Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President for Windows, Joe Belfiore,
has today clarified the company’s stance with Windows 10 Mobile
and what it’s currently doing in the mobile space. In a series of
tweets on Twitter, Belfiore states that as an individual end-user,
he has switched to Android, and that Windows 10 Mobile is no
longer a focus for Microsoft.
Belfiore confirms what we have been reporting in the past; that
from here on out, Microsoft will continue to service Windows 10
Mobile with bug fixes and security patches, mainly for the
enterprise market who adopted Windows 10 Mobile for work.
Microsoft is not planning to bring any new consumer-facing
features to Windows 10 Mobile, nor is it planning to release any
The end is always ignominious, but especially so for a company as mighty and proud as Microsoft. But they’re doing the right thing: it’s time to move on.