Microsoft's Windows Phone Revenue Estimated At An "Abysmal" $600 Million

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone revenue is probably somewhat lower than $600 million, Seattle PI estimates via WPCentral.They reach that estimate by subtracting Microsoft’s Xbox revenue away from the whole Entertainment and Devices division, which includes mobile. 

Seattle PI calls this “abysmal”–by contrast Apple has two thirds of the profits of the entire mobile phone industry–but Google doesn’t get much revenue from Android, which it gives a way. Perhaps more importantly, WP7 is just getting started. That should surely go up once Nokia smartphones get into the market.

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