Splash Screens in WP8 - Who moved my cheese? - by @mbcrump
You may have noticed that after creating a new Windows Phone 8 application that the SplashScreenImage.jpg does not exist in the project as it did in Mango. Since Windows Phone 8 Apps are “compiled in the cloud”, there isn’t a whole lot of reasons to create a splash screen as apps load super fast already. But that doesn’t mean you can’t add one back to the project to help identify your “brand”. If you would like to use a splash screen in your Windows Phone 8 project, then it may be beneficial to look at the resolutions supported by the SDK first.
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