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Lumia 540 hands-on demo: Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2, general usability & performance

Lumia 540 GDR2So, here we are with our second video of Lumia 540. In the first video we unboxed the device and shared our first hands-on impressions. In this video we have demoed the changes that Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 brings and also share our impressions of general usability and performance of Lumia 540.

  • Lumia 540 is the first Lumia with a 720p display and is running Snapdragon 200 quad-core processor, so one can be bit skeptical about how the processor will handle the UI navigation. But you will be impressed with the way the device handles daily operations. It runs smoothly and proves its usability in daily one-handed use.
  • Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 looks very stable and polished. Compared to the Windows 10 Preview it may lack in some features but one may really live with GDR2 as the daily OS.
  • GDR2 bring some usability enhancements like settings grouping, settings search and also cool features like double tap on navigation bar to lock.
  • You can read all about Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 at our dedicated page.

Nayan has more than 10 years of experience of covering Technology and innovations. He is a big Nokia fan and Tech disruptions aficionado. He loves to review new cool gadgets and writing about Android, iOS, Gadgets and general Technology stuff. He has been associated with other well-known Tech sites WinCentral and GadgetOx since long. He currently sports a Lumia 950 XL and Nexus 5X. Other interests include listening to Nu-Metal Hits and Kick-Boxing. Write to him at Email: [email protected]