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Windows Phone Surpasses BlackBerry, Third Place in Market Share After Android and iOS

HotHardware: Small victories are victories nonetheless, and if Microsoft is in a celebratory mood, it can pop the top on a bottle of champagne and toast having jumped ahead of BlackBerry in smartphone platform penetration. According to newly published data by International Data Corporation (IDC), Windows Phone wiggled its way onto 7 million smartphones in the first quarter of 2013, giving the platform a 3.2 percent share of the market. That doesn't sound like much, but it's enough to come in third behind Android and iOS.

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aviator1892197d ago

Even though wp os still has a small marketshare, the growth it has is really great and I'm really glad I'm along for the ride with my lumia 920.