Fascinating mobile world is changing ever faster than we can comprehend. My take on majors of handset arena:
Microsoft plays from its software background and keeps on unleashing new software one after another. WinMo world has got more of same, but their approach couldn’t fascinate consumers to cut deep.
Apple builds from its strength of innovation in ground breaking user experience, beating previous each time. i(nventive)Phone, Apple cult has only grown larger, just for others to envy.
Nokia keeps the pace with its beautiful wide range of handset designs to bring more wow factor. They did all to woo developers toward its OS (Symbian), but lost the big game of Web.
Motorola, father of all mobiles, amazed world with its slim-n-trim devices early on. They were the only handset vendor to keep up with all mobile platforms, but same approach backfired making them headless-chicken-going-nowhere.
Google has kept web as center for all its offering and strengthen their position better to greater. Android has filled the missing piece in jigsaw and Nexus One connected all well. But their unique web strength is main driver and there is no match to it.
Who will be the winner of all the battle, it is yet to be known. But my heart goes out to Nokia for loyalty sake, but mind say it is “Nexus One”. Hope to get hold of my NEXt(US) One, soon …