In the wake of the iOS 6 announcement WPCentral has posted some Windows Phone 8 rumours which hints at new features.
- In Windows Phone 8, Nokia Maps replaces Bing Maps all together and will feature 3D navigation and hardware acceleration across all Windows Phone devices.
- Skype will be built into the OS and integrated into your contacts and work like a regular phone call.
- VOIP providers can patch into the OS just like Skype can.
- Windows Phone Wallet will bring NFC payments to the OS.
- Windows Phone 8 will bring Voice Tools so developers can plug into Tellme.
- Windows Phone 8 will include WinRT
- Native Development for gaming will be available.
- New APIs for the camera in Windows Phone 8
- Many other new Developer tools
Quite a handful there.Â Nokia Maps replacing Bing Maps is of course the most interesting and unexpected new feature. Is there anything else which strikes our readers fancy? Let us know below.