Microsoft and Xiaomi enter a 'program' to test Windows 10 [Updated]
Nestled within Microsoft's announcements today from the WinHEC conference in China is a familiar, yet unfamiliar name: Xiaomi. Currently Xiaomi makes exclusively Android powered mobile devices, but the Chinese OEM has entered into a program with Microsoft to test Windows 10 on a very small, select group of its smartphones.
There isn't much more than that to go on, but one thing seems clear. For some people, somewhere, there will be a Xiaomi phone running the Windows 10 Technical Preview. And that has our interest piqued.
Update: In a statement to The Next Web, Microsoft announced:
Source: Windows Blog
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