What to expect in the upcoming Microsoft® Windows Phone 8 Apollo?
Only one day away to be formally released at Windows Phone Summit in San Francisco, a few major announcements and leaked screenshots of Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Apollo has already created a lot of buzz amongst users, developers, and competitors alike.
Some of the prime elements expected to be incorporated in Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Apollo are:
Integrated Skype: Leaked screenshots earlier this month imply that Microsoft Windows Phone will feature integrated Skype. It will be synced with your contacts information in the People hub. Along with instant messaging, you will be able to select between audio and video Skype calls. Apparently, there will be also an option to initiate a Skype chat right away from the contacts list.
Nokia Maps with 3D navigation: According to leaked screenshots, Microsoft will likely feature Nokia Maps with 3D navigation, including hardware acceleration and recent traffic updates. It is projected that Nokia Maps with 3D navigation will be available on all the Windows-phone based devices, along with Nokia’s smartphones.
Xbox Music, Xbox Video and Xbox SmartGlass: As declared by Microsoft at the E3 Conference, 2012, Windows Phone 8 Apollo will boast of Xbox Music, Xbox Video and Xbox SmartGlass. It will further allow youplaylist your favorite music, watch movies on the go, and share content with XBOX 360 console.
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 will also include a multi-core CPU, Voice tools, Windows Phone Wallet, Lens apps, NFC support, and DataSmart app.
Want to learn more about the features and specifications of the most-awaited Windows Phone 8 Apollo by Microsoft? Stay tuned till June 20, 2012.