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While we have had varying reports for the total number of Windows Phone shipments in Q4 2013, ABI Research has been the closest to what our expectations for the quarter were. They report 280 million handsets were shipped in the final quarter of 2013, with Windows Phone taking 10.9 million of the total number of shipments, up 104% from 5.3…

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The full AdDuplex report is now out, and in it AdDuplex does some speculation about the number of Windows Phones in current use. They estimate around 12 million Windows Phone 7 handsets are still in use, decreasing at 2% every month. At the same time they estimate around 38 million Windows Phone 8 handsets are in use, with this number…

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The recent news that Nokia missed analyst expectations of selling more than 10 million handsets in the holiday quarter has been somewhat of a disappointment, and I guess it is time for an autopsy. The sales failed to meet the quarterly upward trajectory we have come to expect from Lumia sales over the last 6 quarters, and this is all…

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Normally Kantar numbers only gives us an idea of regional performance of Windows Phone, with the OS doing very well in some areas and rather poorly in others. TechCrunch however managed to wheedle some global numbers from the company, at least on a company basis, and it assigns Nokia 4.3% worldwide market share. September numbers would of course give us…

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The Nokia Lumia 520 has continued its low-end assault on the smartphone market, and has been so successful, it appears, that it has now overtaken all other Windows Phones in use, according to AdDuplex’s data, to be come the most popular handset. In June the device had 8.4% of the market, while the Nokia Lumia 920 led with 12%. In…

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We posted earlier that Windows CMO/CFO Tami Reller revealed Windows Phone was growing 6x faster than the general market. Now we have the video, during which Tami confirms that Windows Phone is certainly the 3rd ecosystem. Last quarter the market grew 43% YoY, and Nokia predicted they would grow 27% in Q2 2013 sequentially, after shipping 5.6 million Lumias. The smartphone market…

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We have seen steady progress in Windows Phone market share, and corresponding increase in mind-share of handsets running the OS. According to Google’s Trends website, which measures interest via volume of search queries, interest in Nokia’s Lumia range has never been higher, beating even the introduction of the Nokia Lumia 620, 720 and 920. The peak is not due to…

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