Windows Phone will overtake iOS by nearly 2017




Windows Phone will overtake iOS by nearly 2017

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To date, Windows Phone is the third most popular among the smartphone operating systems. The situation over the next four years will not change, only the share of the platform to increase several times, analysts predict.

According to research firm Canalys, by 2017 the share of Windows Phone smartphones in the world’s supply will increase to 12.7 percent. For comparison, in 2012 the figure was 2.4 percent. To ensure the growth of Microsoft will need support not only from Nokia, but also Chinese vendors such as Lenovo, Huawei and ZTE, said in a statement.

«Nokia is the most active vendor on the side of Microsoft. It shows continued progress on Lumia. But if you look at the long term, then the Chinese traders more likely to oppose the dominance of Samsung. Microsoft has partnered with Huawei and ZTE on the part of smartphones, as well as with regard to Lenovo PCs “- said Canalys analyst Jessica Kwee.

Android will remain a favorite among smartphone operating systems. Of the projected 1.5 billion in 2017 1 billion smartphones will be controlled by Android. The market share of the platform will decrease from 67.7 (2012) to 67.1 per cent. Lose a few percent of iOS – in 2017, its market share was 14.1 percent, which is 5.4 percent less than in 2012 (19.5 percent).

Regarding Firefox OS in the report Canalys word.

“At the slowdown will affect Apple displacement vector in the low-level segment of smartphones, where it is not represented. Android continues to lead through a scalable platform, “- said Qiu.

It seems that his prediction did not consider the budget Canalys iPhone, whose appearance analysts are predicting this year. In the web already appeared the first image the long-awaited device .
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