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Windows Phone 8 announced today: will support 50 languages

Windows Phone 8 announced today: will support 50 languages

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Windows Phone 8 was announced today. One snippet of news that's interesting for an international audience: it will expand the number of languages from currently 25 languages in Windows Phone 7.5 to 50 in Windows 8, including Arabic, Farsi and Turkish.

In addition, the Windows Phone store for downloading apps and games, Marketplace, will expand to support downloads in over 180 countries.

Read more about today's announcement on the Windows Phone blog

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  • thanks about this post i'm really happy today really happy.

    i'm Persian (farsi) speaker.

  • If there is Georgian (ka-ge) language support? http://t.co/V6TfP6tz

    Where can I get complete list of languages available in WP8?

    Thank you

  • I have only one question. Will it support VPN Connections?

    Until it does, for me, it is completely useless as a business phone.

    Iam still using a 6.5 phone because l2tp connections are no problem with it.

  • Thanks but,

    can I have arabic language pack on my Windows Phone 7.8?

  • thanks alot for support arabic

    i love windows

  • will it include Thai (TH-th) ?

  • Windows 8 supports Uyghur (ug-CN) now, when WP8 support of Uygur language? thanks.

  • Will it support Irish?

  • Irish (Gaeilge) and Welsh?

  • thanks for persian.

  • It's always a good when OS can support multi-languages.

    My biggest problem with phone other than iPhone (I am currently not using an iPhone)

    is that I cannot type in other languages, unless you download other apps.

    but the other apps just doesn't work as well.

    So my question is: Does windows 8 phone support multi keyboard languages?

    ex: Thai, Japanese, Chinese, English?

  • Will it support Uyghur (ug-CN) language?

  • What about Amazigh language ?

  • good news...

    so i want to ask the same question as Mr Alim, Does Windows Phone 8 include Uyghur(ug-CN) language?

  • What about Thai language?

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