Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Sep 2013 23:33 UTC

Speaking at Microsoft's financial analysts meeting today, CEO Steve Ballmer was refreshingly realistic about the company's struggles in smartphones and tablets. "Mobile devices. We have almost no share."

Right. Now that Ballmer himself admits it, can we please settle the discussion? Windows Phone has been a failure up until now.

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RE[2]: Doesn't matter
by protomank on Mon 23rd Sep 2013 12:09 UTC in reply to "RE: Doesn't matter"
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Speaking about latin america, specific Brazil case, let me tell you I never, ever saw a person with a WP device, and on stores, Android tottally rules here.
I see often iPhone on the hand of layers and physicians, as they bought those as symbol of status - most of them don't even know how to use internet on the phones.
Kids and teenegers I see even on bus, typing as a fanatic on their Androids and a few (1 to 10 os less) iPhones.
WP? None.
All the old consumers from Nokia (that had a huge market share here, > 80%), were not sold by the new Lumias, simply put.

As Brazil is the biggest market in the whole latin america, I think this tells a lot about this report. It seems to focus on Mexico and Argentine mostly, ignoring countries where WP/Nokia is a no-go.

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