Nokia now sells 80.2% of all Windows Phone devices
0. phoneArena 10 Jun 2013, 08:39 posted on
In May 2013, Nokia grew its market share holding 80.2% of all Windows Phone sales. Windows Phone 8 also gained in popularity…
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50. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
Pathetic useless Wp8 Lumia. The new lumia relaunch is now going in q4 with wp8, which is supposed to be all that you ever wanted in a smartphone os, where have we herd thst befor, again and again and again? No it won't set the world on fire, Rotflmfao™
This is a suicidal strategy, every other handset maker who tried wp as primary has died doing it, or bleed so much in losses, they had to abandoned the path. Nokia will be gone unless it shifts now to Android, o wait Nokia is slaved for 3 years with MS there btches. Like every other wp maker of the past who survived, and far more likely Nokia is also damaged. They will simply die as a maker. ™
83. profperez1 (Posts: 50; Member since: 08 May 2012)
Ask Blackberry! Down to 1% and use to have over 50%. In 2 years thing will be different. I have the 822 and I like it. I have had all platforms----and Windows is just as good. My Android was nice----but the customization slows the units down---so it you want speed----long term----you need to keep it simple. IE: Tiles.
76. wurmZ (Posts: 32; Member since: 11 Jun 2013)
definitely when fanboys like you will wake up from their insanity.
33. roldefol (Posts: 3260; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
One could argue that Facebook won over MySpace because it had more games. But the reason I abandoned Myspace was because it was turning into a glitter-bombed teeny bopper graffiti fest. Facebook was much cleaner.
How that relates to Android and WP, I have no clue. Both have their pluses and minuses, and IMO it also depends which manufacturer skin we're comparing. I'd choose Sense over WP, but WP over TouchWiz.
37. papss (unregistered)
I was simply trying to divert the conversation for my own personal amusement. :)
55. roldefol (Posts: 3260; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
Well, I think Touchwiz is the dorky and cartoony one, but I doubt anyone in that conversation would make Samsung=MySpace. :O
15. Dastrix (unregistered)
Great work Nokia!!! Keep it up!!!
25. kurtdean99 (Posts: 79; Member since: 02 Jun 2013)
Nokia is the Samsung of the Windows Phone world lol
44. steelicon (Posts: 313; Member since: 02 Apr 2011)
I hope you still remember this and all the other marketing lies of Nokia and Microsoft Windows Phone.
Apparently the smartphone beta test is NOT YET OVER. Not by a long shot.
56. roldefol (Posts: 3260; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
When you're ready to enter the current decade, let us know.
67. steelicon (Posts: 313; Member since: 02 Apr 2011)
NOKIA CUTS LOSSES BUT SALES CONTINUE TO PLUMMET
By MATTI HUUHTANEN
— Apr. 18 11:48 AM EDT 2013
HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia continues to take a hammering in the smartphone market, with sales for the handset maker falling by 20 percent in the first three months of the year.
Although the Finland-based company managed to reduce its first-quarter net loss to 272 million euros ($357 million) from a loss of 928 million euros a year earlier, that was mainly thanks to cost-cutting. Revenue dropped to 5.8 billion euros from 7.4 billion euros.
Although sales of Lumia phones grew 27 percent in the first quarter, they are still a long way behind those of the Apple iPhone and the Samsung Galaxy range. Total sales of Nokia mobile phones were down by more than 30 percent to 1.59 billion euros in the first three months of the year.
The company is also being squeezed in the low-end "feature phone" market by Asian manufacturers making cheaper handsets, such as China's ZTE.
Welcome to the untainted truth.
And please do tell me when WP becomes a mature mobile RTOS. Welcome to your downgrade. ;-)
84. profperez1 (Posts: 50; Member since: 08 May 2012)
EVERY day I use iOS, WP8, and Android. Not much of a difference. My favorite device is my 5th generation iTouch. Slim and the fastest option on WiFi. But whatever---Samsung makes a iTouch type device---would be happy with that too. Should I pretend one is much better and dig in my heals?!?!?!?
81. steelicon (Posts: 313; Member since: 02 Apr 2011)
I wish I get paid in Nokia 808 PureViews, Nokia N8's and Nokia N9's. Unfortunately none has arrived at my doorsteps or mailbox yet. In the meantime:
Don't believe me? Then just ponder on this: Nokia traded 37.6% (approx. 385 Million) shipped and/or installed base (Symbian) for 1.7% (approx. 40 Million) shipped and/or installed base (Windows Phone). The Lumia sales cannot even offset the losses from no sale of Symbian units.
Now how stupid is that? >:(
70. haseebzahid (Posts: 1844; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
nokia is nokia samsung cant compete nokia they sale *android* which is their ++ point othervise look on their other phones
29. Topcat488 (Posts: 1182; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)
Maybe Windows should change the name to "Nokiasoft"... And call it a day.
47. deburocks (Posts: 126; Member since: 20 Apr 2013)
hahahahah.. Yup who knows. Nokia is doing all the research and development on behalf of microsoft.
39. steelicon (Posts: 313; Member since: 02 Apr 2011)
The Microsoft Windows Phone platform that only a few manufacturers (count them with your fingers on your hands), brands and app developer wants.
54. 7thspaceman (Posts: 1275; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)
Nokia CEO Mr Elop set out to make Nokia number one in Windows smart phones and has done what He set out to do so no one can call him a failure. The Windows phone 8 blue
Updates will Make Windows smart phones capable using all of the technology that Apple and Android smart boast that they have over Windows smart Phones. soon we wil see Galaxy note sized Windows smart phones. I use a Nokia lumia 928 myself. I want Nokia to survive and think they should make a good Android smart phone for Android fans.but alas that dream wont come true!.
HOWEVER ANYTHIING IS POSSIABLE!
57. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
A red from me™
Wp8 is RIP®
58. roldefol (Posts: 3260; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
Why would you want WP8 to die? If anyone deserves to bite it, it's BlackBerry.
85. profperez1 (Posts: 50; Member since: 08 May 2012)
It's amazing they JUST got LTE. Deserve death for being cocky and stupid. I have seen a demo on the new devices....the web browser looks like the best product on the market-----pitty I never use a web browser.
66. steelicon (Posts: 313; Member since: 02 Apr 2011)
Mr. Stephen Elop FAILED MISERABLY to offset sales losses using Microsoft Lumia.
The YOY is -20% TOTAL
Reported and Non-IFRS
first quarter 2013 results1,2,3
EUR million Q1/2013 Q1/2012 YoY
Change Q4/2012 QoQ
Net sales 5 852 7 354 -20% 8 041 -27%
The smartphone is -32%
net sales 1 164 1 704 -32% 1 225 -5%
(mn units) 6.1 11.9 -49% 6.6 -8%
Nokia is far off worse with Windows Phone than Symbian and MeeGo.