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What to expect when Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 gets launched next week

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The next generation of Windows Phone, codenamed Project Spartan, is expected to be released next week. 

But before the big event, a few other details are still a mystery. 

The company is yet to confirm when the Windows Phone OS will be released, and it’s not clear what the OS will look like.

Microsoft is also yet to reveal a release date for its Surface tablet, a device that is expected in late May or early June, which is a long way off. 

Microsoft has also yet of revealed the software that will power the new platform. 

We do know that Windows Phone is going to be powered by a new version of Windows RT, which will be built on Windows 10. 

Windows 10 will also be the operating system of choice for Microsoft’s next mobile platform, the Xbox One. 

However, it’s also possible that Microsoft will not use Windows RT for the new Windows Phone. 

“Windows RT is a new platform that’s built on the Windows 10 platform, and that platform will support Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows 10 Mobile,” Microsoft said at the company’s Build conference earlier this month. 

As such, Windows RT is not going to run the same code that powers the new Xbox One and Surface tablets.

“Windows Phone 7 will run Windows Phone RT in the same way that Windows RT runs on Windows 7,” Microsoft told Ars at the time. 

In other words, Microsoft will be using the same Windows 7 code as the Xbox and Surface, but it won’t be using its own ARM or GPU code. 

That means that if Microsoft does decide to launch the Windows 8.0 OS for Windows Phone in the near future, the Windows RT platform won’t see a new build in that OS. 

What you need to know about the next-generation of Windows 8 and Windows Phone:Microsoft has confirmed that the next version of the Windows operating system will be codenared Project Spartan. 

This is the name for Microsoft Corp.’s next major version of its operating system, codename Project Spartan.

This codename refers to the previous two codenames Microsoft codenanced for the next iteration of Windows: Project Spartan 2 and Project Spartan 3. 

Project Spartan is also codenased Project Vulcan, which refers to a previous codename for Windows 8 that was codenounced in June. 

Sparks is also the codename that the first Windows 8 codenomination, Windows 8 Metro, used for the operating systems main desktop and touch interface. 

During the Build conference, Microsoft revealed that Windows 8 would have its own new UI, called the Metro UI.

Microsoft has not yet codenated the new UI for Windows 9, but according to Microsoft, the new Metro UI will be similar to the Metro interface from Windows 8, with some changes to the desktop UI. 

There are also no details on whether the new operating system will run on ARM-powered devices or not. 

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