Thursday, 21 June 2012

Microsoft unveils Windows Phone 8

Start Screen Windows Phone 8

Microsoft officially announced it’s most advanced Mobile OS the Windows Phone 8 in San Francisco and will arrive on new phones later this year.

Joe Belfiore give us a sneak peek at the Windows Phone 8 and mentioned that Windows Phone 8  is a "Shared Windows Core", means its based on the same core technologies that power Windows 8.

Other features and improvements includes:

  • Multi-core processor support
  • supports two new screen resolutions—1280x768 and 1280x720
  • Windows Phone 8 supports removable MicroSD cards
  • NFC wireless sharing:  Allow phones share things over short distances0-just tap your phone another NFC-equipped device.
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Wallet: Windows Phone 8’s new digital Wallet feature does two great things. It can keep debit and credit cards, coupons, boarding passes, and other important info right at your fingertips. And when paired with a secure SIM from your carrier, you can also pay for things with a tap of your phone at compatible checkout counters.
  • Builds in Nokia mapping as part of the platform - provide more detailed maps and turn-by-turn directions in many countries, plus the ability to store maps offline on your phone so you can work with maps without a data connection.
  • Cooler apps and games


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