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IDC: Windows Phone climbs to second place in Latin America

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IDC: Windows Phone climbs to second place in Latin America - read the full textIt seems that Windows Phone has found a home in Latin America, going from fourth place in Q1 this year to second place with a 12% growth according to numbers by IDC. In Mexico, Microsoft's mobile OS is second for a second quarter in a row and it has climbed up to second in Peru and Colombia (where...


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here in china everyday se a lot of Lumias,especialy the 520,900 and 920!!when i say its really a lot,am even surprised....

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  • 2013-08-23 08:38
  • t0B2

> In reply to [deleted post]This is data from IDC...why do you even try to troll,you are not even average in trolling,go get some training.....

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  • 2013-08-23 06:23
  • 7qyW

Android and Google has to innovate and STOP their unoptimized OS.

When you need quad/octa core to be lag free or custom ROMS... something is wrong with the OS.

If their OS continues to LAG in 5.0, WP8 will overtake them soon.

As WP8 only weakness is lack of recent apps, once Apps catches up, there is no reason for android.

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  • 2013-08-23 05:49
  • PGXj

> In reply to [deleted post]Ok so which world county are you from..Android Country I think since you are posting same comment about the WP8 market share.

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  • 2013-08-23 05:28
  • PIbs

> In reply to [deleted post]I think the title says Latin America, not Argentina.

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  • 2013-08-23 05:21
  • v0qu

I live ib mexico and none of my friends use lumias

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  • 2013-08-23 04:56
  • LuST

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-08-22 14:49 from Kg{G - click to readIf someone's with you, that's not debate becoz debate is made by different opinion and yet they are defencing their opinion.

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  • 2013-08-23 04:04
  • vj1k

> In reply to [deleted post]Hey if you live in Latin America and there no one knows about windows phone then how come you know? I am not sure about the right word for people who don't know anything and still provides feedback 😉 .

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  • 2013-08-23 02:56
  • vGDx

Microsoft only need to add more features to Windows Phone. They have the OS running lag-free on any device and is extremely stable with Windows NT Kernel. Apps don't crash the whole OS like on Android. Microsoft removed all that java crap in their mobile OS because they know java is terrible. Also Nokia makes the best hardware that people care about, like build quality, call quality, signal reception, ability to see in direct sunlight, camera, etc.. and who doesn't like free worldwide offline voice navigation without data plan.

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  • 2013-08-23 01:39
  • kg3B

> In reply to M82CQ @ 2013-08-22 18:55 from t1$L - click to read3rd broken phone in half year? I'm pretty sure it's not the phone, stop blame others for ur own crap

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  • 2013-08-23 00:47
  • QScT

Plenty of Lumias here in UK ,I would say mainly females with yellow ones and its the colours that make them stand out..Judging by the size it seems most have the 920 ..I have only had W7.5 Lumia710 but enjoyed it back then..Once more quality apps and different mp3 players arrive I may give it another try but seriously tempted by 1020.

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  • 2013-08-23 00:05
  • dQeX

> In reply to J2Evil @ 2013-08-22 21:01 from LKm5 - click to readThen you've only seen fanboys.....did i say lagdroid or something like that,but the guy i was replying to did say wp is crap,so again how was i wrong there...

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  • 2013-08-22 21:39
  • Xurt

> In reply to droopy @ 2013-08-22 16:59 from 8FBy - click to readWhere are you from? I live in Resistencia Chaco and see many street lumias

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  • 2013-08-22 21:32
  • LIwj

Really Nokia & WP is rocking!!!!!!!!!

Here a lot of free apps.

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  • 2013-08-22 21:11
  • HBx7

> In reply to tony.stark @ 2013-08-22 20:48 from XuyR - click to readLike when a person who has a iPhone or WP phone says Lagdroid? Or when an Android users says iCrap and Brickia/WP sucks?

If your answer is yes to those questions, then I do believe my previous statement still stands that I don't see the difference in fans or fanboys. Cause it seems in all arguments, that's all that's said by either side.

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  • 2013-08-22 21:01
  • LKm5

> In reply to tony.stark @ 2013-08-22 20:41 from XuyR - click to readI forgot "says about" before OTHER...

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  • 2013-08-22 20:48
  • XuyR

> In reply to J2Evil @ 2013-08-22 20:38 from LKm5 - click to readMaybe i did'nt make myself's what someone
OTHER OSes that decides if one is a fanboy or not.....

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  • 2013-08-22 20:41
  • XuyR

> In reply to tony.stark @ 2013-08-22 20:33 from XuyR - click to readI've heard that explanation before my friend, but when I read the arguments, "fans" and "fanboys" seem to say the same thing about their OS or phone manufacturer of choice and vice versa.

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  • 2013-08-22 20:38
  • LKm5

> In reply to J2Evil @ 2013-08-22 20:26 from LKm5 - click to readFan is not the same as of a particular os are fanboys when they think every os as "crap" except the one they use.....

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  • 2013-08-22 20:33
  • XuyR

> In reply to tony.stark @ 2013-08-22 20:21 from XuyR - click to readFor the same reason WP fans, iOS fans read Android blogs. Let's not pretend either side doesn't follow the news of their competitors. It's good to know what's happening elsewhere.

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  • 2013-08-22 20:26
  • LKm5

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