Microsoft confirms a Windows 10 flagship coming to India later this year


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In an article in the Wall Street Journalthe head of Microsoft’s mobile devices in India,Ajey Mehta, has confirmed that Microsoft will be releasing a Windows 10 Mobile flagship later in 2015.

“If we want to build Microsoft as a strong consumer brand, we need presence at the flagship, high-end segment,” said Mr. Mehta.

Microsoft is rumoured to be working on two very high end devices, the Lumia 940 and Lumia 940 XL, with 2K screens and one with an iris scanner for authentication.

Microsoft has however been making gains in India with affordable handsets, with Counterpoint Research awarding the company 4.5% market share in Q1 2015, up from 3.6% in Q4 2014.

“We have actually seen a lot of success,” said Ajey Mehta, head of Microsoft’s mobile devices in India.

This is in contrast to a global market share of only 2.5% in Q1 2015.

“Emerging markets are the…

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