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Windows Phone 7 Being Outsold

Windows Phone 7 Being Outsold - We all knew Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 would have a hard time catching up with the leading contenders in the smartphone arena, and now there's yet another fresh batch of evidence suggesting that it can't.

Following the platform's lackluster launch, Windows Phone 7 is being outsold by Android phones by about 15 to 1, a U.K. retailer reported today. Even battle-weary Symbian is doing better, with its Symbian 3 handsets--primarily the Nokia N8--outselling Windows Phone 7 by three to 1, Mobiles Please reported Monday on its blog.

Specifically, for the sales period between Nov. 11 and 24, Windows Phone 7 accounted for a measly 1.87 percent of Mobiles Please's smartphone sales, while Android weighed in with 28.56 percent, company representative Ben Pusey told me this morning. BlackBerry accounted for 19.36 percent, Symbian 3 drew 6.95 percent, and Apple's iOS pulled in 6.83 percent, according to the company's data.

"The Windows Phone 7 handsets--as nice as they are--are by and large generic phones from well known manufacturers, and in most cases an almost identical model is available from the same manufacturer with Android," Mobiles Please wrote. "Given the choice, people seem to be picking Android."

Windows Phone 7 Being Outsold

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