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Young, affluent snap up smartphones

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Sat, 03/31/2012 - 7:00pm -- rkmelton

 

Young, affluent snap up smartphones

Nearly half of U.S. mobile phone subscribers (49.7%) now own smartphones capable of streaming video, texting, downloading apps and other computer-like functions, according to Nielsen's latest survey of mobile subscribers. That's up sharply from 36% a little more than a year ago.

By Mike Snider, USA TODAY