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Windows 10 Mobile Build 10586: Impressions of the RTM Build

Build 10586.11.1

Microsoft finally released Windows 10 Mobile Build 10586.11, the patched version of RTM Build 10586 that is already running on Lumia 950 out of the box. You can read official changelog and known issues of Build 10586 by clicking on the links. Now here we are with our first impressions of the RTM Build 10586. You can read our guide to fix commonly known Windows 10 Mobile upgrade, installation and usability issues.

Windows 10 Mobile Build 10586 first impressions:

  • Build 10586 offers a smooth upgrade from existing Preview builds unless you have done a hard reset on Build 10581. Three of my devices running Build 10581 upgraded smoothly and it was quite fast upgrade experience.
  • While the build comes with some known issues,  none of them mar the usage experience. It is very polished, really the smoothest and fastest Windows 10 Mobile preview build ever. We recommend to do a hard reset after upgrade and you won’t regret it.
  • The Build fixes the issue with storage settings and app installs to SD Card and storage and app migration and installation to SD Card works flawlessly.
  • It hasn’t crashed even once on my devices and runs impressively well even on low-end devices like Lumia 525. We are uploading our hands-on video as we write this article. No resuming screens on even Lumia 525 during heavy multitasking.
  • Battery discharge rate wise it has been simply great and we can tell you more once we have used it for at least one day.
  • The Mail & Calendar, Messaging, Action Center offer the  and most consistent experience on this build. No “fix your account” messages.
  • Only issue we could find is with the zombie apps updates that keep on getting into error once you have done a hard reset. We can understand it is not an issue on new devices like Lumia 950 but on older devices it won’t be appreciated highly. Store though works every bit faster and smoother.

Build 10586.11.2

In a nutshell, Windows 10 Mobile Build 10586 feels every bit a RTM build and is quite impressive as a daily driver, though it is early impression that we are talking about. And here is our detailed hands-on video of the Build on Lumia 640 XL and Lumia 525.

Nisha is the Managing Editor at Nokiapoweruser. She is a big Nokia fan and has more than 5 years of experience in covering Nokia, Tech, Phones and Gadgets. She has also been associated with other well-known Tech sites WinCentral and GadgetOx. Her current Devices are Lumia 1020, Lumia 925 and Lumia 525. Her motto in life is “work hard party harder”!! Write to her at Email: [email protected]