Latest Windows Phone stats teased by AdDuplex's Mendelevich
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.
Tweets from Alan Mendelevich tease latest AdDuplex stats
source: @ailon via WMPoweruser
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.
Lumia 521 is the best selling no-contract phone on bestbuy.
Lumia 521 is the best selling no-contract phone on Walmart.
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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.
UK: 5th bestselling phone on Amazon. Also, on 20th position as of this.
2nd bestselling on flipkart (leading indian retailer).
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Snapdeal has all colors on best sellers list. Sort by bestsellers.
Amazon india. All 5 colors are in best sellers list. As of this, 520 is 1,3,5,6,11 positions.
14. Muzhhur (Posts: 241; Member since: 14 Sep 2012)
Instagram are missing that nokia 520 has better camera than many android phones and iphones ...
2. N-fanboy (Posts: 536; Member since: 12 Jan 2013)
Don't care, really, my geeky heart was broken the moment i heared M$' aquisition of Nokia.
3. Damo579 (Posts: 156; Member since: 18 May 2013)
Same here. It's part of the reason why I'm going android.
5. GrapeEyes (Posts: 243; Member since: 01 Sep 2013)
I have tried android and it has no charactor or emotion, windows on Nokia phones are excellent and will keep on getting better!!
9. -box- (Posts: 3728; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
Same phones and people behind them, just different name (though I think they should have setup a royalty system for the brand name), like when a girl gets married and takes her husband's last name. Same person as before, just different name.
4. papss (unregistered)
I'm sad for both of you. IF you were real fans then it should be about the hardware and it's the same team. Stop whining and look for the bright future of the folks that made great phones no matter the name... seems silly
7. Napalm_3nema (Posts: 836; Member since: 14 Jun 2013)
The biggest issue lies with the "how" in Nokia's failure and their sale. You need look no further than Microsoft, who held the platform back from making jumps into competitive hardware. Once MSFT has complete control of Nokia, watch the updates fly faster and the platform stay on more competitive hardware. If it does, everyone who cried foul over the way Redmond and Elop handled things will have their corroboration.
8. papss (unregistered)
If m$ 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.
12. tadaa (Posts: 232; 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
11. N-fanboy (Posts: 536; 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.
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
13. hmmm... (Posts: 51; 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.