Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview now supports Lumia Icon

John White By: John White
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Ever since Microsoft kickstarted the Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview program, several Lumia devices were left out of the fun. One such device is the Lumia Icon, but that is no longer the case today. From now on, the device will support the OS in the near future.

We were surprised at the omission of Windows 10 Mobile from the Lumia Icon because it is a powerful smartphone. It is not as if the device is incapable of powering Windows 10 Mobile. If the Lumia 920 can do it, a much older and inferior smartphone, then there should be no issues for the Icon.

Gabriel Aul, a developer from the Windows team, made the big announcement on Twitter earlier. However, he did not give an exact date so we’re left wondering when the update will come. He did say in the near future so it shouldn’t be too far away — then again, Microsoft is known for saying one thing and doing the other.

The Lumia Icon is a Windows 8 smartphone with a sweet looking 5-inch display and Snapdragon 800 processor running at 2.2GHz. It comes with 2GB worth of RAM and 32GB internal storage for all your photos, videos, and documents. The main camera on the back is a whopping 20-megapixels, making it one of the best of the Lumia line.

What truly caught our attention about the Lumia Icon is its design. We love the design and think it’s much better than the Lumia 950 and 950 XL. It looks as if it could be thrown directly into a brick wall and instead of smashing the bits, the wall itself would explode into nothingness.

The only downside here is the fact that the Lumia Icon is exclusive to Verizon Wireless, so your GSM SIM card won’t work here.

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