Windows Phone to be second smartphone OS in 2015

Similar to last week’s IDC prediction Gartner is now also predicting that Windows Phone will be the second smartphone OS in terms of marketshare behind Android in 2015. This bold claim is essential based on the same assumption that because Nokia is dumping Symbian in favor of Windows Phone 7 (and future versions of Windows Phone) then Microsoft’s mobile OS will get a gigantic boost in consumer adoption in the coming years. Apple’s  iOS will, according to the same predictions, be third with a marketshare comparable to what it currently has.

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