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Windows 10 On ARM Project for Lumia Gets Windows 10 20H1 Build

Third-party dev’s working to bring Windows 10 on ARM to old Lumia smartphones have updated to a recent Windows 10 preview build.

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is a smartphone manufacturer again with its Surface Duo. However, it is an Android device and Windows Phone remains in the sunset. Still, there are some users who yearn for the days for a mobile Windows experience. could be the answer. Or more specifically, the ARM port that continues to gather pace.

We have been charting the progress of third-party developers as they port Windows 10 on ARM to Lumia since 2018. Yes, this is a full version of Windows 10 running on the , 950 XL, and a selection of Android handsets.

In the latest development for the project, the smartphones will now run Windows 10 Build 19041. If you're unfamiliar, this is a preview. In other words, its an earlier version of Windows 10 May 2020 Update (version 2004).

At the moment, this development only works on the Lumia devices, but work on Android phones is underway. The developers also confirmed they are working on “WOA Dialer”, which would allow users to make and receive calls.

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If you are unfamiliar with Windows 10 on ARM, it offers the best of PC with mobile. On Always Connected PCs, that means huge battery life and portability. Porting onto a mobile device means users can get a full Windows 10 experience on their smartphone without compromising battery.

Last year, the project managed to activate GPS support on the Lumia devices. While it remains a fun project, if you have an old Lumia 950 or 950XL lying around, it may be worth downloading the port.

Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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