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Windows 10 Creators Update will only come to 13 handsets




While desktop PCs and notebooks are already set to have the latest Creators Update of Windows 10, the mobile version of the update will only be available to a select few.

Microsoft has officially announced the list of handsets that’ll support the Windows 10 Creators Update for mobile and it includes the following:

  • HP Elite x3
  • Microsoft Lumia 550
  • Microsoft Lumia 640
  • Microsoft Lumia 640XL
  • Microsoft Lumia 650
  • Microsoft Lumia 950
  • Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
  • Alcatel IDOL 4S
  • Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL
  • SoftBank 503LV
  • VAIO Phone Biz
  • MouseComputer MADOSMA Q601
  • Trinity NuAns NEO

Sadly, only 13 handsets are eligible for the update. Other Windows 10 Mobile smartphones like the Lumia 930 and Lumia 1520 will be left behind when the update gets released. Also, only the listed phones will be able to test out future Insider builds.

We recognize that many Insiders will be disappointed to see their device is no longer supported. We looked at feedback from our Windows Insiders and realized that we were not providing the best possible experience for our customers on many older devices. That helped us determine which devices we support for the Windows 10 Creators Update. We are continually listening to your feedback to provide the best experience for ALL of our customers. — Windows Insider chief Dona Sarkar

The Windows 10 Creators Update for smartphones will become available on supported devices on April 25.

Source: Windows Blog



This article was contributed by Daniel Morial, a film school graduate and technology enthusiast. He's the geeky encyclopedia and salesman among his friends for anything tech.

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