The Windows Phone platform ranked third in popularity




The Windows Phone platform ranked third in popularity


Due to the rather successful sales of smartphones rulers Lumia from Nokia, Windows Phone platform now occupies third place in the list of the most popular mobile operating systems. Informs IDC analytical Agency, which prepared a fresh report. However, before their competitors platform from Microsoft is still very far away. On indicators for the first quarter of 2013, Android operating system owns 75 percent of the market, while Apple’s iOS is 17.3 percent.

Android growth compared with the previous reporting period for the same time at 79.5 percent. Index of iOS has grown all on 6.6 percent, compared to the first quarter of the year 2012. Despite the lower overall rate, the largest increase in per cent have swept up 133.3 mobile operating system. After 12 months the share Windows Phone in the world market stands at 3.2 percent.

Overall the BlackBerry OS has decreased by 35.1 percent and now stands at 2.9 percent. The company has not even helped the new Z10 Smartphone and Q10. However, analysts believe that the company is not so bad and it will be able to improve their performance.


As for the Windows Phone, the statistics show that in the first three months of the year 2013 was delivered 7 million devices based on this platform. And great merit in this need to attribute the Finnish Nokia, which has 5.6 million market for gadgets on this framework. Moreover, analysts forecast that the growth of the Finnish company in the second quarter will increase and will only have 7 million units.

In Android-segment is still dominated by Samsung. Accounting for 41.1 per cent of all devices on the market.
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