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A visitor looks at the new Sony Xperia Z phone and tablet through a glass window during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, takes place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona.   REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

A visitor looks at the new Sony Xperia Z phone and tablet through a glass window during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications...more

A visitor looks at the new Sony Xperia Z phone and tablet through a glass window during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, takes place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona.   REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino
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The new ZTE Grand Memo is pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, takes place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona.   REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

The new ZTE Grand Memo is pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, takes place from February 25 to 28 in...more

The new ZTE Grand Memo is pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, takes place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona.   REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino
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A view through a glass window shows the Sony Xperia Z tablet immersed in water during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The Xperia Z tablet, billed as dust and water resistant, is 6.9 millimetre thin and weighs 495 grammes. It has a 10.1 inch high-definition screen and will go on sale this spring. The tablet aims to be a direct challenge to Apple, which has dominated the high-end tablet market, although smaller and cheaper Android-based tablets have also won market share. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, takes place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona. Picture taken February 25. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

A view through a glass window shows the Sony Xperia Z tablet immersed in water during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The Xperia Z tablet, billed as dust and water resistant, is 6.9 millimetre thin and weighs 495 grammes. It...more

A view through a glass window shows the Sony Xperia Z tablet immersed in water during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The Xperia Z tablet, billed as dust and water resistant, is 6.9 millimetre thin and weighs 495 grammes. It has a 10.1 inch high-definition screen and will go on sale this spring. The tablet aims to be a direct challenge to Apple, which has dominated the high-end tablet market, although smaller and cheaper Android-based tablets have also won market share. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, takes place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona. Picture taken February 25. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino
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A visitor walks past a Mobile World banner at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 26, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, will take place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona. REUTERS/Albert Gea

A visitor walks past a Mobile World banner at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 26, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, will take place from February 25 to...more

A visitor walks past a Mobile World banner at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 26, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, will take place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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Vodafone's CEO Vittorio Colao (L), Telefonica's Chairman and CEO Cesar Alierta (2nd L), China Mobile's Chairman Xi Guohua (C), AT&T's Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson and GSMA's Anne Bouverot (R) take part in a conference at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, will take place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Vodafone's CEO Vittorio Colao (L), Telefonica's Chairman and CEO Cesar Alierta (2nd L), China Mobile's Chairman Xi Guohua (C), AT&T's Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson and GSMA's Anne Bouverot (R) take part in a conference at the Mobile World...more

Vodafone's CEO Vittorio Colao (L), Telefonica's Chairman and CEO Cesar Alierta (2nd L), China Mobile's Chairman Xi Guohua (C), AT&T's Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson and GSMA's Anne Bouverot (R) take part in a conference at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, will take place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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A visitor holds the new Sony Xperia Z Tablet during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, takes place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona.   REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

A visitor holds the new Sony Xperia Z Tablet during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, takes place from February 25 to...more

A visitor holds the new Sony Xperia Z Tablet during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, takes place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona.   REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino
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The new ZTE Grand S Lite is pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, takes place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona.   REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

The new ZTE Grand S Lite is pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, takes place from February 25 to 28 in...more

The new ZTE Grand S Lite is pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, takes place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona.   REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino
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The new Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet is pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, takes place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona.   REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

The new Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet is pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, takes place from February...more

The new Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet is pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, takes place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona.   REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino
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The new Nokia Lumia 720, featuring the same camera lens as the higher end Lumia 920, is pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, takes place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona.   REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

The new Nokia Lumia 720, featuring the same camera lens as the higher end Lumia 920, is pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile...more

The new Nokia Lumia 720, featuring the same camera lens as the higher end Lumia 920, is pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress, representing the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, takes place from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona.   REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino
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The new Nokia 105 is pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The entry-level Nokia 105, its lowest priced ever device with a colour screen, was aimed at first-time buyers in markets such as South America, Africa, Russia and Asia-Pacific, Chief Executive Stephen Elop said. The phone shows Nokia, once the undisputed leader in the mobile phone industry, trying to fend off growing competition at the low end from Asian rivals such as Huawei and ZTE .  REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

The new Nokia 105 is pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The entry-level Nokia 105, its lowest priced ever device with a colour screen, was aimed at first-time buyers in markets such as South America, Africa,...more

The new Nokia 105 is pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 25, 2013. The entry-level Nokia 105, its lowest priced ever device with a colour screen, was aimed at first-time buyers in markets such as South America, Africa, Russia and Asia-Pacific, Chief Executive Stephen Elop said. The phone shows Nokia, once the undisputed leader in the mobile phone industry, trying to fend off growing competition at the low end from Asian rivals such as Huawei and ZTE .  REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino
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