“Microsoft expects sales of its Windows Mobile platform products will account for 40% of the global smartphone market in fiscal 2012 (July 2011-June 2012), according to Eddie Wu, managing director of Microsoft ODM embedded devices, Asia,” Daniel Shen and Steve Shen report for DigiTimes.

“Microsoft currently focuses its efforts on promoting the Windows Mobile 6.1 operating system and the company has no plans to launch Windows Mobile 7 until 2009, Wu stated,” Shen and Shen report.

Full article here.

Good God, they must be giving them hallucinogens now!

Microsoft’s sales of its Windows Mobile platform products will account for 40% of the global smartphone market the day they exclude Apple (and all other non-Microsoft) products from the definition of “smartphone market.” And not a day sooner.

[UPDATE: 5:06pm EDT: Added “(and all other non-Microsoft)” to Take. Thanks, Predrag.]