Windows Phone 7 Doing Better Than Expected In Australia

All things considered, the general opinion is that WP7 hasn't been doing as well as it should. It doesn't matter if you blame it on lackluster advertising, slow updates, or a saturated market, without Microsoft putting out official numbers people are guessing low sales. However, this might not be the case in Australia. According to ChannelNews Microsoft's platform is doing … [Read more...]

Windows Mobile Outsold Windows Phone 7 Last Quarter

Recently, we posted a news story which examined if Windows Phone 7 had been outsold by its predecessor, Windows Mobile. Unfortunately, that analysis appears to be accurate, as stats released by NPD, as Windows Mobile still held on to 3% of the market, and the newcomer WP7 took 2%, and WP7 debuted at a lower place than any other recent smartphone platform launch. The reasons … [Read more...]

Did Windows Mobile Outsell Windows Phone 7 In Q4?

MobilityDigest raises a very interesting question: did WM6.5 outsell WP7 in Q4? Because we don't have sale numbers for either, it's hard to judge, but here's what we know: Microsoft shipped out 2 million WP7 handsets in that quarter, and not all can be considered sales. In Q2, WM6.5 sold 3,096,400 units, in Q3 it was 2,247,900. If that trend stays true, that would mean around … [Read more...]

Microsoft Says 2 Million WP7 Phones Shipped, No Word On Sales

Confirming what we already expected, Microsoft has confirmed that 2 million WP7 handsets shipped out last quarter. Microsoft refused to give actual sales numbers, instead citing an incredibly high level of customer satisfaction. “One of the key ways that we’ll measure success of Windows Phone is did we ship a phone people love,” [Microsoft Senior Product Manager Greg … [Read more...]

2 Million Windows Phone 7 Units Shipped?

We still have no idea how many WP7 phones are actually in individuals' hands, but further estimates make it seem that Microsoft is shipping them out to sellers pretty frequently. TheNextWeb crunched some numbers, and they think that Microsoft has now sent out 2 million devices. How do they get to that? Microsoft officially announced that in the first six weeks of sales, 1.5 … [Read more...]