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Microsoft Could be Working on Android-Powered Smartphone

The report also reveals that the new smartphone will not be a part of the Lumia series seen before by Microsoft.

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Updated:July 16, 2018, 12:59 PM IST
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Microsoft Could be Working on Android-Powered Smartphone
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Microsoft has not given out any details as far as smartphones are concerned since the Lumia series was discontinued. However, there have been rumours recently of Microsoft working on a Surface phone. According to a report by Windows Latest, there could soon be a new Android-powered smartphone by the tech giants. Microsoft’s engineering team are said to be ‘actively working’ on bringing the alleged new model to life. The report quotes a conversation with a Microsoft Store representative.

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The screenshots of the text conversation shared in the report don’t give much information about the design, specifications or release date of the alleged Microsoft Android-powered device. However, the conversation does reveal that the smartphone will not have Windows 10. Additionally, the smartphone is said to be a part of a mysterious new line of Microsoft branded devices which will run on Android OS.

The report also reveals that the new smartphone will not be a part of the Lumia series seen before by Microsoft. Also, the new Android-powered devices will reportedly be sold on the Microsoft Store. Although the report may not come as a surprise for most, there has been no official word the upcoming products to be launched by Microsoft.

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