Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 18th Dec 2013 17:24 UTC

2013 was nothing less than a blockbuster success for Windows Phone, which went from industry also-ran to the undisputed third mobile ecosystem, and is poised to challenge iPhone for the number two spot. You didn't think it could get this good? That's OK, neither did I.

Windows Phone seemingly turns a corner with every new application, small operating system update, and new Nokia Lumia. It's turning so many corners it's running in circles.

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RE: "Growth" numbers are useless
by Nelson on Wed 18th Dec 2013 17:58 UTC in reply to ""Growth" numbers are useless"
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Installed base isn't useful for identifying an ongoing trend as it biases established players, quite obviously.

Nokia for example keeps posting great growth rates on similar volumes to other Android OEMs. LG was flat, Lenovo was 9%, Sony was 4%. Nokia was 19% at similar volumes.

If we're speaking for the purposes of identifying a trend then the numbers speak favorably for Windows Phone.

Edited 2013-12-18 18:08 UTC

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