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Windows Phone has been stuck on 2% of the smartphone installed base in US for ages, making it look like the one country where the OS just did not have any impact or even prospects at all. It seems the latest quarter has finally seen some movement in this, according to Nielsen’s data, with Windows Phone now finally taking 3%…

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There does not appear to be any movement in the US smartphone, as the latest Nielsen report continues to show in the 3 months ending October only 2% of US smartphone owners own Windows phones. The numbers are virtually unchanged from last month, and even from 5 months ago, with the only change being that iOS gained 1% and Android…

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While Windows Phone continues to make great gains worldwide, the US continues not to be its most successful market. Nielsen reports on Q3 2013 smartphone ownership in the US, and found Windows Phone had 2% share of the smartphone market, with 1.3% of that belonging to Nokia, and 0.3% Samsung and 0.5% HTC. 41% of US smartphone users had iPhones…

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Nielsen has posted some market share data for the smartphone market in the US.  Their numbers measure ownership ie. how many of each type of phone US residents own. By their measure, during June to August period 2% of smartphone owners in USA had Windows Phones, vs 40% having iPhones and 53% having Android handsets. Bizarrely the numbers are exactly…

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Nielsen has released some data collected between March and May 2013. The numbers show 2% of US smartphone users have Windows Phones. The number is up from 1.3% in Q2 2012.   Unlike Comscore  Nielsen counts only Windows Phones, not Windows Mobile handset.   Q2 2012 Q2 2013 iPhone 34 40 Android 51 53 Blackberry 9 3 Windows Phone 1.3 2…

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Via NDTV we have learned that for the months of September to October 8% of Indian smartphone buyers chose Windows Phone handsets, significantly more than the 3% Blackberry handsets and 1% iPhones purchased in this period. The survey was conducted by Nielsen Informate Mobile Insights, an alliance between Nielsen and Informate Mobile Intelligence, across 46 Indian cities, and included a…

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We just came across Nielsens US Smartphone installed base numbers for Q3 2012. At first glance it does not appear to be the greatest news, with Windows Phone only holding 2% share in this period. However when compared to Q2 2012, when Windows Phone only held 1.3% share, meaning 0.7% of more than 120 million smartphone owners adopted Windows Phone…

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The top ten activities for new Nokia Lumia 900 owners. Use camera for still pictures (93%) Browsing websites (89%) Use social networks (85%) Download apps from the Marketplace (83%) Access email (83%) Connect to WiFi (83%) Customise the home screen (81%) GPS (81%) Set up an email account (80%) Download games from Marketplace (78%) Nokia has posted some more data…

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