“Nearly 35 percent of Windows-based smartphones will not update to Windows 10 ‘

Mar

19

2016

About 35 percent of all in use Windows Phone devices will not update to Windows Mobile 10. Which include the Microsoft decision due to display devices with 512MB RAM upgrade.

The Czech site Windows Mobile Mania compared the list of models that can expect an upgrade with information Adduplex, a site that focuses on the promotion of Windows Phone applications. The data show that Lumia smartphones currently in use. Of the devices that were in use in January and February, respectively, 33.6 percent and 32.7 percent have upgraded to Windows 10 Mobile no.

This is in all cases the older Nokia Lumia and no Microsoft Lumia’s, though also not get all Microsoft Lumia’s an upgrade. Initially promised the Lumia team would receive all devices with Windows Phone 8 upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile. However, this promise is not fulfilled, because Microsoft says now is that Lumia with 512MB RAM not get the update.

The hardware is not the only restriction, because devices like the Lumia 1020 and 920, which have 2GB and 1GB ram, the update have not. Common smartphones that do not also get the update, further the Lumia 630, 625, 530 and 520. The windows insider account late on Twitter that an upgrade for these devices is also not on the schedule.

Windows Insider on Twitter

For many users of these phones is the lack of an update a disappointment . That also has to do with the fact that she could run Windows 10 Mobile Preview on their smartphone, but not now get the final version. According to Gabe Aul, head of the Windows Insider program, the user experience on older devices are not sufficient and Microsoft therefore focuses on the newer models.

The devices that do get an upgrade are the Lumia 1520, 930, 640, 640XL, 730, 735, 830, 532, 535, 540, 635 1GB, 636 1GB, 638 1GB, 430, 435, BLU Win HD w510u, BLU Win HD LTE x150q and MCJ Madosma Q501.

Windows Mobile market share

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