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Emulator files confirm 1080p support for next WP8 build

02 July, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Emulator files confirm 1080p support for next WP8 build - read the full textThe latest version of Visual Studio 2013, which, among other things, allows developers to emulate Windows Phone in order to test applications, had been found to contain files that enable fullHD 1080p emulation. The discovery comes courtesy of Justin Angel, a former Microsoft and Nokia...


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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-02 19:28 from ajU0 - click to readOh.. so you mean, Nokia dont need high end specs? How about the upcoming games/apps? I agree with you coz Nokia doesnt have apps like iOS and Android which eternally s*cks. Think before you click kid. Nokia is far far behind. Wait and see these chinese OEMs will kill Nokia soon.

P.S. Im not bashing though, just stating the truth. Peace :)

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  • 2013-07-03 12:06
  • vj1N

i bought lumia 800 with WP7.5
and then 7.8 was a great upgrade for me...
and then came a lot of WP8 devices
its really worth upgrading to WP8 devices
still i want to taste WP8 in my next Lumia 1020-EOS
that will not satisfy me, but im sure its gonna overwhelm me :)

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  • 2013-07-03 07:09
  • ijyk

> In reply to z @ 2013-07-02 22:09 from J5sX - click to readI was forced to use the Windows 8 eco system as part of my employment to find the opposite to your childish comment. Suggest you remove your blindfold and take the time to learn about the product first then perhaps you will then be in a better position to make an intelligent comment backed up with real facts.

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  • 2013-07-03 06:22
  • RN@g

Seems there are more haters or some robots to bash windows phone 8. I like windows phone 8 and confident the wp8 phones will grow rapidly than IPhone and Android phones.

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  • 2013-07-02 23:32
  • RitZ

> In reply to bons @ 2013-07-02 15:33 from 3Jn} - click to readFull HD 5" panel can provide more space for rendering. For instance, you can have a very nice (with high quality rendering) of Web pages. Then you can zoom in to the content that is interesting to you. Full HD can reveal more details from photos as well.

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  • 2013-07-02 23:14
  • awg{

I used the Lumia 920 for a month and liked it alot. When coming to games, the better GPU the better performance one gets. That's the fact. I can agree with the argument that Windows Phone 8 OS is well optimized and it does not require raw cpu power to provide a smooth user interface. However, I run apps and games when I touch the phone. That's where more cpu power matters. It does not make a lot of sense for Nokia to sell products with slower SoC for the same price as the competitor.

In my opinion, it takes Nokia quite long to have new models released to the market. They've been using the same hardware for the 92x series for quiet long time. The problem might be due to software support from Microsoft and this is totally out of their hand. Depending on Microsoft might not be a very good choice, IMO.

It would be interesting to see Nokia building Android-based phones. It might help them increase their shipping number. Moreover, Microsoft will have to push their OS forward faster as Nokia's market share is the representative of Windows Phone OS.

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  • 2013-07-02 23:08
  • awg{

windows phone sucks

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  • 2013-07-02 22:09
  • J5sX

There's no choice, but follow the others like Samsung and HTC. Needless or not, it's the images, that sells. Full 1080p specs sounds much more interesting at least in the paper than 720p.

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  • 2013-07-02 20:41
  • S1g3

Personally I like more useless pixels in high end phones. That makes actual practical high end phones with HD resolution cheaper. I'll wait until more people get fooled by FullHD on 5 inchers, and then I'll buy a 4.8" HD phone 200 dollars cheaper!

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  • 2013-07-02 20:25
  • a00C

What is the use of emulater if nokia is going to bankcropcy sooner or eith in 11 months or a year later. I hope mirmcrosoft help tem so that bankcropcy is avoided.

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  • 2013-07-02 19:58
  • v0qJ

> In reply to droopy @ 2013-07-02 15:51 from L5{I - click to readWP8 phones don't need super high-end specs to run smoothly. Only Android phones need such specs to try conceal the base flaws of Android.

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  • 2013-07-02 19:28
  • ajU0

maybe theyll stop use crappy wvga in their midrange and subflagman. 800x540 on 300+ euro phone is nice joke

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  • 2013-07-02 16:08
  • 3bVU
  • The Boy with Red Hat
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> In reply to droopy @ 2013-07-02 15:51 from L5{I - click to readDo you mean Nokia is in need of lots of customizations and a lots of wallpapers, ROMS, Roots, modds, ringtones, useless apps on the market an Black Market for not to mention thousands of Malware and Virus apps like Android hehehe

Oh and lots of steroid for realize is just to make the OS run stable. I dont think so. They dont get that hardware because WP not need it. Just see iOS, they dont need those gimmicks either.

Just Android fanboys need that to compensate something. hmmm

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  • 2013-07-02 15:55
  • 8}N{

woww 1 year late news jaja. Samsung has already that phone ON SALE on the market is called Samsung galaxy S4. When nokia will release this? next year?? too late nokia. You are out of the market using obsolete windowsphones, where there is NO games, No applications, and kids tiles...

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  • 2013-07-02 15:51
  • L5{I

I hope this help lumia 920 and it series cos I can't just watch nokia go down I gave out my nokia N8 for M̶̲̥̅&#4­41; to lay my hand on nokia lumia 920, but I just to wait a beat to see whether this new discovery would work with.

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  • 2013-07-02 15:39
  • 3sEw

It is totally useless.
If it can not run divx or xvid format videos

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  • 2013-07-02 15:36
  • rKuy

I thought the WP UI was scalable and wouldn't need specific resolutions to be "baked in" the system... guess I was wrong.

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  • 2013-07-02 15:35
  • 8RaX

Don't care about 1080p under 6" unnecessary stress to gpu and battery, but fact, that it supports it is important, that mean better cpu/ gpu support for faster web browsing and gaming.

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  • 2013-07-02 15:33
  • 3Jn}
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-02 13:57 from ibch - click to readI love the idea of Nokia BUT is useless.

Those specs you want are not needed at all. This is just to compete with android fanboys. WP not need that. And Nokia can become greedy as Samsung and others.

However, changes are good (not always) and was a matter of time WP/Nokia grows and getting better and better performance hardware.

In good time, this is far to be ended. And for those trolls that said Nokia/WP are dead this is a clear example that they WANT to compete in their own playground.

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  • 2013-07-02 15:12
  • 8}N{

> In reply to [deleted post]Huh? He didn't mention iPhone. He didn't even mention screen size. You shouldn't be calling people names. Especially when that name describes you.

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  • 2013-07-02 14:58
  • RbXH

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