If you have a Windows Phone 7 handset and you want to get your hands on to Windows Phone 8, you are in luck. Microsoft Evangelist Nuno Silva confirmed that current Windows Phone 7 smartphones will receive the Windows Phone 8 upgrade. Below is the Q&A between Silva and Portuguese mobile form Zwame:
Q: In terms of devices, who today have one is it expectable that?
A: What Microsoft said/stated and what I?m allowed to tell you is that all actual devices will get upgrade to the next major version of Windows Phone (we´re talking about Apollo)
Q: When you say actual devices. Are all that came out to market?
A: Are all that came out. Since the first generation that were bought. The LGs and SAMSUNGs.. OMNIA 7 which were the first devices with Windows Phone reaching the market.