Microsoft clarifies which 10 Lumia phones will receive Windows 10 upgrade

Microsoft has already started rolling out Windows 10 for computers and tablets and now the company is giving information about which Lumia phones will receive the update.

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The company confirmed that 10 Lumia devices will be updated to Windows 10 initially. The list includes the Lumia 430, Lumia 435, Lumia 532, Lumia 535, Lumia 540, Lumia 640, Lumia 640 XL, Lumia 735, Lumia 830 and Lumia 930. Microsoft also revealed that all Lumia handsets running Windows Phone 8.1 with Denim update will get upgrade at later stages. It will also bring Windows 10 update to more devices later.

A number of devices like Lumia 520 and Lumia 630/635 that come with less than 1GB of RAM are not included in the list. In May, Microsoft had announced that Windows 10 upgrade will come to Lumia 640. Edge browser, Cortana virtual assistant, Maps are some of the many new features associated with Windows 10. There is no word on exact date of the Windows 10 upgrade to the aforementioned Lumia handsets. Yesterday, Microsoft also launched Office Mobile apps for Windows 10 tablets.


Author: Sneha Bokil

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