Interesting summary of the slow agonizing death of the Windows Phone from Forbes. Ruthless Microsoft’s Smart Decision To Kill Windows Phone.
A better read from WSJ in July 2015 predicted the demise. In the WSJ report, Apple profit per phone was more than double every other manufacturer combined.
With only 4.5 million Lumia devices sold in Q4 2015, Microsoft’ mobile hardware reached the heady heights of a 1.1 percent market share.