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The first screenshots of Windows Phone Blue leak

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 08 Jun 2013 16:12 User comments (3)

The first screenshots of Windows Phone Blue leak Microsoft's upcoming update to their Windows Phone mobile operating system, codenamed Blue, has been outed in some very early screenshots.
The OS will soon include a notification center, an updated calendar interface, and better sorting abilities for apps and lists.

Screenshots came via a strange source, a Reddit user who purchased a Lumia 920 on eBay. The phone had some sort of internal build, identified as 12084.WPMAIN(wpbldlab).20130509-1407. The name shows a date of May 9th, 2013, so the build is not too old.

Multitasking improvements are in the build, as well, including the ability to close multiple apps in the multitasking view. Microsoft also has test applications that start with a lower case "z", such as zBattinfo.

The Verge says it has been able to confirm that the screenshots are legit.

Some of the pics here:

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3 user comments

18.6.2013 16:24

Why is Blue so Red?!?!

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 08 Jun 2013 @ 16:25


28.6.2013 16:37

The interface looks nice but the "z" before every app is annoying.

39.6.2013 8:47

Originally posted by Hrdrk20:
The interface looks nice but the "z" before every app is annoying.
Not every app but just some "test apps", the article says. Remember that this is not an official build.

And it may be red because of that, too... Or perhaps it's running on Vodafone. Or, most likely, the codename is related to the state of mind, and not the color. 3:)

Just kidding. I kinda like the interface of this OS.

"You know, it seems that quotes on the internet are becoming less and less reliable." -Abraham Lincoln.

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