Lithuanian website Ekonomika is reporting that thanks to Nokia’s Lumia range of Windows Phones, with it’s growing popularity, the Microsoft OS is outselling iPhones in Lithuania by 3 to 1, with an estimated 50,000 Lithuanians now using Windows Phone, and that number is expected to double by the end of the year.
Windows Phone’s market share has risen in the Baltic state from 6% at the start of the year to its current level of 12%. Ekonomika also states IDC figures for Northern Europe, where Windows Phone is now the second biggest operating system, with 6.9% market share, compared to iOS which has 5.8%. Android is of course dominating Lithuania’s, and the rest of Northern Europe’s smartphone market, but Windows Phone is certainly growing and gaining traction, and this can only be good news.
In case you are not particularly familiar with Lithuania, here are a few facts about the country:
The Republic of Lithuania has an estimated population of 3.1 million people. It is situated towards the South east of the Baltic Sea, with Poland, Belarus and Latvia surrounding it. The native language is Latvian and the capital city is Vilnius. The most popular sport in Lithuania is Basketball, and, according to Speedtest.net, it enjoys on average the fasted Internet Download and Upload speeds in the world.
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