Windows Phone gets 20% of Finnish mobile browser market, taking share from iOS and Android
0. phoneArena 18 Jan 2013, 22:39 posted on
Windows Phone has just crossed the 20% line in Finland as Microsoft's mobile OS now powers 20.24% of the mobile browsing in the country; Android has a slight lead on iOS and the combined Nokia platforms, (Windows Phone + Symbian+Meego+S40), dropped from nearly 70% in January 2010 to its current position near 30%...
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44. Whodaboss (Posts: 176; Member since: 18 Nov 2011)
You do! You commented! Thanks for playing!
4. MC1123 (Posts: 1254; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
both BlackBerry and Nokia's Homeland (canada and finland respectively), they have super supporters there! nice to see that!
6. MrJerry (Posts: 402; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)
That's what I thought
Therefore I thought at least more than 50% of Finnish were using Nokia
But even in Finland showed less than 30%
NO more KI dding AAAAAAAAAAhhh
5. tashreef (Posts: 476; Member since: 24 Nov 2012)
it's not because Finland is home town of nokia ..you can see in the graph Nokia shares dropped rapidly when android entered the market and of course iOS as well but now because of WP the shares are up...hope to see this graph in every country.....
Go Nokia...... Get your crown back as the "King" in Mobile industry...
33. nasznjoka (Posts: 376; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)
Used to be......... Wake up this is a different ball game your era iz gone
19. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
I love my NOKIA 8800 Carbon Arte and The N series!!!!!!!!!!!!
10. cripton805 (Posts: 1161; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)
you know thats 20% Windows. Not Nokia.
13. tashreef (Posts: 476; Member since: 24 Nov 2012)
That's 20% is Nokia Lumia for sure ...nothing else at least not in Finland...Nokia itself holds 30% shares including it's symbian.... rest 60% iOS 30% and Android 30% may be....
and another thing 30% android means all the Droid makers ...I don't know how many Droid makers are there in world...every day a new manufacturer....
32. nasznjoka (Posts: 376; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)
Don be a dumb, read the title android rules ie leads not 30%
35. cripton805 (Posts: 1161; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)
Mmmm... Thats impossible. That would be that the other windows phones would hold 0% in Finland...
11. Tsepz_GP (Posts: 904; Member since: 12 Apr 2012)
Lol, it's just Finland, but I guess the WP fans will take any little victory WP gets even if its just one small country, how large is the population of Finland anyway? Can't be more than 6million people I'm sure :'D
14. tashreef (Posts: 476; Member since: 24 Nov 2012)
You can call us Nokia Fan's instead WP.....
Anyway your profile pick show's you are a sammy boy....Just don't troll here .....this is not a good news for fandroid.....and Sammy exist because of Android....
18. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
Android is dominating worldwide, they don't nor are there any signs of concern for Nokia WP8 cause they are right at the bottom and always will stay there. They will stagnate with along BB, while Android then iOS will rule! Lmfao Android worrying about WP8, please they the world knows WP has been trying for 8 years and its failing! What a joke!
24. tashreef (Posts: 476; Member since: 24 Nov 2012)
may be WP was struggling from past 8 years...but this time WP is offered by Nokia..the worlds trusted manufacturer ..Nokia can make any OS popular..... that's what we call a real player....
28. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
There days are gone, its Samsung Apple HTC LG Sony Moto, its BB and Nokia that are in need of big help, and is dieing from peoples heart! I was a big Nokia SonyEricsson Samsung fan, but now Nokia have discontinued there N series and the ubiquitous 8800 series, how so sad.
31. tashreef (Posts: 476; Member since: 24 Nov 2012)
they are back can't u see the post u r commenting is about the success of Lumia series .......may be indirectly...they are saying Nokia is doing good...
37. GALAXY-STORM (Posts: 328; Member since: 13 Oct 2012)
Sometimes I think its the other way around, considering how much on top sammy is. Android is on top and sammy has played the biggest part.
Nokia are holding on to ms.
38. MeoCao (unregistered)
SS and Android need each other. But SS can't be nowhere nearly as successful w/o Android while Android can cope w/o SS with only minor problems.
The key here is the Android ecosystem which GG controls while SS hardware is just on par with HTC, Sony...
What SS does better than other OEMs is promotion, but look how much money MS and Nokia spent on ads.
It shows that ads won't work w/o a strong ecosystem.
17. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
But where has Android + iOS share dropped by 20% from that graph? Can Alan or someone explain that please. I don't see that 20% coming from iOS+Android fall even if i magnify the graph ...
20. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
From what i see is that there's a drop of ~5% (iOS) and ~1%(Android) from their respective peak positions so that's the max that Nokia gained from others if the graph is to be believed. Balance 14% is Nokia's other loss to windows ... again that's a presumption because from whatever anayltics data we see for sites of our clients (US/India) windows on mobile is averaging around d 3.5%.
23. CardiWPfan (Posts: 129; Member since: 12 Sep 2012)
Windows Phone 8 is picking up traction in the European market now on the account of Windows phone price points. Its great to see Windows Phone market share increasing. I am still awaiting the Russian and Italian market!!
36. papss (unregistered)
This even small win is a win non the less
40. AfterShock (Posts: 3698; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)
So around 30-50 people switched over to WP, hoorah!
50. tashreef (Posts: 476; Member since: 24 Nov 2012)
of curse and rest 60 peoples are using android and apple s**ts
41. papss (unregistered)
Don't be a d**k
42. Aphorism (Posts: 5; Member since: 07 Dec 2012)
Please leave out comments like this.
Of course, the circumstances about Finnland are different to e.g. the U.S. market, but why should anyone be less worth than another one, just because he was born in another country?
Thought we left that behind...
Kind regards from Central Europe
46. fanboy1974 (Posts: 1313; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)
How is Finnland any different? From the charts they appear to like Android as well. Looks like me and the Finnlands have something in common. So do the majority of people outside the US.
Don't get it twisted. WP has no love in any country. Stop your nonsense.
49. tashreef (Posts: 476; Member since: 24 Nov 2012)
Are u blind ......they were liking android...can't u see android still on the same position where it was a year ago.....but the news about Increase in the WP usage shares......
43. nasznjoka (Posts: 376; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)
great news indeed!!!!!!!!
GO............................. DOWN NOKIA.
NOT for this era,,,,,,,,go back create those one lined screen phones
45. cornerofthemoon (Posts: 564; Member since: 20 Apr 2010)
Today Finland, Tomorrow da WORLD!....BWAH HA HA HA HA!
51. nasznjoka (Posts: 376; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)
the world's trusted manufacturer??
Are you kidding me.................?
okay if its bout the feature phone then I agree not top level smartphone
52. UrbanPhantom (Posts: 949; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)
I am glad to see that Android is popular, and it's really great to see some of these people bashing WP8: the cyber-criminal community couldn't thrive if not for the huge amount of malware and viri embedded in Android apps. It's worth remembering that cyber-criminals are people too, and stealing credit card information and other forms of identity and data theft would be far more difficult if more individuals were using WP8, ...
The cyber-criminals of the world wish to sincerely thank those who support the Android platform, and diss other more secure mobile OS's. They appreciate you helping them fill their own bank accounts with your money!