Top Windows Mobile news of the week: HP phone is indeed coming, better WM phone needed, T-Mobile to handle new Windows phone

This week in Windows Mobile came word that an upcoming Alacatel phone will ditch Android for WM10, we heard Microsoft admit a better phone is needed, and got confirmation of an HP smartphone.


HP Falcon smartphone is coming

A rumor of a new Windows phone from HP recently surfaced online, and an anonymous source has reportedly confirmed the phone is coming. It is supposed to be aimed at businesses and will be unveiled at the MWC this year.

Source: Neowin

Microsoft: We need a phone that rivals the Surface line


Speaking on an online web cast, Microsoft CMO Chris Capossela admitted that the company's two newest Lumias aren't good enough to reverse falling Windows Mobile share.

He went on to say that what's needed is a Windows phone that is as good as the company's Surface line of devices.

Source: Engadget

T-Mobile to support first Windows 10 Mobile phone: Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL


T-Mobile will reportedly be handling a Windows phone, the Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL. The Fierce XL will run Windows 10 Mobile according to FCC documents spotted recently. This is a departure for the line as Alcatel has previously used Android on the phones.

Source: WinBeta