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In 1999, the Japanese firm NTT DoCoMo released the first smartphones to achieve mass adoption within a country. [4] Smartphones became widespread in the late 2000s. Most of those produced from 2012 onward have high-speed mobile broadband 4G LTE , motion sensors , and mobile payment features. In the third quarter of 2012, one billion smartphones were in use worldwide. [5] Global smartphone sales surpassed the sales figures for regular cell phones in early 2013. [6]

Smartphones before present-day Android-, iOS- and BlackBerry-based phones typically used the Symbian operating system. Originally developed by Psion , it was the world's most widely used smartphone operating system until the last quarter of 2010. [ citation needed ]

Foldable OLED smartphones have been anticipated for years but have failed to materialize because of the relatively high failure rate when producing these screens. [ citation needed ] As well, creating a battery that can be folded is another hurdle. [50]