Windows Phone 8 Consumer Features to be Unveiled

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Chinese Windows Phone site, WPDang reports that the Windows Phone 8 consumer-oriented features will be unveiled at Nokia World on September 5, 2012.  Up until now we’ve only seen a handful of developer-oriented features at the Windows Phone Summit in San Francisco.  We know there will be a new start screen, a new web browser, a shared Windows 8 core, and a number of new ways to build apps, but that’s about it.  If Windows Phone 8 is anything like Windows Phone 7.5, I believe we can expect a whole slew of new features integrated with the operating system.  Remember how long our Windows Phone 7.5 preview was?

LiveSide also reports that we have been seeing a lot of Nokia branded Windows Phone 8 codenames showing up around the web.  Very little is known about these codenamed devices being tested other than the Windows Phone 8 build numbers.  You’ve got a Lumia 910, 920, 1001, Champagne, Burr, Phi, Prodigy, and AC/DC.  Hopefully we’ll hear more about these devices come September.

In the meantime, mark your calendars for September 5th to hear lots more about Windows Phone 8.

Source: LiveSide

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Adam has had interests in combining technology with art since his first use of a Koala pad on an Apple computer. He currently has a day job as a graphic designer, photographer, systems administrator and web developer at a small design firm in Westchester, NY. His love of technology extends to software development companies who have often implemented his ideas for usability and feature enhancements. Mobile computing has become a necessity for Adam since his first Uniden UniPro PC100 in 1998. He has been reviewing and writing about smartphones for Pocketnow.com since they first appeared on the market in 2002.Read more about Adam Lein!