Doesn’t Windows on Arm eliminate the need for Windows Mobile?


On this week’s Windows Weekly while on the topic on Microsoft’s foldable device patent Mary Jo Foley asked whether the device would come with WM10 or Windows on Arm. I may be missing something but I assumed Windows on Arm if it comes to fruition would replace Windows Mobile.

My rational is that both WM and WoA would run all the same UWP apps (hence the U) but WoA would have the advantage of being able to run legacy applications as well, even if it is just in a docked situation.

With little demand for WM devices and even less for non continuum capable ones why would Microsoft continue developing WM along side WoA? 

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