Windows RT 8.1
Windows RT 8.1
Top 53%391 points
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Key features and highlights

Windows RT 8.1 review: 17 facts and highlights

1. 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 RT 8.1
31% have it

2. 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 RT 8.1
63% have it

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

Windows RT 8.1
88% have it

4. can be updated over-the-air

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

5. Supports video chat

Windows RT 8.1
63% have it

6. 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 RT 8.1
73% have it

7. Has customizable notifications

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

8. has a child lock

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

9. Helps tracking the current position of a mobile device

Windows RT 8.1
70% have it

10. has free navigation software

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

11. Copy and paste features in web browser

Windows RT 8.1
91% have it

12. Supports bookmarks sync across different devices

Windows RT 8.1
52% have it

13. has a search browser

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

14. has free syncing OTA

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

15. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Windows RT 8.1
12% 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 RT 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 RT 8.1
78% have it

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