As you know, Microsoft has completed development of the Windows Phone project. But this does not mean that in the future, if not impossible, to hope for the advent of the smartphone from the software giant. Moreover, the network appeared the next message, indicating the probability of announcement by the company of a very unusual mobile device.
Microsoft may already have completed work on design and other details of its upcoming release to the previously addressed device Andromeda Surface Phone/Mobile, which was shown by a patent of Microsoft. Became known not only how it will look (thanks to 3D renderam), but also some of its other features two OLED display and a modified USB type C. Recently, the Network appeared the new message, pointing to a likely announcement, which was further considered by Nayana (Nayan) article published by thewincentral.com in the context of the additional details set out by Victor (Victor) on the resource page gsmarena.com.
It seems logical that Microsoft may also be working on other aspects of the ecosystem and support its upcoming device. Enthusiast of technologies from Microsoft Walking Cat tweeted additional detail, which can be a sign of the work the software giant over the collection of apps for its still not shown to the public the new Surface Phone/Mobile.
The number 8828080 appears in different places in your code builds Windows. And not just as versions of Windows, but also as family of devices. It is interesting to note that this number is part of the phone numbers Microsoft.
Thus, Windows 8828080 seen as Andromeda OS, and also as a device under the management of Andromeda, which is often called the Surface Phone/Mobile.
New message about the upcoming release of the tablet from the software giant Microsoft is particularly interesting in the context of what the company officially discontinued the development of Windows Phone. Many users could start to introduce ourselves that Microsoft decided to withdraw from the mobile market.
But WalkingCat found in the Microsoft Store page, which is the “hub app” (“App Hub”) and related code:
“pageName”:”Apps hub for 8828080″
What may be a new device from Microsoft? Based on the earlier “leaked design” is the idea of folding a mobile device like a laptop, with the code name “Andromeda”.
More concerning the device “hints” appeared in application code, and Whiteboard Journal. Functionality involves working on tablet-style notebook with two “pages” — right and left. This may indicate that the new product will be, as previously has been thought to possess the two screens. Today is still quite difficult to assume whether the new “Andromeda”device to have the functionality of the phone, i.e. the SIM card and dial phone numbers. Therefore, it is not possible to conclude that the novelty will be the further development of smartphones, the proposed awarding of software giant.
It is also expected that the new device will be a Mobile Surface to have the support of the most advanced (at the time of his debut) version of Continuum. In the Continuum regime will be possible to work with Win32 applications as well as for a full version of Windows 10.
As mentioned above, the novelty is likely to be equipped with two connected to each other in displays that can operate as one display mode of the tablet PC. In the folded state (Mobile Mode) the displays will work as the different screens, ensuring this mode of operation, which is typical for a modern smartphone.
It is also noted that the new device will be a Mobile Surface designed primarily for businesses. They will be supported by the Surface Pen to create notes. App to create notes (Note) are likely to be called the Journal (Magazine). It is specially designed for two folding displays, providing new multi-tasking capabilities. Support with new handwritten notes is one of the most important features of the upcoming mobile device.
In tablet Surface Mobile will be also implemented the extended functionality of multitasking, allowing the use of two connected display as the advantages of the product. The main distinguishing feature — the ability to quickly transition between modes tablet and Mobile. Home screen and other user interface elements will adapt to the modes of the tablet and Mobile.
It is also expected that Microsoft is working to optimize its set of Office applications to work with dual display to use the new multitasking capabilities. Not only is the app for creating notes, but the Office apps will also be able to work in modes tablet and Mobile. Surface Pen and ensure they have the opportunity handwriting will be the main function of the new office applications.
Foldable mobile device, which runs Microsoft might see the light in 2018. In the Network for a long time there were rumors that the Surface Phone will be characterized by the folding design. It is also reported about the probability of occurrence in 2018 mobile devices running Windows from leading vendors of the industry.