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Nokia quickly becomes world's top Windows Phone maker

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 24 Feb 2012 16:34 User comments (3)

Nokia quickly becomes world's top Windows Phone maker According to the latest data from Strategy Analytics, Nokia has quickly become the world's top Windows Phone maker.
In the Q4 2011, global shipments of the devices jumped 36 percent to 2.7 million units following Nokia's entrance into the market. Nokia managed to take a full 33.1 percent share, beating out HTC. Nokia says they sold 1 million units in the quarter but Strategy Analytics said that number was closer to 900,000.

Nokia began offering their Lumia 710 and Lumia 800 in November around the world.

The company has an exclusive agreement with Microsoft to license Windows Phone and both companies have a lot riding on a successful partnership. Microsoft has backed the marketing campaign for the platform and the Lumia devices while Nokia tries to regain some footing in the smartphone market for which it reigned supreme for over a decade.

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3 user comments

124.2.2012 17:47

LoL! 2.7 million units shipped for all companies? Nokia would be doing bad if they had 100% of that. HTC would kill off an android phone if they only sold half a million of them.

225.2.2012 4:24

Yeah but it's very early days for the Nokia Windows connection.

I'm waiting to see, I like Nokia phones & right now I have no actual need to replace my 5800 xpressmusic.

The move to ever larger screens (for a phone) is amusing me.....what next, something the size of an iPad as a phone (wow check out the high res screen bigger than a postage stamp).

325.2.2012 22:09

umm shipping and users buying are two separate issues and this is not saying what is really sold

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