As reported by TrustedReviews, portfolio manager of ZTE UK, Santiago Sierra for media mentions Tania ZTE phones priced more expensive than similar phones (with Android) because they have to bear the cost of licensing Windows Phone by 23 to 30 dollars per device.
According to Microsoft, responding to the statement, the price offered is different Windows Phone license to each producer depending on the volume of sales in each vendor and negotiation of vendor phone.
By comparison, Google did not charge a dime to use the Android operating system on mobile phones or tablet. However, according to several reliable sources, HTC and Samsung issued a fee of 10 to 15 U.S. dollars per device for each use of Android on your phone or tablet.
The size of the OS license price is going to affect the cost component vendors and will directly influence the price of mobile devices.
In addition to higher prices membanderol license Windows Phone, Microsoft also get royalties for every Android phone sales due to Microsoft's patent there