Official Windows Phone 8.1 for Users Expected in May, Massive Changes on Board
Official Windows Phone 8.1 Expected to Come Out in May, Rate of Unveiling Follows Windows Phone8 Unveiling Rate
Official Windows Phone 8.1 launch is a thrilling topic. There are lots of news, rumors, expectations shared. The upcoming unveiling is expected in April, and the version is expected to become available in May. That is the expectation after Microsoft got Bluetooth certification for the new version. Naturally the audience expects an array of new devices which will carry the new OS version on board. The official Windows Phone 8.1 launch packs a lot of promises. The rate at which the version will be made available will follow the pattern for its predecessor. Windows Phone 8 was leaked in the beginning of 2012. Then it became available on devices months later, in October of the same year.
Meanwhile, Microsoft is reported to have sent invitations for a developers SDK event. The official Windows Phone 8.1 is being prepared. The Developers Preview program is in operation. According to WPBar, the operating system is prepared for unveiling before developers. It will be available for developers starting from April. That will be a month before the official Windows Phone 8.1 launch on devices.
The new update of Windows Phone 8, the 8.1, is expected to come with a sea change. It will be no simple update. There will be a bundle of features which will turn the OS into a counterpart of Windows 8. Users will be able to download media files on their Windows Phone devices. They will be able to save them, so that later they can use them for different purposes. They will be able to do that in IE11. Users of Windows Phone devices are expected to get a lot more with the official Windows Phone 8.1 launch. There are just a couple of months before the expected launch of the new version for users. The preparation of the 8.1 update is also a lot of work for developers. Windows Phone apps are becoming more and more. New devices with the 8.1 on board will need new app versions.