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smart·phone

 (smärt′fōn′)
n.
A cell phone having a touchscreen or alphabetic keypad and many of the features of a personal computer, including an operating system that allows the user to download specialized apps.

smartphone

(ˈsmɑːtˌfəʊn)
n
(Computer Science) computing a mobile telephone with computer features that may enable it to interact with computerized systems, send e-mails, and access the web
Translations

smartphone

n (Telec) → Smartphone nt
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