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Gigi3
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2/23/2016 | 1:37:52 AM
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"You are right.  I hope windows user see this as an advantage and start acquiring lumia phones.  People seem fragmented. They have windows laptop, iphone, playstation.  If they are to see the advantages of having a single provider for all their services, it could work for windows."

Pedro, I think they are targeting the enterprise level customers; especially those who are in-line with BYOD concept. Where, MS can provide a seamless connectivity with all these devices through windows OS.
PedroGonzales
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PedroGonzales,
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2/18/2016 | 10:14:21 AM
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@gigi. You are right.  I hope windows user see this as an advantage and start acquiring lumia phones.  People seem fragmented. They have windows laptop, iphone, playstation.  If they are to see the advantages of having a single provider for all their services, it could work for windows.
Gigi3
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Gigi3,
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2/18/2016 | 5:14:22 AM
Re: All is lost!
"I agree. They have a huge problem, if they want to even try to catch up to Google or Apple.  They are already well established in the market.  I wonder when they will be ready to say: it is time to focus on other areas.  Microsoft has the money to try to go into the smartphone market, but until how long?"

Pedro, they are looking for windows users , where a seamless connectivity can happen between windows based Laptop/Desktop/Tablet/Smartphones. 
PedroGonzales
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PedroGonzales,
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2/16/2016 | 9:58:34 AM
Re: All is lost!
@gigi.  I agree. They have a huge problem, if they want to even try to catch up to Google or Apple.  They are already well established in the market.  I wonder when they will be ready to say: it is time to focus on other areas.  Microsoft has the money to try to go into the smartphone market, but until how long?
Gigi3
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Gigi3,
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2/16/2016 | 4:21:37 AM
Re: All is lost!
"At this point in time, it hardly matters what Microsoft does, it's too little too late. As far as security goes, the latest version of Win Phone 10 is still behind not only iOS in security, but Android as well. In software, Win Phone is way behind iOS for business, even Microsoft has much more business software for iOS than for Win Phone."

Melgross, you are right and even MS knows it well than any one. Then, why still MS is venturing to Smartphone segment with this pit falls?
Brian.Dean
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Brian.Dean,
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2/16/2016 | 2:44:56 AM
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You are right, the market is extremely competitive and it is hard to break into the smartphone market due to Samsung and Apple.

According to Statista, it took Apple 3 years to reach sales figures of around 14 million units (Q4 2010), from 2007 to Q3 2010, the quarterly sales figures were always below double digits. This could mean that if a company tries hard enough and long enough then, it will also reach sales figures of meaningful proportion. 
melgross
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melgross,
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2/15/2016 | 1:06:01 PM
All is lost!
At this point in time, it hardly matters what Microsoft does, it's too little too late. As far as security goes, the latest version of Win Phone 10 is still behind not only iOS in security, but Android as well. In software, Win Phone is way behind iOS for business, even Microsoft has much more business software for iOS than for Win Phone.


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