Microsoft Announces Which Lumias Will Get Windows 10 First

It’s little surprise that the first Windows Phones to get Windows 10 Mobile will be Microsoft-made Lumias, especially as few manufacturers so far have built Windows Phones. With Windows 10, Microsoft is hoping to lure in app developers by the one OS that is compatible with all Windows devices.

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Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia did not turn out to be a game changer as the company expected and it seemed slowly that the former was working to revamp the Lumia range and probably jumpstart a trend where Windows Phone become popular again. Microsoft has promised that MDT 2013 Update 1 will get released sometime this month.

The Lumia 950 is rumoured to be a high-end 5.2-inch QHD smartphone running on Windows 10, while it’s also claimed that Microsoft will launch a 5.7-inch Lumia 950 XL model.

The phone offers 32GB of internal storage with a microSD card, 20MP PureView rear camera with triple LED flash and a 5MP Wide-angle front facing camera.

The upcoming Microsoft flagship will be featuring the sharp Lumia trademark design as seen on the prototype.

These phones were Lumia 430, Lumia 435, Lumia 532, Lumia 535, Lumia 540, Lumia 640, Lumia 640 XL, Lumia 735, Lumia 830 and Lumia 930.

Microsoft’s Continuum and the universal platform concept – where apps run across different devices – will be key to helping the Windows 10 operating system catch on with smartphones.

Microsoft’s line of free Windows 10 deployment tools are more fully described at this page. Rumors also indicate that the new Lumia phone is likely to cost more than the iPhone 6. If you recently updated to Windows 10, some of these updates may have already been part of your upgrade.

We have been told along the Windows 10 development process that the flighted testing through these rings would be the norm for any prospective updates to the OS.

“Flagship devices is what they will create and distribute”, Gold said.

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So some may remember having to upgrade Windows 8 to the pro version for $100 before they were even given the option to pay for the Windows Media Center pack, which cost an additional $10.

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