Microsoft Lumia again on sale

Many users believe that there are only two well-known mobile platforms – Android, developed by Google, and iOS from Apple, intended only for its devices. Until recently, there was also a mobile platform for Windows, and for a while it even seemed that it has considerable prospects. But it turned out differently, and the platform either became history, or someday come back again in a new capacity. Nevertheless, Lumia smartphones under the management of this OS reappeared on the market. What does this mean?

The phones running the Windows operating system reappeared on sale. We are talking about the models Lumia 950, 950 XL, 550 and 650, which are now on the official website of the Microsoft Store. In more detail about the unexpected return to the market of devices Lumia told Victor (Victor) in his note, published resource gsmarena.com .

Smartphones running Windows Phone have never enjoyed such huge popularity, as the device on Android and iOS, although these smart phones and was a lot of connoisseurs. In the meantime, Windows has been and remains the most popular operating system for computers for many years.

It has been a long time since users began to consider Lumia devices as the past phones. Although this was never said officially, but it was assumed that Microsoft had ceased to deal with smartphones. However, it was also reported that she is preparing Surface Phone, which will be her new entry to the market of the most popular among users of computer devices.

However, the appearance in the Microsoft Store of a number of Lumia models does not mean that the software giant will return to the smartphone market. This may simply be about the company's desire to sell the remaining devices in the warehouses. Therefore, the new message does not say anything to users about the prospects of the mobile platform Windows 10, nor about the likely development by Microsoft of new features that would make future smartphones under the control of its mobile platform more attractive.

However, although this is unlikely, the return of Lumia smartphones on the market may be a sign of increased platform support. In any case, at the time of the message in the Microsoft Store, there were such models of devices at the following prices: Lumia 950 XL (499 US dollars), Lumia 950 (399 US dollars), Lumia 650 (199 US dollars), Lumia 550 (139 US dollars).

At the end of last year, there was no impression of complete completion of the history of the mobile platform Windows. It should be noted that, despite the cessation of development of the software giant Microsoft its mobile platform Windows, relatively recently, at the end of November last year was presented previously considered a smartphone Wileyfox Pro running Windows 10.

This device from the British brand is equipped with a 5-inch display, whose resolution is 720p. The smartphone chipset is characterized by a quad-core CPU. In addition, Wileyfox Pro is equipped with a camera, whose sensor resolution is 8 megapixels. The smartphone is equipped with 2 gigabyte RAM. Built-in storage device – 16-gigabyte. Wileyfox Pro offered consumers at a price of £ 189.99.

This is a smartphone, aimed at business consumers who are able to assess support until mid-2020. Support is understood as providing software updates for the device. This quality of smart phone for some users is more important than high performance of hardware and numerous software functions.

Somewhat earlier, but also in November 2017, it was also reported on the "second debut" of a powerful HP Elite x3 smartphone running Windows 10 Mobile operating system. It's about a device based on the flagship chipset of 2016, Snapdragon 820, which combines it with 4 gigabytes of RAM and a 64-gigabyte built-in storage. HP Elite x3 is equipped with 5.96-inch WQHD AMOLED-screen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. In addition to waterproofing, the smartphone is also characterized by a fingerprint scanner and an iris scanner.

In the HP Elite x3 found the use of stereo speakers, which dream connoisseurs of quality sound on mobile devices. Among the pleasant distinctive qualities of the smartphone is a capacious enough battery for 4150 mAh.

Mobile Windows is a software platform with a huge history, which, perhaps, is not yet about to be completed. In the Telegram chat, readers can discuss the likelihood of the mobile platform returning from Microsoft and the software giant's perspective in the mobile market, which again became relevant after the previously discussed message of the signing of a mutual understanding agreement between Microsoft and one of the most popular Chinese smartphone vendors today – Xiaomi.

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