Nokia Lumia 920 seems to be the most popular WP8 device in the US. HTC 8X and Lumia 822 follow
Introduced with much fanfare by Nokia and Microsoft last year, the Lumia 920 seems to be doing really well sales-wise. While Nokia didn’t say how many Lumia 920 it sold until now, we’ve seen in several occasions that the handset – a true Windows Phone 8 flagship – is quite popular. Now, a report from mobile advertising company AdDuplex is further confirming this.
Based on data collected in one day (January 3, 2013) by no less than 215 Windows Phone applications running AdDuplex SDK v.2 (which is “the most popular Windows Phone ad network of its kind”), the report shows that the Lumia 920 is currently not just the most popular WP8 handsets in the US, but the most popular WP device overall in the country, outrunning the older Lumia 900 and Lumia 710 – which both feature Windows Phone 7.X.
The next two popular WP8 devices in the US are the HTC 8X – released by Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile – and the Nokia Lumia 822 – only available at Verizon.
Globally, the most popular Windows Phone device looks to be the Nokia Lumia 710, followed by other two WP7 handsets: Lumia 800 and Lumia 610. The Lumia 920 is on the fourth place.
Of course, this report might not be completely accurate, but it does provide an interesting view over the current Windows Phone ecosystem.
At the moment, only three major US mobile carriers are offering Windows Phone 8 handsets: Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile. Sprint will join the party later this year – however, it won’t sell any Nokia handsets for the beginning, but one from Samsung, and another one from HTC.