7 Series, there is a sad announcement coming from Microsoft.

Engadget has confirmed what HTC HD2 owners had been fearing all along, Microsoft today announced that the HD2 will not be upgraded to WP7S, Joe Belfiore told Engadget this morning that the HD2 isn't "compliant with the Windows Phone 7 Series hardware specifications".

Windows Phone 7 Series has the strictest hardware requirements yet from Microsoft, requiring a minimum 1GHz processor, 256MB of RAM, capacative touch, a 5MP camera (with Flash), GPU capable of DX9 and 3 specific buttons "Search, Windows Key and Back". The HD2 has all of these, minus the search button, which is sure to disappoint a few HD2 fans.

The HTC HD2 is the most powerful Windows Phone that is on offer currently, the only one to boast a beefy 1GHz Snapdragon processor.

To follow further Windows Phone 7 Series developments, check out the "Windows Phone 7 Series" tag here on Neowin.

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