Microsoft has confirmed that simply 13 phones is getting the Windows 10 Creators Update for cellular devices, with the roll-out planned to start from April 25. If the phone’s maybe not included, you do not be quite out of fortune.
The handsets will be the Alcatel IDOL 4S, the Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL, the HP Elite x3, the Lenovo Softbank 503LV, the MCJ Madosma Q601, the Trinity NuAns Neo, the VAIO VPB051 while the following Lumias: 550, 640, 640 XL, 650, 950 and 950 XL.
“Windows Insiders who possess products perhaps not on this list can nevertheless keep the unit regarding Windows 10 Creators Update at their own risk realizing that it is unsupported,” writes Microsoft’s Dona Sarkar.
Mobile phone woes
Microsoft states it knows users overlooked is “disappointed” however the writing was in the wall for a time for the mobile version of Windows 10. There’s no brand new hardware coming additionally the Creators improve roll-out is actually a final hurrah (or a final whimper).
As far as smart phones get, Microsoft now appears content to have its apps on fore on iOS and Android os, particularly on Android os – with all the OS so customizable, Microsoft can essentially change Google’s standard apps with ones of a unique.
Their attempts to create a unified operating system that actually works across desktops and tablets is more productive, with a flood of 2-in-1 devices hitting the marketplace lately. Time will inform whether Windows can fundamentally stage a comeback on mobile.