Cherry Mobile has just announced that an update on Windows 8.1 for the Cherry Mobile Alpha Luxe and Alpha Style is now available for download. Get it via OTA (over- the-air).
Here are the new features after the update:
- 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
- mproved 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
By the way, if you are planning to buy one, the Cherry Mobile Alpha Luxe is priced at P4,999 while Alpha Style is at P2,999. Both are available on Cherry Mobile stores and kiosks. We also reviewed the Cherry Mobile Alpha Luxe late last year. Here, check our review:
Related article – Cherry Mobile Alpha Luxe Review
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