Windows Phone leaked screenshots reveal the Notification Center

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The only noticeable feature that wasn’t available in Windows Phones series was the ‘Notifications’. Though it did gave an indication immediately after the phone is unlocked. Recent screenshot leak of Windows Phone indicate that Microsoft has added the ‘Notification Center’ in it’s Operating System, which users around the globe were looking forward to.

The Notifications

The Notifications

The Operating System version

The Operating System version

According to the screenshots, we can get to know the Operating System version, i.e., 12084.WPMAIN(wpbldlab).20130509-1407, which means that it was compiled on 9th May 2013. These screenshots had been posted by a Reddit user, who bought a Nokia Lumia 920 and says that these features are bundled onto the Operating System.

Other features, revealed in the update includes a new Calender Applications, Frequency of usage of applications, ‘Data Sense’ which indicates the data usage in the past month.

The updated Calender Application

The updated Calender Application

The Applications Frequency

The Applications Frequency

The Data Sense

The Data Sense

Sorting applications have also been improved, now we can sort the applications according to our usage too (earlier, the only way of sorting was according to the name).

The Applications Sort

The Applications Sort

We know that Microsoft wanted a Notification Center for Windows Phone from a long time, but the company had agreed to that they were unable to deliver the same due to lack of time.

Microsoft’s Thomas Fennel had even indicated at BUILD when he was answering a question. “It’s very very important to me… we get tons of feedback from developers that they want something like that as well. I promise we’re thinking very very hard on that one.”

Source : Reddit | TheVerge (Images)

Karan Uppal

Karan Uppal is the Editor-in-Chief for Virtuaniz. He is currently a bachelor student of Computer Science at Bangalore and is working with a few start-ups. Karan is a keen learner and loves to travel. He loves reviewing gadgets and claims them to hold an important part in his life. Follow him at @freezethinker to get his updates.

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