Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1
Top 54%378 points
Top 54%
Key features and highlights

Windows 8.1 review: 17 facts and highlights

1. Is a multi-user system

Windows 8.1
23% have it

2. The browser has word wrap

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Windows 8.1
31% have it

3. Supports widgets

You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
Windows 8.1
63% have it

4. You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen

Windows 8.1
88% have it

5. can be updated over-the-air

It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
Windows 8.1
94% have it

6. Supports video chat

Windows 8.1
63% have it

7. can be used as a WiFi hot spot

With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.
Windows 8.1
73% have it

8. Has customizable notifications

You can easily manage notifications by adjusting your preferences, and you can also turn them off completely for specific apps.
Windows 8.1
47% have it

9. has a child lock

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Windows 8.1
59% have it

10. Helps tracking the current position of a mobile device

Windows 8.1
70% have it

11. has free navigation software

Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.
Windows 8.1
83% have it

12. Supports bookmarks sync across different devices

Windows 8.1
52% have it

13. Copy and paste features in web browser

Windows 8.1
91% have it

14. has a search browser

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.
Windows 8.1
99% have it

15. has free syncing OTA

All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
Windows 8.1
84% have it

16. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Windows 8.1
42% have it

17. has voice commands

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
Windows 8.1
78% have it

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