With the likes of iOS and Android dominating the smartphone market, it can be difficult for anyone else to get a look in but finally it seems that Microsoft’s mobile phone OS is finally coming into its own and with the release of Windows Phone 8.1, it surely looks a more serious contender for its more experienced rivals.

The new features and recent updates not only resolve a lot of issues that were experienced with previous versions of the OS but they also give a fresher, more modern feel. Here are just a few of the latest additions you can expect to see in Windows Phone 8.1.