Microsoft may reveal Windows 10 mobile OS at Jan 21 event: sources

Microsoft is expected to reveal its plans for Windows 10 across phones and tablets during the January 21 event.

Microsoft is expected to reveal its plans for Windows 10 across phones and tablets during the January 21 event.

Though the company does not say that it's going to showcase Windows 10 mobile to the public, sources within the company have revealed that it will announce a few features of Windows 10 for phones, also called Windows 10 mobile and Windows mobile internally. According to The Verge, Windows 10 mobile OS will be a combination of the Windows Phone and Windows RT operating systems.

Microsoft had recently launched the Phone Insider app, which gives registered Windows Insiders pre-release OS updates on their phone. The app only works for Microsoft employees as of now.

According to Zdnet, Windows 10 mobile OS is expected to work on Intel- and ARM-based tablets, as well as Windows Phones.

Microsoft had earlier said that all devices running Windows 8 Phone will be able to upgrade to Windows 10 mobile. Windows 10, which was announced in September, will provide a unified experience across different kinds of devices including desktops, tablets and smartphones. It is expected to have one application store which will allow users download and update them from any device.

 

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