Windows Phone gets 20% of Finnish mobile browser market, taking share from iOS and Android

Windows Phone gets 20% of Finnish mobile browser market, taking share from iOS and Android
Android has the leading share of mobile browser use in Finland

Android has the leading share of mobile browser use in Finland

According to Statcounter's latest weekly stats, Windows Phone now owns 20.24% of the mobile browser usage in...Finland. Sure, you might be saying to yourself that the country is home to Nokia, so why wouldn't Windows Phone do well there. Trust us when we say that this country does not play hometown favorites. After all, all the platforms together for Nokia (Windows Phone + Symbian+Meego+S40) dropped from nearly 70% in the first week of 2010 to a current reading near 30%

What might tickle Windows Phone users teal (the color of the platform on the graph) is that over the last few weeks, the market share on mobile browsers that Windows Phone has picked up in Finland has come at the expense of iOS and Android. The latter still has a small lead in the country with iOS second and Nokia third.

source: Statcounter via WMPoweruser

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53 Comments

1. MrJerry

Posts: 403; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

Even in Finland???

3. Adithya7184

Posts: 322; Member since: Mar 05, 2011

not a big deal...

16. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

True who cares!

44. Whodaboss

Posts: 176; Member since: Nov 18, 2011

You do! You commented! Thanks for playing!

4. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

both BlackBerry and Nokia's Homeland (canada and finland respectively), they have super supporters there! nice to see that!

6. MrJerry

Posts: 403; Member since: Oct 05, 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: Nov 24, 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: 418; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

Used to be......... Wake up this is a different ball game your era iz gone

9. Kurdphone

Posts: 4; Member since: Jan 15, 2013

I love Finland I Love my Nokia lumia 920.

19. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

I love my NOKIA 8800 Carbon Arte and The N series!!!!!!!!!!!!

10. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

you know thats 20% Windows. Not Nokia.

13. tashreef

Posts: 476; Member since: Nov 24, 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: 418; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

Don be a dumb, read the title android rules ie leads not 30%

35. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

Mmmm... Thats impossible. That would be that the other windows phones would hold 0% in Finland...

11. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1126; Member since: Apr 12, 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: Nov 24, 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

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 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: Nov 24, 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

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 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: Nov 24, 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: Oct 13, 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.

12. Shino

Posts: 196; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

That is great news! Go Nokia!

17. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 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: Aug 11, 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: Sep 12, 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

39. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

Finland? Does that even count?

40. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

So around 30-50 people switched over to WP, hoorah!

50. tashreef

Posts: 476; Member since: Nov 24, 2012

of curse and rest 60 peoples are using android and apple s**ts

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