Microsoft is customizing its internal plans and will not deliver any Windows 10X devices in 2020, foreign media reported. This is not surprising considering the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
According to the source, Chief Product Officer Panos Panay informed some team members inside Microsoft on April 8 that Microsoft would not deliver surface Neo dual-screen devices in the calendar year.
In addition, It is said that Microsoft will not in 2020 to let third-party dual-screen Windows devices with Windows 10X system shipped. Microsoft’s new priority is to start with Windows 10X on a single-screen device.
Fortunately, Android-based Surface Duo is not delayed and still plans to launch this Christmas.
We can understand that at the end of February 2020, Microsoft executives warned that the COVID-19 coronavirus was affecting the company’s supply chain in China. But Microsoft has been hinting recently that its supply chain is recovering.
Windows 10X is a variant of Windows 10, and Microsoft has said publicly that Windows 10X is only available for dual-screen devices, but privately, Microsoft has been trying to make Windows 10X work on single-screen/dual-screen devices.