Carriers starting to embrace Windows Phone Mobile Platform, Thanks to Nokia Lumia 900 Sales
Nokia Lumia 900 is the most successful Windows Phone device to date, it has also received positive reviews from a number of technology-centric blogs. If the rankings from the world’s largest online retailer Amazon are to be believed, the Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia may well be on its track back to the top of the smartphone market. Nokia Lumia 900 Cyan version was seated on the top spot of Amazon’s best seller and (as of writing this article) the Matte Black variant is on the 4th place. Considering fact that Lumia 900 is one of today’s in-demand smartphones, the phone has been selling out daily at AT&T mortar-brick retail stores and was sold out online at AT&T during the past few days.
The Lumia 900 was also released in Canada through Rogers Wireless, and in United Kingdom’s Carphone Warehouse and Phones4U. The device will also be heading to Asian Market like: Philippines, which will be launched there next month exclusively on Smart.
According to Reuters, the carrier expects to sell Windows Phone 8 Apollo running cellphones in time for this year’s holiday shopping season. Verizon Wireless’ CFO Fran Shammo stated that the company is looking forward to market a third mobile platform, certainly the Microsoft’s upcoming Windows Phone 8, to help drive a strong competitor with Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android OS. The exec suggested that VZN could give the similar with Microsoft as it did with Google’s Android.
“We’re really looking at the Windows Phone 8.0 platform because that’s a differentiator. We’re working with Microsoft on it,” Shammo said.
The exec suggested that VZN could give the similar with Microsoft as it did with Google’s Android. It looks like Verizon Wireless has seen breakthrough success on the AT&T Nokia Lumia 900 sales. Nokia, Samsung, HTC both already sell phones based on Microsoft software. The next big question is, will the United Kingdom carriers also makes an interest with Windows Phone-powered devices?