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Microsoft unveils Windows Phone GDR3 update brings in 1080p support

Microsoft announces launch of Windows Phone GRD3 update ahead of incoming phablets and full HD screens (NASDAQ:MSFT, NYSE:NOK)

| Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Oct 14, 2013 4:39 pm

Microsoft has finally released the GDR3 update for Windows Phone 8, something we have been reporting about for several months now. The update brings forth official support for 1080p displays, with those in the 5-inch and 6-inch classes being highlighted. The update also allows for the system to support faster processors such as the Snapdragon 800 from Qualcomm.

 

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Other new features include the sharing of an internet connection via Bluetooth, custom ringtones, the ability to shut down apps from the recent apps screen, and an option to lock the screen orientation. The addition of larger screens means that there will be more room for Live Tiles says Microsoft. A customizable driving mode is also present which will allow for better integration into cars with a smartphone compatible control system.

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