that_guy, 23 Dec 2013Never going to happen... Too much greed from microshaft. LOLActually Microsoft troll, MS is considering giving both Windows RT and Windows phone OS for free... And they don't have Windows phone 6.X OS, that is Windows Mobile 6.X. And please try to use proper English if you want to be a troll...
Kill all iDroids, 21 Dec 2013Coz they were late to the mobile party... They came to the party in 2010,,,Others were alread... moreYou're crazy dude... Before android there was a thing called: windows phone 6.x Thankfully its now death. The only reason this WP is alive is called Nokia. When Nokia tried to jump off WP wagon to android, microshaft bought them, good business move, but as 99% of the things happening in life thats unfair
Oncom, 21 Dec 2013The subject should change from WP to Lumia. Without Nokia, WP market share could be at minimum... moreNot everyone is like that.. owned WP since 2010 and since Nokia is the sole premium developer of WP mobile phones I have no choice but buy their product. The Dell Venue Pro with WP7 is still the best looking phone for me, now this Lumia 1020 is by far the best "featurewise" I've owned. I would never buy an Apple device.
wp8 is not for every phone manufacturer :-) and no surprise they are growing over ios at they're huge prices! like the so called iphone 5c at the price of the premium nokia lumia 1520
Anonymous, 21 Dec 2013it struggling and it gotta get worse once they lose the nokia brand name What are you talking about?
it struggling and it gotta get worse once they lose the nokia brand name
Anonymous, 21 Dec 2013If Microsoft give out WP8 for free like Google doing with Android, it would gain marketshare v... moreIt's amazing that WP8 only has a few phones and still growing vs Android with thousands of phones.
If Microsoft give out WP8 for free like Google doing with Android, it would gain marketshare very fast with all the OEMs making phones for it.
Gonkun, 21 Dec 2013it's clear that people in japan are rich!i concur,you wont find chinese android knock offs in Japan.
The subject should change from WP to Lumia. Without Nokia, WP market share could be at minimum. People buy Lumia because they respect Nokia, not because of WP inside. They don't care what is inside, all they know is they buy a Nokia/Lumia.
WP is the best operating system much better then android lagy Java-based. 2 things that Microsoft needs to improve: app store and change marketing strategy, make money from ads, applications and give software for free this action will make devices cheaper.
Anonymous, 20 Dec 2013the only device selling 520.
thats why nokia been losing money.Q3, 2013. Nokia faced loss over 580billion euros.
Q3, 2012. Nokia faced operating loss over near to 120billion euros.
Isn't that a huge loss?
yeah, 20 Dec 2013please remember that Apple is only selling 3 iPhones at the moment, and 3 ipads. thats 6 devic... moreYep!
6 Apple devices.
8 Windows Phone 8 devices(520, 620, 625, 720, 820, 920, 925, 1020)
And the rest of thousands of devices are Android from 40$ to 4000$.
The question is why I haven't included Lumia 525, 1320, 1520, 2520 in the 8 Windows Phone 8 devices is because this report is for November and these devices(excluding 525 which is only available in 2-3 countries till now) are announced in October and made available in the end of November in some countries. Therefore, only 8 Windows Phone 8 devices will be counted. One more question will be asked about why no HTC or Samsung or Huwaei WP8? It's simple. Nokia is the leader in Windows Phone 8 with 90% of market shares in Windows Phone8. Comparing their world wide shares, I don't think that 10% of devices which also include former Lumia flagships i.e 800, 900 are countable in the success of Windows Phone 8.