Bill Gates is Microsoft and Microsoft is Bill Gates even though he doesn’t have an executive role within the company he founded. Still, nobody doubts that he still has a lot influence inside the company.
So it was expected that Gates used for many years a Windows Phone smartphone. no surprise there. The surprise landed recently, as Bill Gates told in an interview for Fox News that he recently switched to an Android Phone. But it has plenty of Microsoft apps.
Nobody knows what Android device he has, but due to the contract between Samsung and Microsoft, so Samsung would pre-load Microsoft apps on its devices, makes everybody believe that is a Samsung. Galaxy S8, S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 its delivered with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneDrive pre-installed.