Windows Phone with Laptop-class processor was a Dell prototype with X86 chip, full Windows inside?


Just the other day, we passed along a tweet from Evan Blass which indicated that Microsoft had been working on a new phone powered by an Intel produced Laptop class processor. Blass’ original tweet had made it sound as though this had been an older project that was killed off. In an update, Blass tweeted that the phone is “Much more than just a concept. Stay tuned.” The news quickened the heart rate of many Windows fans who were hoping that this would be the mythical Surface Phone. Marketing material tweeted by the serial leaker made it appear as though Microsoft was moving ahead with the project.

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