very close. It makes sense for people to be excited about the Redmond-based software giant – we're all curious if it'll be able to spin Nokia's under-performing business around now that it owns both the software and hardware stacks. The alternative is almost too sad to imagine – that Microsoft's Windows Phone platform is forever destined to fight tooth and nail for its survival.With 15.64%, Samsung snatched the most votes, but to talk about a sweeping victory here would be to twist the facts – at 14.93%, Microsoft (which now owns Nokia's handset division) is very,
Moving on, Samsung's cross-town rival, LG, took the bronze with 12.49%. Certainly, with excellent devices such as the G3, and more recently, the G Flex 2, LG has raised its profile among the tech crowd. Next up are Sony (10.96%), HTC (9.72%), and Xiaomi (9.48%) – the Chinese smartphone super start that is starting 2015 with a bang. See the full results below.