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Windows Phone 8

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Windows Phone 8 review: 22 facts and highlights

Windows Phone 8
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Windows Phone 8

Why is Windows Phone 8 better than the average?

General info

1.The browser has word wrap
Windows Phone 8
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
2.Supports widgets
Windows Phone 8
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.
3.has a search browser
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With a search browser app, you can surf the internet from your device.

Updates

1.can be updated over-the-air
Windows Phone 8
It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
2.has free syncing OTA
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All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.

Features

1.can be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot
Windows Phone 8
With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.
2.allows taking a screenshot of your phone's screen
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A screenshot feature enables you to capture an image of your device's active screen. Most platforms offer built-in options for taking screenshots.
3.Has customizable notifications
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You can easily manage notifications by adjusting your preferences, and you can also turn them off completely for specific apps.
4.Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions
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The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
5.Tracks the current position of a mobile device
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The OS has a feature for tracking the position of a mobile device. This feature is particularly useful if your phone gets stolen or if you lose it.
6.supports video chat
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With video chat, also known as videotelephony, you can make audio and video calls from your device, enjoying a more natural interaction, similar to in-person meetings.

Miscellaneous

1.Has offline voice recognition
Windows Phone 8
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
2.is a multi-user system
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A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.

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