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Ankita Katdare
Ankita Katdare • Jun 20, 2012

Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Specs & Features At A Glance

Microsoft Windows Phone 8 has been unveiled today at the Windows Phone Developer Summit. This is a successor to the Windows Phone 7.5 that was launched in September last year. The OS behind this new smartphone is said to have a 'shared core' with Windows 8. It will run on dual-core CPUs and have three screen resolutions (maximum being 1280 x 768). IE 10 Browser & Nokia Maps will come built-in. Support for DirectX, SQLite and C/C++ libraries will let developers write cross-platform apps. A NFC-based mobile wallet feature has also been revealed; while the Wallet Hub is going to integrate third party apps.

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Windows Phone 8 also has a new start screen that features every Windows-fans favorite tiles, which are now resizable - double-wide, regular, and small, toggle to whatever you like. Microsoft is also offering the developers an integrated purchasing tool to deliver additional content, upgrades and media. What is the fan reaction? Share with us in the comments.

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