Nokia Lumia 920, 820 update patches iffy performance
Microsoft and Nokia will push out a software update to improve Bluetooth connection and battery life for two of its flagship phones.
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.
— Nokia Care US (@NokiaCareUS) December 14, 2012
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.