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According To Winbeta, A Source Within Microsoft Claims That The Company Will Be Ending Sales Of All Lumia Handsets By The End Of The Year.

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https://www.yahoo.com/tech/microsoft-reportedly-end-sales-lumia-000230873.html

 

No surprise, I will retire my 950 to the desk drawer eventually for nostalgia

 

 

 

The end is nigh for Lumia, as new reports suggest that Microsoft might killing off the brand.

 

According to WinBeta, an anonymous source within Microsoft claims that the company will be ending sales of all Lumia handsets by the end of the year.

 

There aren’t too many Lumia devices left on the market as Microsoft has slowed the release of handsets. It makes sense, as the handset has been dipping each quarter in market share, making it a less valuable proposition for developers. Microsoft has also been liquidating Lumia devices with buy-one get-one offers and other discounts.

 

This doesn’t mean that Windows 10 for Mobile is dead. Microsoft has two major updates scheduled in 2017 and has been encouraging third-party manufacturers to continue making supporting devices.

 

Rumors continue to float around regarding the possibility of a Surface branded phone. Although it’s looking like that project was either pushed to the end of 2017 or has been killed off. Laura Butler, Microsoft’s Director of Engineering at Windows Fundamentals, has been hinting on Twitter that something might be in the works, however

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