Aaron Sauve, a senior program manager on the Windows Phone camera and photos team, has just guest authored a blog post over on the Windows Phone Blog about the ability of Windows Phone 8 users to backup their photos and videos in their full resolution.

Today I am pleased to announce that we’re making the ability to back up full-res photos and videos available everywhere. (We just started to light this up, so be patient if you don’t see it right away. The change could take a few days to roll out around the globe.)

The guest post has screenshots to show you what to expect in the new menus with this update.   Aaron also confirms that the highest resolution uploads still require a Wi-Fi connection in order to prevent a negative impact on your data plan.

Personally, I wish this was also a choice because many of us do have unlimited data plans and would like the high-res images stored in our SkyDrive accounts when we are out and away from Wi-Fi.

Read more at Full-res photo and video backup now available worldwide for Windows Phone 8