Windows Will Be Free for All Mobile Devices with Less Than 9 Inches

Microsoft is the company’s most profitable software in the world, and from its dominant position has always been reluctant to lower prices of their products star. However, it seems that everything is going to change in the Redmond company, and is that we have very interesting news coming directly from the event Build 2014 and that, directly or indirectly, affect Android.
Microsoft has just announced that Windows will be free for all mobile devices that do not exceed a 9 inch screen diagonal, What will obviously include the range of smartphones and phablets, as well as most of the best-selling tablets, which tend to be the reduced sizes and lower prices.
The implications of the long-awaited decision by Microsoft are multiple, and so interesting to completely changing the landscape of a market where Android and iOS were most of the cake.
It will be interesting to see how Microsoft charges patent manufacturers who installed Android, while it gives Windows to those who wish to implement it on their devices.
Windows will now be at the same height as Android in the starting line, maybe both will be free, for all manufacturers who wish to implement them in their smartphones, small tablets and even in any other device that may run instances of Windows, which open the door wide to the “Internet of things” under Windows.
No doubt we have a movement that will bring Windows back to the foreground, and intends to grow the ecosystem of Microsoft at the expense of fixed income that Microsoft probably has in mind to retrieve through other channels. In addition, the Redmond are saved the still make money with the licenses for personal computers and professional devices, such as higher sizes and powerful hardware tablets.
The most curious case will be to see how Microsoft makes much money licensing patents to manufacturers who install Android on their devices, even more money that wins with Windows, while at the same time gives licenses its operating system who wish to implement it.
We’ll see the movements of others involved, since Microsoft already has been denounced on several occasions by monopolistic strategies, so it would not be surprising that this time was again. What you think about Microsoft’s new strategy?