Microsoft announces Windows 8.1 with support for high-res displays
0. phoneArena 26 Jun 2013, 12:12 posted on
Microsoft has just officially unveiled Windows 8.1 and it is bringing a ton of new features, and finally enabling support for high-res displays…
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1. Diego! (Posts: 448; Member since: 15 Jun 2009)
So, Windows Phone 8.1 is coming soon too! :D
22. vincelongman (Posts: 459; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)
haha the top comment on YouTube is currently, "How to remove Start button?"
2. techloverNYC (Posts: 180; Member since: 20 Nov 2012)
its an improvement over the original window 8
3. krimHD (Posts: 106; Member since: 23 May 2012)
this is cool...microsoft really doing a great job... windows phone should be next :D
4. roldefol (Posts: 2855; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
Are they scaling up the standard WP size 200% vertical & horizontal as well? Are we looking at 1600x960, not 1920x1080?
6. iguano (Posts: 99; Member since: 10 May 2012)
uh? 1920x1080 its the standard in the surface right now
8. roldefol (Posts: 2855; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
The Surface Pro is, yes. And the Surface is 16:9 as well (1366 x 768). I was referring to phones though. They currently use a 16:10 aspect, either 800x480 or 1280x768. I wonder what they'll use in the next generation.
20. iguano (Posts: 99; Member since: 10 May 2012)
ohh right.... I was talking about the article... don't know why didn't see "wp" in your sentence.
5. CardiWPfan (Posts: 129; Member since: 12 Sep 2012)
I can't wait for you guys to here the "BIG ANNOUNCEMENT" coming for Windows Phone 8.1!! God I hate Non Disclosure Agreements SMH!! Microsoft is leaving no spots unturned its full go come this fall!!
11. ZeroCide (Posts: 660; Member since: 09 Jan 2013)
when is that "BIG ANNOUNCEMENT" supposed to be made?
13. roldefol (Posts: 2855; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
18. CardiWPfan (Posts: 129; Member since: 12 Sep 2012)
Lets just say this announcement in September 19th is "MAJOR". The BIG Announcement" I was referring to is not too far away!!
16. CardiWPfan (Posts: 129; Member since: 12 Sep 2012)
Expect it soon!! Very, Very Soon!! My NDA forbids me from saying anything about it but its worth the wait!!
21. akbarkool (Posts: 40; Member since: 06 Nov 2012)
Anything related to a nokia windows tablet??
7. SonyFindOneDroidple (Posts: 441; Member since: 11 May 2013)
Awww.. This is getting so so great.. I hope Samsung can make a smartphone with dual OS!!
Galaxy Note Q will be UhMmmmm!!!!
9. majp89 (Posts: 64; Member since: 18 Jun 2013)
This is great and all, but I'm not looking forward to all of the WP fanboys trolling all of the tech sites again when this is released.
12. mottykels (Posts: 361; Member since: 15 May 2013)
I hope its free to upgrade from windows8 to 8.1 :D
17. CardiWPfan (Posts: 129; Member since: 12 Sep 2012)
Microsoft already confirmed that yes it will be a free upgrade!!
14. SOwhat (Posts: 16; Member since: 21 Jun 2013)
so expect windowsphone user to get a 1080p display for their windowsphone 8? :) Am i right?
15. CardiWPfan (Posts: 129; Member since: 12 Sep 2012)
Yes you are right on the money "SOwhat"!!