It seems we can add a few more countries to the “More than 10% Windows Phone market share” list, which includes places like Italy, Poland and South Africa.
The latest information comes from Jo Harlow, Nokia’s Vice President of Smart Devices, speaking at a CommNexus, a trade event.
She revealed that Nokia has seen growth worldwide including in Western Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America, and has crested 20% market share in some countries.
“In Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam, we recently broke through 20 percent market share with Lumia, so obviously the Windows Phone platform is becoming really significant,” she said.
The Indonesian news is particularly interesting, as the country of 243 million people used to be a Blackberry stronghold.
Of the larger markets like China and USA, where Lumia is not doing that well, she said:
“They are highly competitive but we are gaining traction in both those markets.”
Despite the challenges Windows Phone has overall been gaining market share even in the face of strong pressure from Android, while Apple has been faltering and has seen its worldwide market share drop by 3% YoY to a new low of 13%.
Via UT San Diago, thanks Nishy for the tip.