It is a no-brainer that those who own the better or higher end Windows Phone 8-powered devices out there will also be able to capture some rather stunning photos, thanks to the hardware included. With the Nokia Camera app, it seems as though only low resolution photos are sent automatically to the backup folder on the Nokia OneDrive, but where Windows Phone 8.1 is concerned, this will no longer be the case.
When it comes to Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft has gone a long way in fixing many pet peeves of users. One of those pertained to those with a Nokia Lumia 1020, Lumia 1520 or Lumia Icon. Those users have the ability with the Nokia Camera app to shoot ‘high resolution’ photos, taking advantage of their respective 41 MP and 20 MP cameras. But auto-backups using OneDrive would only save the lower resolution 5 MP one, leaving the high-resolution version on the device. Not good. As many of you have noticed over the last few weeks, Windows Phone 8.1 will now save those high resolution photos. We’ve finally gotten around to taking a look at it ourselves, and here are our findings.