Microsoft has started launching its Windows 10 Creators Update for Windows desktop users from April 11. The company has recently announced that the update will reach out to Windows based smartphones very soon. But, this excitement among windows smartphone users was temporary. As the company has announced that Windows 10 Creators Update will be available for selected 13 Windows smartphones only.
The Windows 10 Creators Update will roll out in batches consisting of 400 million users. Hence, its global launch to all potential Windows devices will take time. Also, Non-Windows phone users cannot enjoy this feature.
The names of devices that will get Windows 10 Creators Update HP Elite x3, Alcatel IDOL 4S, Microsoft Lumia 550, Microsoft Lumia 640, Microsoft Lumia 650, Microsoft Lumia 950, Lumia 950XL, Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL, VAIO Phone Biz, SoftBank 503LV, Trinity NuAns NEO, MouseComputer MADOSMA Q601.
Microsoft, the Washington-based company have taken this initiative after the feedback that company has received from the users of Windows Insider Program. This has influenced the company’s decision regarding the number of devices that will enjoy Windows 10 Creators Update.
Dona Sarkar, Chief of Windows Insider Program said: After receiving the feedback from Windows Insiders, we acknowledged that were not delivering the best experience to our users for older devices. This helped us in knowing which devices will support the Windows 10 Creators Update.”
The update excludes many windows devices like Lumia 930 and Lumia 1520. The company is aware that this decision may disappoint users.
The potential features that will be seen in Windows 10 Creators Update:
- Night mode
- Enhanced Edge browser
- Better Cortana support, which is Windows-based digital assistant
- Paint 3D app, for creating 3D shapes and diagrams
- Picture-in-Picture mode
- Better Game mode
By including all these features, Microsoft is planning to take a step ahead in enhancing virtual reality and augmented reality functionalities.
Many companies like HP, Dell, Lenovo are on the verge of launching new MR headsets to support the newly launched Windows 10 Creators Update. The final update will be released for the above mentioned 13 phones by April 25.