Microsoft confirms Windows Phone is dead

Yordan, 09 October 2017

Windows Phone 8.1 is over and after series of tweets by Joe Belfiore we know that Windows 10 Mobile is also slowly but steadily heading to the product graveyard of Microsoft. The Microsoft VP, responsible for the mobile OS said that Microsoft will keep supporting the platform with bug fixes, but no new features or hardware will be introduced.

In the following tweet, Belfiore explained the decision. He says that developers never really backed the platform and Microsoft could not find partners to work with. Along with the low number of users, Windows 10 Mobile gets into a “Paragraph 22” situation from which there is no escape.

Instead of inventing a new OS, the Redmond company is now concentrated on improving the link between the phone and the PC. The Edge browser is another project that is making its way to Android and iOS.


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