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Washington, May 27 : Software giant Microsoft has officially confirmed the introduction of Cortana to iOS and Android and is also planning to release separate apps for each mobile operating system to enable its digital assistant to run outside of Windows. According to the Verge, the Cortana companion will be available for Android in late June and iOS later this year. Also Read - Here's Why Microsoft decided to shut down Minecraft Earth Game
However, Cortona on iOS and Android will not be as powerful as on Windows but Microsoft is still providing notification support. Microsoft’s phone companion will help Windows 10 PC owners find relevant apps on their Android , Windows, or iOS phones to make use of OneNote, OneDrive, and many other apps and services. (READ : Microsoft launches Lumia 430 series dual SIM card smartphone) Also Read - Fact Check: Has Microsoft Acquired Sony, Its PlayStation Unit For USD130 Billion? Here's The Truth
Microsoft has announced that the phone version of its Windows 10 operating system will not be launched this summer. Joe Belfiore, Corporate Vice President, Operating Systems Group at Microsoft said that the phone builds have not been as far along as PC builds. Belfiore also said that from the device view, their main focus is to kick off the Windows 10 launch wave with a great launch on the PC. Users should expect that the other devices like phone, HoloLens, Xbox, Surface Hub will be staggered.