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WP outsells iOS in 7 and BlackBerry OS in 26 markets now

27 March, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
WP outsells iOS in 7 and BlackBerry OS in 26 markets now - read the full textMicrosoft's VP of Corporate Communications Frank Shaw has cited a report by the IDC stating that Windows Phone has managed to outsell the iPhone in 7 markets and Blackberry in a whopping 26. Sadly, he didn't disclose where exactly Microsoft has managed to get in front of Apple and...

 

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India could not be in any of those 33 markets. I have yet too see a Lumia phone in any single hand and Blackberry, despite being ridiculous still has a good reputation here ( Z10 scored huge numbers here if anyone remember ). iphone sells big here coz... well.. coz.. it's expensive. Most expensive of all infact.

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  • 2013-03-28 15:06
  • fCSM

android is good only if you are having good processor and good RAM in your phone , for which you need to go for a phone above 18k
while windows phone never lag

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  • 2013-03-28 13:49
  • t}av

Lagdroid will have millions of applicatios of which 100 may be useful, who has more than 50 applications in de cel? not to mentions taht the other applicaions just change the desing and colors but they are all the same... family game games seem jajajajajaja lol lagdroid...shoddy products.

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  • 2013-03-28 13:47
  • Ia9p

i see market of phones bending towards windows
android is only worth if you buy a phone above 18k ,

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  • 2013-03-28 13:39
  • t}av

MICROSOFT WINDOWS PHONE - 2% market share (No we don't play those pretend growth games here), Grade F Last 8 Quarters market share: 2% - 1% -1% - 1% - 2% - 3% - 2% - 3%

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  • 2013-03-28 13:32
  • KxDf

> In reply to Tom @ 2013-03-27 15:33 from 3Yi{ - click to readso what about android?? you are talking a hunders phone selling compare with one?

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  • 2013-03-28 13:07
  • wr2X

really? im using wp8 just 2 weeks and i selling it. wp8 is no fun at all.

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  • 2013-03-28 12:58
  • thua

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-03-28 11:28 from mjPY - click to readLOL yes! and Nokia is the example!

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  • 2013-03-28 12:57
  • pdaB

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-03-28 09:53 from pdaB - click to readthis is news for Windows Mobile platform not nokia, but nokia sells most of WP platform devices, u sound like hater towards Nokia

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  • 2013-03-28 12:54
  • LBac

> In reply to darksantacruz @ 2013-03-28 10:32 from DQgW - click to readVery true, I had Android with 2.1 and updated to 2.2 last year, it was really lagging, poor battery, hangs many times. Now I am using Lumia with Windows 7.5, hopefully will Update to new phone with Windows Phone 8. It rocks with 25GB SkyDrive.

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  • 2013-03-28 11:41
  • 2GxK

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-03-28 09:53 from pdaB - click to readpathetic is to consider a smartphone by its manufacturer evolution on a stock market...I wonder why people bothered to buy Samsung when it was just a mosquito on this charts. Nothing lasts forever:)

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  • 2013-03-28 11:28
  • mjPY

Very true. I use Xperia S ICS and it take like 5 seconds for the dailer App to appear. sometimes it's not responsive for about another 3 seconds.

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  • 2013-03-28 11:06
  • fmSe

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-03-28 09:39 from pdaB - click to readReally? How long does it take for the dialer app on most Android phones to appear?! I counter 6 seconds on my firend's XPERIA U and he bough it nearly 2 months ago.

It's not like there is a campaign called "Smoked by Windows Phone" that focuses on how fast you can do things on Windows Phone. Oh, wait!

Go play with your subpar quality phones kids.

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  • 2013-03-28 10:38
  • JE2W

Say stop to LAG, MALWARE and PLASTIC. We need better os to replace Android.

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  • 2013-03-28 10:37
  • niu2

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-03-28 08:48 from vaNH - click to readDude you must be out of your mind! That's really not true what you are saying! I had an android phone and it was really annoying always lagging and hanging up! Now I have a nokia lumia 820 and I can say to your blind eyes it's the fastest phone I have ever had even faster than SGS3( I wonder why lol )! I came make everything with it! My only regret was staying so long with Android ( probably because of the marketing...)! Android Never Again!

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  • 2013-03-28 10:32
  • DQgW

Where is the news in this? Most of the WP phones sold were probably mid to low end models. Not a surprise those would sell more in quantity than high end phones like the iPhone and Blackberry. Although the countries in question weren't disclosed, we're most likely talking about countries considered as emerging markets.

Unlike some might think, this is not a triumph to Nokia. Even in those emerging countries the top Lumia models are still behind in sales compared to iPhone for example. This means that Apple is still miles ahead of other manufacturers (minus Samsung) what comes to making more profit.

With this news the only winner in the WP gang is prolly Microsoft. This is for netting $$$ for selling WP OS to manufacturers like Nokia, HTC...

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  • 2013-03-28 10:09
  • D4xX

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-03-28 09:27 from ftV7 - click to readLOL where do you thing they made your crappy nokia-WP?!?!?!?! in Nebraska?!?!? LOL every single electronic gadget on earth is made in china!!!

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  • 2013-03-28 09:58
  • pdaB

HAHAHA LOL It's so pathetic to see a company like Nokia that is basically in bankruptcy try to show how good this crappy WP is just shouthing news with not even fact that support what they say!!! bla bla bla we sell here, we sell there, but no numbers no stats!! c'mon
there is only one numbers that matter and everybody know and is the stock salel in nasdaq!!! so let's have a look!
Apple stock 450 about
Google stock 800 about
Samsung stock 1400 about
Nokia stock 3 about!!!!!! yes you read right 3 !! LOL
...everybody can check the nasdaq as we speak! LOL
This are the numbers that only matters for the corporate and they reflect the market and the company health!!!...WP hahaha LOL ah sorry I forgot to mention the "we sell more than Apple without numbers" microsoft.. their stock are trade at 28!!!!! so the super alliance microsoft-nokia give a incredible 28+3 31!!! jeeee!! LOL samsung 1400 !!!!! LOL lOL

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  • 2013-03-28 09:53
  • pdaB

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-03-28 08:48 from vaNH - click to readLOL buddy your post is the best I ever read from a long time! I had exactly the same your experience with the testing WP! soooo slow! wtf! I really don't get it why they keep insist on this smoothness of what?!?! if to open an icon it takes like a whole minute!!! c'mon!

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  • 2013-03-28 09:39
  • pdaB

android here, android there, even on china made phones. WP is best.

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  • 2013-03-28 09:27
  • ftV7

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