While launching the Microsoft Lumia 640 and the Lumia 640 XL at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Neil Broadley, the Director for Phone Product Marketing hinted that the phones can updated to Windows 10 Operating system later this year, hinting at the release date of the Windows 10 sometime this year.
In an interview with The Verge, Broadley said that flagship device, much-anticipated with the latest OS interface and other modern features is to be released after testing it with “the best software experience” and the magazine predicted that it would be after summer this year.
Going by this indication, the Microsoft flagship device will be relased in September but no Microsoft official is forthcoming on the excat time of the release except that it would be later this year. Moreover, Microsoft is not in a hurry to release the device in a hurry but its clients Samsung or HTC have already rolled our several variatns of Windows 10 smartphones.
The HTC One M9 or HTC HimaW was unveiled on Monday aimed at the US markets. Microsoft is still releasing its Lumia series adding the Lumia 640 with XL and KTE variants in the budget phone range, which the company may be eyeing ahead of launching the mega showpiece phone later this year.
Currently, Windows Phones constitute 3.3% of the market share, according to IDC figures for 2014 but Microsoft is not relenting on making progress with better phones in the future.