The latest Windows Phone user statistics from the AdDuplex firm show that the budget priced Nokia Lumia 520 and 521 now claim over 50 percent of the U.S. market share for Microsoft's mobile OS.
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Residents of the United States can now purchase an annual Xbox Music Pass and get a contract-free Lumia 520 or 521 at no extra cost in a limited time promotion at Microsoft's online and retail stores.
AdDuplex's Windows Phone stats for September show the budget priced Nokia 520 continues to be the number one smartphone that uses the OS on its ad network, with its usage recorded at 21.3 percent.
As promised, we now have the full report from AdDuplex. the data shows that the Lumia 520 is the uncontested winner in the Windows Phone ecosystem and that low-end devices are the way forward.
A new video from Windows Phone shows celebrity "style expert" Robert Verdi going out and giving people a new Lumia 521 and some accessories to go along with that, as part of a "digital makeover".
The newly launched Nokia Lumia 521 has now sold out twice over at HSN. It also became unavailable at Walmart only a few hours after launch where's it's selling for $129 unlocked.
Nokia and Microsoft are focusing on the lower end of the market with devices like the Lumia 521. This strategy seems to be working and it might bring higher marketshare to these companies.
T-Mobile will start sales of the Windows Phone 8-based Nokia Lumia 521 smartphone Saturday with a special on the HSN cable TV shopping network for $149.95, with some extras.
T-Mobile has announced it will launch its exclusive Windows Phone 8-based Nokia Lumia 521 smartphone in the U.S. in May, selling it in its own store along with Walmart and Microsoft Stores.
T-Mobile has announced it will be the exclusive US wireless carrier for the Nokia Lumia 521, a variant of the just revealed Nokia Lumia 520 Windows Phone 8 smartphone.