1. jlangner's Avatar
    Does this mean Andromeda is dead or possibly pushed back beyond 2019?
    12-05-2018 01:40 PM
  2. BajanSaint69's Avatar
    Pushed back maybe... but it would seem to me that if you accept that the dual screen form factor has use, you accept that it will be useful in different sizes. What's not clear to me is why a different OS would be required.
    12-05-2018 04:40 PM
  3. eshropshire's Avatar
    Here is a comment from Mary Jo Foley on ZDNet.
    "Surface Chief Panos Panay told The Verge recently that a pocketable Surface was "his baby." But the company hasn't moved forward with its Andromeda device (and is unlikely to do so, from what my sources say)."
    12-06-2018 05:13 PM
  4. BajanSaint69's Avatar
    If they are unlikely to move forward with the project then why does Andromeda keep popping up in settings screens and in codes?
    12-06-2018 07:41 PM
  5. rodneyej's Avatar
    Yes
    12-07-2018 12:58 AM
  6. ven07's Avatar
    Does this mean Andromeda is dead or possibly pushed back beyond 2019?
    Wouldn't it just be an evolution of Andromeda?
    aximtreo likes this.
    12-07-2018 06:19 AM
  7. Central Analyst's Avatar
    Does this mean Andromeda is dead or possibly pushed back beyond 2019?
    Centaurus means Centaurus is dead - and Andromeda is dead.
    If either of these made sense, Windows Phone would still make sense.

    Both of these new "Beyond the curve" devices will suffer the same fate (if they are ever released) as Windows Phone for the same reason that Windows Phone failed - the app gap.

    All the ridiculous speculation that Centaurus or Andromeda will succeed after we just wait a little longer for PWA to "really take off" or UWP to be successful is wishful thinking.

    Windows Phone would be more successful than either Centaurus or Andromeda if UWP was wildly successful. UWP is not wildly successful (and never will be).

    The normal "phone" form factor is WAY more popular than any dual screen or folding phone format ever will be. A successful Windows Phone would help Centaurus and Andromeda immensely.
    Last edited by Central Analyst; Yesterday at 09:25 AM.
    01-20-2019 11:25 AM

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