Microsoft has gotten off to a slow start in the mobile world but may wind up in second place in another four years.
Windows Phone will capture a market share of 19.2 percent in 2016, up from just 5.2 percent this year, projects IDC. That number will inch past the 19 percent share garnered by Apple's iOS, down slightly from 20.5 percent this year. The surge in Microsoft's mobile share will receive a big boost from demand for Nokia's Lumia phones, especially in key emerging markets, IDC added.
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