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Article: EDITORIAL: Rethinking Android as open source
The worst thing you can do is to kill competition, Apple already keeps tight control, and Android fans may find it difficult to believe but there are people out there that don't want to be tied to Google.
Linux still exists against Apple and Microsoft, and there are a lot of different flavors or Linux, then there is Unix to contend with as well
So while i don't have the Apps available the Android and IOS have, i easily get by with what are available, and find that I rarely use all those that I do have installed
What you have on WP is as good as and some are even better than iOS , and definitely better than Android. The apps may be fewer on WP, but theyr're generally well thought of and pretty functional.