Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 3rd Jan 2014 10:40 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless

More good news for Jolla and Sailfish. On the Finnish carrier DNA, the only carrier currently selling the device, Jolla outsold the iPhone 5S, 5C, Galaxy S4, and every Lumia except the 520. Jolla ended up as number five, preceded by the Lumia 520 in fourth place, the Galaxy SIII 4G in third, and two cheap Galaxy phones as two and one. Sales cover the holiday period.

Of course, with Finland having a small population and Jolla having the home team advantage, this isn't exactly representative for, well, anything, but it's still impressive and good news for the young platform. The fact that Jolla outsold the flagships of iOS, Android, and Windows Phone holds promise for the future. On top of that, out of that top five, the Jolla is the most expensive phone (save for perhaps the Galaxy SIII).

I'm curious to see if they'll be able to maintain this momentum. It's not going to be easy.

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by hamster on Sun 5th Jan 2014 19:06 UTC in reply to "RE: Re:"
hamster
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2006-10-06

No it won't happen. Windows Phone is on a solid track. Another year of application introduction on Windows Phone and they are going to be able to maintain a solid third place platform.


What solid track is that? Trying to reach the 5% mark..?

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by Nelson on Sun 5th Jan 2014 19:32 in reply to "RE[2]: Re:"
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2005-11-29

Crossing double digit share in many regions, increasing volumes significantly, rapidly expanding ecosystem getting big name apps, etc

Some of you would rather have a root canal than give Microsoft a little credit.

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by hamster on Mon 6th Jan 2014 07:40 in reply to "RE[3]: Re:"
hamster Member since:
2006-10-06

Crossing double digit share in many regions, increasing volumes significantly, rapidly expanding ecosystem getting big name apps, etc

Some of you would rather have a root canal than give Microsoft a little credit.


Credit will be given where needed. MS arent there yet... Giving away phones arent really showing much is it?

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