A leaked internal email allegedly written by Microsoft executive vice president Terry Myerson states that the software giant is committed to supporting the beleaguered Windows 10 Mobile for many years. This is good news for Windows phone fans, though the email also confirms that Microsoft will continue its exit from the phone market.
The internal email was published by Windows Central, and to date this is the only blog to have received the email. I’ll try to verify this story today, but I trust Daniel Rubino and his sources. In my opinion, this email is real.
According to Dan, the following email (this is only an excerpt) was sent to Microsoft executives and partners.
I understand that you are hearing concerns from certain partners about Microsoft’s commitment to the mobile space.
Let me be very clear: We are committed to deliver Windows 10 on mobile devices with small screen running ARM processors.
We are currently in development of our next generation products and I wanted to reconfirm our commitment to Windows 10 Mobile. We believe in this product’s value to business customers and it is our intention to support the Windows 10 Mobile platform for many years. We have a device roadmap to support that from Microsoft as well as our OEM partners who will also be selling an expanded lineup of phone devices based on this platform.
So let’s analyze these statements with a full understanding of Microsoft’s strategy...