Microsoft China has announced that Lumia Denim is now rolling out for smartphones in China. Lumia Denim is the latest version of Windows Phone for Microsoft’s Lumia smartphones. In addition to China, there have been reprots of the update being received in Egypt, Poland, Brazil, and across Europe. Lumia Denim is a combination of Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 and the following new features:
- Lumia Camera – Replacing Nokia Camera, Lumia Camera is faster and more intuitive than before to make the best camera experience, even better.
- Speed – Pocket to capture speeds are superfast, and it only takes milliseconds going from shot to shot.
- Moment Capture – A long press of the camera button starts 4K-quality* video recording at 24 FPS. With each frame at 8.3 megapixels, you can save individual frames as high quality still images.
- Rich Capture – Auto HDR and Dynamic Flash are now welcomed into the already-impressive feature set. Shoot first and adjust the camera settings later for that perfect photo.
- Improved image processing – Updated to give you clearer photos, even in lowlight.
- “Hey Cortana” Voice Activation** – Gone are the days of pressing the microphone button to wake-up Cortana. Simply say “Hey Cortana” while the phone is idle and Cortana will activate.
- Glance Screen – Compatible Lumia devices can now show more at a glance with Bing Weather, or Bing Health & Fitness data, in addition to time and date, notifications and application data.
There is no indication when users outside of the mentioned regions will be getting the update on their smartphones. Stay tuned to these pages.