The latest Windows Phone 8.1 features anticipate for Lumia include:
Third column of Live Tiles on the Start Screen: Makes your Start screen unique as you are provided with three columns of customized tiles and a start background picture to shine through your system tiles.
Action Center: One swipe takes you to your settings and notifications.
Word Flow Keyboard. Glide your finger over this super-fast and intuitive smartphone keyboard to save time and effort.
Business support: Work made easy on the only smartphone that has Office for Windows Phone built in so that you can access, edit, and share documents with anyone. New enterprise features make work safe and easier to access.
Unique Lumia experiences take your smartphone to the next level: Enhanced Nokia Camera and renewed Camera Roll. Access your images, image editing and sharing even quicker directly from the camera. Reframe and zoom in high resolution directly in Camera Roll.
Updated Storyteller app and Living Images: Share your Storyteller stories on your favorite social network with an automatically created video of your best memories with a background music. Living Images bring your still photos to live on your Lumia Icon and Lumia 1520.
Install apps to MicroSD memory card. You can now free up space on your Lumia by moving apps to the memory card.
Rich Recording with Surround Sound: With Lumia 1520 and Lumia Icon, you can capture and relive immersive video in Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 sound that is more true-to-life than ever before.
Nokia Device Hub: Manage all your accessories in an easy and fun way.
The next evolution of image and video editing apps: Apps like Adobe Photoshop Express and Creative Studio make image post-editing even easier and richer, while Microsoft’s latest app Video Tuner delivers a leading experience for editing videos on a smartphone.
Available exclusively for Windows Phone 8.1, Video Tuner is a new and differentiated app that allows users to quickly edit and share high quality videos straight from their Lumia. With a range of tools to crop, rotate, flip, mirror and change videos’ speed; adjust volume and music; apply fun filters, effects, and more – pumping out amazing videos to share on social networks, OneDrive or with friends and family has never been easier.
How to update
Your Lumia smartphone automatically checks for updates every week, and will notify you when it finds one.
Available updates can also be manually checked by going to Settings -> Phone update. The update can be downloaded and installed straight from that screen.