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Today Gartner released it smartphone sales numbers for Q3 2014. By their estimates 9.0334 million Windows Phones were sold to end users in Q3 2014, basically flat from Q3 2013. In terms of market share however Windows Phone is down from 3.6% market share in Q3 2013. Gartner notes however that the Q3 number was up on Q2. “Microsoft needs…

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The HTC One M8 for Windows is a fantastic device with two killer limitations. The camera and the availability. Now while manby people can get used to a lower quality camera, not being able to get the phone is an incredibly unsurmountable barrier. Fortunately, for those in the UK, someone is selling the Verizon version of the HTC One for Windows.…

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Strategy Analytics have posted their latest Smartphone Market Share report for Q3 2014. The report reads as a combination of good and bad news for Windows Phone. The good news is that there was indeed a growth in shipments between this quarter and the same period last year, with 10.5 million Windows Phones shipped. The bad new is that the…

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It is well know than Windows Phone sells best on the low-end and now Francisco Jeronimo, IDC Research Director, has tweeted that the average selling price for handsets running the OS has continued to drop rapidly. Last year the average selling price of Nokia’s smart devices were 143 Euro ($182) and with many devices starting out t less than that…

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During quarterly earnings results, Microsoft revealed that they sold over 9.3 million Lumia Windows Phone devices in the last quarter. Microsoft’s phone hardware business which includes both Lumia smartphone and Nokia’s feature phone business saw a revenue of $2.6 billion with gross margin of $480 million. Microsoft mentioned that non-Lumia devices performed in line with the market for feature phones. Windows Phone OS business revenue declined 46%…

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The IDC has released some numbers for the Middle East and African market in Q2 2014. Their data shows Nokia smartphones held 6.6% of the smartphone market in the region, down slightly from 7.2% last year, representing around 1.7 million handsets. The biggest winner in the region was Hauwei, which went from 2.6 to 9.5% of the smartphone market.  Samsung…

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The latest Kantar results for the 3 months ending July 2014 are out now, and the numbers show some signs of a European recovery, likely led by the Nokia Lumia 630 and to a lesser extent the 930. At 9.9% market share Windows Phone numbers are once again up in UK,  while Windows Phone sales has once again overtaken iOS…

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