Future Windows Phone not rosy
- With the launch of Windows 10, the computer platform and mobile platform connects, Microsoft hopes to see sales of its Lumia 's rise. Market researcher IDC expects that this will happen. This year, sales fell by 10.2 percent compared to 2014 and next year, IDC predicts an even greater decline.
The research firm expects that this year 31.3 million Windows Phone handsets shipped, and that equates to a market share of only 2.2 percent. The next four years, that percentage will grow only slightly to 2.3 percent, according to IDC 's prediction.Android is a market share of 81.2 per cent by far the largest and remains so for the time being, according to IDC. Google's operating system grows to a market share of 82.6 percent in 2016. iOS decreased from 15.8 percent to 14.1 percent in 2019. The market share of other mobile operating systems increased slightly from 0.8 percent now to 0.9 percent in 2019.IDC expects the smartphone market this year for the first time grows less than 10 percent. The agency has revised downwards its forecast and now amounts to a growth of 9.8 percent. Especially in China reduces the number of smartphone sales. In the Middle East and Africa, the highest growth rates are expected.