Windows 8.1 update for CM Alpha Luxe and Alpha Style rolls out
Cherry Mobile has announced on their Facebook page that the Windows software update for their Alpha Luxe and Alpha Style are now available for download. It carries a slew of improvements including better battery life for the devices.
Below are the list of improvements that users could expect when they install the latest Windows 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.
- Improved 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.
Planning to get either of the two devices? check out our review here: