Microsoft CEO Nadella says that there will be more Windows Phones coming in the future

Microsoft CEO Nadella says that there will be more Windows Phones coming in the future
A few days ago, we pointed out how the latest version of Microsoft's 10Q document filed with the SEC appeared to call "time of death" for Windows Phone. In a section of the document listing current business activities, Windows Phone no longer appeared after it had showed up in the previous quarter's 10Q. With a microscopic market share and no new Microsoft branded Lumia phones released since 2015, it has been left to third party manufacturers like HP and Alcatel to keep Windows 10 Mobile alive.

In a published interview with MarketPlace, Microsoft CEO Satya Nardella says that Microsoft will return to the hardware business when it comes to smartphones. But he added that these would be devices that break the mold, like the Surface line did. (Hmm, Surface Phone anybody?). The executive explained that Microsoft is still in the smartphone business with its iOS and Android apps. And of course, there is that portfolio of Android patents that brings home the bacon.

When it comes to hardware, Nadella makes it clear that Microsoft is looking for something new. "So in some sense when you say will we’ll (sic) make more phones, I’m sure we’ll make more phones, but they may not look like phones that are there today," the CEO said.


There has been speculation about an ARM powered Surface Phone that would run apps using the full version of Windows 10, but this is something that might not be ready until 2020 at the earliest. Based on Nadella's comments, perhaps we shouldn't say that Windows Phone is dead at all but is merely in suspended animation awaiting a new design and new features to be brought back to life.

source: MarketPlace via MSPoweruser.com

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110 Comments

82. Xavier1415

Posts: 240; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

I welcome more tech I'm excited to see what they will bring now

73. Mxyzptlk unregistered

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77. meanestgenius

Posts: 23076; Member since: May 28, 2014

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89. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Lol, this cat thinks I'm "trolling Windows" just because I said Windows Mobile is dead. Lol, #Denialville #Population1

96. meanestgenius

Posts: 23076; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lol, this stupid idiot is trolling Windows because I said I like them, just like you've already admitted trolling BB10 just because I like them: posted on18 Mar 2017, 04:49 22. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 16390; Member since: 21 Apr 2012) Well I wouldn't have a problem with BB10 if meanest would stop being so dramatic about it. That's from this article:http://www.phonearena.com/news/BlackBerry-10.3.3-is-causing-problems-for-BlackBerry-10-handsets_id92148 Do go ahead and lie, backtrack and deflect about this, effectively proving that you're the sole occupant of denialville.

103. Mxyzptlk unregistered

And there he goes, taking a comment I said out of context just because he got proven wrong. I never said anything bad about Windows Mobile. You're twisting my words around to suit your false narrative.

110. meanestgenius

Posts: 23076; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lol, that's not out of context, and it's there of the entire world to see in digital ink. You ADMIT to having a problem with BB10 simply because of me. Stop trying to lie and deflect your way out this by changing the facts around to suit your horrendously false narrative.

56. Spedez

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

Good luck with that 0.2% market share ecosystem thingy.

43. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Whyyyyyyyyyyy! Nooooo!!!!!!!! They suck. They are boring. They are as useful or useless as iPhones. That is where you all made your mistake. If you had kept Windows Phone the way Windows Mobile was, and made it better with features like Android...you would be doing great. But no you had to take Apple way and ruin it

42. TimEmad

Posts: 1; Member since: May 03, 2017

I was wiling to give windows phone a try and purchased the idol 4s recently since it was discounted to nearly half price. I have an iphone right now and my entire family of four was able to migrate to iphone from android 4 years ago without a problem. I spent over two days of time trying to set things up on the idol 4s and was more frustrated than ever. Customer service said I have to transfer my contact manually. 'Are we still in the frickin dinosaur ages!' I blurted out to her. I returned the phone the next day and stand my losses. So Microsoft, you don't have a user base, so please make it easy on everyone, because all of us need to migrate.

39. meanestgenius

Posts: 23076; Member since: May 28, 2014

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50. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

You mean you don't have any facts. Ever since the Surface started running full Windows, the iPad sales have slowed. That is fact. The Surface market, has grown and is the oknly 6's let that has come into reach of the iPad. Those are the facts. You all can hate on it all you want. If Apple had released an iPad running OS X, you all.would be tey8kg to marry it. But because MS did it first, you all are attacking it. Then Apple, Tim Cook specifically claims the iPad is terrible at being a laptop or a 6'set, and then shoves a key iard in front of the iPad and say it's better? What is it better at? You can't even use a mouse with it. You can even use desktop apps. The surface uses both mobile and desktop apps. What good is a keyboard with the iPad? Has a pencil and yet is not included. The surface Studio is a pricey tentative to the iMac and is better just because of Windows. Even a Mac running Windows is it better than Windows PC. Because Apple doesn't even support the capability as they should. You guys don't deal in facts. Th3 iPad sales have dropped every year since the iPad Air. Surface sales are increasing no matter how slow, but the iPad is falling faster and those are facts. Then Surface is a hit and today's iPad is exactly what it was in 2010. It's just a cleaner design with the same old boring blown up phone OS.

71. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Man can you please lay off the drugs and type a coherent post for once?

26. markobarko

Posts: 176; Member since: Oct 09, 2016

Ir is more and more about software since any hardware can do the desired things. Young people would in 5 years do all the stuff with phones and docking stations.

25. RoryBreaker

Posts: 323; Member since: Oct 11, 2015

Windows was a major player in the mobile market pre iPhone, but their ignorance, hubris & all around laziness headed by Steve "I'm a Pyscho" Balmer buried their platform on the whole.

24. cryptonx

Posts: 60; Member since: Jan 05, 2016

Why not release an Android lumia with their launcher and apps. Bring their good cams and good sofwtare design and gui from Windows phone with android on board.

20. meanestgenius

Posts: 23076; Member since: May 28, 2014

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27. emvxl

Posts: 146; Member since: Sep 29, 2009

That's a good prescription - good one.

28. meanestgenius

Posts: 23076; Member since: May 28, 2014

Thanks.

33. Mxyzptlk unregistered

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37. meanestgenius

Posts: 23076; Member since: May 28, 2014

No one needs it more than you. That's evident by the pain in your comment.

69. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Pot meet kettle.

76. meanestgenius

Posts: 23076; Member since: May 28, 2014

Yes, what you said is a perfect example of meet kettle.

88. Mxyzptlk unregistered

...really? You just want to get the last word in, as usual in your pathetic life.

95. meanestgenius

Posts: 23076; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lol, says the pathetic idiot with no life^ that keeps responding.

102. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Just shut the f up.

109. meanestgenius

Posts: 23076; Member since: May 28, 2014

You can't make me, babybtch.

19. Mxyzptlk unregistered

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45. iushnt

Posts: 3189; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Seems like you do often fill it. I am sure you do have that cream too.

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