Time for some data crunching!! NPD's stats for month of January bring out some good news for Microsoft.
January NPD figures have revealed that Xbox has sold the most games across all console platforms in January with 2.27 million units sold, making up 47 percent of software market share. U.S. consumers
Two research houses Canalys and ABI research have come up with their numbers and percentage growth figures for Q4 2013 and both the reports have some good news for Windows Phone platform. Both put it as the fastest growing platform on a Year-on-Year basis, where iOS has lost market share
Adduplex has released its Windows Phone stats report for December and below are highlight and trends identified from the data.
Domination for Nokia and Lumia 520 marching towards domination:
Nokia takes 92.1% of the Windows Phone 8 Global vendor share. Domination indeed!!
Lumia 520 is at nearly 44% (including Lumia 521) of Windows
The IDC's Q3 2013 report for Indian smartphone market gives 5% market share to Windows Phone. It puts Nokia as the 4th largest smartphone vendor. These stats actually don't do justice to kind of popularity Lumia is enjoying in India. You can actually spot many Lumias in one day. IDC also
Canalys predicts that in 2014, Tablets will make 50% of PC shipments. This will amount to 285 million global Tablet shipments. Interestingly they predict big growth in Microsoft's market share from 2% of global shipment in 2013 to 5% of overall Tablet shipment in 2014. This gives us a volume
Time for some Adduplex teasers via @ailon.
First teaser: Nokia has topped the WP vendor share charts all the way, since it joined the game and with time this dominance has only increased. Now, it seems Nokia accounts for 90% of overall Windows Phone share (Installed base).
Second Teaser: WP8 has