How often you hear about Windows Phone official update? Even a year has more quarter than Nokia coming out with updates to their existing phones. But things will certainly change and at the Lumia 925 Catwalk launch event in London on May 14, Finnish giant hinted about the next Windows Phone Amber update. Update limited to Nokia powered Lumia phones and to those which are on Windows Phone 8 the latest version. Whether HTC 8X, HTC 8S will receive this update is unclear. But since this was a Nokia event, Nokia grabbed the info to make people stay with Lumia phones.
This update is named as Windows Phone GDR2 update. A number of improvements are included in this update. As of now it’s know that it should bring the following improvements & features –
- It brings FM Radio
- A number of camera improvements included
- Double tap to wake (like Nokia N9)
- Stability improvements
- Minor bug fixes
Nokia Windows Phone Amber Update
The following is the schedule of Windows Phone Amber update to various Nokia Lumia phones –
|Windows Amber Update|
|Nokia Lumia 925 Catwalk||Yes||July 2013|
|Nokia Lumia 920||Yes||July 2013|
|Nokia Lumia 820||Yes||July 2013|
|Nokia Lumia 720||Yes||July 2013|
|Nokia Lumia 620||Yes||July 2013|
|Nokia Lumia 520||Yes||July 2013|
All the Nokia Windows 8 Phone will receive this update but Lumia 620 will not bring the FM Radio feature support because of the hardware issues. Stay update as official update will be coming out within 60 days, atleast that’s what head officials at Nokia says.
Is this update limited to Nokia Windows Phone? What do you think?