A Microsoft employee and ardent Windows phone fan explains his switch to Android

Most people I know don’t use a Windows phone. With just 1% market share, most people that most people know don’t use a Windows phone.

Several months ago, while I was at Microsoft’s Redmond, Washington headquarters, most Microsoft employees I saw with smartphones didn’t use Windows phones. With Android claiming 84% share and the iPhone approximately 15%, statistically speaking, most Microsoft employees use iPhones and Android phones.

There are some die-hard Windows phone fans among Microsoft’s ranks, however. Just as with the non-Microsoft employee fan base, however, that number’s decreasing. Adharsh Kannan, a data scientist at Microsoft, is among the ranks of those defectors. Kannan is a fan who loves and still sees the value of the platform. For reasons he expressed in a LinkedIn post, however, he felt compelled to switch to Android.

Microsoft employee, Adharsh Kannan, felt compelled to switch to Android.

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