Microsoft is continuously improving its software, delivering updates to its Windows platform and introducing new features every now and then. Last year, at the end of July, the company has released its latest Windows 10 operating system with big changes for desktop PCs, then in October, it launched the two new Lumias (950 and 950 XL) with Windows 10 Mobile out of the box. This version was supposed to roll out to other Lumia devices in December, but Microsoft has encountered some problems and delayed the update until the middle of March.
So far, Microsoft has released Windows 10 Mobile to the following devices: Lumia 1520; 930; 640; 640XL; 730; 735; 830; 532; 535; 540; 635 (1GB); 636 (1GB); 638 (1GB); 430; 435; BLU Win HD w510u; BLU Win HD LTE x150q and the MCJ Madosma Q501 models.
Unfortunately, the Lumia 520, 1020 and 1320 haven’t been approved to get Windows 10 Mobile, as “This list includes a limited set of Windows Phone 8.1 devices and does not include some devices that are currently running Windows 10 Mobile in the Windows 10 Mobile Insider program. As Windows 10 delivers significant new innovations, many older devices are not able to successfully upgrade without an impact on the customer experience. Our goal is to only offer the Windows 10 upgrade to devices that we are confident can continue to deliver a good customer experience,” according to the company.
Recently, Microsoft has released a small update for the Lumia 950 and 950 XL users, who are now able to click HDR mode photos without depending on their phone’s “mood”, as previously, the software “decided” when the time was right to do that, based on the lighting conditions. Also, the battery life has been improved, because the Lumia 950 had a strong battery only on paper.
Microsoft has claimed that the company is “committed” to Windows 10 Mobile. “We are currently in development of our next generation products and I wanted to reconfirm our commitment to Windows 10 Mobile. We believe in this product’s value to business customers and it is our intention to support the Windows 10 Mobile platform for many years. We have a device roadmap to support that from Microsoft as well as our OEM partners who will also be selling an expanded lineup of phone devices based on this platform,” said Microsoft’s Windows and devices chief, Terry Myerson.
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