, you're making a lot of presumptions, and you're not backing up your statements.
You sound like the kind of person who knows just enough about technology to fall for the kind of marketing Microsoft is fond of. Unfortunately, you lack the depth of knowledge to really understand my argument.
If desktop dominance was important to the mobile space, Microsoft would be the leader, according to your logic. They're not.
Google developed Chromebooks in order to offer a low-cost alternative for users of their web platform, not as a replacement for Windows. Why pay Microsoft anything if you're just going to use Chrome all day to get your stuff done?
If it really was an attempt at desktop dominance, don't you think they would have done a lot more work to allow users to run Windows apps?
Photo quality is far more complex than the number of pixels the CMOS can capture. Professional photographers, as well as the manufacturers themselves, agree on this. The 'megapixel race' is largely a marketing scheme, not an actual indicator of quality.