Microsoft launched Windows 10 Flagship Smartphones

Without a doubt, Microsoft can only be pleased with the way Windows 10 adoption is going at the moment, but the company's biggest challenge continues to be huge Windows 7 userbase that refuses to make the move to the new OS. Of course, it's Windows Insiders who will be able to try badges in action first, and with Windows 10 Anniversary Update pegged for a late summer release, it shouldn't be long before we get to see a preview.

The Windows 10 Mobile OS update was only available for the owners of Lumia 550, Lumia 650, Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. Microsoft realizes that they need to not only be a strong tech firm, but also a strong business firm, and the company is now looking forward to make a bold business decision, as they might be working towards shutting down the Windows 10 Mobile and Windows Phone division for good.

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It seems that with less than 2 per cent of smartphone users owning Windows phones and the recent popularity of VR devices has swung Microsoft's attention away from the Windows 10 mobile platform. Microsoft has been working on updating their technologies, and with the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL devices, they showed the best of their mobile phone technology.

The idea of badges is a very familiar concept on mobile phones.

This is still two-factor authentication. But it's significantly more convenient for users than traditional 2FA systems, or even the increasingly popular use of a phone to authenticate. The processing power is drawn from a Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 SoC with a 1.3GHz quad-core CPU and 1GB of RAM. A single LED flash will help you take photos in low light situations, and you can also record video at 720p at 30 frames per second.