Users of Cherry Mobile Alpha smartphones should be delighted to know that the local mobile phone company is rolling out a Windows Phone 8.1 update to both the Alpha Luxe and the Alpha Style Windows Phone devices with a number of new features and bug fixes included in the update.
Some of the features already exist on other Windows Phone based devices especially with Nokia/Microsoft in-house devices including Live folders, IE improvements, battery life improvements and support for Qualcomm QuickCharge 2.0.
The update is now up and available for download to all Alpha Luxe and Alpha Style users. This is part of the continuing support for Windows Phone devices irregardless of what manufacturer and brand the units are and that offers the latest feature available for Windows Phone users without leaving them behind.
Check out below the list of new features that the update is bringing to the Cherry mobile devices based on Windows Phone.
Windows Phone Update for CM: Alpha Luxe + Alpha Style
Live Folders – You can now organize your apps into folders on your Start screen! To create a Live Folder, just drag a tile over another tile and then name the folder.
Automatic Scheduled Updates – When an update is available, it is automatically installed at the time of your choosing, such as overnight when your phone is charging.
SMS Merge and Forwarding – The ability to select multiple SMS messages for deletion and forwarding.
VPN through Wi-Fi – VPN functionality through a public Wi-Fi hotspot
Improved IE on Mobile Website – Greatly enhances mobile usage and compatibility for Windows Phone users.
Quick Charging – Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 support is included, letting Windows Phone users with the appropriate chipset take advantage Qualcomm’s rapid, high voltage USB charging. Consequently, charging times should be upwards of 75% faster.
Advanced Bluetooth – Advanced support for Bluetooth standards PAN (personal area network) 1.0 profile, aptX codec support for A2DP, and browsing support for AVRCP. These new standards give customers better streaming and compatibility for Windows Phone media.
Improved Battery Life – Numerous fixes all work together to provide improved battery life for all Windows Phones