Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update

Microsoft's new Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update brings support for full 1080p HD display, quad-core Snapdragon 800 chipset support, Driving mode and more.

Microsoft has formally announced the new Windows Phone 8 Update 3 (GDR3) for the existing devices running on the Windows Phone platform. The new Update 3 also reported as the GDR3 brings the most demanded feature - support for 1080p HD resolution displays. Microsoft plans to work with the handset makers and push the Windows Phone 8 Update 3 in coming few months.

Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 Update 3 brings support 1080p HD resolution for the 5-inch and 6-inch display bearing devices. Higher resolution bearing display will also allow accomodating more tiles on the homescreen. The new Update 3 also brings support for the quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 mobile processor and thus expect some large screen powerful devices.

Driving Mode will helps from getting from one location to another with automatic replies for calls and texts. The Internet Sharing will allow creating mobile hotspot easily to share the data connection with other Windows 8.1 platform devices. Microsoft has also added new accessibility features along with more ringtones, rotation lock, storage management, improved App Switcher and better Bluetooth enhancements.

Microsoft will be working with Nokia, HTC and Samsung closely to release the Windows Phone 8 Update 3 for the existing devices in a phase-wise manner.

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