Microsoft Windows Phone 8 – First Look

Shortly after the release of Surface tablets, Microsoft offered its first look at Windows Phone 8 at an event for developers on Wednesday. Microsoft representatives termed it as  the most advanced mobile OS Microsoft has ever made and will arrive on new phones later this year.

Windows Phone 8 is based on the same core technologies that power Windows 8.  Some of its core features would be:

  •  a multi-core processor support
  •  it supports two new screen resolutions—1280×768 and 1280×720
  • it supports removable MicroSD cards and thus provides more flexible storage
  •  supports NFC wireless sharing. Now just tap your phone to another NFC-equipped device  and share photos, Office docs, and contact info in a jiffy !!
  • comes with Internet Explorer 10 which is faster,more secure and has advanced anti-phishing features like SmartScreen Filter to block dangerous websites and malware.
  • a digital wallet which helps you keep important information regarding your debit and credit cards, coupons, boarding passes, and other important info right at your fingertips. With a secure SIM, it also helps you make payments with a tap of your phone at compatible checkout counters.
  • built in Nokia Maps which will provide detailed maps and turn-by-turn directions in many countries along with the ability to store maps offline on your phone so you can work with maps without a data connection.
  • amazing apps and games


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