If you needed proof that Microsoft learned a lesson from the half-baked Windows 8, you need just to look at the recently concluded Mobile World Congress 2017 (MWC 2017). The majority of OEMs that have launched tablets, most go for the Microsoft-inspired 2-in-1 devices, and Windows 10 is the preferred OS.
It is safe to say, Microsoft is stealing the spotlight from Google. For a long time, Android has been the preferred OS for tablets, but when you hear big-time OEMs like Samsung saying they favor Windows over Android as OS for their upcoming tablets. You know the ground is shifting in favor of Microsoft and much to the distaste of our favorite search engine.
Even when you look back over the past two years, Window 10 tablets have been gaining market share. Ironically, Microsoft’s Windows 10 devices, the Surface devices, have stagnated in sales. However, the fact that Microsoft has been generous with its technology and designs with other OEMs, its Windows 10 OS has firmly charmed into the hearts of many device makers and consumers.
More Windows-powered than Android-powered devices at MWC 17
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