Windows Phone 8 powered Nokia Lumia 928 gives Verizon a boost for May 2013 sales

Nokia Lumia 928 Verizon

While everyone is talking about the Samsung Galaxy S4 being the top-selling smartphone on all three of the major carriers in the United States, lets stand back for a second a take a look at the new Nokia Lumia 928. This Windows Phone 8 powered handset earned third place in top sales for Verizon in the United States as of May 2013.

This data comes from Canaccord Genuity, who have released data on smartphone sales in the United States. “”In the U.S. market, the Samsung Galaxy S4 was the top-selling smartphone at Verizon/Sprint/T-Mobile, and second best-selling smartphone at AT&T to the iPhone 5,” Canaccord Genuity analyst Michael Walkley stated. But how did Windows Phone fare?

Nokia’s Lumia 928 is an exclusive Windows Phone 8 device for Verizon and was the third top selling device for the carrier in May of 2013. The Samsung Galaxy S4 and iPhone 5 rounded out the top two. This is great news for the Windows Phone 8 platform as well as Nokia’s Lumia 928 device, as a decent price range (up to $100 for the handset) has allowed for the device to snag third place in overall smartphone sales for Verizon.

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