Was that worth invest in windows phones? NOOOO
One of the world’s most substantial mobile manufacturers slams the door: No one has ever made money on producing Microsoft’s Windows phones.
It is often asked whether Microsoft’s Windows phones would become a dominant player in the mobile market by the efforts of Microsoft’s, finds a new report from the Seattle Times firmly confirms that it does not.
Huawei is the world’s fourth largest mobile phone manufacturer, quitted the Windows platform already this summer, recognizing that it was the pure loss business. Now they say even that it is not just Huawei that can not make money, but “no other company has ever made money on producing Microsoft’s Windows phones”.
Huawei’s paradoxical explanation: what makes the phones too expensive is that the quality of components. Or in other words: There is more money in selling windows phones with even lower quality.