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  • n. Plural form of featurephone.


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  • All of the removed devices were in a class dubbed "featurephones" - high-end media-oriented mobile devices that technically don't qualify as smartphones since they're not running a smartphone operating system.

    Original Signal - The best of Web 2.0

  • Already expected to catch up soon with Apple's iOS in at the premium end of the market, at least in sales volume, more modest versions will also invade the low-end, currently dominated by "featurephones" and

    Boing Boing

  • So why should we care about mobile virtualization -- primarily because virtualization stands to make smartphones cheaper and featurephones smarter.

    Ramon Nuez: OK Labs Forging the Mobile Virtualization Movement

  • N900_News Samsung sells now more featurephones in Western

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  • In the past, smartphones have been more costly than featurephones, but chipset vendors and handset manufacturers are now developing low cost smartphones with unsubsidised retail prices below 100 for launch in 2010.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Nokia 6700s (6700 slide) is one of Nokia's newest smartphones and is one of the best examples of how the line between smartphones and featurephones has become increasingly blurred.

    All About Symbian - News

  • Smartphones already represent a third of all handsets sold, and are expected to overtake featurephones by the end of 2011.


  • Samsung should stick to featurephones; that's what they do best.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Gadgets

  • In doing so, a powerful smartphone range is a must, since they've basically relied on featurephones for the past few quarters and that's taken them nowhere in terms of profits. planning on selling 6 million smartphones this year, 70% of those sales coming from

    Unwired View

  • But when every major phone launch these days is a smartphone, these simplistic featurephones tend to seem pretty boring.



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