Windows Phone will rise to 6.4 percent market share by 2018 as per IDC

By May 29th, 2014 AT 10:35 AM

IDC, a research and analytics firm has released a report about smartphone platforms and market share. As per the latest report, Windows Phone is slowly crawling towards relevance and it will have a market share of around 6.4 percent by 2018. This will be almost double when compared to its current market share of 3.5 percent.

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Google will continue to lead as it does not with a staggering 80.2 percent market share but its market share will drop to 77.6 percent by 2018. Apple will have a smartphone market share of 13.7 percent by 2018, down from 14.8 percent this year. Blackberry on the other hand will have an almost non-existent market share of just 0.8 percent with the help of 9.7 million smartphone shipments this year. If Blackberry manages to keep itself alive till 2018, they will have a market share of just 0.3% by then.

Computer science engineer turned technology blogger. Following consumer electronics industry closely from 2006, he can now predict pretty much where the market is heading. He has a dream to own Android, Windows Phone and iOS smartphones all at the same time.

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