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Microsoft sold 5 times more phones this Christmas season

08 January, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Microsoft sold 5 times more phones this Christmas season - read the full textWith Microsoft being a major Qualcomm partner, last night Steve Ballmer dropped by Qualcomm's press conference and shared on stage that Windows Phones are enjoying increasing popularity. Of course, he didn't mention any specific numbers, but what he did say is in November 2012 they've sold 4...

 

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> In reply to Cowz @ 2013-01-09 12:45 from vxVt - click to readI hope by the time i got my own Wp8 device they got more developer for Apps. to think that Wp8 is still young, i have high hope for it to have more apps.. :)

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  • 2013-01-09 12:48
  • vaN{

> In reply to Picar0 @ 2013-01-09 11:58 from MV4n - click to readThanks like a said many corporation in europe use linux because it's better. Usa is not the world :-D

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  • 2013-01-09 12:47
  • kxxA

> In reply to ObserverPh @ 2013-01-09 12:36 from vaN{ - click to readI am not quite sure what you are saying?
Unique with your UI?

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  • 2013-01-09 12:47
  • vxVt

> In reply to ObserverPh @ 2013-01-09 12:27 from vaN{ - click to readWhy, wasn't that all just a really good advert for Android and the NovaThor chip?

There were a bunch of outlandish false claims stated there in between pretty ordinary new feature from a bunch of a few people acting excited about a few things that were not that exciting (the audience also didn't find it that exciting).

The 3rd party browser on my WM6.5 phone is better than the IE browser on my WP8 phone .... but they have decided to focus on some other rubbish and just claim their browser is 'super'.

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  • 2013-01-09 12:45
  • vxVt

> In reply to Cowz @ 2013-01-09 12:34 from vxVt - click to readI could care less about the figures, i just want to be unique.. :)

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  • 2013-01-09 12:36
  • vaN{

It may as well have been one of those awful cooking, ladder, fitness equipment type informercials. That was just painful.
Maybe it's a custural thing but I really can't believe that.

Steve wasn't sure at all what year last Christmas was in. Next year they will need to hold up signs telling people when to clap.

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  • 2013-01-09 12:34
  • vxVt

> In reply to Cowz @ 2013-01-09 12:25 from vxVt - click to readOppsss.. sorry, wrong use of words... Mock Wp8 more.. :)

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  • 2013-01-09 12:27
  • vaN{

> In reply to ObserverPh @ 2013-01-09 12:14 from vaN{ - click to readMock who?
Who is us?

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  • 2013-01-09 12:25
  • vxVt

Mock us more.. keep it coming.. :)

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  • 2013-01-09 12:14
  • vaN{

Anyone watch the source clip from the start. Aekward. Never seen so many lame comments. How could that presentation have ever seemed like a good idea.

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  • 2013-01-09 12:10
  • vxVt

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-09 08:30 from mjPY - click to readChallenge accepted lol:

Go read this first: http://www.aaxnet.com/design/linux2.html .

And in the end, if you can read french articles, or at least can use online translators like reverso, juste look at it: http://aful.org/ressources/art...-aful-repond .

Amazingly, I do not own an Android, WP8/WP7.5 or I device. Not that I dislike them (well, Ok, I dislike I devices, but it is just my opinion.), it is just that I want something that just works, whether out of the box or after some tweaking, and that my current phone still works.

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  • 2013-01-09 11:58
  • MV4n

they sold 5 phones ? impressive.

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  • 2013-01-09 11:34
  • pK9J

The issues and returns of these handsets have increased 3 fold......congratulations windows!!!

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  • 2013-01-09 11:14
  • 3AxW

There are other places in the world apart from the US. They could have 0% market share in America and still sell over 6 billion handsets, so I don't think using those analysts reports is anything to go by really.

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  • 2013-01-09 11:05
  • sp}h

Did they factor in the 5 times more returns also ;)

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  • 2013-01-09 10:49
  • 4$fS

5 times more wp8 sold this christmas? That would rise the total sales number to 6? Go get them, nokia! congratulation for your 5th wp sold (i know htc sold one too) :D That trojan elop worked his magic flawlessly!

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  • 2013-01-09 10:34
  • mYbC

what lagdoid fans don't get it is that it's not important who sells the most but more important is to have alternatives. In this way wp/android/ios/bb and all others are forced to at least improve if they can't always inovate. good luck living with only one brand and OS, ohhh and while we're here let's all be vegetarians and have unicorn underwear...

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  • 2013-01-09 10:22
  • mjPY

> In reply to Adi @ 2013-01-09 10:04 from TjI1 - click to readI was dieing to tryout the samsung ativ s wp8 phone .. but until now .. no news.

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  • 2013-01-09 10:17
  • PGXj

> In reply to cjdelphi @ 2013-01-09 09:42 from sG%5 - click to readare you kidding? Apple will join Nokia very soon mark my words.

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  • 2013-01-09 10:16
  • J2aW

For those of you that comment on the subject of WP, but have never tried one, I recommend that you do so. I own a LG OptimusBlack, with CyanogenMod 10, and have been using lately a Lumia800. Aside the fact that the user interface cannot be customized as Android, it's much more faster, and the PeopleHub is great. I've been using the Lumia for about a month now, and I considered returning to my faithful Optimus, but after playing with the Optimus for about 2 hours, that thought went away. The downside for WP is that you don't have as many apps available on the Market like on the Android Market, but the apps you need most are available.

This is my opinion, it's subjective, but i really recommend that you play with a WP before stating it's crap.

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  • 2013-01-09 10:04
  • TjI1

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