If you think that Windows Phone is dead then you are wrong. Microsoft has not abandoned the manufacturing of Windows Mobile and will release Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL powered with Windows 10 Mobile. While Lumia 950 is code named as Cityman, Lumia 950 XL has ben branded as Talkman.

Lumia 950 will sport a large 5.2 inch 1440 x 2560 OLED display powered by Snapdragon 808 processor with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. However, Lumia 950 XL will feature 5.7 inch 1440 x 2560 OLED display, Snapdragon 810, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal storage, 20 MP PureView rear camera with triple LED flash and 5 MP wide-angle front facing camera.

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The battery capacity of both Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL will be 3300 mAh, which is higher than the previous Lumia smartphones. The specifications sounds great and there are no reports of any pricing. We hope these hopes will be priced at around 15000 to 20000 Indian Rupees.

Chris Capossela, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer was kind enough to find time to answer questions on Windows 10 Mobile during Citi Global Tech Conference in New York on September 8, 2015.

Yeah, we've definitely retrenched. I wouldn't say we've modestly, we've massively retrenched. And I think that's appropriate for where we are. For us in the next couple of years we're really going to focus on building phones that obviously showcase Windows 10, but we're going to try to build phones for two audiences.

Chris also hinted at a new Office platform which enable users to monetize via cloud services that you use to build that out.

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Walter further asked whether it could be Azure and Chris replied with a great answer:

Exactly, I mean that's one model. We could say, hey, to build an Office application you use Azure in the following ways, there's a set of services that are used and they are metered services, like most of the Azure services. And you wouldn't be paying per user. It wouldn't be part of the Office sales motion. They would just be an additional cloud - so buying analytics services if you had that kind of solution. And I think there's a tremendous amount of data that people have in their Office 365 system, there's a lot of unstructured data that's really, really valuable. And there is an opportunity to write applications that harness that. And that is what we specifically referred to when we talked about the Office for apps, or building Office apps.

You can view a full transcript of the interview on the official Microsoft downloads page.

Microsoft hopes that its new range of Windows 10 Mobile smartphones - Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, which is expected to be released in October/November time frame will boost the sale of Windows phones.

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Experts are of the opinion that Windows Phone is almost dead. There are reports that Cynogen is keen to take over Cortana module from Microsoft.

Finally, Capossela also spoke about the future roadmap for Windows Mobile devices

Four years from now, it's too hard to predict. I think we have too much to do in front of us right now to get back in the game with the two audiences that we think we can serve incredibly well. And then we'll see how things evolve. Then we'll take it kind of one step at a time. But obviously we want to be in the phone space. We're excited about the phones we're delivering this holiday for those customer segments, but we're just going to have to work and make them huge fans, and see what comes next..

Tech lovers and Gadget enthusiats have already invested their hard earned money to purchase Windows Phone. It should not become obsolete like old Windows Mobile in Palm handhelds. I am sure with the upcoming new releases around the end of 2015, Windows 10 Mobile will gain momentum among the community. #News #Smartphone