Window 10 Is Making Its Way To Xiaomi Smartphones

Microsoft just announced in a blog post that Windows 10 will launch this summer in 190 countries and in 111 languages.
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While we already know that the OS will be available as a free upgrade for some users, the company seems to be going the extra mile to boost adoption in China.
Apart from partnering with Lenovo and Tencent to offer Windows 10 upgrades at service centres, Microsoft made a passing mention that a select group of Xiaomi Mi 4 power users will also be invited to help test the new platform.
Xiaomi, which has risen to the top five of the global smartphone vendor list has always shipped devices with its own flavour of Android, dubbed MiUi6. Windows however is a closed platform, meaning it would lack the certain Xiaomi  flare, but the announcement could also point at the prospects of dual-boot smartphones.
Previously, Google as well as Microsoft jointly rallied against dual-boot tablets and convertible PCs, but with Microsoft struggling to boost its mobile OS adoption, it could still be a viable option.
Further, Microsoft also announced that users will be able to log into Windows 10 using biometric details such as fingerprints and iris scans. In short, don’t be surprised to see more phones running Windows 10 to be equipped with iPhone 6 like fingerprint readers.

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