Rollout begins for PR1.1 Windows Phone update for Nokia Lumia 920

Rollout begins for PR1.1 Windows Phone update for Nokia Lumia 920
We have been hearing about the incoming update for Windows Phone 8 devices, and it looks like the rollout is beginning at least for the Nokia Lumia 920. Nokia had said the update would be released this month, and now has said the update is rolling out in the US and Canada. This is the update we'd heard about codenamed Portico, also labeled as PR1.1.

As we saw yesterday, this update should help to fix issues with fuzzy pictures on the Lumia 920, and could improve picture quality quite a bit. The update brings added features to the Messaging system, as well as better and more reliable Bluetooth performance, better and more reliable device boots, better battery management, and the nebulous "additional platform updates and enhancements", which likely refers to issues of freezing and random reboots that have been reported. 

The update is available now for users in the US and Canada, and Nokia says it will be made available internationally starting in February. And, remember, WP8 now does over-the-air (OTA) updates, so you don't have to connect to your computer to get the update. Just make sure you're on WiFi and go to Settings --> Phone Update --> Check For Updates, and follow the instructions. When it's all done just check Settings --> About to confirm your Software Version is1232.5951.1249.0001.

source: Nokia

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Lumia 920
  • Display 4.5 inches
    1280 x 768 pixels
  • Camera 8.7 MP (Single camera)
    1.3 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB,
  • Battery 2000 mAh
  • OS Windows Phone 8



30. tashreef

Posts: 476; Member since: Nov 24, 2012

your new flash ad system is frustrating..... all the comments go blank..after minimizing it...PA?

29. Shubham412302

Posts: 595; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

for other countries the update is coming in feb. its too late the othe country member can get the update from navifirm (get us variant... it dosent matters) and flash through ncs

28. potatosalad

Posts: 40; Member since: May 07, 2012

The update is available now for users in the US and Canada, and Nokia says it will be made available internationally starting in February. -- why US and Canada only for this month and Feb for next year? i don't see US and Canada is a big market for Nokia.

26. papss unregistered

Not to mention I just got a cinematography update on my L920 that allows me to send the funny GIFs via Facebook, text and email. So far I have no issues that make me want to go back to Android.

15. erdpov

Posts: 67; Member since: Dec 07, 2012

hey people. I understand you, I am glad for Nokia that it's quick to bring updates. Sammy have got a new rival in imaging technology. But the camera in phone is not that important, the principal feature is versatility of os. Wp is very limited and restricted. MS have chosen the wrong way to be proprietary like Apple.

25. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

They may be proprietary but they're not as locked down as ios. At least Microsoft lets its hardware manufacturers make their own phones (that meet minimum specs) and come up with their own software tweaks and add-ons. The day apple does that I'll, well, why even plan for the impossible?

13. frontlyna

Posts: 6; Member since: Mar 01, 2012

WOW!!THATS AWESOME!!!.....NOT REALLY...Android has been doing all that for how long? I'll stick with my HTC Evo 4g LTE with Jellbean.

21. wp8forever unregistered

I know right , but you know what was the difference, it didn't look or feel this , I was paint full , confusing , laggy .

10. joeymk

Posts: 101; Member since: Jan 26, 2012

Messaging improvements. A great messaging experience is now even better. You can now add multiple recipients at the same time when you send a text message and automatically save unsent text messages as drafts. You can even edit received text messages before you forward them. Text replies to incoming calls. Can’t take a call? Now you can send a prewritten text reply to a caller directly from the call answer screen. It’s a nice way to let people know that you’re not ignoring them. Internet Explorer improvements. You can now change your settings to prevent pictures from downloading automatically—an easy way to help keep data usage low. You can also delete selected sites from your browsing history and leave the rest intact. Wi-Fi connectivity. Got a favorite Wi-Fi network? Windows Phone 8 will now prioritize Wi-Fi connections based on your connection history. Other improvements. Includes many other improvements to Windows Phone.

24. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Good updates. Hope they come with 7.8 as well

9. AliNSiddiqui

Posts: 382; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

The portico update on the 8X had wifi when screen off does the Nokia Lumia 920 have that too? It would be natural to assume so but I haven't seen any article mentioning it.

18. freebee269

Posts: 543; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

yes lumia 920 does also.

8. Just_a_boy

Posts: 183; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Wooow!! Really a huge difference, specially in outdoors photos, more vivid, accurate colors and detailed pics, loving PR1.1

12. abhishek48

Posts: 164; Member since: Feb 19, 2012

Can it take 99 continuous shots in burst mode at 0.2 sec/shot..? also wide angle in both fron and back camera like HTC droid dna...?

16. Just_a_boy

Posts: 183; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

is not about the quantity or the viewing angle, is about quality!

20. wp8forever unregistered

well theres apps to do that ,but to be honest, I would rather have , the best low light shots ,on any smart phone , plus best video stabilization blur free lol like my lumia 920 can? how did u like that .

32. Rehankhan

Posts: 323; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

i smell fanboy.. lol

33. Just_a_boy

Posts: 183; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

yeah i love Nokia's products, the only phone i ever had that wasn't a Nokia was an iPhone 4s a great phone but not that extraordinary

6. lauremar

Posts: 181; Member since: Feb 29, 2012

My Lumia 920 just got updated! I can take even better pics now with it. Who needs a dedicated camera when you have this phone!

14. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Ever try to take loss-less zoom shots? L920 can't do that. Until the L920 comes with optical zoom, dedicated cameras still can do things it can't.

5. bovcrx

Posts: 109; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

Damn I love me some Pureview. I wish I could get WP8 on the 808

2. wp8forever unregistered

Thats what android will never be able to do , the galaxy s3 doesnt ever have jelly bean yet lol , wp8 is the way to go , lumia 920 camera just got better, what a camera that beat all other phones got better really , o well i guess i made the right choose lol.

3. omar98

Posts: 71; Member since: Aug 28, 2011

S3 has jellybean u F*cktard

22. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

It has JB 4.1, NOT 4.2, the latest version.

4. freebee269

Posts: 543; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

why does my sons gs3 say android version: 4.1.1 if gs3 doesnt have jelly bean yet?

11. wp8forever unregistered

Lol pls ,you he does have it ,is not here in USA ,and I'm glad that you so proud he had jelly bean 5 month later and what out , cuz that's the last one he will get lol.

17. freebee269

Posts: 543; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

"is not here in USA" huh? i live in michigan. got it from KIES which is samsung's sync program. how is it not here in USA? i think i'm being trolled. you cant be that slow. my phone is a lumia 920. what about those lumia 900 users that wont get wp8? thats the same as gs3 users not getting android 4.2. stop acting like it doesnt happen with windows phone also.

19. wp8forever unregistered

look let be honest im no hating on dam android , really , galaxy 1 vibrant , mytouch 4g , lg g2x, htc sensation , htc amazed , I didn't get one single update , even when the update was out for month , at least wp7 user got NoDo , Mango , Tango , 7.8 and they will get more , windows phone 8 was released last month and I already have and update android cant do that , is just to messy , only google keep it clean with the nexus line that's it .

27. wassup

Posts: 565; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

lumia 800?

31. MeoCao unregistered

Will former "flagships" like L900 get WP8 update? And wait until next year to see how fast L920 will be updated, if at all. And has L900 got WP7.8 update by now? when it will happen?

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