The Emerging Market Handset Price Keeps Falling

The Emerging Market Handset Price Keeps Falling

First, Motorola promises a sub-$40 cellphone in Feb 2005. A few months later Philips announces a Sub-$20 platform. Now, Infineon is saying they are going to deliver a Sub-$15 handset...

Sukumar
  • 20 september 2005

First, Motorola promises a sub-$40 cellphone in Feb 2005.  A few months later Philips announces a Sub-$20 platform.   Now, Infineon is saying they are going to deliver a Sub-$15 handset in 2006 ahead of both Motorola and Philips. With these types of prices, the term disposable cellphone takes on a new meaning.

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