20 million Windows Mobile phones sold in 2008

“We’ve seen quite a few new faces pop up during 2008 in the realm of mobile operating systems for mobile phones. Google launched their much anticipated Android system while BlackBerry created a refreshed look in time for their new devices. In the midst of it all, there have been 20 million devices sold with good old Microsoft’s operating system, according to the company’s CEO, Steve Balmer. Users of the aging platform were provided a ton of customized home screens from various manufacturers which brought a lot of graphical enhancements. Over the course of 2008, Microsoft delivered 11 different devices that each sold over a million units. In conjunction with their various partners, over 20 million Windows Mobile powered phones were sold globally.” via phonearena.com