Microsoft is set to bring the next-generation Windows Phone 8 platform to the market this fall, on devices coming from Nokia, Huawei, Samsung and HTC, and with a new range of applications packed inside.
Among them, we can count Audible, Microsoft's direct response to Apple's Siri, as well as Wallet, the company's own app designed specifically to enable mobile payments on the platform. Moreover, there will be a series of new Nokia applications available for all Windows Phone 8 users, including a new flavor of Nokia Music, Nokia Counters, Camera Extras and Smart Groups.
Nokia's Transport and Drive will also be enhanced for Windows Phone. All these apps will start arriving on Lumia devices as soon as next week. ith over 100,000 applications in the Windows Phone Marketplace, Windows Phone 8 users will enjoy a strong ecosystem, Microsoft stated.