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This is the week that Microsoft announced the official launch of their new Windows Phone 8.1 (Lumia Cyan) and it seems that it already started rolling out the newest version in different countries. There are confirmed reports of its availability in: Argentina, Finland, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand and Turkey which already have started to receive an update to Windows Phone 8.10.12397.895.

According to information posted on Microsoft's India official twitter account, this week Windows Phone 8.1 should be available in India and some other markets.

Update: Now available in Latin America, Europe, Africa and Middle East. Details here


Windows Phone 8.1 brings important visual changes in comparison to its predecessor and, among other things, will also bring support for Bluetooth 4.0. It is expected to start seeing more updates this week in other countries. At the moment of writing this lines the update was made available only for Nokia Lumia 625 and Lumia 925 (in the countries mentioned above) but it is likely to see the update for some other models currently using Windows Phone 8.0. Needless to say that Nokia Lumia 630 and Lumia 930 are not expected to receive this update as they already come with Windows Phone 8.1.

We have collected some of the confirmed news and we will be posting them in the following table so it is easy to check whether you should be expecting the update or what other people have said about the Windows Phone 8.1 Lumia Cyan availability.

Countries where Windows Phone Lumia Cyan is available

Country Available Models that have received the update to WP 8.1

Argentina

Yes (07/JUL/2014) Nokia Lumia 925

Austria

Yes (15/JUL/2014) Nokia Lumia 1020

Brazil

Yes (15/JUL/2014) Nokia Lumia 925

Finland

Yes (06/JUL/2014) Nokia Lumia 925

Honduras

Yes (16/JUL/2014) Nokia Lumia 1020

India

Yes (15/JUL/2014) Nokia Lumia 1320, Nokia Lumia 920

Mexico

Yes (15/JUL/2014) Nokia Lumia 925

Spain

Yes (06/JUL/2014) Nokia Lumia 625

Taiwan

Yes (07/JUL/2014) Nokia Lumia 625

Thailand

Yes (07/JUL/2014) Nokia Lumia 625

Turkey

Yes (07/JUL/2014) Nokia Lumia 925

USA

Yes (16/JUL/2014) Nokia Lumia 1020 (AT&T, T-Mobile)

UK

Yes (16/JUL/2014) Nokia Lumia 625, Nokia Lumia 620 (Pencil)

Last updated: 16/JULY/2014 19.08 PM BST

This week we will be updating this page as the update is being rolled out. As you wait you could check some of the new features that you could use here!

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