Windows Phone 8 sneak peak is done. Microsoft showed more about the platform improvements and plenty of options for developers. Today’s event focused on developers and the new consumer features before releasing, Windows Phone 8 will be available this fall.
The Windows Phone start screen is beautiful, neatly organized and information centric with live tiles. Windows Phone 8 has a new Start Screen that is more personalised and customizable. The tiles on start screen now have three sizes.
- Small Size : The size of the tile is quarter in the present square tile.
- Medium Size: Same size as in the present home screen.
- Large Size: It have the size of a two square tiles, like the calendar app in the home screen.
With these different sizes you can customize the start screen based on your priorities, you are able to tweak any app to any size small, medium or large according to your need. The right arrow in the Windows Phone 7.5 is removed in Windows Phone 8. The home screen real estate is properly used. More colours are added for the tiles.
You can watch the New Start Screen in action.