It was a hot topic as to which phone would be upgraded to the Windows 10. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) announced that it will be Lumia 635 with 16GB of RAM, which will be launched with Windows 10. This new upgraded version of Lumia 635 was spotted on the list of the Hungary website of Telenor ASA (OTCMKTS:TELNY). However, the news has not been made public yet as to where will this new phone be launches. It is expected that the phone will be launched via Wind, TIM, as well as Movistar.
Previously, the Lumia phones had RAM of only 512MB, and one reason for this was the lighter operating system supported by these phones. However, customers were of the view that this storage capacity was too less if it was to be used for the purpose of playing games, as well as multitasking which mean that the consumers will be able to use many different application at one time. Hence, the customers had been demanding that the phones support a better operating system. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) know that its phones are having these problems and to make things better, the company has been offering Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 in 16GB as well. Furthermore, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has also announced that all the phones which support Windows 8 will have the option of upgrading their system to Windows 10. Currently, the only phones which still have 512MB of storage capacity are Lumia 530 as well as Lumia 630.
As of now, there is no updated official news regarding any more changes which Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) would be making to this phone. The specifications which are expected from Lumia 635 include a screen of 854 x 480, FWVGA” of 4.5 inch, a 1.2GHz processor which will be Snapdragon 400 quad core. The phone will have Windows 8.1 along with an internal memory of 8GB. There will be a 5MP camera coupled with 4G capacity. The increase in RAM by Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) will be widely accepted by the users who would now be able to multitask. This will make the experience of using Lumia 635 so much better for the customers, and will also allow them to play games in high quality. On the flip side, to get this upgraded RAM, the Lumia users would have to compromise on the battery life of the phone. The upgraded Lumia 635 with 16GB of storage capacity will be able to spend 19 day on the standby mode, whereas the standby period of the 512 Lumia was 25 days.
It seems that Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is facing problems regarding the smooth running of the Windows 10 on the phones with 512MB RAM. It is rumored that the company is currently working so that Windows 10 will be compatible with the 512MB phones as well. There are two possible explanations for this. One is that the company has hit a dead end, or that this is a way for Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to increase the sales of its 16GB phones. One more explanation could be that the company is talking about stopping the production of 512MB phones completely. It is expected that Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) will make some announcements regarding these matters in the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain in 2015.