IDC smartphone shipment figures show Windows grows 156%

I lambast a lot of my co-workers and colleagues, showing up with their brightly colour , chunky and somewhat strange looking Nokia devices. I sometimes openly snigger when I see deals for Nokia Lumia free when you buy a packet of biscuits in my local store. But you’ve got to hand it to Microsoft in even getting a market share in this ultra competitive marketplace.

Courtesy of IDC’s report “Microsoft’s Windows Phone, which grew an amazing 156.0% year over year. Granted, volumes started from a small base of 3.7 million units a year ago and overall market share is still less than five percent. But Microsoft’s efforts, with Nokia’s support behind it, helped drive the platform into multiple tiers and price points.”

Read the full report below



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