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A shadow of a man using his mobile phone is cast near Microsoft logo at the 2014 Computex exhibition in Taipei in 2014. Reuters/Pichi Chuang

New images of Windows 10 for phones aka Windows 10 Mobile have surfaced through a Weibo account in China. Since the images have emerged from China, the headers present on the images read as 'Start' and 'Office', says WM Power User.

According to the source, by looking at the leaked photos of Windows 10 for mobiles, it seems that the new OS update will allow users to alter the opacity of the tiles. The Settings page has also been updated to provide users with enhanced navigation and a new display energy saving mode has also been included.

Windows Central claims that many are disappointed with appearance of the OS in the leaked photos. It states that these days it is not too difficult to create original-looking fakes. Hence, since the images have not been released by Microsoft, it cannot be confirmed as legitimate. However, TechnoBuffalo claims that with the new Windows 10 Mobile update, Microsoft aims to offer great user personalisation experience to the users.

On Jan 13, IBTimes had published that on the coming Jan 21 when Microsoft is to reveal desktop edition of Windows 10, it may even roll out a preview build of Windows 10 Mobile on the very day or few days after it. The confirmed new features of the Windows 10 for mobile will be showcased on Jan 21. The developers at Microsoft have developed the mobile edition of Windows 10 in such way that it will work seamlessly with desktop and Xbox versions of Windows 10.

IBTimes also states that Microsoft will opt to cancel the Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 update and directly bring the Windows 10 Mobile to the Lumia users. The WP 8.1 GDR2 update was expected to release in October last year but its arrival was cancelled. The features that were supposed to arrive on GDR2 update will be bundled with the new Windows 10 Mobile OS. Readers can visit the following link to know the Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 features that are going to arrive in Windows 10 Mobile.

The IBTimes post further says that if the Redmond giant releases a preview version of Windows 10 for phones soon, it might launch a new high-end Lumia handset featuring the Windows 10 Mobile OS during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 expo that will be organised in Barcelona in March this year. Microsoft has not confirmed anything on cancelling the WP 8.1 GDR2 update and also on launching of high-end Lumia smartphone at MWC 2015.

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