Microsoft is still committed to its Windows 10 Mobile operating system and its own-brand smartphones, or so says the company's mobile device chief, Terry Myerson.

Not too long ago, the same Terry Myerson said that mobile was not the company's main priority this year as Microsoft wants to focus on more lucrative areas. It's no big secret that Windows Phone/Windows 10 Mobile is not exactly Microsoft's strongest suit, but the company is not ready to ditch such endeavors either.

Phones running Microsoft's mobile OS are behind even basic phones, recent data revealed, yet the company is still not discouraged. In an internal email obtained by Windows Central, Myerson tells other company executives and partners that Microsoft has a device roadmap to support Windows 10 Mobile devices not only from Microsoft but also from OEM partners "who will also be selling an expanded lineup of phone devices based on this platform."

The internal email highlights the value Microsoft believes Windows 10 brings to business customers. Myerson further notes that his company is "committed to deliver Windows 10 on mobile devices with small screen running ARM processors."

Earlier this year, a Microsoft webpage revealed that the company was also planning to support Intel x86 chips along with ARM-based ones, but this new email makes no mention of Intel-based mobile devices with small screens.

At the same time, Myerson's comment about the OS's value to business customers indicates that Microsoft might focus more on the business segment with its future devices. So far, Microsoft has released flagship smartphones for Windows fans, affordable handsets for budget-conscious shoppers, but it has yet to come up with a truly business-oriented smartphone for enterprise use.

The company is expected to introduce a high-end Surface Phone soon, packing a whopping 8 GB of RAM and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 processor to make it the company's new "best in class" product.

Myerson says that Microsoft is currently developing its next-generation products but doesn't give any detail as to what they may bring to the table. The email ensures, however, that the company plans to continue supporting Windows 10 Mobile "for many years."

Windows Central points out that multiple sources have verified this email and concluded that it's authentic.

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