Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT ) Window Phone operating system has been met with a subdued reception so far. The latest readings point to it controlling less than 3% of the smartphone market. However, this hasn't stopped Microsoft and its partners from trying to take more of the low-cost segment away from Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL ) Android. In the video below, Fool contributor Steve Heller and analyst Rex Moore discuss an especially interesting area where Windows Phone could potentially thrive against the competition.
It's been a frustrating path for Microsoft investors, who've watched the company fail to capitalize on the incredible growth in mobile over the past decade. However, with the release of its own tablet, along with the widely anticipated Windows 8 operating system, the company is looking to make a splash in this booming market. In a new premium report on Microsoft, a Motley Fool analyst explains that while the opportunity is huge, so are the challenges. The report includes regular updates as key events occur, so make sure to claim a copy of this report now by clicking here.