Microsoft was expected to release the Windows 10 Mobile OTA update for smartphones running on Windows Phone 8.1. However, its arrival has been delayed until early 2016. Now, an extensive list of eligible devices that will receive the Windows 10 Mobile has surfaced.
According to Nokia Power User, a Reddit user has classified the devices that will receive the Windows 10 Mobile update in batches. He has also revealed the list of the devices that will not receive the Windows 10 Mobile update.
The Batch 1 includes smartphones like XDE, Phi, Money Penny, HTC One M8 for Windows, Lumia 1520, Lumia 930, Lumia 830, all the variants of Lumia 640 and Lumia 950 XL.
The Batch 2 includes smartphones like Lumia 735, Lumia 730, Lumia 638, Lumia 636, Lumia 635, Lumia 540, Lumia 535, Lumia 532 and its variants, Lumia 435 and its variants, and Lumia 430.
The Batch 3 includes handsets such as Lumia ICON, Lumia 1320, Lumia 1020, Lumia 928, Lumia 926, Lumia 920, Lumia 822, Lumia 720, Lumia 630, Lumia 625, Lumia 620, Lumia 526, Lumia 525 and Lumia 520.
There is a slew of Windows Phone smartphones from various brands that are unlikely to receive Windows 10 Mobile upgrade. It includes LG Lancet, Windows Phone 8S HTC, Windows Phone 8X HTC, Windows Phone 8XT HTC, Samsung ATIV S variants, Dell Venue Pro, Lumia 530, Lumia 610, Lumia 800, Lumia 810, Lumia 820, Lumia 900 and Samsung Omnia 7.
System Requirements for Windows 10 Mobile
Windows Phone 8.1 devices running on build number 8.10.14219.341 or higher will be able to receive Windows 10 Mobile upgrade. There should be a free internal storage of 1.5 GB. The handset should have 50 percent of battery power along with a stable Wi-Fi connection for the over-the-air (OTA) update.