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Nokia owns 90% the Windows Phone market

18 October, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Nokia owns 90% the Windows Phone market - read the full textAdDuplex, the largest promotion network for Windows Phone and Windows 8, has come up with yet another detailed report on the Windows Phone deployment worldwide. As it turns out Nokia Lumia smartphones running on Windows Phone 8 account for almost 90% of the entire Windows Phone 8 flock around...

 

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> In reply to tonystark.. @ 2013-10-20 13:45 from XuBa - click to readHow many WP7.5 or WP7.8 were upgradable to WP8?

ZERO.

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  • 2013-10-21 11:32
  • PDG9

> In reply to Fight-the-Powah @ 2013-10-20 15:24 from wHrS - click to readApparently you don't read very well. HTC 8x will not get the update. How hard is that for you to understand.

Exactly my point. WP8 has been around just a short time compared to Android and thank you for acknowledging that WP was so bad that Microsoft had to completely re-write it, cutting off all owners of phones with WP7.x or earlier from WP8. Nokia phones being upgradable to Belle and the iphone 4/4s are the only phones that I'm aware of which are still being supported with upgrades after being on the market 2+ years.

Read all this as long as it takes to understand, especially the part about the HTC 8x not getting GDR3.

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  • 2013-10-21 11:31
  • PDG9

> In reply to sunnyrkts @ 2013-10-21 04:40 from Hkqp - click to readUssd support is there in wp8....and file manager is absent because of sandboxing,which makes wp8 the most secure mobile after bb....and only problem is forward button,but as microsoft is adding the the top features voted on user voice,and that does not include forward key,so clearly the users wanted more important things......and btw if you've used gsmarena before you'll know i've supported ios and android when they are the targets of trollers....

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  • 2013-10-21 10:07
  • XuiV

> In reply to Tech.Chief @ 2013-10-21 08:05 from N9@S - click to readDid you not read? Current 720p screen on WP8 don't have 5 or 6in screen. Putting a third column would make them look clutter. On PC you can have many customize options too but none seems to do it. If people are happy with default homescreen then there is no need. When I was using my Android using different launchers, I was never happy with the homescreen. I had to keep changing. WP8 has some apps for customization too. Customization is overrated though. Look at Mac, nobody cares about customizing the UI.

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  • 2013-10-21 08:50
  • kg3U

> In reply to MobilePowerUser1 @ 2013-10-20 23:28 from kg3U - click to readwp you need to own a 1080P to have a 3rd grid. On Android just just get one of the Many launchers and you can have as many columns. The 6.4 Z Ultra comes with 6 or 7 stock!

Stay WP pal, I'm DROID all the way cos it gets things done with so much ease.

Cheers!

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  • 2013-10-21 08:05
  • N9@S

> In reply to Davidjeba @ 2013-10-21 05:45 from ijyk - click to readAndroid runs on top of a virtual machine and java apps = combination for lag and buggy OS.

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  • 2013-10-21 08:04
  • kg3U

Guys, the point to note is for Windows phones its Nokia only, rest everyone else is far away.. IF MS manages to support stuff like full HD displays in recent OS upgrades along with improvement in its applications portfolio, then Nokia might take off in a way that no on can expect (ppl are getting tired of the plasticky galaxys). I would say its still early days and Nokia can resurrect in a way no one can imagine


the recent windows OS

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  • 2013-10-21 07:52
  • IHVb

> In reply to Tech.Chief @ 2013-10-20 21:48 from N9@T - click to readya, like many people are begging microsoft to include more crap features like android because android no matter how many features it has it can never be as smooth as WindowsPhone :/

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  • 2013-10-21 05:45
  • ijyk

> In reply to kurousagi @ 2013-10-20 18:24 from IVZH - click to readi actually did catch your sarcasm. i meant to "augment" it. hahaha :P

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  • 2013-10-21 04:58
  • wHrS

> In reply to tonystark.. @ 2013-10-20 18:42 from XuG5 - click to readyou sound like ms PR employee.

could you comment on forward navigation button in explorer??

and these stupid stuffs like subtitles, ussd,file manager etc makes the difference between a good os and half baked os.

i was symbian user bt unfortunately my phone was broken and had to spend a month with lumia(that was like i m in 1 month house arrest)
with half heart i switched to android...

i don't like its power hungry nature but it gets the job done properly.

please continue to praise wp coz it is your bread and butter....goodluck friend

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  • 2013-10-21 04:40
  • Hkqp

> In reply to MobilePowerUser1 @ 2013-10-20 23:28 from kg3U - click to readHe is just a troll,he won't listen to rational arguments......

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  • 2013-10-20 23:30
  • XuFy

@Tech.Chief any WP8 can already get GDR3 and it's free for anyone. 3rd column is for 1080p screen. It would be too clutter on 720p screen or small screen. You can put a homescreen test on your 720p screen and it's too clutter. How many Android are on official Android 4.3 now? Like 3%? Any WP8 can get GDR3 at this moment. That mean it could be 100% for WP8 vs 2-3% on Android.

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  • 2013-10-20 23:28
  • kg3U

> In reply to Tech.Chief @ 2013-10-20 22:06 from N9@T - click to readGive your address and i'll take yours.....:p

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  • 2013-10-20 22:34
  • Xu68

> In reply to tonystark.. @ 2013-10-20 21:58 from Xu68 - click to readno words. get a life :))))

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  • 2013-10-20 22:06
  • N9@T

> In reply to Tech.Chief @ 2013-10-20 21:48 from N9@T - click to readThere is difference between begging and ordering.....besides it is a stable os which is not free ,unlike the free beta os called android which low quality chinese phone makers use....

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  • 2013-10-20 21:58
  • Xu68

> In reply to tonystark.. @ 2013-10-20 21:40 from Xu68 - click to readoh! have you heard microsoft is begging OEMs to include a dual boot option for their phones! Its pathetic!!

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  • 2013-10-20 21:48
  • N9@T

> In reply to Tech.Chief @ 2013-10-20 21:44 from N9@T - click to read925 has already got more than 2 updates....i meant cheap craps like the s4.....

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  • 2013-10-20 21:47
  • Xu68

> In reply to tonystark.. @ 2013-10-20 21:40 from Xu68 - click to readExactly! Like the Nokia 925 :))))

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  • 2013-10-20 21:44
  • N9@T

> In reply to Tech.Chief @ 2013-10-20 21:37 from N9@T - click to readI know androids are just cheap phones......you have a 500$ outdated phone which won't get anymore than a a couple of updated and then forgotten.....

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  • 2013-10-20 21:40
  • Xu68

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