Microsoft to Roll Out Windows Phone 8.1 Update by Mid June to Lumia Devices

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Microsoft has already acquired the Finnish smartphone maker Nokia and while the latter announced the Indian-born Rajeev Suri as its new CEO today, at an event in Bangalore Microsoft also launched its latest Windows Phone 8.1 OS version. At the same event Vineet Durani, Director of the Windows Phone Business Group at Microsoft told GizBot that by the end of June all the Lumia devices will receive the Windows Phone 8.1 update.

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The update was initially released in a preview form for the developers on April 14 and was expected to be released to the general public in late April or early May.

The latest OS version was internationally announced earlier this month under the shades of Microsoft Build 2014. However, the Windows Phone 8.1 was leaked several times before it was officially unveiled. Thus most fans were already familiar with the features the updated version for the OS had to offer.

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The Windows Phone 8.1 version has been the most awaited one for Windows Phone users across the world and so far, the only device featuring the same version of the OS are Lumia 930 and Lumia 630.

According to the press release, new Windows Phone 8.1 OS will bring about a lot of new features in the device. Take a look at some of the features below:

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