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Microsoft Windows Phone Available Features

Posted By:Mohhaumed Safiq SA       Posted Date: October 04, 2013    Points: 200    Category: Windows Phone    URL: http://www.dotnetspark.com  

This article explains the features available in Windows Phone OS.

This article discusses purely about the Windows phone OS features history.

Features available in Windows Phone OS 7.1 and Windows Phone OS 8.0:

·         The following are the most important features that are available in the Windows Phone.

Windows Phone OS 7.1 Features

Windows Phone OS 8.0 Features

CDMA Support, Deeper Facebook Integration

All features in Windows Phone OS 7.1

Messaging and social integration

Support for WXGA (1280×720, 1280×768) resolutions, 1080p screen resolution support.


Support for MicroSD cards, IE10

SkyDrive, MS Lync, To-Do, Office 365

Simplified porting of Windows 8 apps to Windows Phone 8

Video Sharing via MMS, Facebook, SkyDrive and email

Nokia map technology

Integration to People Hub and Twitter

Native 128-bit Bitlocker encryption, Secure Boot

Pin any album to Start

In-app purchases

Deeper Multimedia Support

Possibility to take screenshots

Camera Enhancement

Kids corner, Rooms, Live Apps

Multiplayer Games Support

Google accounts. Windows Phone 8 now supports the CardDAV and CalDAV protocols that allow people to sync Google contacts and calendar information when they get new phones.

IE9, Increased Security

Global Screen Rotation lock menu item.

Support for 16 new languages

New Driving Mode feature to ignore Calls and Texts.

Hidden WiFi network support.

Access Point menu item to set-up MMS and Internet Sharing.

East Asian handwriting recognition.


Internet sharing


Third-party application multi-tasking and fast application switching.


Silverlight + XNA support in the same application screen.


New sensor API combines compass, gyroscope, and accelerometer.


LTE support


Location awareness icon



For more features related information please refer, Windows Phone Features

To read about Windows Phone Versions, Kindly refer my article on Windows Phone Version

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