Eldar Murtazin, a Russian blogger said on Twitter that Windows Phone 9 will launch in the second half of 2014 (third or fourth quarter) with iconic Metro UI that presently available on all Windows Smartdevices. The tiled Metro UI will still available alternative for users, he suggested in many of his tweets.
Importantly, Windows RT will stop as a standalone OS fork as it will be integrated in Windows Phone 9 that become the “same system” for phones and tablets, he added. According to some rumors, Windows Phone 9 would arrive in Christmas while other reports thing that Microsoft launch its latest Windows Phone 8 by September 2014 that gives indication of the other version soon get out. Moving eye towards previous report, we find that Microsoft views Windows RT uniting with Windows Phone by 2015.
This update refers to as Windows Phone Blue, which is a development name that shows an update to new Windows 8 desktop platform of Microsoft. However, it twisted out that Windows Phone Blue is Windows Phone 8.1 in the real sense.
According to the announcement made by Microsoft’s Vice President Joe Belfiore at MWC, Windows 8.1 may lands this spring. Report shows that Microsoft may ditch the division between its smartdevice platform and the one its utilize for PCs and tablets rolling them in to shipshape bundle that called Windows 9.
Additionally, the suggestion is that Windows Blue upgrade will view Windows 8 with its device that tackle Google’s Android/Chrome combination, growing even stronger. After a Microsoft employee said “currently testing Windows 9 OS on Nokia, HTC and Qualcomm device” on their LinkedIn profile, we could have the aforementioned Windows 9 all-in-one system.
One of the biggest issues occurred with Windows Phone 8 was that users couldn’t get it on their WP 7 device instead you were chunked with Windows Phone 7.8. It is expected that WP 9 won’t be so preventive with WP 8 users to get the upgrade that means you shouldn’t have to think about choosing HTC 8X or Nokia Lumia 1520.
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