Windows Phone grows 277% in a year, now has 3.2% global marketshare
August 3, 2012 at 20:49 GMT | By Darlington Moyo
The latest smartphone data from Canalys shows that Windows Phone jumped nearly 2% in the last year and has 3.2% of the global market share. Global shipments of Windows Phone devices also grew to 5.1 million units in the second quarter of the year. On a yearly basis, Windows Phone showed growth of 277.3 percent
Android on the other hand saw a huge rise of 110.4% from 47.6% of the market share to a huge lead of 68.1%. iOS is at 16.4% and Symbian is at 4.1%.
At this rate, Windows Phone will soon overtake BlackBerry, whose marketshare currently stands at 5.4% before the end of the year when Windows Phone 8 devices hit the market.
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