Microsoft reveals which smartphones will receive Windows 10


10 Lumia devices named among the first to receive update to new operating system

Microsoft has published a message on their website confirming which devices will be the first to receive Windows 10 Mobile.

The manufacturer said all phones currently using the Lumia Denim version of Windows Phone 8.1 will be eligible to upgrade, but only 10 devices will be given the over-the-air update immediately

Those who own a Lumia 430, Lumia 435, Lumia 532, Lumia 535, Lumia 540, Lumia 640,Lumia 640 XL, Lumia 735, Lumia 830, or Lumia 930 will be the first to receive Windows 10, with others following shortly after.

The PC and tablet version of the new operating system launched earlier this week, butWindows 10 Mobile is not expected to be released until sometime in November. Users of the Windows Insider programme can get access earlier.

A statement from Microsoft said: “This is an initial list of in-market devices to receive the Windows 10 update. It is our ambition to bring Windows 10 to all Lumia devices running Lumia Denim software, noting that some features will vary, based on the hardware specifications.”