So Microsoft have confirmed that Windows Phone 8 isn't coming to any current Windows Phone (full story at The Verge: Microsoft: no upgrades to Windows Phone 8, but some features will come in Windows Phone 7.8 | The Verge).
Doesn't this announcement make life difficult for Nokia? Just as the Lumia 800 & 900 are gaining traction, especially in the US market, they can now be seen as 'legacy' devices. Why would anyone buy one now, knowing that in October updates will come you cannot take advantage of? With the iPhone 5 rumoured to be out in October, have Microsoft shot themselves in the foot, and shot Nokia in the back?
Thoughts from the learned panel?