Microsoft announced today that it will offer seven different SKUs of Windows 10. The one that we are concerned with is the replacement to Windows Phone, which will be called Windows 10 Mobile. That brings back the Windows Mobile name that was used by Microsoft for its mobile OS before Windows Phone 7 was launched in November 2010
Windows 10 Mobile will support new phones and tablets up to 8-inches in screen size. The OS will also include the Continuum feature, which allows users to add a larger screen, mouse and keyboard to their phone and turn it into a PC. There also will be an enterprise edition of Windows 10 Mobile, which will give businesses the opportunity to license the OS for smartphones and small tablets. It also includes the latest security and innovative features.
"Windows 10 Mobile is designed to deliver the best user experience on smaller, mobile, touch-centric devices like smartphones and small tablets. It boasts the same, new universal Windows apps that are included in Windows 10 Home, as well as the new touch-optimized version of Office. Windows 10 Mobile offers great productivity, security and management capabilities for customers who use their personal devices at work. In addition, Windows 10 Mobile will enable some new devices to take advantage of Continuum for phone, so people can use their phone like a PC when connected to a larger screen."-Microsoft
Microsoft says that Windows 10 will be released this summer, although we don't expect to see Windows 10 Mobile arrive until the fall.