Microsoft Andromeda concept

The leaked email recently confirmed that Microsoft is still working on a pocketable Surface device with Windows Core OS. While the previous suggested a 2018 reveal, Microsoft appears to have delayed the release of rumoured Andromeda device.

Microsoft’s long rumoured Andromeda is definitely not coming this year, according to sources familiar with the development.

Tom Warren from the Verge claims that Microsoft has delayed the launch of foldable dual-screen Andromeda and it won’t launch this year. The report adds that the foldable phone has been delayed because “there’s no app ecosystem to support it.”

Microsoft Store that still lacks the apps and games most smartphone and tablet users want to use, and if Microsoft launches the device without a proper app store, it would result in yet another failure.

It’s worth noting the rumoured Windows Core OS, a streamlined version of Windows 10 which is supposed to be the base for the Andromeda OS is not ready.

Microsoft enthusiasts have all been wanting to see the company give mobile another shot after the failure of Windows Phone and putting Andromeda to the drawing board wouldn’t be a first for the company. Microsoft shelved dozens of products in recent years such as the Lumia McLaren, a bezel-less Windows Phone and Microsoft Band 3.

  • Jorge Roman

    decided as soon as it is fully functional Windows 10 arm I will install it to my Lumia

    • arjun mehta

      Dnt do that ur lumia cnt hold that.

  • Jorge Roman

    Free Cshell software to test it on insider on our Lumia

    • that would only happen if they give us fully fledged FCU with CShell :)
      ofc such build does exist internally on MS

  • arjun mehta

    This will not come for next 2-3 years so Dnt worry about Microsoft phone or more than a mobile. Microsoft is so lazy and they are worry about more for there apps on IOS and Android. So you caary on Microsoft we Microsoft fan can wait for W10M till next birth also.

  • >there’s no app ecosystem to support it
    no wonder by way MS slaughtered the rest of W10m ecosystem they had left
    why not just introduce Android@Windows not-emulator layer to run the Android apps ;)
    MS overall does terrible decisions against end-user easy usability and comfort
    (i still remember the removal of default QR scanner in w10m which was in w8.x)