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[TV] Nokia now world's largest Windows Phone manufacturer, according to Strategy Analytics

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A new report out of Strategy Analytics today claims that Nokia took the title of world's largest Windows Phone vendor in the last full quarter from HTC, a remarkable feat — if accurate, that is — considering that it wasn't even in the Windows Phone business in the quarter prior. The market intelligence firm reports platform market share numbers throughout the year, and it says that Windows Phone shipped a total of 2.7 million units in Q4, of which some 33.1 percent were Nokia devices — nearly 900,000 units. Nokia launched both the Lumia 800 and 710 in certain markets during the quarter, but the deployments were limited: the 710 hadn't hit either Europe or the US at that point, and the 800 — arguably the more important of the two — hadn't come to North America.


http://www.theverge.com/2012/2/24/2821296/nokia-largest-seller-windows-phone
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That is some amazing figures for only having two phones out for a few months...
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Good for Nokia, I just hope they don't have an exclusive contract to make Win7 phones only, Would love to see an android handset from them... And I think they would greatly benefit from the sales that having an android based phone would bring them.
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This is second time my computer hangs badly after following a link to a Nokia news here on OCN. Is that just an coincident?

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So is this an indication of great sales for Nokia Windows Phones, or an indication of poor sales for Windows Phones as a whole?
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So is this an indication of great sales for Nokia Windows Phones, or an indication of poor sales for Windows Phones as a whole?

Define poor? Compared to the likes of android or iOS in its early days I think it's comparable... and you have to remember this is only the start, if nokia keeps this up(and microsoft pulls their weight) we may see a turning of the tides.
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This is second time my computer hangs badly after following a link to a Nokia news here on OCN. Is that just an coincident?

Its with the source, TheVerge. My PC always hangs while opening it.
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Hey OP, do you like, REALLY enjoy Windows Phone? There are 3 news stories in a row by you about the topic wth.gif
     
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Hey OP, do you like, REALLY enjoy Windows Phone? There are 3 news stories in a row by you about the topic wth.gif

It's my all time favorite, and I did use iOS, Android 4.0, etc.
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It's my all time favorite, and I did use iOS, Android 4.0, etc.

I think 5% of the Windows Phone threads i've seen have been by someone other than you. tongue.gif
    
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