The research firm contends that Android will have 45.4 percent
market share in 2015. It will be followed by Microsoft’s Windows
Phone platform with 20.9 percent market share. The compound annual
growth of Microsoft’s platform over the next four years is
expected to be 67.1 percent, IDC said. Apple’s iOS and Research In
Motion’s BlackBerry platform will own 15.3 percent and 13.7
percent of the smartphone market, respectively.