Smartphone sales in Southeast Asia rise by over 60%

Smartphone sales Southeast Asia have increased by 61% in the first three-quarters of this year. Over 70% of the smartphones sold were Android-based. 

Emerging markets are increasingly accessing the Internet via their mobiles first, given the lower price-point of smartphones — and this is clearly seen in Southeast Asia, where there has been a rapid upswing in smartphone sales as more consumers upgrade from feature phones to smartphones.

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