Even though it is not specific to number of Windows Phones sold, Microsoft took CES 2014 as a venue to announce that it had noticed the record sale of Windows Phones this Holiday season.

In a statement it sent to Neowin, Microsoft stated: “We’ve seen record sales of Windows Phone this holiday worldwide, nearly doubling phone sales during Christmas week (YOY). In the third quarter this year, according to IDC, Windows Phone reinforced its position as a top three smartphone operating system and was the fastest-growing platform among the leading operating systems with 156% year-over-year gain. Windows Phone is the #2 smartphone operating system in 14 markets, and shipped more units than iPhone in 24 markets in Q3. Our portfolio continues to expand: from award-winning flagship devices like the Nokia Lumia 928/1020/1520, to affordable new innovations like the Lumia 520/625/1320 and Huawei W1/W2.”

Microsoft also mentioned in 14 markets, Windows Phone is #2 platform used after Android and at 24 markets world-wide it is leading iPhone in sales.

In the following markets it is #2 Phone OS used:

  1. India
  2. Mexico
  3. Italy
  4. Chile
  5. Thailand
  6. Vietnam
  7. Malaysia
  8. Poland
  9. South Africa
  10. Ukraine
  11. Hungary
  12. Finland
  13. Czech Republic
  14. Greece

And in the following markets in it is outshining iPhone in sales:

  1. Chile
  2. Colombia
  3. Czech Republic
  4. Egypt
  5. Ecuador
  6. Finland
  7. Greece
  8. Hungary
  9. India
  10. Italy
  11. Kenya
  12. Kuwait
  13. Malaysia
  14. Mexico
  15. Nigeria
  16. Pakistan
  17. Peru
  18. Poland
  19. Saudi Arabia
  20. South Africa
  21. Thailand
  22. Ukraine
  23. United Arab Emirates
  24. Vietnam

Source: Neowin.net

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  1. I have seen a good number of Lumia 520 and 521 as party goodies and stuffers this holiday season. I didn’t win any of those, but I have noticed quite a good number of people got them as gifts.

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