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Windows Phone surpasses Blackberry

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Fortune: Microsoft's Windows Phone OS overtook Blackberry for the first time.

Windows devices made up 3.2% of all smartphones shipped. BlackBerry devices accounted for 2.9% of the market. That is almost a perfect flip of the results in the quarter previous: Microsoft's OS then accounted for 2.6% of all shipments, and BlackBerry 3.2%.

Good news for Microsoft? Certainly. But one quarter change does not cement a definitive third-place operating mobile operating system.

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