Angolan Portuguese in product interfaces
Thread poster: Chillitech

Chillitech
Ireland
Local time: 13:20
Dec 9, 2014

Dear All,

I know this to be a polemic topic, but I have a practical question about the Portuguese variant used in Angola.

Do products such as the operating system in Windows system and smartphones sold in Angola in Iberian Portuguese or Brazilian Portuguese?

Thank you!


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Miguel Carmona  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 05:20
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Microsoft: Only PT_BR and PT_PT Dec 9, 2014

Chillitech wrote:

I know this to be a polemic topic, but I have a practical question about the Portuguese variant used in Angola.

Do products such as the operating system in Windows system and smartphones sold in Angola in Iberian Portuguese or Brazilian Portuguese?


Hi Chillitech,

As far as Microsoft is concerned, apparently, they only handle two versions of Portuguese for their products: Brazil and Portugal.

You can check here.
http://www.microsoft.com/Language/en-US/Search.aspx

Just click on the arrow on the right of "Select a language" and go to "Portuguese".

Good luck.


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Chillitech
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So, in Angola Dec 11, 2014

Thank you Miguel!

So, am I right to assume that, in Angola, the products in the market are used in Portuguese (Portugal) and not in Portuguese (Brazil)?

Anyone?


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Yes Dec 11, 2014

Chillitech wrote:

Thank you Miguel!

So, am I right to assume that, in Angola, the products in the market are used in Portuguese (Portugal) and not in Portuguese (Brazil)?

Anyone?


The colonisers were the Portuguese not the Brazilians


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