Yesterday we saw the Lumia 950 go official and just 24 hours later the market research and analytics firm Kantar WorldPanel have released their latest report on mobile operating market shares around the world; interestingly the report shows Windows Phone’s has increased in several countries.

windows os share

Asd you can see in the table above Windows is perofrming well in Germany, France and Australia with its market share increasing by 3.6, 3.2, and 2.3%, respectively.

Windows Phone share has experienced some growth in France, Germany, and Australia, and maintained share elsewhere, but we have not seen any major impact on the overall market, despite some aggressive price points

Carolina Milanesi, chief of research at Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.

At the Windows 10 New York launch on October 6, we saw Microsoft refocused on offering a companion phone for users of Windows 10, and enterprise-class devices to IT departments – a more modest goal perhaps, but certainly a more realistic one.

She added.

Android Lollipop Now Installed on 23.5% of Devices

Android Lollipop

Finally Google also revealed that 23.5% of all active Android devices now run Lollipop. Kitkat is falling slightly and Jelly Bean iterations still still have 30.2% market share.


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