A few days ago Microsoft released a message on Twitter, that Microsoft will release “big thing“in the upcoming IFA 2014. In response, industry analysts believe that the “big surprise” of Microsoft will not be Windows 9 but a smart watch or other Windows versions as IOT service. As the world’s highest level of the Consumer Electronics Show, IFA will be officially opened on September 9th -10th in Berlin, German.
“Big things are happening in the world of #IFA2014#”
— Windows (@Windows) September 3, 2014
It is noteworthy that the big thing going to happen Microsoft hinted that will happen in its flagship operating system, rather than a hardware device or other third-party hardware.
Last month, Microsoft has officially issued invitations to the medias, according to information implied on the invitation, Lumia 830 and Lumia 730 is expected to debut at the conference, Lumia 830 will has three versions including Verizon, AT & T and T-Mobile. It is reported that, the Verizon version screen size is4.5 inches, while the other two versions is 4.7 inches.
May this year, there is news that Microsoft’s smart wearable watches are being tested, and these smart watches will be launched in October this year. So, from the time new revealed, Microsoft is likely to launch it’s smart watches in the IFA 2014. Another possibility is that Microsoft wants to amplify it’s Windows version, as a preparation for it’s IOT.
Lumia 830 will be unveiled at the press conference with the Lumia 730 which called as the next generation of the selfie phone at the Windows Phone platform. It is also reported that this device is equipped with 5 million pixel front camera and a 6.7 million pixel main camera, the screen size is 4.7 inches, pre-installed with WindowsPhone 8.1 operating system.
What kind of surprise will Microsoft bring us in IFA 2014, it’s still unknown, but with the opening of IFA , everything will soon be announced.