In a world of iOS, Android, Windows 8 – who needs another Mobile Operating System?
One has to wonder what the folks over at Mozilla are thinking with their newly announced Firefox OS for mobile devices.
According to the latest IDC Research reports, Android, iOS, BlackBerry, Windows and Linux accounted for 98.7% of all smartphone shipments in Q4 2012 (IDC Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker, 2/14/2012).
That leaves scant market opportunity for anyone trying to get into this market.
The top five players have already established their positions in the market – with each owning a segment of the market that has substantial (and perhaps insurmountable) barriers to entry.
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Mozilla FirefoxOS – a Classic Marketing/Technology #FAIL