1. Luk Tanguy's Avatar
    Hello Dan!! Hope you're good; i just wanted to ask if Microsoft is planning to release a mobile?
    02-10-2019 04:17 AM
  2. Prometheus2021's Avatar
    I don't think they will come out with a Mobile device anytime soon, or maybe even at all. As we know, they completely killed off what was left of W10M and for the few of us who still rock their Microsoft phones this is our last year with any support from MS. Their best bet is to create a new category, just like they did with the Surface line. Andromeda is rumored to come out, but that is more of a pocket computer, a companion to your phone, not so much a phone replacement. MS best bet for an actual Mobile looks to be resting on its partners. The only questions here is whether MS is trying to develop an OS that is both part of the Windows ecosystem and can be used as a mobile OS. Two big issues I see with this is 1) App gap; they need to get the developers to bring some of the big name apps to the platform and 2) The bitter after taste of what W10M could have been and that is still fresh in the ones of most of us. An aggressive ad camping showing of its capabilities and how it stand out from the rest, and at the same time integrates to an already robust ecosystem would be the solution for #2 . The big one tho is the app gap. Only time will tell if MS themselves will actually try (again) to bring a mobile option to the world. Although I highly doubt that
    02-10-2019 10:00 PM
  3. xandros9's Avatar
    I'm not Dan but I'll probably have to do.

    It's highly unlikely. If there was anything to share, we'd have heard of it. Ubuntu Touch and Sailfish might be worth trying if a change from the two big players is on your mind. Maybe even KaiOS if you're looking for a slightly-more-smart feature phone experience.
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    02-10-2019 10:05 PM
  4. nate0's Avatar
    Hello Dan!! Hope you're good; i just wanted to ask if Microsoft is planning to release a mobile?
    A mobile what though?
    You mean Andromeda?
    02-10-2019 11:53 PM
  5. Prometheus2021's Avatar
    Originally posted by nate0
    Originally Posted by Luk Tanguy
    Hello Dan!! Hope you're good; i just wanted to ask if Microsoft is planning to release a mobile?
    A mobile what though?
    You mean Andromeda?
    I believe he just means in general.
    02-11-2019 12:04 AM
  6. nate0's Avatar
    I believe he just means in general.
    Well if in "general", than any new pocketable ARM device running a flavor of W10 (WCOS/W10oA) would fall in that category imo. Of which none have made it to the market yet. So personally my answer would be not yet. However I'm not Dan so it's best he provide insight on that. It might be about time though for Zac or Dan to give a status update from their end on any pocketable ARM devices on the horizon...

    Still it would be good to hear what the original poster is really referring to...
    02-11-2019 04:02 PM

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