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Japanese people usually get their hands on cutting-edge technology before anyone else. But many of them don’t make much use of the latest in mobile phone hardware, a recent study has found. The survey questioned almost 15,000 Japanese folk about which phone features they use most frequently. It found that 84 per cent of …


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  1. Luke

    Japanese low-tech = European high-tech?

    Those numbers seem pretty high to me. I don’t ever see 50% of people using phones to read barcodes here in the UK – even when we start getting these technologies.

    We have had camera phones (albeit poor ones) for a fair old while now - I am pretty sure that camera usage is nowhere near as high as Japan.

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