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iPhone's developing world 'feature phone' challenge

iPhone is dominant across four continents when it comes to mobile website marketshare, the latest Motally data as reported by VentureBeat informs.

However, Apple still faces challenges outside of North America from the likes of Symbian (Nokia) and cheap, generic ‘feature phones’ equipped with some form of Web access. How long until smartphones come in affordable enough to clean-up in this segment?

“The most interesting trend in the data is the large amount of mobile website traffic that is done on feature phones, particularly in regions like South America, Asia and even Europe.  These regions house the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China), which many economists believe will be major drivers of global economic growth in coming years.”

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