I couldn't agree more with your take as to why Xbox One never recovered. Though i will add that perception as a whole about Microsoft is worse now than it was when the 360 came out. Microsoft...
"And this would provide a hedge in the event that Windows Phone never captures double-digit market share: Microsoft could always fall back on its Asha/Android hybrid should the need arise."...
You can't focus on Enterprise and remain the giant that you are, look at RIM.
Losing Bing and Xbox is like handing over the consumer market to Google/Apple. That would be a huge mistake.
Why is it that i keep reading about the disastrous downturn MS is going through?? I didn't know MS was on the same boat as Blackberry?
actually the clock speed got boosted to 1.75 not 1.5ghz