Nokia announced today that, along with Microsoft, it will roll out a software update that address user complaints about battery life, Bluetooth connection, and startup.
Starting today, the over-the-air update will cover theand for all AT&T customers in the U.S. and Rogers subscribers in Canada.
Among the changes, Nokia says, users will see:
- More efficient and reliable Bluetooth connectivity
- More efficient and reliable startup sequence
- Enhancements in imaging performance and battery management
- Enhancements in messaging
- Additional platform updates and enhancements
CNET has asked Nokia when and ifand users will also see the fix; we'll update this post when Nokia responds. Nokia says that other global users will see their patch in early February.
The handset maker first let slip that an update was in the works with a December 14 tweet from its Nokia Care department in response to user complaints.
Despite the inconsistencies some phone owners experienced, the new Lumias are packed with additional features -- like wireless charging, a highly sensitive screen, and extra apps -- that set them apart from other Windows phones.