Microsoft plans to announce new premium Lumia smartphones running Windows 10 pretty soon going by the latest comments from the company’s executives. At the company’s Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft’s Executive Vice President of the Windows and Devices Group, Terry Myerson said “Last week we announced a focusing on our Lumia lineup, but let me be clear: soon you will see premium new Lumias designed for Windows 10.”
Microsoft recently announced its plans to layoff 7,800 of its workers in the next 12 months majorly from the phone division and has even written down $7.6 billion from company’s acquisition of Nokia’s Devices and Services division in 2014.
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Microsoft’s CVP Nick Parker is hosting a keynote event titled “Windows 10 Lights up New Devices” at IFA 2015 and we may probably see new Lumia flagships announced alongside new Windows PC running Windows 10 from OEM partners.
Previously Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in an email cleared plans to focus on only three key consumer segments – affordable segment, business customers, and premium end or the flagship segment.