Windows 7 Phone predicted would beat the iPhone

Prediction of the leading research institution (IDC) said that 2015 would be the Windows Phone 7 OS overthrew the iPhone. Windows Phone 7 predicted to be launched in 2011. According to firm research that is respected, as many as 450 millions of smartphones shipped in 2011, increased from the previous (303.4 millionin last year).

For the market share in 2011, Android is estimated to be most popular with 39.5%. In second place is Symbian with 20.9%. Then Apple iPhone IOS in occupying the top three with 15.7%. BlackBerry and WP 7 trailing the next sequence with a market share of 14.9% and 5.5%.

According to IDC predictions between 2011 and 2015 Windows Phone 7 will dominate the market with 20.9 per cent achievement. By 2015, IDC expects Windows Phone become the world's number 2 behind the Android operating system.

This predictions based on the recent announcement of Symbian Nokia to shift to Windows Phone that will have significant implications for the smartphone market. Of course all the numbers were still in the form of predictions and may still change in time.