For Microsoft, giving up the mobile space may be temporary, but even then they are still accelerating the spin-off of Windows Phone.
According to foreign media reports, Microsoft engineer Ricky Brundritt admits that they have completely terminated the technical support for Windows mobile phones since last month. Microsoft had said before, Windows Mobile platform is no longer introducing new features or devices.
Although we give up, but Microsoft is currently only for Windows 10 Mobile platform maintenance status, and stop technical support, they will no longer provide any extended support for this operating system, of course, the system will not be any security patches and improvements .
In fact, for Microsoft, the end of Windows Phone just for a new beginning, and this new role is Surface Phone. Displayed in many patents, Microsoft Surface Phone you want to present either PC form or phone form, can be a tool for creating and similar paper notes.
In addition, the Surface Phone, its internal code 'Andromeda' (Andromeda), will use a dual-screen folding design, together is the shape of the phone, but after the start of a miniature computer, belongs to the One Core under the framework of the product, So running Windows Core OS (core operating system), from this perspective, it really can be regarded as a form of mobile phone under the X86 architecture.
The second half of this year, we may wish to look forward to the next Surface Phone.