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Lumia 920 pre-orders performing well in France and Italy

Lumia 920

The Lumia 920 has gradually become available for pre-order through retailers and the like, but we've not yet been able to confirm globally what carriers will be stocking Windows Phones, except for those who have made the information publicly available. As for the number of pre-orders that have taken place, well ... that's another piece of information that we don't possess. 

Fortunately, NokiaPowerUser has noticed some positive signs on both the French Phone House and Italian NStore websites. According to Phone House's top 50 mobile phones chart the Lumia 920 is the champion, and at NStore the Windows Phone is no longer available (sold out).

Phone House Top Lumia 920

Lumia 920 tops the charts at Phone House in France

The black Lumia 920, not a coloured variant, has topped the charts at Phone House (possible down to the free Fatboy wireless charger offer) - as can be seen above. The iPhone 5 sits in second, behind a Windows Phone 8 handset. Fancy that, eh? The chart is loaded from data accumulated between October 8-14th, so we'll have to keep a close eye on how the rankings alter in the next round-up.

While this doesn't point at a pre-order figure, for the Lumia 920 to overtake the iPhone 5 in a smartphone chart is something to relay to others. Let's hope the HTC 8X and Samsung ATIV S achieves similar success in other markets before and after launch.

As for NStore, its Lumia 920 stock has completely sold out. Reservations were reported available a couple of days ago with a €99 deposit, which means there have been enough interest to cause the store to simply run out of available stock to send out to customers once the Windows Phone has been released.

Of course we're unsure as to how much stock NStore actually specified internally to begin with, nor do we know exactly how well the device is performing at Phone House, but these are positive signs for a potential strong launch.

via: NokiaPowerUser (1) (2); thanks, knm, for the heads up!



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Jammo says:

Still haven't found any contracts for the Nokia 920 in the UK :(

coldside says:

£469.99? Yes please. 

Jammo says:

Thanks for the website but 1GB for 24 months is no use to me. Looking at 12 month and at least 4GB. Guess it's going to have to be giffgaff and the phone outright.
Still can't believe people sign up for 2 years.

theefman says:

Same thing happened with the 900 launch, look how that turned out sales wise. Not indicative of anything really.

theflew says:

The difference is the Lumia 900/820 were never expected to do super well.  Nokia from the beginning when they said they were moving to WP said 2012 WP8 was their target.  Their WP7 devices were little more than getting devices out the door.
The WP8 devices can actually sit side-by-side with the iPhone 5 and Android devices and not look like they were from yesteryear.

heelo says:

The Lumia 900 never outsold a current-gen iPhone, not to mention one that is less than one month old.
If you want to question the significance of the relative sales, it would be better to consider the extent to which the iPhone is available via other channels, possibly on better terms.

OMG55 says:

That why the writer pointed out, of course we don't know how much is stocked, nor do we know how well the device is performing at phone house. Your comment wad unnecessary, read the article in full prior to comment so as not to waste your breathe posting something that's already covered. Thanks for nothing!

karelj says:

Geez...lay off the Carnation instant bitch in the morning.

CaptDjob says:

No, nothing similar happened with Lumia900 launch.

I'd care more if I could preorder in the US.

A well known tech site in india 'The Mobile Indian' are saying that lumia 920 and 820 will be launched in India on 23rd oct. They said sources familliar with the development told them. link-