Take your average John and Jane Doe out there in the streets, in a survey to see the type of phone they use. If the inquiry is in the United States, then 65.2% of the time, they will be using an Android phone, 30.9% of the time they will be using an iPhone. Windows Phones would be the last at 2.3% of the time. Outside of the U.S.A, particularly in emerging markets, the numbers drastically change in favor of Android.
However, if you were to limit you survey to just the New York Police Department (NYPD), almost 100% of the time they will be using a Windows Phone. Especially if it is the device they use for their official police work.
Why does the NYPD love Windows Phones so much?
The NYPD did not look to iOS or Android when searching for smartphones their officers will be using for their official police work. Reports indicate the NYPD’s primary concern, was security, and the two platform apparently don’t measure up to Windows Phones when it comes to security. CNET reports the police department uses the Lumia 830 …read more