No, we technically do not mean that your Nokia Lumia will turn Cyan in color one fine morning.
Cyan is the new update to Nokia Lumia phones which would essentially bring the all the new Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia features on existing smartphones , schedule to be available this summer. Leaks suggesting a roadmap of the roll out dates to various models have recently been pictured on the web.
Although the Windows mobile OS is a far reach from the popularity of the iOS and Android, Microsoft has slowly been taking baby steps towards success. Its first success came by surpassing BlackBerry to becoming the third most used smartphone platform in the U.S. behind Android and iOS.
Windows Phone 8.1 adds a lot of features equalizing the quotient between itself, Apple and Google. It gives to its users the Cortana. The Cortana is to Windows, that Siri is to Apple and Google Now is to Google. Not very surprisingly, it derives its features from both Siri and Google Now and performs almost the same functions, bring Windows to par with its contemporaries.
A similar action center marks Windows 8.1, iOS and Android. They can be accessed by swiping down the top of the screen to see the latest notifications and also the apps that are currently in use. One can access their commonly used features and settings easily this way.
Following a marketing strategy similar to the iOS8, Microsoft has lined up a Windows 8.1 ‘Preview for Developers’ that allows anyone with a Windows Phone 8 handset to install the OS update early. An initial experiment made by some users on the T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 521 proved successful and acknowledged hassle free installation.
Owners of Nokia Lumia mobiles can check on the leaks by serial leakster @ evleaks to understand how Nokia plans to release this update OTA and when. The first smartphones to receive the update will be the Nokia Lumia 1520, Lumia 1020 and Lumia 925 in late July or early August. The the Lumia 920, Lumia 820, Lumia 720, Lumia 625, Lumia 620 and Lumia 520 will follow suit in early August.