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Gartner Glossary

Feature Smartphone

A feature smartphone is a mobile communications device that is optimized in its specification and features to support one or more primary functions like music, video, gaming, pictures, browsing, mobile TV, navigation and messaging. Compared to entry-level smartphones, these devices usually have larger displays, more powerful processors, more embedded memory and better battery capacity. These devices can have a touchscreen to help the manipulation and consumption of content and data input. They can include an enhanced or full qwerty keyboard to support rich messaging.

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