We know for a fact that software giant Microsoft will be rolling out Windows 10 next year, and you must be wondering if your Windows Phone 8-powered smartphone will be updated to the next version of the platform. According to the Redmond firm, yes your Windows Phone 8 handset will be updated to Windows 10.
The software giant made the announcement on its official Microsoft Lumia Twitter account. It said, “There will be Windows 10 upgrades for all Lumia Windows Phone 8 devices 🙂 And we will release new Windows 10 models in the future!”
@_Y06_ There will be Windows 10 upgrades for all Lumia Windows Phone 8 devices 🙂 And we will release new Windows 10 models in the future!
— Lumia (@Lumia) November 11, 2014
Now that you know that Microsoft will be rolling out the Windows 10 update for your Windows Phone 8 handset, you may be wondering when in 2015 will you be getting the update. According to Microsoft, Windows 10 will begin to roll out in mid or late 2015.
You may be thinking that by this time you would have gotten your hands on a new handset. The good news is Microsoft’s tweet says that Windows 10-powered devices will be released in the future. Unfortunately, it didn’t say when in 2015 its Windows 10 devices will make their debut, but it’s likely that these devices will be officially unveiled at the same time Windows 10 is released.
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