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Windows Phone 8 Announced: Multicore, 1280×768, NFC and Much More

21 Jun , 2012  


via CNET

Microsoft has finally revealed it’s new Mobile OS, Windows Phone 8 officially. It brings many new features and eliminates many other limitations in their former OS.

Multicore Support

It brings support for multicore support. Now stay ready for dual core, quad core Windows Phone devices. WP7 was super smooth on single core devices and now support for more cores will give more better performance. Theoretically, it can support 64 cores!

Bigger Screen Resolution

Screen resolution up to 1280×768 will be available and so you can expect¬†WVGA (800×480), WXVGA (1280×768) and 720p (1280×720) resolutions.

NFC Support

NFC is becoming a vital connectivity option in current trends so Microsoft won’t like to stay behind. WP8 will support NFC.

More Features can be listed below:

  • IE10 with almost double performance than WP7.5 in HTML5
  • C,C++ code support for development
  • In app purchase
  • Skype and VoIP Integration
  • New start screen
  • Support for SD card
  • Windows desktop-level security

and lot more.

Stay tuned on Twitter @NokiaTips for more.

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