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Showing posts with label iPhone. Show all posts

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Windows Phone market share up to 11.6 percent by 2016 according to IDC

The research company IDC today released its forecast for the smartphone market, or rather, the distribution of individual operating systems between now and 2016. Global smartphone volume in the fourth quarter of 2012 (4Q12) is expected to reach 224.5 million units, representing 39.5% year-over-year growth due primarily to strong consumer demand.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Nokia Lumia 920 - Design and size compared with other popular smartphones (Video)

One aspect of the Nokia Lumia 920 that have raised some doubts in people who have examined its technical characteristics as the weight and dimensions, since this features are "important." for every day user of these smartphones. 

To continue to discover the form factor of the device can be more information can be found in the video that we propose below that compares the size of the new top of the line smartphone from Nokia with those of other popular smartphone from other manufacturers.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

IDC - Windows Phone now has 3.5% of the smartphones worldwide market share in Q2 2012

Windows Phone according to IDC now has 3.5% worldwide marketshare.IDC also reports that the success of Android and iPhone OS comes at the expense of competitors in decline,who were market leaders in the past such as Symbian and BlackBerry, both fell below the 5% market share, although the senior analyst Kevin Restivo said that the struggle for supremacy is far from over. 

The success of the Android mobile platform would be mostly from Samsung, which produced 44% of all smartphones based on Google's mobile platform sold in the period under review. Also according to IDC  5.4 million Windows Phone smartphones were sold in Q2 2012 which is 3.5% of the total  market and comparing this to Q2 2011, Windows Phone had a 115.3% growth.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Windows Phone 8 vs. Android 4.1 vs. iPhone OS 6 - Characteristics compared (Table)

The 3 main operating systems in the mobile world is evolving more and more, with features and functionality often similar but differently exploitable. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is the latest release presented in chronological order and the only available now on the first device. To see iOS 6 and Windows Phone 8 because the work must wait a few months but, due to rumors and anticipations announced officially by Apple and Microsoft, is already possible to outline the general capabilities of the system and support the latest technologies.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Kantar WorldPanel:WP7 grows 450% YoY in UK, mostly due to Nokia Lumia

The research firm Kantar Worldpanel regularly calculates smartphone sales carried out worldwide over the past 12 weeks to trends. This time the firm has paid special attention to the release of Nokia Lumia 800 in the UK market and gives some information about this very interesting.

Kantar reports that for the first time smartphone users outnumbered feature phone users, with more than 50% of cellphone users owning some kind of smartphone, and 71% of sales in the holiday season from November 2011 to 22nd January 2012 being for smartphones.

Kantar notes Windows Phone which managed to capture 2.2% of sales in this period, with the Lumia 800 taking the majority of this market share.
“Windows Phone 7 is also creeping up, taking over 2% of the market for the first time with the Nokia Lumia 800 taking the lion’s share. This looks set to continue with the expected launch of at least two new models at the Mobile World Congress conference," said Dominic Sunnebo, global consumer insight director at Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
"A really positive thing for the mobile OS from Microsoft is how users seem to use their smartphone. Of 81% owners of a Windows Phone have used social networks on their devices during the previous month, as more users Android and IOS. Moreover, three quarters of the owners of a 800 Lumia used the GPS, indicating that the choice to include free Nokia Nokia Drive was a relevant investment. "
He noted Nokia has been at least somewhat successful in converting its Symbian users to Windows Phone, with a quarter of users of Windows Phone 7 having used Symbian phones in the past.
He predicted Windows Phone could grow its market share to 8% by the end of 2012.
 Source professeurthibault;  Via WMPU 

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Windows 8 interface arrives on jailbroken iPhone (VIDEO)

Windows 8 is definitely a highly anticipated operating system: it promises many new features, starting from the interface that now amplifies the experience of the Metro UI devices introduced by Windows Phone.

The work done by the developer of the theme is nothing short of remarkable. The user interface of Windows 8, with the known organization of the home in "tiles", has been replicated in a very faithful. There is a bar located at the bottom of the screen that allows you to access applications and mode of rotation of the display, not missing a widget that shows the date and lockscreen time and renewed in style UI meters.