When compared to Apple and Google, no one has any sort of hesitation to label Microsoft as a player who is still struggling to gain respectable share in the smart phone ecosystem. But Microsoft is not giving up the hope and is looking to various partners like Nokia who has a worldwide reach to help it come up from behind. Recent event like Nokia introducing two smart phones the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710, both based on Windows mango OS proves this.
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In such a high competitive smart phone ecosystem the question everyone has in mind is will Microsoft with its never ending innovation and past experience in wooing the customer be able to project itself as a tough competitor to Google and Apple with the help of once the innovative force in mobile phones market - Nokia. It is unlikely that Microsoft will be able to pull this off without fighting really hard in the coming years.