Looks like I got my Lumia 1520 just in time as Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan Update have started rolling out today. The Lumia Cyan update for Nokia Windows Phones has an improved Nokia Camera, Creative Studio app and Storyteller app. There is a new Nokia Device Hub and for the 1520 and Icon there is Nokia Rich Recording with Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 sound.
Windows Phone 8.1 has so many new features it should have more than a .1 update tag. You can have a third column of live tiles with transparent tiles, a pull down action center with notification and short cuts, a new swipe style keyboard, IE 11 and for the US there is Cortana and a lot of other changes.
Developers have been able to try Windows Phone 8.1 through the developer program for the last few months and according to Nokia the 8.1 update and Cyan update start rolling out today. The post doesn’t say how long it’s going to take to roll out, Nokia say it started today and will arrive in the “coming weeks”
Checkout Nokia’s post for all the details.
Ready for some great news? Starting today, the Lumia Windows Phone 8 smartphone family will receive the Lumia Cyan software, the new Windows Phone 8.1 update and Lumia features upgrade that will make your Lumia an even more personal, fun and indispensable part of your life.
How do I update?
The Lumia Cyan update will start rolling out around the world today and will be available for all Windows Phone 8 Lumia devices in the coming weeks.
Your phone automatically checks for updates and will notify you when the update is available.