50 Million Microsoft Lumia Phones Have Been Activated
Microsoft at a recent blogger adventure held in Germany reportedly introduced that till date 50 million Lumia handsets were activated worldwide.
Wmpoweruser mentioned Microsoft also revealed there are 560,000 builders for the windows cellphone platform. The Redmond giant is pronounced to have brought that there at the moment are 320,000 apps in its home windows cellphone store, rising from 300,000 apps in August.
Notably, consistent with the updated Microsoft’s ‘through the Numbers’ page, the windows and windows phone store combined have handed the half of 1,000,000 apps milestone as of September 30.
As for the 50 million activated Lumia gadgets, it is not clear what number of handsets are still in use. On the other hand, according to Ad duplex (by way of wmpoweruser), a home windows telephone cross-promoting community, ninety p.c of the Lumia handsets are nonetheless getting used globally.
Microsoft Says 50 Million Lumia Phones Have Been Activated Till Date
Final month, Microsoft mentioned 9.3 million Lumia smartphone gross sales within the first full quarter since the shut of the Nokia deal. Sales of the surface tablet also more than doubled to $908 million (roughly Rs. 5,600 crores) from $400 million (roughly Rs. 2,400 crores) within the 12 months-in the past quarter.
Microsoft prior this month also launched the primary Lumia smartphone with its own branding, known as the Microsoft Lumia 535. Some key options of the handset are home windows telephone 8.1 with Lumia Denim replace; 5-inch IPS lcd display with qhd (540×960 pixels) resolution; quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor clocked at 1.2ghz alongside 1GB of RAM; 8GB of built-in storage that’s additional expandable by means of microSD card (up to 128GB); 5-megapixel rear and front-facing camera, and 1905mah battery to power all of it.
Microsoft final month had introduced that it could drop the Nokia name from its Lumia smartphones, continuing the rebranding following the acquisition of the Finnish firm’s handset division.