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Apple won't be the big 2012 growth winner, despite iPhone 5, neither will Android

0. phoneArena 24 Aug 2012, 14:28 posted on

Digitimes has done some research and has put together some numbers for what the market share could look like by the end of the year. Surprisingly, despite the iPhone 5, Apple won't be the big winner of 2012, and, at least based on growth rate, neither will Android...

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posted on 25 Aug 2012, 01:24 1

38. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


and yes noobs always brag about Temple Run a guy who cant run out of a temple :\ man grow up or get updated their are more games to play then temple run

posted on 25 Aug 2012, 01:27 1

39. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


and last thing it takes some years to creat apps from new OS and wp7 had only a year to comeout and it reached 100k apps and more in one year i think android took 2 years to reach it be realistic and resonable its not istant job of creating apps each apps takes weeks or months

posted on 25 Aug 2012, 04:19

44. picka_vi_materina (Posts: 174; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


100k of crapps. That's easy to achieve.

posted on 25 Aug 2012, 05:39 1

47. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


I DONT THINK U HAVE A WP7 so if u dont you never tried any apps either so u are idiot who got big mouth but no brain

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 23:18 1

34. MeoCao (unregistered)


Can you elaborate what WP8 can do and others don't?

posted on 25 Aug 2012, 17:53 1

57. Penny (Posts: 1653; Member since: 04 Feb 2011)


Please refer to my comment #56. Not all of the features I listed are exclusive to Windows Phone 8, but those are areas where Windows Phone 8 exceeds the performance and/or capabilities of competing operating systems.

posted on 25 Aug 2012, 01:19 2

36. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


WP8 is option for those who think out of box and innovative design and interface

posted on 25 Aug 2012, 04:20

45. picka_vi_materina (Posts: 174; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


WP innovative? MeeGo was innovative, WP is just old school black and white, size 45 text on a black background. Very innovative.

posted on 25 Aug 2012, 05:41 1

48. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


ow lets start about android homie its all copy of apple IOS interface icon grides what is new in that same left/right slide only some extra features u can play with rest is identically copy so yes WP is new moblie OS and u can deny it all u want it is fact MS went with its own new ideas while android is following ios at every step

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 17:24 1

28. sithman (banned) (Posts: 299; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


If apples users r ish**p then r googles sh**pdroids? Just asking.

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 18:50 1

30. aaronkatrini (Posts: 241; Member since: 06 Jun 2012)


shhhtt! its true, but lets hope they wont read this comment ;)

posted on 25 Aug 2012, 01:12

35. MeoCao (unregistered)


I like your rant

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 16:11 1

15. smallworld (Posts: 488; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


It will take 5 years for WP to come close to Blackberry so let alone Android an iOs.

posted on 25 Aug 2012, 05:43 1

49. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


man u live in stone age now a days it takes less then year to over throw any settled buisseness :P or atlest put enough dent in market

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 16:38 3

23. jroc74 (Posts: 6015; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


Exactly. The article is about growth. Android wont ever see what they experienced in 2010. Apple is probably peaked, Android too.

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 14:39 1

4. MartyK (Posts: 846; Member since: 11 Apr 2012)


hahaha

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 14:36 2

3. ajac09 (Posts: 1481; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)


depends on what he is cussing about lol

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 14:41 3

5. mas11 (Posts: 1034; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


Good luck MS!

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 15:30

9. denied911 (banned) (Posts: 361; Member since: 31 May 2012)


they're gonna need it

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 15:33 3

10. nak1017 (Posts: 328; Member since: 08 Jan 2010)


Agreed, I'd be nice to have a 3rd option and someone else to come up with ideas.
So just incase Win8 phones become popular, what are their fanboys called? Bingheads? Nothing sounds quite as fluid as iSheep or Fandroids...

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 15:36

11. smdeezy (Posts: 66; Member since: 17 Jun 2011)


Bingheads...Haha I like it.

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 17:17 1

26. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


Winners, of course.

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 23:08 1

33. an4564 (Posts: 39; Member since: 17 Jul 2012)


Winboys? best i can think og haha

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 14:52 3

6. Penny (Posts: 1653; Member since: 04 Feb 2011)


It's not really a stretch to guess that WP will have the highest gains in terms of percentage this year. What really matters in my opinion is how well or poorly the actual Windows 8 operating system will do when it comes out this year. If the full OS takes off, then I think the mobile platform is really going to take off as well.

I believe the outlook for the rest of the mobile industry in 2013 really hinges on Windows 8 right now, because it has the potential to be the major story of the year, or it could fall by the wayside and just become a forgotten subject after some months (although unlikely considering the changes Microsoft is going to be making across its entire product line).

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 15:11 1

7. aaronkatrini (Posts: 241; Member since: 06 Jun 2012)


not sure if i must thumb you up or down

posted on 25 Aug 2012, 04:23

46. picka_vi_materina (Posts: 174; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


Windows 8 will be Vista reincarnated. Windows 9 will be 7 reincarnated. You know how MS rolls, don't you? ;)

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 16:18 2

19. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)


For me trend and market share is more impt than YoY growth.

posted on 25 Aug 2012, 05:46

50. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


Damn ur buisseness guy :\

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 17:21 1

27. plgladio (Posts: 314; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


MS: DigiTimes(DT) publish something favour to us.
DT: What is our profit on it.
MS: Will give you 20 WP.
DT: Job done.
MS: Happily thinking people will buy WP,
Android/Apple users: We love our OS, go to hell MS..

posted on 25 Aug 2012, 11:14

52. Henrik (Posts: 141; Member since: 18 Feb 2012)


Duuuumb comment.

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