23 markets listed, excluding countries that will launch Nokia WP7 handset, as well as the U.S.
While Nokia didn't very much disclosed the exact launch date of the MeeGo-powered Nokia N9, some reports inddicates that the phone will debut on 23 September in Sweden. Many sharp-eye bloggers and journalists later indicated a list of markets that Nokia N9 will be available. ...<Read more>
Will Windows Phone Take the Second Place in Smartphone Market by 2015?!
Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7, since launched six months ago (May, 2011), still hasn’t picked up its sales in the market. According to Gartner, an international market research institute, only 1.6 million Windows Phones were sold in 1H11.
IDC’s report estimates that the smartphone shipment in 2011 will reach 450 million units, up from 330.4 million units in 2010. Based on a smartphone market share predictor, in 2011, Android will likely take the lead, taking up 39.5% of the market share, followed by Symbian, 20.9% . iOS will probably come into the third place, with 15.7% and Blackberry into the forth, with 14.9%. Windows Phone 7 and Windows Mobile will account for 5.5%, placed as the fifth; the others, 3.5% . (The others may include HP webOS, Linux, etc..)...<Read more>
(Photo Source: GSMArena; Windows-based Nokia phone is still a concept only)
Windows-based Nokia phones will be on sale in 2012, although CEO Steven Elop aims to produce a Windows phone by the end of this year. Elop commented on the reason not to cooperate with Google, he said it would be hard to differentiate themselves from the huge amount of Android Smartphones available on the market. ...<Read more>