Lumia Denim Coming to More Windows Phone Devices

Microsoft seems to have been quite upbeat about its upcoming Denim update since last year. The update was rolled out by the end of 2014 but it was rather limited. Microsoft promised availability across the board from January 2015 on-wards. That promise is beginning to materialize and as it stands, Microsoft is looking to bring out the best in its latest update courtesy of the Lumia camera.

Cortana’s at your service

The update is available for Lumia smartphones running Windows Phone 8.1. It introduces new Cortana voice assistant updates. The most notable addition would be the ability to grab Cortana’s attention simply by calling her out. At times, it’s nice to know you’ve got someone by your side 24/7.

UI more customizable than before

A number of small changes have been made to the user interface. The key one is the ability to add Live Folders instead of merely having Live Tiles displayed on the screen. This would allow organizing entire folders in a way you feel comfortable with. That’s a nice personalized touch there.

Lumia Camera app

However, it’s the new Lumia Camera app that has got even the head of imaging technology for Microsoft Lumia excited. The Rich Capture mode allows users to adjust the amount of flash along with the dynamic range upon taking a photo. Moments capture allows shooting videos in 4K that’s an experience worth enjoying.

What’s also interesting is that the speed of the app has been enhanced with this latest update. You could chalk it up to the background photo processing which allows users to incessantly take photos like there’s no tomorrow. There’s no doubt that hardware enjoys most of the credit for this but the enhanced software backing this equally deserves appreciation.


  • Badar

    4K monitors are new in the market and who will purchase it.

  • Taha Najam

    Wow, what a poorly written article. Cortana has been available since Cyan. And Live Folders is the only UI change introduced in this version.

    • Abbas Haider

      Maybe you should learn to read better. he mentions the introduction of ‘new Cortana voice assistant updates’, not Cortana itself.

      Perhaps you should also get out of the little rock you live under and do your research. Microsoft explicitly mentions all the rest of the features that follow the change in UI so get your facts straight; it’s not just a UI change.

      So much for your ‘reliable sources; quit trolling like a loner.

    • Ahsan Butt

      I think you should focus on your own research bro. There are so many websites that show the exact same information that Microsoft has shown on its blog and videos. Are you trying to say all of them are unreliable?? Please dont call others names and throw allegations when you cant do your research.