Does Microsoft’s brass still believe it has a chance in the phone market?

With one of Microsoft’s most celebrated Windows Phone customers, the NYPD, expected to dump their devices for iPhones, is there really even a toehold for Microsoft in the business-phone space?

A New York Post report — that one of Microsoft’s more celebrated US business customers for Windows Phones is dumping the platform — raises some interesting questions about Redmond’s future mobility plans.

The Post reported on Aug. 28 that the New York Police Department (NYPD) is going to scrap the 36,000 Nokia phones running the Windows Phone OS, which it has been rolling out for the past two years.

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