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Latest Windows Phone stats teased by AdDuplex's Mendelevich

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Latest Windows Phone stats teased by AdDuplex's Mendelevich
Tweets sent from Alan Mendelevich tease a number of stats that have been culled from AdDuplex, which is where Mendelevich hangs his hat during the work week. AdDuplex is a mobile ad network for Windows Phone which gives Mendelevich the numbers to point out some interesting things. While the tweet didn't specifically mention the model, Mendelevich hints that a new phone is now the most popular Windows Phone model in the U.S. We are certain that this is the Nokia Lumia 521. That might not come as much of a surprise to many considering how fast the device has sold out at Walmart, T-Mobile, and each time it was presented on HSN. Recently, a coupon code took the price of the phone at HSN down to a ridiculous $80, lock, stock and barrel.

Mendelevich also teased the news that a new carrier has become the most popular seller of Windows Phone 8 handsets in the U.S. Considering that AT&T has exclusives in the states for the Nokia Lumia 520 (which is the twin of the Nokia Lumia 521), the Nokia Lumia 925 and the Nokia Lumia 1020, that title probably belongs to the nation's second largest carrier.

According to tweets sent out by Mendelevich, the average Windows Phone app was used by twice as many people last month than a year ago, which should give developers the incentive to write more apps for the platform (here that, Instagram?). Lastly, Windows Phone 8 handsets now have 70% of the Windows Phone market.


source: @ailon via WMPoweruser

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posted on 12 Oct 2013, 13:45 10

1. nexusdude (Posts: 151; Member since: 22 Aug 2013)


...*hear that, Instagram...

posted on 12 Oct 2013, 23:13

10. sri_tech (Posts: 188; Member since: 21 May 2013)


Lumia 520/521 is a little champion.

Lumia 520/521 is the little champion.

I am observing the Lumia sales in different sites. Here are all the best selling lists from different countries by Lumia 520/521.

USA: Released in Q3.
Lumia 521 and 520 are the best selling no-contract phones on Amazon. Both are in that place for more than two months.
http://www.amazon.com/Best-Sellers-Cell-Phones-Accessories-No-Contract/zgbs/wireless/2407748011/ref=zg_bs_nav_cps_1_cps

Lumia 521 is the best selling no-contract phone on bestbuy.
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/no-contract-phones/all-no-contract-phones/pcmcat158500050014.c?id=pcmcat158500050014

Lumia 521 is the best selling no-contract phone on Walmart.
http://www.walmart.com/browse/cell-phones/prepaid-cell-phones/1105910_1072335_1056206/?browsein=true&_refineresult=true&povid=cat1072335-env460189-moduleA092613-lLinkLHN2NoContractPhones&fromPageCatId=1072335&catNavId=1072335

Lumia 521 is also best selling phone on HSN.

China: Four Lumia 520 variants are in top 20 list on Amazon which includes feature phones.
http://www.amazon.cn/gp/bestsellers/wireless/665002051/ref=zg_bsnr_tab

UK: 5th bestselling phone on Amazon. Also, on 20th position as of this.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Best-Sellers-Electronics-Mobile-Phones-Smartphones/zgbs/electronics/356496011/ref=zg_bs_nav_ce_3_1340509031

India:
2nd bestselling on flipkart (leading indian retailer).
http://www.flipkart.com/mobiles/~bestsellers/pr?sid=tyy%2C4io&otracker=ch_vn_mobile_main_Bestselling%20Mobiles%20at%20Flipkart.com

Snapdeal has all colors on best sellers list. Sort by bestsellers.
http://www.snapdeal.com/products/mobiles-mobile-phones?sort=plrty

Amazon india. All 5 colors are in best sellers list. As of this, 520 is 1,3,5,6,11 positions.
http://www.amazon.in/gp/bestsellers/electronics/1389432031/ref=zg_bs_nav_e_2_3561110031

posted on 14 Oct 2013, 13:08

14. Muzhhur (Posts: 248; Member since: 14 Sep 2012)


Instagram are missing that nokia 520 has better camera than many android phones and iphones ...
Tssssss.

posted on 12 Oct 2013, 14:08 7

2. N-fanboy (Posts: 538; Member since: 12 Jan 2013)


Don't care, really, my geeky heart was broken the moment i heared M$' aquisition of Nokia.

posted on 12 Oct 2013, 14:28 3

3. Damo579 (Posts: 211; Member since: 18 May 2013)


Same here. It's part of the reason why I'm going android.

posted on 12 Oct 2013, 15:11 9

5. GrapeEyes (Posts: 248; Member since: 01 Sep 2013)


I have tried android and it has no charactor or emotion, windows on Nokia phones are excellent and will keep on getting better!!

posted on 12 Oct 2013, 21:12

9. -box- (Posts: 3858; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


Same phones and people behind them, just different name (though I think they should have setup a royalty system for the brand name), like when a girl gets married and takes her husband's last name. Same person as before, just different name.

posted on 12 Oct 2013, 14:50 4

4. papss (unregistered)


I'm sad for both of you. IF you were real fans then it should be about the hardware and it's the same team. Stop whining and look for the bright future of the folks that made great phones no matter the name... seems silly

posted on 12 Oct 2013, 17:39 2

7. Napalm_3nema (Posts: 1259; Member since: 14 Jun 2013)


The biggest issue lies with the "how" in Nokia's failure and their sale. You need look no further than Microsoft, who held the platform back from making jumps into competitive hardware. Once MSFT has complete control of Nokia, watch the updates fly faster and the platform stay on more competitive hardware. If it does, everyone who cried foul over the way Redmond and Elop handled things will have their corroboration.

posted on 12 Oct 2013, 17:59 1

8. papss (unregistered)


If m$ is to succeed they have to make faster updates a priority so I'm not sure that's an indication of some grand scheme.
But to say that someone won't buy a Nokia because it won't be the same once the transition is complete is just silly. I have little doubt that m$ and the Nokia team will come up with a great product.

posted on 13 Oct 2013, 03:59

12. tadaa (Posts: 255; Member since: 18 Apr 2013)


i won't, because people develop attachment to particular brands. i grew up with nokia phones and its really sad to see it get replaced by microsoft branding

posted on 13 Oct 2013, 02:00

11. N-fanboy (Posts: 538; Member since: 12 Jan 2013)


I'm not saying i'm never gonna buy a nokia phone any more. I'm just saying i'll go for the best and the best only (except for samsung, lg and apple devices). Right now i'm using the Xperia z. But maybe sometime in the future there might be a device that brings me back to nokia.

posted on 12 Oct 2013, 15:18 1

6. Manny602 (Posts: 1; Member since: 12 Oct 2013)


AT&T does not have exclusives on the 925, that has been available with T Mobile a couple months before AT&T

posted on 13 Oct 2013, 04:43

13. hmmm... (Posts: 61; Member since: 05 Jun 2013)


According to AdDuplex blog, the most popular windows phone carrier is Verizon Wireless. These are the september statistics in the link. A little google search would've brought up the results.
blog(dot)adduplex(dot)com/2013/09/adduplex-windows​-phone-statistics.html

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