Windows Phone 8 Sales at Microsoft Store: Few Black Friday Buyers

view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Within a Microsoft Store on Long Island, Windows Phone 8 displays attracted few testers and even fewer buyers during a spot check on Black Friday. Meanwhile, an AT&T Store manager in nearby Commack, N.Y., said customers had heard about Windows Phone 8 reboot problems, causing few people to buy the smartphones in recent days. And a side project, known as Windows Phone 7.8, appears to be missing in action. The bottom line: Anecdotal evidence suggests Microsoft continues to struggle mightily in the smartphone market. Why should VARs care? Here’s the answer. First, three anecdotal update (IT news)