Windows Phone 8.1 coming to Nokia handsets as Lumia Cyan, HTC and Samsung models are in the line too

Windows Phone 8.1 coming to Nokia handsets as Lumia Cyan, HTC and Samsung models are in the line too


Following yesterday's slew of announcements, Microsoft detailed the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update for the previous-generation Lumia devices running Windows Phone 8. The official word is that the Windows Phone 8.1 update for Lumia phones will be branded "Lumia Cyan", and it will spread over the air to the entire Lumia range with Windows Phone 8 throughout the summer. 


The update will combine both the new OS and "brand-new Lumia features" in a single package. Said features include "enhancements to the camera roll and Creative Studio, as well as a new and improved Nokia Storyteller app, for sharing stories as a video slideshow on social networks". Furthermore, Nokia's latest Imaging SDK 1.2 Beta is already available at the company's developer website.



Obviously, Windows Phone 7.5 devices are going to miss on the fun, while WP8 handsets from Microsoft's hardware partners aren't mentioned in the write-up, but don't grieve yet. US carrier Sprint confirmed in a separate statement that WP 8.1 will be coming to its subscribers with HTC 8XT and Samsung ATIV S Neo smartphones, which means the OS isn't a privilege for Lumia owners. Now that would have been messy!



source: Nokia

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12 Comments

1. tusshharish

Posts: 342; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

Might we have to change from Android to wp(nokia) next year............. What a improvement.....

2. Lt.Green

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

WP8 had my curiosity, but 8.1 has my attention.

6. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

thats so deep bro.

9. Troysyx

Posts: 181; Member since: Jul 30, 2012

Is it because you can put a background on the screen now?

3. chocowii

Posts: 478; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Amber Black Cyan Whats next? Dark Red?

4. aksa123

Posts: 365; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Pink.

5. chocowii

Posts: 478; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

The naming is alphabetical based on the trend. It would take long before we got into Pink update.

10. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

but the first one was dubbed Portico i think they had decided the alphabetical order after amber:D

7. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Dandelion is a color.

8. true1984

Posts: 864; Member since: May 23, 2012

doo doo brown

12. ZPM101

Posts: 36; Member since: Apr 12, 2010

Lemon Plankton

11. bruceallmighty81

Posts: 4; Member since: Jan 21, 2014

Next is Diamond

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