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The Economic Times of India reports on the recently published results from Canalys’s look at the Indian smartphone market. According to the analyst company Motorola has overtaken Nokia to become the 4th biggest smartphone OEM in the subcontinent in Q2 2014. It grew sales from 379,310 in Q1 to 955,650 in Q2, after launching its well received Moto G, followed…

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We have seen some wildly divergent numbers for Windows Phone sales in Q1 2014, including ABI Research, which estimated more than 13 million handsets. UK market research company Canalys have now weighed in with their Q1 numbers, and for Windows Phone they are not half as rosy. The company estimates 279.4 million smart phones were shipped in Q1 2014, representing…

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Canalys today published their smart phone shipment estimates for more than 50 countries and they revealed that 998 million smartphones  were shipped in full year 2013. And the numbers were dominated by Android with about 785 million units. Windows Phone was the fastest growing OS platform with 32.1 million units shipped in 2013. Canalys commented the following on Windows Phone platform, ‘The soft…

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The full Canalys report is now available, and it confirms the recent report by Counterpoint Research that Nokia is now the 4th largest smartphone OEM in USA, with Research Director Nicole Peng, saying: ‘Samsung was the leading vendor across all regions except North America, where Apple held the top spot. These two vendors account for almost 70% of the market…

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Canalys has now also weighed in with their Q3 2013 numbers, and it confirms, like others, that Windows Phone growing well. According to Canalys iOS and Android market share remained static, but Windows Phone grew 185% to take 4% market share, selling 9.2 million handsets. Canalys also revealed than Windows Phone was the second biggest mobile OS in 19 countries,…

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Analyst companies are pretty far from prescient, and their predictions more accurately reflect their sentiment regarding an OS now rather than what will actually happen. If that is the case Canalys must be having some pretty good feelings about Windows Phone, as it is the only OS in their latest report they expect to grow market share over the next…

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Canalys has struck the warning bells again, noting that Android only has 32 of the top 50 free iOS applications and only 29 of the top 50 paid. The majority of the missing apps were games, thought notable missing apps included Vine and Twitter Music. The implications for the mobile OS, which only had 75% market share in Q1 2013…

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Canalys estimates that in Q4 2012 Windows Phone managed to double shipments to 5.1 million units, up from 2.5 million units in Q4 2011.  This took Windows Phone’s market share from 1.6%  then to 2.4% last quarter, a small but significant increase. While this is well below our expectations, it still leaves Windows Phone as the fastest growing operating system…

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