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Asian mobile giants launch marathon for smartphone market

Asian telecommunications giants fired the first salvo in the battle for the smartphone market, premiering ultra fast and light phones hours before the world’s biggest mobile phone show opened on Monday. As the Mobile World Congress gathering tens of thousands of industry executives gets set to open its doors in Barcelona, China’s Huawei, South Korea’s LG and Taiwan’s HTC rolled out the world’s first quad core phones – with processing power twice as fast as the current generation of smartphones.