RV_ Posted October 5, 2019 Report Share Posted October 5, 2019 (edited) Yep, late 2020 we'll see two Arm processor machines, one the Neo tablet using Windows X, the other a two screen fold out full blown Microsoft Android phone. Now their weird exit from Windows 10 mobile, then their decision to use Google Chrome's engine for the Microsoft browser Edge, makes sense. They all led up to the Microsoft Android phone with very high tech, and access to the Google Play store. Read the details in the article below. Excerpt: "Going all in with Android on its dual-screen phone for 2020 is a play some Microsoft-watchers think is long overdue. Microsoft did something unexpected in launching the Surface Duo, a phone with two screens that fold around a hinge down the middle. After two years completely out of the phone game, Microsoft is ready to try again -- just not with its own software running the show. Instead, the Surface Duo will run on Android, a former rival OS. In doing so, Microsoft is leaning into the old adage: If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. "We are embracing customers where they are and building on technology they use with benefits only Microsoft can bring. We are building on top of Android, just as we've built on top of Chromium in our Edge browser, to give our customers the best of both companies," a company spokesperson said in an email to CNET. You'd be forgiven for thinking that the Surface Duo could augur a future phone that runs on its new Windows 10X OS, just like the other device Microsoft announced on Wednesday, the dual-screen Surface Neo. The Neo is, after all, basically a larger Surface Duo that doesn't make calls, so the foundation for Windows software is there. (Note that the Neo has a different processor inside and works with a magnetic keyboard.) But Microsoft has assured CNET that it's sticking with Android and has no plans to make a Windows-based phone." More pics and details in the article here: https://www.cnet.com/news/microsoft-isnt-making-another-windows-phone-for-one-simple-reason/ Also see: https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-surface-duo-android-failure-is-not-an-option/ Edited October 5, 2019 by RV_ Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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