Tweet from Nokia Spain says to expect Amber update in August
0. phoneArena 29 Jun 2013, 13:14 posted on
A tweet from Nokia Spain reveals that the Amber update for Windows Phone 8 models is coming in August; this bundles the GDR2 update coming from Microsoft with a second one expected later this year. The bottom line is that this update will unlock the FM tuner, bring Datasense to the handsets, and improve the Music Hub to make it easier to select and download a tune from Xbox music...
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1. papss (unregistered)
Glad that the updates are coming.. This is a much needed one but think the GDR3 update will be bigger
10. akki20892 (Posts: 3732; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)
will announce in september and release in october. hopefully nokia world will set in september and hope nokia will announce EOS V2 1080p and quad core, plus Lytro Lens.
3. ryq24 (Posts: 566; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
Is lumia 620 included in the update? Will I be able to play temple run once it is upgraded? Or do I have to replace my nokia coz their games are boring.
4. hemedans (Posts: 289; Member since: 01 Jun 2013)
seems like you dont own that phone, 620 can play temple run
7. -box- (Posts: 3931; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
The tweet said the entire WP8 range, so, yes, presumably.
5. Credo (Posts: 699; Member since: 19 Apr 2012)
I want the update right now, always with those slow update's, it's available for the Lumia 925 so it will be not that hard to make it for the 920....
6. Alexander_K (Posts: 19; Member since: 18 Feb 2013)
The Amber update comes pre-installed on the Lumia 925. It requires some time to get the software compatible and tested for the other WP8 Lumias so that there are no bugs once it is released. I'm just as impatient as you are, believe me :)
8. Credo (Posts: 699; Member since: 19 Apr 2012)
Hah, i just can't wait, that's my problem xd
11. rms.max (Posts: 83; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)
credo, what happened to your profile picture ! Real ? :p lol
9. snowgator (Posts: 3335; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)
Even if you do not like WP, it is hard not to respect what Nokia is doing. Amazing support from this company.
13. kach22 (Posts: 122; Member since: 04 Nov 2011)
Respect for Nokia!!? Tell it to the lumia 900 owners.
14. SonyXperiaNexus (Posts: 374; Member since: 01 Oct 2012)
you should blame microsoft for that, nokia still updated their symbian phones after killing symbian. and i dont think this sort of thing will happen with wp8. wp7 was flawed from the core, it needed to be remade anyway. trust me, it wont happen with wp8
12. kach22 (Posts: 122; Member since: 04 Nov 2011)
Another big blow for lumia 900/800 owners. It's pathetic.
15. JackB (Posts: 1; Member since: 03 Jul 2013)
What do you intend for the new camera symbian-like features?