Windows Phone Apollo 8
The last major effort of Microsoft in the mobile brings a breath of fresh air and great features. The most amazing thing, and that is immediately evident, is that the source of these innovations is Windows itself: Windows Phone 8 is based on the same concepts that work in Windows 8 .
This symbiosis between the platforms, strongly supported by Microsoft, will allow Windows Phone 8 to fill the gap in functionality with other platforms, providing more support to a wider range of hardware and performance and ultimately attract new users into the world of Windows Phone.
Phone Windows 8 will benefit from the elder brother of a renewed system of networking, enhanced security, the media sector and the web browser, but especially the heart of Windows 8.
This route taken by Microsoft opens the way for countless possiiblità and full support for many new features:
Support for multi-core processors
Thanks to the shared Windows 8 kernel, there is support for multi-core processors, dual core or quad-core. There is talk of an initial use of dual-core processors, which provide the power needed for any type of operation.
Three new resolutions of the display
Windows Phone 8 supports larger displays but at the same time also more crisp. The classical resolution of 800×480, and two new resolutions 1280×768 and 1280×720, which pave the way for smart phones with high-definition screens.
Support for microSD memory
Another benefit of the shared kernel carries the full support for external storage devices.The microSD support will allow users to transfer music, photos, videos and extras, but especially the ability to install applications directly in the external memory.
Support for the NFC
NFC technology allows you to share information at short distances. Microsoft has invested a lot of this functionality in Windows Phone 8, so that you can share photos, documents and contact information quickly and easily. But that’s not all …
The functionality tap + send , allows the exchange of information through the NFC, between two devices, simply placed together against each other.
Another novelty linked to the NFC, but not only, regards the Wallet.
The Wallet is the new digital wallet integrated into Windows Phone 8. With this new feature you can keep an eye and hand their credit cards, vouchers, airline tickets. In addition to this you can make payments by placing the terminal on the special case of readers.
With these new features Microsoft recovers ground on rivals of the mobile field, enclosing within Windows Phone 8 payments via NFC functionality offered by Android, Apple and the passbook.
Integration of Nokia Maps
Windows Phone 8 integrates the system of Nokia Maps, which offers a more detailed maps and the ability to use the Navigator turn-by-turn directions in many countries, while offline, by downloading maps on the device.
Internet Explorer 10
Phone Windows 8 comes with the same version of Web browser of Windows 8. It is characterized by increased security and speed than ever before, with anti-phishing and SmartScreen Filter to block malicious sites and malware.
Windows Phone 8 turns into genuine gaming platform last generation, thanks to svliluppo in common with Windows 8.