ABI Research: First quarter Android sales dominate, Windows Phone continues growth, BlackBerry evaporates

In total, nearly 430 million mobile devices shipped in the first quarter of 2014, down about 1% from the...
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40. Dastrix unregistered

No apps and games. Troll harder next time!

31. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Your math sucks, it'll actually be a whole lot sooner, get yourself a tutor.

32. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

I see you trolling WP alot these days. Any problems Sauce? Not enjoying iOS anymore? Or are you so sick of people trolling your foolishness that you started trolling on other people's choices?

49. wargreymon

Posts: 764; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Whoever taught you math should be ashamed.

7. AJagtiani

Posts: 466; Member since: Apr 24, 2014

What? BB selling less than 1 million in a quarter? RIP BlackBerry.

10. thealphageek1

Posts: 942; Member since: Feb 02, 2013

Way to troll BlackBerry, dude! This is only the consumer market. If this were about the enterprise market, you would see BlackBerry is king. Get a life, troll...

27. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

What Nokia WP lost 30% in decline

11. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Wait a min...AOSP devices sold more than iOS devices first quarter this year? And last quarter last year? That is either truly amazing...or the info is wrong. Just how many AOSP devices are there? If its a small amount...shows just how dominate Android is. Even separated in categories...

16. thealphageek1

Posts: 942; Member since: Feb 02, 2013

AOSP is any device running Android that doesn't use Google's services. That would include Amazon's tablets, Nokia X devices, and a whole slew of OEM's out of China and even India.... I would say that definitely puts them over iOS devices.

21. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

I guess my Coolpad 9976A may qualify as being AOSP. But..I added the Google apps I wanted after I rooted the beast...now it is tamed....

24. thealphageek1

Posts: 942; Member since: Feb 02, 2013

Yep! That would make it AOSP.

23. shamatuu

Posts: 159; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

make sense to me since the prime phones from HTC and Samsung are going to launch this year.

47. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Another decade and Apple will be down to their usual luxury brand market share -- around 5%.

87. AJagtiani

Posts: 466; Member since: Apr 24, 2014

Another decade? It could happen in a year. Anything's possible in the smartphone world.

96. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

They lost 7% in a year.

97. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

One can hope... :)

80. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

The key for WP is simple and two fold: First, survive this year. The sale of Nokia to Microsoft has truly slowed down the production of new devices. Only 2 new Nokia's, no new Samsungs or HTC's announced with WP 8.1. Throw in the excitement of the new iPhone's bigger screen and the new CEO and the usual adjustment period, WP needs to get through this summer without dropping. If they can hit the holiday season without huge loss of momentutm, they can continue a nice growth pattern. The second- can they get L520/L521/L525 users to stick with them? If they can, there is nice loyal fan base to build off of. I totally agree: If they can't get a flagship WP to take off like the L5XX series, then they will find a low end niche but never really grow into the major player they want. I love BB10. Sad, sad to see what has become of this company. I truly think this year may belong to the iPhone. There are a ton of i4/i4s users waiting to upgrade, and media outlets will just sell out to Apple. Headlines will just explode with the revolutionary Apple 4.7" screen. It will translate to a great year for them. Android? What more needs to be said. Samsung just keeps putting out monster hits, and both LG and HTC have quality products. It continues to be the 400 lb gorrila on the top of the mountain. Knock them off. I dare you.

99. thealphageek1

Posts: 942; Member since: Feb 02, 2013

I love BB10 also. It's my fav OS. Mark my words, though: This time next year BlackBerry will be in a much better position. John Chen is making all the right moves for the company. And to be honest, you will see on their next earnings report that they have improved financially.

111. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

...and I just wrote down you said that. I am cheering for you to be right. Will give you all the credit of a soothsayer if you are right.

84. livyatan

Posts: 867; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

The WP part makes absolutely no sense..Nokia sold 6 million Lumias during the period. Who on Earth would sell another 7 million? ?

85. livyatan

Posts: 867; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

..ooh but of course. It DOES make sense since the number is 13 million SHIPPED phones..means that Nokia sold only about 50% of the inventory to end users.

98. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

When Microsoft donates old Nokias to charity, they also count that as shipped phones. The number of real consumers who actually buy WP is very small.

88. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Troll detected!
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