It seems that the plans HP development webOS so it is not destined to come true. Today, the company announced its intention to stop further distribution of devices based on this operating system.
The reason is the low popularity of these devices. Despite all the potential webOS, smartphones and tablets based on it did not enjoy any noticeable popularity. It even got to the point that a chain of retail stores best buy refused to distribute tablet computers HP Touchpad.
As for the future of the system, it will continue to be used in printers and other peripherals. But whether mobile solutions will be created on its basis is unknown. Herself HP declares that "will keep in mind such a possibility." It is also unclear what the future holds for such an interesting system. It is likely that in the near future we will see devices on webOS from other manufacturers, among which the most likely was named Samsung.
Analysts believe that the main reason for the failure webOS became unwilling HP to invest in it really serious sums for development. Roughly speaking, the system was ruined by the desire to immediately get the maximum profit.