Omid Farhang Forums Windows Mobile How long do you think Windows Mobile Phone will survive?

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  • #10437
    Omid Farhang
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    How long do you think Windows Mobile Phone will survive?
    Does it have any chance against Andorid and iOS?

    #10793
    scythe944
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    Depends on how many devs they get on board and how long crapple lets their stuff get stagnant.

    IOS really can’t multitask very well from what I hear, but there’s a ios7 update coming on the horizon that might change things.  If not, WP8 might have a chance.

    I’m still waiting for another WebOS phone, still miss my pre.

    #10794
    Omid Farhang
    Keymaster

    I cannot trust Microsoft because of the short lifetime of their applications, they never had a stable product that lives a long time. Just google list of the discontinued Microsoft product, even recently I got same problem with Google too (RIP Google Reader or Google Health).

    #10795
    scythe944
    Participant

    You have a good point, I remember it was version 7 or 7.5 that couldn’t be upgraded to 8, and those phones were fairly new.  That’s a shame.

    I do see that Windows phones are growing in popularity though.

    http://venturebeat.com/2013/05/16/windows-phone-jumps-to-third-in-global-smartphone-market-share-and-could-be-second-faster-than-you-think/

    #10796
    Omid Farhang
    Keymaster

    Third is good for them, because they currently have only 2 competitor, iOS and Android! (Somehow it means they are first from bottom of the list :D )

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