Kantar Worldpanel’s smartphones sales share report for 3 months ending January 2015 has some good news for Windows Phone fans!! It seems after the iPhone “upgrade” onslaught of last quarter, things are now getting better for Windows Phone in Europe and US.
In US, Windows Phone has seen sales share growth from 3.8% to 4.3% Month on Month from December 2014 to January 2015.
In case of UK, Italy, Germany and France also, there has been sales share growth for Windows Phone month on month from December 2014 to January 2015. Overall in case of EU5, the sales share stands at 9.6% in January 2015.
UK- 6.6% to 7.4%
Italy- 12.7% to 13.2%
Germany- 7.4% to 8.9%
France- 11.6% to 13%
Microsoft has recently announced some compelling devices starting with Lumia 535 and has continued this trend with likes of Lumia 435, Lumia 532 at low-end. The very recently announced mid-rangers like Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL should also help Windows Phone to capture more sales share in coming months.