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smart phones

(smahrt fōnz)
Mobile phone that allows for advanced computing and connectivity.
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The Egyptian market is promising and has a strong potential for smart phones," Hamouda said, adding that Egypt is the second largest smart-phone market in the region after Saudi Arabia.
However, for the manufacturers of smart connected devices and smart phones in the global context, the core competition between brands in the future will be shifted to the R&D capacity and products' comprehensive strength.
Given this feature, smart phone users will be able to clearly and visibly see the information, graphics, and texts displayed on their phone's screen.
This brought 3D smart phones further to the public, and it influenced the market at that moment.
Tom Page comments on the fact that smart phones have been rapidly advancing technologically over the last few years but their approach to text input has lagged behind.
Following seven years research and development at The University of Edinburgh, Sofant aims to license its designs to global smart phone manufacturers and is projecting a turnover of over [pounds sterling] 10m in year five.
and Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) accelerated returning to the smart phone market, with Acer ambitious to turn loss into gain of its smart phone business by 2014.
Hatuka stressed that smart phones create the illusion of "private bubbles" around their users in public spaces.
com points out that driven by growing demand for low-end smart phones in China and South Africa, the world's second largest smart phone maker, Samsung Electronics' smart phone shipments in the second quarter grew 600%.
Penetration of smart phones has more than doubled in the past years, according to Neilson, going from 4.
Some say that, for technophobes and Luddites, it's futile to run from the latest gizmos such as smart phones.
Whether it's the trendsetting Treo 650 or the redesigned BlackBerry 7100, smart phones are changing the way busy professionals communicate.