Image of Windows Phone 8.1 found on a microSD card

Image of Windows Phone 8.1 found on a microSD card
Just the other day, we showed you screenshots and video of the GDR3 update coming from Microsoft, and the "Bittersweet shimmer" update coming from Nokia. And all of that information came from a Nokia Lumia 920 purchased on Craig's List! Now, an image of a Nokia Lumia 620 running Windows Phone 8.1 has popped up.

According to the report that was published with the photo, the image was found on a microSD card and appears to show a notifications center and a unified messaging inbox for Skype and messenger. Considering that the image was found on a random microSD Card, there is no chain of evidence to prove anything.

What is going on here? Major updates found on Craig's List and a microSD card showing the next build of Windows Phone? If we didn't know better, the timing of these discoveries, just days before Apple unveils its new iPhone line, might also seem suspicious. What's next, a screenshot of Instagram for Windows Phone found in a box of Lucky Charms?

source: XDA via WMPoweruser



1. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

I want it on the left of the startscreen, not as a unusual tile ....

4. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

Yeah mee too... also expecting some UI improvements like more customization options like different color for each tiles & may be a background picture option etc etc etc...

25. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

hold on hold on buddy...........wait for WP8.1

8. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

Ikr, i thought the whole point of a live tile was to display notifications already!?

18. Whodaboss

Posts: 176; Member since: Nov 18, 2011

Precisely. That's what live tiles are for. That's why I hope if they do include a notification center it is a live tile. That's sweet justice. :)

11. RoyalPayne

Posts: 458; Member since: Aug 07, 2013

Same here man

13. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013 This will prove it is the image of prototype version...tht was leaked before which will nt launch

19. Alex123

Posts: 241; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

Me neither. From the left or bottom is nicer than a tile

2. karim77

Posts: 70; Member since: Dec 10, 2012

Microsoft,don't bitch around and release the update for the people

3. wicpromd

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

soon after MS purchased Nokia smartphones division,it seems now everything is coming up much faster, dont know why this never happened few months ago..

6. Dr.Phil

Posts: 2379; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

Windows Phone 8.1 was always on track to be released later in the year. It had nothing to do with the acquisition of Nokia. Not to mention that the acquisition of Nokia hasn't even been finalized yet.

20. Alex123

Posts: 241; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

I think because of Microsoft wait to have own smartphone

5. Dr.Phil

Posts: 2379; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

Am I the only one who doesn't notice any difference besides the addition of a notifications tile? I guess this is just like Android 4.1 going to Android 4.2.

23. volcano

Posts: 348; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

it could be early build or fake

10. GrapeEyes

Posts: 248; Member since: Sep 01, 2013

I did warn you all, to wait for the Lumia 1520 to come out before you buy the over priced Note 3 and iPhone 5/S/C/A/J/E/Z Whatever!! This month you are going to see the most amazing windows update in the history of all updates and then to put the cherry on top, the release of the incredibly Lumia 1520!! People who brought the Note 3 & iphone will return them so after the release of the Lumia 1520 .

15. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I wouldn't trade an iPhone 5S, Note 3, or my current Droid Mini for a Lumia 1720, much less 1520. iOS and Android are just too far ahead in the game. Based on the picture in the article, WP8.1 is the exact same as WP8 but with a notification center and support for quad core and 1080p displays, which is pretty late considering next year Android is going to have phones with 2560x1600 displays. Windows is my choice of full computer OS, but it's not coming anywhere near my pockets again anytime soon.

17. papss unregistered

From what wpcentral is saying this beauty will be released in the coming weeks... I didn't think it would come that quick so I'm going to hold out to see how this phone shapes up before buying either the note 3 or g2. It addresses most of my concerns. I'm still worried about the ability to factory reset my l1020 in fear of the endless gears of death. Such a stupid issue to have to worry about.

21. 87likemike

Posts: 3; Member since: Jul 19, 2013

looks fake to me.

22. volcano

Posts: 348; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

He found SD card with an image of what supposed to be windowsphone 8.1 early build ..... i call it BS / fake

24. antifanboy14

Posts: 68; Member since: Nov 26, 2012

so tired of thses boring as_S livetiles.

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