Windows Phone 8 New and Unique features


This article is about new and unique features of Windows Phone 8. This new version is much better than Windows Phone 7.5

Microsoft has fixed the date to launch Windows 8 phone. According to the sources and press releases Microsoft will launch this new device to its smart phone category on 26th October 2012. So everyone is excited to get more information about Windows 8 phone. Also many of us wants to know the the difference between windows phone 7, 7.5 and Windows phone 8 If I have to describe the difference in one sentence then I will say,"Windows phone 8 is more reliable, more efficient, more faster and smarter device than its previous versions." And not only me but almost everyone in technology world is waiting to see the new features of Windows phone 8

1. Windows phone 8 supports multiprocessors


If you have previous versions of Windows phone like Nokia Lumia 800 or 900 then you might be aware of the fact that, these phones are not able to run multiprocessor. The main the main difference between Windows phone 7 and 8 lies here! The new Windows phone supports multiprocessors and this is one of the biggest changes made in hardware of Windows phone, while releasing Windows phone 8. It means your device is capable for multitasking,more faster and more smarter.

2. The new features added to start screen


In Windows phone 8, you will get completely customizable and new start screen. Now you can customize almost all the tiles on your start screen. You can resize these tiles and you can adjust their placement according to your needs. This feature is also not supported by windows phone 7. But this is in of the greatest feature of Windows phone 8.

3. Now you can update your Windows phone 8 on air


In Windows phone 7, if you are required to update the OS of your phone, then you have to connect it to your laptop or PC through zune software and this creates some difficulties. But in Windows phone 8 you can now update your OS anywhere on the go without laptop or PC.

4. Wallet


This new feature in Windows phone allows you to keep information of your credit and debit cards.You can also pay bills when it is connected with secure sim. That makes it easier and useful for finance management.

5. Better resolution


The previous versions of Windows phone supports only 800*480 screen resolution but Windows phone 8 supports more screen resolutions as: 1280*720 and 1280*768. This makes your pictures more alive.

6. Expandable memory


Now you can expand the memory of your Windows phone, by using memory card. This feature makes it more useful and it is completely unavailable in it previous versions. Now you store more data on your Windows without restrictions.

7. NFC and fast browsing with IE 10


Communication with other devices is made easy in Windows phone 8, by adding NFC (Near Field Communication) feature. Also you will get totally new and stunning internet explorer 10 with Windows phone 8. This makes browsing faster and fun.

8. Better maps and directions with cool applications


Due to its increased capacity in every category like support for multiprocessor, support for higher screen resolutions and multitasking this device has enhanced maps and direction features. Also you will get lots of stunning cool applications and games to perform your work and to keep you busy and entertaining.

These are only key features which makes this device unique from its previous versions and competitors. But this device comes with lots of feature and only thing required is to explore the things with phone.


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