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Nokia Lumia 520 is the fifth most popular smatphone in Brazil

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  • On March 26, 2014

Brazil is one of the key markets for Windows Phone as the platform is constantly increasing its popularity there, driven by Nokia’s top selling device – Lumia 520. According to a new report about the market satiation in the country, Nokia Lumia 520 has climbed to the fifth place among the most popular smartphones in Brazil. Moto G and X are found to be first and second, respectively, with another Motorola device at the third position – Moto G Dual.

At the same time, AdDuplex released its new global report of the active Windows Phone devices. Nokia Lumia 520 represents 39% of all active Windows Phones. Lumia 620, another budget phone has overtaken Lumia 920, occupying the second place with a share of 6.7%, while the high-end 920 has 6.5%. The last wave of smartphones is struggling to gain ground with Lumia 1520 at the 20th place; Lumia 1320 23rd and Nokia Lumia Icon currently at the 38th place.

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Only 46.8% of all active devices are running the latest GDR 3+ Lumia Black update, while the rest Windows Phone 8 devices are running Update 2 or 1.

Nokia is still the leading manufacturer with a 93.5% share; HTC is second with 4.3%, Samsung third with 1.3%, while Huawei has a share below 1%. The trend is expected to change as many new companies have expressed commitment to Microsoft’s platform and we will see new models in the coming months.