Windows Phone users have been locked in anticipation waiting for the Windows 10 Mobile upgrade for their handsets in the past weeks, after Microsoft had revealed some months ago that it would “begin rolling out in December”.
Yet in face of this, the company had shocked us with some misfortune especially to those who wish to embark on the upgrade of their devices prior to the end of the year. In a statement published on Petri.com, Microsoft made the disclosure that the rollout won’t really start until “early next year”: “This November we introduced Windows 10 to phones including brand new features such as Continuum and Universal Windows Apps with the introduction of the Lumia 950 and 950 XL.
The Windows 10 Mobile upgrade will begin rolling out early next year to select existing Windows 8 and 8.1 phones”. Recent figures – revealed in the publication three weeks ago by AdDuplex – had indicated that 7% of all Windows handsets were already working on Windows 10 Mobile, gratitude owed greatly to the Insider Program, which makes provision for early access to new OS versions before their general release.
For those who have not made purchase of one of Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 Mobile handsets – the Lumia 550, Lumia 950 as well as the Lumia 950 XL – the preview program will take its place as the only way to go about the installation of Microsoft’s most recent operating system onto older Windows Phone 8.x devices until it at the end, begins its rollout delayed into the new year.