Strategy Analytics: Nokia becomes top Windows Phone manufacturer in just four months
This certainly wont be surprising to our readers (since we cover the global Nokia marketing campaign regularly) or anyone else who's in the loop when it comes to Windows Phone, but it would appear as though Nokia has grabbed the #1 spot for platform manufacturer marketshare according to Strategy Analytics, which runs alongside developers publishing statistics indication a climb in Lumia 800 usage.
The Finnish handset maker achieved the number one position with 33% marketshare in just four months, since the launch of the Lumia 800 in Europe. The Lumia family of Windows Phones has not only taken the platform by storm but also the world, and to illustrate this design appreciation the 800 received a number of awards at CES 2012.
Check out the chart below for an approximation for Windows Phone OEM marketshare.
Source: Strategy Analytics, via: Engadget; Original Crown image (opens in new tab) via ShutterStock
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Please accept this as evidence for why WP doesn't sell well for you. No advertising = no sales. Strong advertising = strong sales. And you wonder why you are a distant third in the wireless game...
The rest of the WP lineup is about as uninpsiring design wise as the majority of the Android lineup. Awful.