Lumia Denim update starts rolling out to select models in China

Lumia Denim China

Microsoft recently starting rolling out the official Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 with Lumia Denim. Starting today, a number of Lumia handsets in China are receiving the latest version of Windows Phone.

If you are an owner of a Nokia Lumia 520, Nokia Lumia 525, Nokia Lumia 526, Nokia Lumia 625, Nokia Lumia 720, Nokia Lumia 720T or Nokia Lumia 1320 in China, you may be receiving the Lumia Denim update as you read this.

The update will be sent out in stages, so you may not receive it immediately. You can manually check for the update's availability by Settings > Phone update > Check for updates on your device.

Here's all you need to know about Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1
Here's all you need to know about Lumia Denim

The update will bring several new features and improvements to the Windows Phone platform, along with some exclusive enhancements for Lumia devices. Among the new features is one that allows you to activate virtual personal assistant Cortana by saying, "Hey Cortana." This feature requires a phone powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 800 or higher CPU.

Lumia smartphones will also benefit from the updated Lumia Camera pp, which helps the camera boot up faster than before. It also allows you to snap a series of pictures with just a fraction of a second between shots. Additionally select models will allow you to perform Moment Captures, where you can record video in 4K and capture HD photos from the video.

The update also allows you to add either Bing Weather or Bing Health and Fitness data to the Glance screen.

The following video from Microsoft will give you a brief tour through some of the new featuring of Lumia Denim, and will give you an overview on how to  get the update on your supported Lumia device as soon as it's available.

source - Microsoft China (translated) | WindowsCentralMobileSyrup

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