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Smartphone market gears up for year-end peak

Monday 3 September 2012 | 17:51 CET | Author: Maarten van Vliet | Background
The run-up to the annual peak in mobile phone sales around the year-end holidays has started with the announcement of a slew of new smartphones and tablets at the annual Ifa consumer electronics show in Berlin.

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