Microsoft decided to abandon Windows Phone

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Microsoft решила отказаться от Windows PhoneSupport for the latest version of Windows 10 Mobile will end on 10 December 2019.

Senior product Manager for the Windows Insider Brandon LeBlanc said that the Corporation has no plans to release a test version of Windows 10 Mobile. This means that the OS will cease to be updated.

After the release of Windows 10 Creators Update the developers announced the discontinuation of new devices at Windows 10 due to low market share and weak support from independent developers. The test system Assembly continued to go — the latest version of system version 1709 was released on 5 January 2018.

Support for the latest version of Windows 10 Mobile will end on 10 December 2019. Accordingly, the developers will release patches with fixes and vulnerabilities. However, the system itself will cease to develop.

In may 2016 Microsoft has announced plans to dismiss more than 1.8 thousand employees of the mobile division. Along with this the Corporation refused to release Lumia smartphones and decided to focus on a new product line under the Surface brand.

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