Windows Phone is in the limelight once again. The new mobile operating system from Microsoft, Windows Phone 8 focuses on consumer market rather than the enterprise segment. Expected for an official launch on October 29 this year, Windows Phone 8 (WP 8) boosts of advanced features and fluid rendering of multimedia contents even on single-core powered phones.
Windows Phone 8 will be equipped with Near Field Communication (NFC) capabilities and will also support fast internet connectectivity with 4G LTE. Maps will now be integrated into the OS for offline map support rather than a stand alone application. This will make navigation easy and also save battery life of the device.
Samsung, Huawei, HTC and Nokia are the confirmed manufacturers to build handsets for Windows Phone 8 platform. HTC is among successful manufacturers of android powered handsets. It has now officially confirmed the launch of dedicated WP 8 devices – HTC Windows Phone 8X and HTC Windows Phone 8S. The Taiwanese handset manufacturer might simultaneously provide handsets for two mobile operating systems, Windows Phone 8 and android.
Though Windows Phone 8 requires specific handset to run on, applications developed for the previous version stays compatible. Using WP 8 SDK, developers can create applications that make use of advance features such as Microsoft Wallet, VOIP, speech recognition capability and built-in map navigation among others. WP 8 will have Internet Explorer 10 with features such as phishing filter, disk encryption and secure boot to make web browsing smooth and secure.
The new mobile OS is sure to delight gamers mainly for two reasons. Firstly, Windows Phone 8 has more features than the previous versions and can seamlessly support high end games. Secondly, games build on WP 8 will work on mobiles as well as Windows RT tablets. Apart from adding a number of new features, WP 8 will also feature an improved user interface.
“Windows Phone 8 comes with the much awaited improvements. These enhanced functionalities are expected to pave way for high quality apps with fluid app experiences. For those seeking a speedy, feature rich operating system to build their mobile apps, Windows Phone should be their choice.” says Mr. Jayneel , Managing Director of OpenXcell Technolabs which is an internationally accredited mobile app development company and has also been rated as the best Windows Phone app development company by an independent agency.
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