Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 27th Mar 2013 23:33 UTC
Windows "According to Kevin Restivo, an analyst at IDC, the countries where Windows Phone shipments exceeded those of iPhone during the fourth quarter were: Argentina, India, Poland, Russia, South Africa and Ukraine. A seventh 'country' where Windows Phone shipments beat iPhone is actually a group of smaller countries, including Croatia, that IDC lumps together in a category called 'rest of central and eastern Europe'." Not bad. Unsurprisingly, these are Nokia countries.
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Comment by viton
by viton on Thu 28th Mar 2013 12:21 UTC
viton
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Do they only count official shipments?
Most iPhones sold in Russia via "grey" imports.

"Authorised reseller" price for 32GB iPhone5 is ~$1200+,
while it could be purchased under $1000 from numerous internet sites (US GSM / Euro models).

BTW In Moscow I've yet to see _any_ modern Nokia smartphone "in the wild".

Edited 2013-03-28 12:24 UTC

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