Here's a list with new features expected from the Windows Phone 8 launch

Here's a list with new features expected from the Windows Phone 8 launch
Microsoft detailed the new features in Windows Phone 8 as early as this summer, leaving us in anticipation a full couple of months before the thing hits phones, and they hit shelves.

It mainly stressed on the improved home screen experience with resizable and movable tiles, as well as the new hardware support, like HD screens and dual-core processors, which got utilized pretty quickly in phones like the Nokia Lumia 920, HTC 8X or the Samsung ATIV S. There is plenty more to look forward to, and the full laundry list is posted in the source link.

Some of those features got officially revealed already, others were a subject of rumors all this time, so it will be interesting to compare what from the hearsay in some of the selected feature slides below will actually materialize in a few hours when Microsoft takes the stage at 10am PT. We''ll be there live to let you know what's happening.




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11 Comments

1. osanilevich

Posts: 287; Member since: Sep 29, 2009

the lot of these sound like cosmetic upgrades. I'm hoping Mircosoft has something really incredible to show us. Only thing holding me back from the Lumia 920 is WP's lack of features

4. Ueliton

Posts: 34; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

Yes indeed... but I believe they have, or it won´t justify the secrecy over the platform so far.

2. Schmao

Posts: 365; Member since: Jul 05, 2009

Oh yeah. It also just feels like WP8 is pretty much catching up to Android and iOS, but not really adding any new interesting features. I am stuck between buying the Note 2 or HTC 8X (since I'm on T-mobile) and I'm just trying to see which will give me the most for my money.

7. SleepingOz unregistered

Get the NOTE II, you won't regret it.

9. Lboogey6

Posts: 281; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

Or the s3 if the note is too big

3. redmd

Posts: 1910; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

you will only want these if you really really want windows phone interface. all of the features can be found on Android. I find less reason to switch to windows. lag can't be found on jelly bean.

5. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

2 more hours!

6. md227a

Posts: 224; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

I'm really thinking about getting the lumia 920, I liked the 900 but it was just missing a few key features. Looks like its getting most of them.

8. really

Posts: 3; Member since: Oct 27, 2012

I own the lumia 800 and regret it. i should go to galaxy s-II at that moment.

10. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

There are much better phones then the s2 to get, besides wp8 looks good and the 920 matches other flagships

11. md227a

Posts: 224; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

Well I have the S2 & S3 and iPhone I like giving all devices a far shot. Like I said I liked my lumia but it just missed a few core features that I have gotten used to on iOS and Android.

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