Microsoft has started rolling out Windows Phone 8.1 for the developers. The new mobile operating system, which was unveiled at the BUILD 2014 conference a couple of weeks back brings in a host of new features and improvements. Also Read - Best laptops to buy under Rs 35,000 in October 2021: Asus VivoBook 15, Avita PURA, moreAlso Read - Arm-based notebook PC processor market could grow to $949 million in 2021
The biggest feature is clearly Cortana, Microsoft s answer to Siri. Other new features include an all-new Action Center, which is basically the Notification Menu and Control Center rolled into one and an updated homescreen and lockscreen, which now support wallpapers. You can read a list of all the new features here.
The new OS is set to arrive on the Lumia 630, Lumia 635 and the Lumia 930, which will arrive in the stores starting next month. Existing Windows Phone 8 smartphones too will be able to update to WP8.1 via a Lumia Cyan update.
But if you cannot wait for Microsoft to officially release the update, you can get the developer preview by registering yourself as a developer. To read about how to download WP8.1 on your devices today, click here.