Jerry Nixon on Windows: Who owns Mobility right now?

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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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