Top Windows Mobile news of the week: New Lumias, only AT&T will carry them, December launch

This was a big week in Windows Mobile as Microsoft's two flagship phones were unveiled, word surfaced that WM10 is coming in December, and we heard that only AT&T will carry the new phones.
Written by James Kendrick, Contributor

Windows 10 Mobile coming in December

The official rollout of Windows 10 Mobile will be in December according to Microsoft. This will coincide with the availability of Microsoft's two phones unveiled this week. Originally Microsoft indicated these events would happen in November but later told Tom's Hardware it would be December.

Source: Tom's Hardware

Nokia 950 and 950XL unveiled

This week Microsoft showed off its two upcoming flagship phones, the Lumia 950 and 950XL. The two phones are aimed at enthusiasts who want good hardware to showcase Windows Mobile.

The phones are the first to support Continuum, the technology to use the phone as the core module for a PC system.

Source: ZDNet

Only AT&T interested in Microsoft's new Windows phones

According to CNET none of the major carriers in the US except AT&T will carry the Microsoft phones unveiled this week. AT&T is expected to be the only big carrier to offer the Lumia 950 and perhaps the 950XL.

Carrier support is crucial for phones to have an impact on the US market so this can't be good news for Microsoft.

Source: CNET

Call recording coming to Windows Mobile

A feature list for an Insider build indicates that call recording is coming to the Windows phone. Build 10558 will have the ability to record phone calls "for future use and playback". The feature list notes that consent from all parties on the call is required to record the call.

Source: NPU

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