What actually is happening is a course correction which has led to some drastic restructuring at Microsoft, resulting in not only 18000 job cuts, but also many projects which seemingly are deemed “unprofitable” in short run are getting dropped. McLaren with 3D-Touch was considered a risky investment after the fate of Amazon’s Fire Phone with similar 3D user-interface failed to get good traction.
What will happen though is Microsoft may bring a slightly bumped up hardware as the fall flagship or there may be no flagship during holidays, which looks like the worst-case scenario. Stay tuned for more on this!!