Jerry Nixon on Windows: Who owns Mobility right now?

Jerry Nixon on Windows

Friday, August 20, 2010

Who owns Mobility right now?

imageMicrosoft's overall unit sales featuring the OS in Q2 fell to 3,096,400 smartphones -- down from Q2 2009's number of 3,829,700 smartphones. Overall, Gartner found Windows Mobile to be in fifth place in terms of smartphone sales.

The 4.3 percentage-point drop in market share for Windows Mobile comes on the heels of the company prepping its Windows Phone 7 OS for release later this year. Gartner analysts generally believe that such refresh efforts will contribute to the upward sales trend of new phones.

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