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After IDC’s numbers from earlier this week, the next most respected market analysts is Gartner, and they have now released their own view of the 3rd quarter of 2013. Of note is that while IDC talks in shipments, Gartner claims to count sales to end users, and by their calculations 8.9 million people have purchased a new Windows Phone in…

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Blackberry’s implosion has been become pretty public recently, but for many businesses the company is still synonymous with getting work done on the move. Analyst firm Gartner is now recommending those businesses, who still use tens of millions of Blackberries, should make plans to move off that platform post-haste. "Gartner recommends that our [BlackBerry enterprise] clients take no more than…

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Worldwide Smartphone Sales to End Users by Operating System in 1Q13 (Thousands of Units) Operating System 1Q13 Units 1Q13 Market Share (%) 1Q12 Units 1Q12 Market Share (%) Growth (YoY) Android 156,186.0 74.4 83,684.4 56.9 87% iOS 38,331.8 18.2 33,120.5 22.5 16% Research In Motion 6,218.6 3.0 9,939.3 6.8 -37% Microsoft 5,989.2 2.9 2,722.5 1.9 120% Bada 1,370.8 0.7 3,843.7…

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(Gartner quarterly WP sales vs Quarterly MAU of the built-in Facebook app added, Q4 2012 sales predicted) It seems Windows Phones have continued to fly of the shelves, and in Nokia’s case as fast as they can make them. Our proxy numbers, monthly active Facebook users, have continued to soar in the month of December, adding half a million MAU…

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Gartner has long been predicting Windows Phone success, and the last quarter’s hiccup in sales, with Nokia only shipping 3.7 million Lumias, has not caused them to waver much in their support. FIercemobile reports that Gartner still predicts that Windows Phone should  take the number three position in the smartphone market, surpassing Research in Motion’s  BlackBerry by 2013 or 2014,…

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  Worldwide Smartphone Sales to End Users by Operating System in 1Q12 (Thousands of Units) Operating System 1Q12 Units 1Q12 Market Share (%) 1Q11 Units 1Q11 Market Share (%) Android 81,067.4 56.1 36,350.1 36.4 iOS 33,120.5 22.9 16,883.2 16.9 Symbian 12,466.9 8.6 27,598.5 27.7 Research In Motion 9,939.3 6.9 13,004.0 13.0 Bada 3,842.2 2.7 1,862.2 1.9 Microsoft 2,712.5 1.9 2,582.1…

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Gartner have released their quarterly numbers for Q4 2011, and it shows encouraging news for Windows Phone 7. According to Gartner 2.759 million Windows Phones were sold in Q4 2011, taking us one percenters nearly to the 2% market share mark. While this would appear to be a decline from Q4 2011, we know from research released earlier that Gartner…

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In an article where the writer basically argues developers should abandon Windows Phone and develop for Android, the Guardian did however reveal a bit of very interesting data. According the the graph released by Gartner, Windows Mobile shipments stopped in Q1 2011, meaning all the numbers released since Q2 2011 have been pure Windows Phone 7 numbers.  This information is…

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