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The two men hope to focus on quality design and top-notch support for smartphones after Kazam sells devices to customers, and believe that the "experience [shouldn't'] just stop once you've bought the phone." Kazam will need to find a way to compete not only with HTC, but with Samsung, LG, Nokia and a half dozen other companies that create handsets for the European market. The team didn't confirm what operating system will be used on its Kazam's handsets, though Android is the obvious go-to choice.
Kazam hasn't announced any carrier markets, and it may not need to. It could sell the devices unlocked, which is common in Europe where customers are used to paying full price for a handset instead of locking themselves in to a two-year contract, as is common in the United States. Kazam did not say when its first phone will hit the market, so it sounds like the company is still in its infancy.
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