Thursday, 29 June 2017

Windows Phone gains share in Europe thanks to first-time buyers

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Monday 02 September 13

42% of those who bought a Microsoft-powered smartphone in past year were upgrading from feature phones, new statistics show.

The Windows Phone operating system is growing in popularity in Europe's major economies and, further afield, last quarter the OS became the second most popular in a big global market for the first time. Microsoft's Windows Phone powered 8.2% of the smartphones sold in Europe's five biggest markets in the three months to July 2013…

The Windows Phone operating system is growing in popularity in Europe's major economies and, further afield, last quarter the OS became the second most popular in a big global market for the first time. Microsoft's Windows Phone powered 8.2% of the smartphones sold in Europe's five biggest markets in the three months to July 2013…

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