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Smartphone wars shift from gadgetry to price

The mobile phone industry is now looking to the fast-growing demand for smartphones priced at US$100 or below as the market for fancier high-end devices has become saturated, but not all handset makers are able or willing to trade down. Much of the talk this week at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the industry’s biggest annual trade fair, has turned from the latest big screen, premium-priced devices to the new, entry-level smartphones that analysts say now overwhelmingly represent the industry’s best hope for growth.

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