Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 1st Oct 2013 17:18 UTC, submitted by Hiev
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless

The latest smartphone sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, for the three months to August 2013, shows Windows Phone has posted its highest ever sales share of 9.2% across the five major European markets* and is now within one percentage point of iOS in Germany. Android remains the top operating system across Europe with a 70.1% market share, but its dominant position is increasingly threatened as growth trails behind both Windows and iOS.

Good news for Microsoft - bad news for Apple. Of course, we'll have to see how the iPhone 5S and 5C affect these numbers.

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Hard to believe
by ThomasFuhringer on Wed 2nd Oct 2013 07:57 UTC
ThomasFuhringer
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2007-01-25

That would mean that one out of ten phones sold is a Windows Phone.
Why is it that I have not seen a single one of them in the wild since ages?

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RE: Hard to believe
by Nelson on Wed 2nd Oct 2013 10:53 in reply to "Hard to believe"
Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

Because it takes a while for it to translate into a sizeable installed base. Its largely dependent on cell phone churn.

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RE: Hard to believe
by Dano on Thu 3rd Oct 2013 00:11 in reply to "Hard to believe"
Dano Member since:
2006-01-22

Because you live in a cave? 😉

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