Research firm IDC has issued a new projection for mobile marketshare by 2016. The primary reason the IDC believes Windows Phone will garner 19.2% of the overall marketshare is due to the penetration of Nokia’s Lumia 900.

The IDC believes BlackBerry will remain relatively stagnant and drop from 6% to only 5.9% by 2016. “Underpinning the smartphone market is the constantly shifting OS landscape,” IDC analyst Ramon Llamas said in a statement. “Android will maintain leadership throughout our forecast, while others will gain more mobile operator partnerships (Apple) or currently find themselves in the midst of a major transition (BlackBerry and Windows Phone/Windows Mobile).”

Microsoft is definitely doing all they can to bolster Windows Phone adoption. Do you think the IDC’s projections are correct? Will RIM’s BlackBerry be surpassed by Windows Phone?

via CNET