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Another report claims Surface Phone(s) will run on Snapdragon (ARM) processor

We shared an exclusive tip via our sources with you about Microsoft preparing Surface Phone / Lumia Flagship aimed at early 2017 (Spring) and powered by yet to announced Snapdragon 830. Later leaks / rumors originating in China talked about three Surface Phone variants, their RAM / Internal Storage configurations and also confirmed Snapdragon 830 as the processor.

Now we have another reliable source confirming that Surface Phone will run on ARM processor. The report from ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley also mentions that we will see large-screens, enterprise-focused smartphones with Continuum for Phones features as their main USP.

“Surface Phone” also is currently still in Microsoft’s plans, my contacts say. The coming devices will be business-focused and ARM-based (not Intel). However Microsoft positions them, these devices won’t be meant to go head-to-head against consumer-centric phones from Apple and the Android contingent. Continuum will be a centerpiece of these large screen, mobile devices, allowing them to act like the brains of larger screen monitors/displays, when need be.

Many of Microsoft’s top executives including CEO Satya Nadella have confirmed Enterprise-focus and Continuum for Phones as the major category-defining features of upcoming Windows 10 Mobile High-end smartphones from Microsoft.

You can read our full Surface Phone coverage by clicking here. Read what the Windows 10 Mobile Redstone 2 update is supposed to bring with it in new features and changes by clicking here.

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Nayan
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  • wallis

    It seems M$ is going away from the initial surface phone expectations of a dockable pc phone. Maybe it’s too hard. Instead of building a true pc superphone phone running Windows 10 pro and Intel chips running x86 apps, it’ll be a half done compensation device that can ‘sort of’ run x86 apps with it’s arm processor using a restrictive work around of some type. I just don’t have much faith in M$ delivering on anything nowadays.

  • Giorgos Papaspyros

    MS wants to be the next Blackberry.
    Good luck.

    • fausto atilio

      Estou no Brazil, mas, pensei exatamente igual a você.

  • PNHD

    So large screens, not consumer focused. Good luck with that

    • Bryan Chan

      that not means that other companies like hp, sony, acer and Samsung can do smartphones with these features for consumer-centric market

      • fausto atilio

        Falou pouco mas falou bonito amigo. (You said all bro).

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