Latest stats released by “ABI research” reveals that Windows Phone has accounted for 4% of 244 million smartphone shipment volume in Q3 of 2013. This marks jump of 165% Year-on-Year in Windows Phone shipment volume. Nokia accounts for 95% of this shipment volume. So, calculating further it seems, total no. of Windows Phone shipped in Q3 = 9.76 million. Nokia has shipped 95% = 9.2 million devices out of these, which is pretty close to official figures of 8.8 million announced by Nokia.
ABI Research reports 438 million handsets and 244 million smartphones shipped during the 3rd quarter of 2013. Samsung retained its lead in handset shipments and grew its share of smartphone shipments to 35%, while Apple share remained flat at 14%.
Smartphone shipment penetration was 56% in Q3, setting a record high for the third consecutive quarter. Windows Phone achieved 165% growth year-on-year, with Nokia accounting for 95% of that shipment volume.