Microsoft has announced that in the first quarter of this year, sold 8.6 million devices running on Windows Phone.

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This is about 18% better result compared to the same period in the previous year, but about 18% worse than in the previous quarter. Sales earned revenue of $ 1.4 billion, a decrease of 16% compared to last year. Situation Microsoft's mobile platform on the market is therefore quite difficult, as evidenced by the last statistics , according to which Windows Phone smartphones account for less than two percent of the activity on the website. Redmond company also announced that it managed to sell 24.7 million mobile classic (feature phone), which also means a worse result than last year. According to Microsoft declines in this sector are caused by contraction of the handset market. As previously mentioned the company is likely to give up cheap, classic Nokia for cheap Lumii. Source: