Windows Phone 8 GDR3 Update : New Features Leaked via Screen Shots


Fresh rumors indicate that Microsoft is expected to announce GDR3, an update for Windows Phone 8. The supposed Nokia Lumia 1520 will likely to be the first ever handset having a quad-core processor and Full HD 1080p display. Purported press shot of "Bandit" was leaked recently featuring Windows Phone 8.1. The new update is designed for next-generation hardware featuring Full HD display and quad-core processor. May be the new update will work with existing hardware too. Only time will tell ?

Today, we have something more to share with you in respect to GDR3 update. In a new reveal, some screen shots of updated version of Windows Phone 8 was found running on Nokia Lumia 920. The owner recently purchased Lumia 920 featuring soon to be announced update.

Windows Phone 8 GDR3 Update : New Features Leaked via Screen Shots


You can read original post on WP Central. The screen shots show that Microsoft has listened to users, now the ability to close down apps in multi view is finally coming. Moreover, the new update will bring changes in the Driving mode. Now, you will be able to mute calls and text messages when connected to Bluetooth. Apart from changes made in the Driving mode feature, users will be able to set custom ring tones for messages, e-mails and voice calls. The ability to restore a reset device over Wi-Fi is also coming.

Neither Microsoft nor Nokia are willing to share details in respect to GDR3 update. As expected, Nokia Lumia 1520 could be announced on September 26. The device would have a 6-inch Super AMOLED Full HD display. Under the hood, the Lumia 1520 would have Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor (quad-core) coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of ROM (expandable). It is said that the supposed "Bandit" might feature a 20-mega pixel rear facing camera.

Yesterday, we had informed you about yellow colored Lumia 1520 that was allegedly shown in a leaked press shot. Beside Nokia, the Taiwanese player HTC is also said to be working on a Full HD display ducked smartphone. Reportedly, it will be look like of HTC One running on Windows Phone 8 OS. Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates.

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