03/24/2011, 12:35 AM
This is my take. Apple, HP and RIM are uni-device, uni-OS systems. Apple will continue to win that battle for the forseeable future, both because of the known OS (on phones and touches) and known hardware (1 year lead). Android is a multi-device, uni-OS system (yes, I know they've customized it). Because of apps available and sheer number of devices sold, they'll be number 2.
Originally Posted by Weaser999
HP and RIM will duke it out, but I think RIM will lead initially both because of apps and features. They've stolen most of what is cool about Palm and they will hit the ground with a business focus and functionality missing from HP. I think webOS is strong enough to win that place back, but it won't start there.