Nokia now accounts for just shy of 90% of the Windows Phone 8 universe
0. phoneArena 18 Oct 2013, 05:26 posted on
It's time for yet another Windows Phone stats report from AdDuplex, and this time around we have a few headline-worthy notes to make...
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1. Stoli89 (Posts: 333; Member since: 28 Jun 2010)
It would be interesting to understand how the variants are accounted for in this study...are they lumped under other or included within the "global" version. For instance, does the Lumia 520 reflect volume from 520+505+510? What about carrier specific versions (710 T-Mobile or 900 AT+T). Bottom line, what portion of the "OTHER" does each Lumia represent (i.e.: 625, 1020, 925, 928, 505, 822, 510, 810, 800c, 900AT&T, 710 T-mobile)?
2. D.Aceveda (Posts: 366; Member since: 30 Jun 2012)
Is this supposed to be surprising? Nokia is pretty much the only company pushing Windows Phone. Especially now that Microsoft bought them expect the trend to continue.
Before stupid people reply to me, I know Samsung, HTC, and even others have made Windows Phone devices but Nokia is the only one REALLY putting effort/money/advertising into the OS
5. akki20892 (Posts: 3744; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)
i'm replying u about that U R Correct. i agree.
and i'm not stupid.
3. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 3295; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)
If WP then Nokia. Its Nokia's effort only.
520 is li'l champ.
4. artealis (Posts: 98; Member since: 15 Dec 2010)
yeah nokia champion bla bla bla, wp sells because of nokia, but nokia death because of symbian. why dont just admit it windows phone saved nokia.
you all have been given a chance to saved nokia and symbian 2 years ago, why didnt all the fans and all the harcore symbian nerd bought every single nokia symbian release 2 years ago?
microsoft also did alot of works, not only nokia
7. tasior (Posts: 261; Member since: 04 Nov 2012)
This sentence has so many untrue statements, that there is no sense to argue.
6. dritani (Posts: 13; Member since: 14 Oct 2013)
Of course it is ..beacuse it's NOKIA. Even if it was in the Android world, Nokia would rule..but unfortunately that was not meant to be...anyway, Nokia has been part of our (at least mine) world for many years, and it will alwayse be OUR CHAMPION!
8. amasog (Posts: 188; Member since: 22 Aug 2013)
90% of what???
even if its 99%, the question is how much is the total WP sales?
because 90% of say, 5 million, is only 4.5M, which is just a fraction of Android phone or iphones.
But if its Nokia Android phones, maybe its neck to neck between nokia & all other major android phonemakers combined..
Oh BTW, i am a nokia fan, but not WP fan!
I tried a couple of nokia WP in a mall, & i am not impressed with the OS specially with the animations. For just 15mins of trying, I felt dizzy. What more if I use it daily, maybe i would suffer from headache.
12. rodneyej1 (Posts: 3570; Member since: 06 Jul 2013)
You have some kind of health issue... WP is great❕
10. jroc74 (Posts: 5238; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)
And ppl complain about Google having ownership in Motorola and showing favoritism.
I really think all other WP manufactures are just making devices because of licensing issues with Android. The article does say WP8 tho....wonder how many are still using WP7...
11. GeekMovement (Posts: 1828; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)
Not surprising, that percentage might even increase. I know myself I wouldn't buy a windows phone unless it's Nokia.