Where Windows Phone Can Thrive

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.


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  • Report this Comment On May 14, 2013, at 12:28 AM, kellenbmiller wrote:

    Microsoft Try "Pages" they seem to work for everyone else in this world! The phone is one sided it needs pages folders and apps. And themes that look like what the developers want them to. The Start page is great and the layout is intriguing but it simply needs everything the competition is giving. So add it.

  • Report this Comment On May 14, 2013, at 12:33 AM, kellenbmiller wrote:

    Sorry for ranting off point. But the thing I am trying to say is that price alone will not dictate this game. They need to give people what the competition is giving people along with the metro live tile scenario. But I could be wrong. I have been wrong before. Xbox sell well.

  • Report this Comment On May 14, 2013, at 9:24 AM, stockwatcher0153 wrote:

    The new Nokia Lumia W8 phones have been *very* well-received, they offer more than just an attractive price point.

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