As well as announcing some new Lumia Windows Phone devices this morning, Microsoft also announced a new software update for their Lumia smartphones the Lumia Denim Update.
The Microsoft Lumia Denim update will bring a range of new features to Lumia devices, the update will bring all the features of Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 to the devices, as well as features that are exclusive to Lumia handsets.
You can see a list of the features that are exclusive to Microsoft’s Lumia devices below.
The Lumia Denim Update provides features that are exclusive to Lumia. We always strive to bring new features to everyone, but some of which are hardware dependent and are only announced for the Lumia 930, Lumia Icon, Lumia 1520 and Lumia 830, such as the Lumia Camera.
Lumia Camera – Replacing Nokia Camera, Lumia Camera is faster and more intuitive than before to make the best camera experience, even better.
Speed – Pocket to capture speeds are superfast, and it only takes milliseconds going from shot to shot.
Moment Capture – A long press of the camera button starts 4K-quality video recording at 24 FPS. With each frame at 8.3 megapixels, you can save individual frames as high quality still images.
Rich Capture – Auto HDR and Dynamic Flash are now welcomed into the already-impressive feature set. Shoot first and adjust the camera settings later for that perfect photo.
Improved image processing algorithms – Updated to give you clearer photos, even in lowlight.
“Hey Cortana” Voice Activation – Gone are the days of pressing the microphone button to wake-up Cortana. Simply say “Hey Cortana” while the phone is idle and Cortana will activate.This is possible thanks to the SensorCore technology.
Glance Screen – Compatible Lumia devices can now show more at a glance with Bing Weather, or Bing Health & Fitness data, in addition to time and date, notifications and application data.
You can find out full details on everything that is included in the update, plus full details on the Windows Phone 8.1 update 1 over at Microsoft at the link below.