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There are now over 1 billion smartphone users on the planet

In Q3 of 2012, a pretty significant milestone has been reached, according to a study by the research experts at Strategy Analytics. It is estimated that the total number of smartphone owners worldwide has surpassed the 1 billion mark for the first time ever since smartphones came to be back in 1996. In comparison, the figure stood at 0.7 billion at the end of Q3, 2011. That’s huge!

There are now over 1 billion smartphone users on the planet
Think of it this way: one in seven people around the globe have some kind of a smartphone, be it an iPhone, an Android handset, a Symbian device, or any kind of phone worthy of being called smart. But what’s even more exciting is that the numbers are to go higher at an even more ridiculous pace, if the research is correct.

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Micromax Funbook Infinity P275 lands in India for INR 6,699

Micromax has launched yet another tablet in the country today. Dubbed as Funbook Infinity, it joins the company’s tablet portfolio with Funbook, Funbook Alpha and Funbook Pro. The tablet has been priced at INR 6,699 and will soon be available in the stores.

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This 7-inch tablet improves on two main features over the original Funbook, first is the 2MP rear camera, which was not present in Funbook, other is the battery that has been upgraded from 2800 mAh to 4000 mAh in Funbook Infinity.

Other features of the tablet include Ice Cream Sandwich, 1.2GHz processor and 512MB of RAM.  Similar to its predecessors, Funbook Infinity will support data connectivity options via 3G dongle and Wi-Fi.

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