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Ofcom research shows the proportion of UK children with mobile phones has dropped

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has published a new report entitled ‘Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes’.

It shows how young people are consuming media, which devices they’re using and how their parents are reacting.

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Nokia introduces a new premium feature phone

Nokia has introduced a ‘premium’ feature phone with a slim aluminium body and 5 megapixel camera.

The Nokia 515 will be available in single SIM and dual-SIM versions, with SIM-free pricing from around £115 incl. VAT.

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Quarterly smartphone shipments have now overtaken feature phones, says IDC report

A new report from the International Data Corporation says more smartphones were shipped in Q1 2013 than feature phones, which is the first time smartphone shipments have dominated.

Overall, it reckons the worldwide mobile phone market grew 4% year-on-year in the first three months of this year. IDC says manufacturers shipped 418.6 million mobile phones in the quarter, of which 51.6% were smartphones.

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Doro aims at the sweet spot for easy-to-use mobile phones

Mark Bridge writes:

Here’s a statement that’ll come as no surprise to anyone who works in the UK mobile industry.

For many people, their mobile phone isn’t just a communication device. It’s a personal statement.

Of course it is. Why else can you buy a gold-plated iPhone, a diamante-encrusted Blackberry or a Samsung Galaxy SIII in colours “inspired by the Earth’s richest materials”?

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Mobile accessory revenues will be worth £39 billion by 2017

The market for mobile accessories will grow at an average rate of 10.5% per year from 2012 through until 2017, according to figures from ABI Research.

It says the total revenue generated worldwide by mobile accessories will reach $62 billion in 2017.

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