Smartphone sales skyrocket amid decline for feature phones

Smartphone sales skyrocket amid decline for feature phones

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New Global smartphone sales skyrocketed by 38% in the fourth quarter year over year. Meanwhile, Samsung ended 2012 in the top position for both smartphone sales and overall mobile phone sales, Gartner reported....
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