Microsoft has confirmed that it will begin rolling out Windows 10 mobile to older Lumia handsets in December.
The news comes just days after it revealed its first new top–end Lumia handsets of 2015, the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL.
In order to get the latest tools, such as a full suite of productivity tools and access to the latest apps from the overhauled Windows Store, users will need to be running the Lumia Denim update on their handset and have a minimum of 8GB onboard storage.
That suggests that the very cheapest Lumia phones are likely to be frozen out of this major upgrade.
There are other potential stumbling blocks too. Mainly that it will be down to networks to rollout the updated operating system, meaning users could be left waiting for some time before they get access to the latest functionality.
This can be swerved if joining the Windows Insider programme for early access.
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