Microsoft’s Windows Phone Conundrum in India

With Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) asserting more control in the entry-level segment with the launch of Android One, the budget handset segment is poised for another major change. Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has fared incredibly well in this segment with the Lumia 520, which is the software (and now hardware) maker’s most successful handset. However, the limitations of the Lumia 520, mainly in the form of 512 MB RAM and the lack of a front camera, combined with the fact that there are several Android-based alternatives that offer a better feature-set for a similar price mean that users are gravitating away to other ecosystems. With that in mind, Microsoft