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About the Mobile Report

The Mobile Trend Report takes an extensive look at the latest mobile phone trends to hit the market in recent years. In a world where consumers are more frequently downloading, texting and sharing information on their portable phones, it is imperative that businesses are aware of emerging trends. Our research covers everything from new operating software found in Android phones to hip ringtones for mobile devices. As consumers make the switch from cell phone to smartphone, businesses must understand what mobile trends will be popular in the future to gain a competitive edge.

Who It's For

Our data will be valuable to companies that have a presence in the communications industry. Network providers, hardware manufacturers, software engineers, market researchers, product developers and brand innovators will benefit from our extensive collection of crowd-sourced information. Even new mobile phone and wireless service providers trying to compete in the market will gain valuable insight with the Mobile Report, allowing for innovation and creativity to help further their brand presence.

With an abundance of crowd-sourced data and relevant trend research, our Mobile Trend Report will help companies learn from valuable insight and develop innovative products.

The Mobile Trend Report, last published on Oct 23, 2014, includes 424 PRO Trends and 2,120 examples of mobile market research and mobile consumer trends related to: mobile phones, smartphones, tablets, wireless service, ringtones and mobile trends.

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Methodology

Our mobile research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced mobile articles and 2,115,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 424 Mobile PRO Trends = 424 Powerpoint Pages Mobile PPT Report
• 2,120 Mobile Examples

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• 297 Mobile Videos (Online) Mobile Videos
• 12,720 Mobile Images (Online) Mobile Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Smartphone, Gaming, Space, Google, Android, Camera, Chemicals, Television, Headphones, Global Positioning System, Tablet, Radio, Mobile, Video Editing, SLR, Online Gaming, App, HDTV, 3D Glasses, Camera Accessories, Gaming Apps, Keyboards, Audio, Touchscreen, Console, Presentation, Email, Laptop, Electronics, Stereo and more!



Sample Mobile Pro Trends

Each Mobile PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online mobile articles, videos and images. Examples:

Tech-Assisted Advertising Campaigns that blend the offline with the online increase user appeal Implications - As more consumers experience their surroundings with a smartphone in hand, brands are looking to engage with them more than ever. A shift towards online and offline advertising that requires device usage supports consumer behavior rather than fighting against it.
Tech-Assisted Advertising
Campaigns that blend the offline with the online increase user appeal
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Sustainable Grocery Food retailers adopt sustainable practices to showcase eco awareness Implications - Seeking to showcase a sense of environmental awareness, food retailers and supermarkets are turning to sustainable practices for public appeal. Using alternative energy and zero-waste policies to illustrate a commitment to environmental causes, familiar retail settings are taking a more forthright step to showcase participation in environmental issues. This reflects a growing desire to integrate eco awareness into routine, everyday practices.
Sustainable Grocery
Food retailers adopt sustainable practices to showcase eco awareness
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Augmented Reality Packaging Brands increase interactivity through virtual reality packaging Implications - The shopping experience is becoming more focused on interactivity, but brands are now taking an even more in your face approach with augmented reality packaging. This shift supports consumer preference for smartphone integration into the product experience as brands compete to deliver the most immersive experience yet.
Augmented Reality Packaging
Brands increase interactivity through virtual reality packaging
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Communal Travel Crowdsourced and shared travel becomes a cost-effective means for exploration Implications - The inherently social nature of travel is being supported by apps and programs that foster a crowdsourced, communal experience. Everything from accommodations to tours are being upgraded to reflect a growing preference for a peer-to-peer experience, which decreases cost and a need to rely on traditional means like travel agents.
Communal Travel
Crowdsourced and shared travel becomes a cost-effective means for exploration
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Appified Sharing The peer-to-peer economy becomes supported by apps for travel or leisure Implications - The influx of consumers living in urban spaces has supported the boom of peer-to-peer culture, which is being streamlined via apps. As everything from ride sharing to travel becomes an opportunity for sharing, the incorporation of apps into the equation further leverages consumer control for decentralized ownership.
Appified Sharing
The peer-to-peer economy becomes supported by apps for travel or leisure
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Informal Invitation Consumers turn to apps and mobile messages for casual peer-to-peer engagement Implications - Seeking to bypass the need for face-to-face interaction, consumers, particularly young people, are turning to apps and mobile messaging to make greetings and invitations less formal. Using customized platforms for flair and individuality, consumers are able to connect with peers in a more easygoing manner, using digital techniques to extend communication in a streamlined way.
Informal Invitation
Consumers turn to apps and mobile messages for casual peer-to-peer engagement
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Colleague Socialization Office interaction turns to apps and networks for social convenience Implications - Socializing, particularly in professional situations, can be challenging, prompting individuals to turn to apps and social platforms for help. Making connections easier to foster, businesses are adopting apps and networks that encourage workplace communication and the sharing of ideas, stimulating open discussion in a more efficient and tech-driven manner.
Colleague Socialization
Office interaction turns to apps and networks for social convenience
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Simulated Marketing Heightening viewer experiences, brands adopt virtual simulations Implications - Offering consumers a more immersive campaign experience, brands are adopting virtual simulators to get viewers more involved. Using simulators to create virtual environments and surreal re-enactments, brands are blurring the lines between reality and the digital sphere, allowing consumers to experience proposed products or services in a fresh, exciting way.
Simulated Marketing
Heightening viewer experiences, brands adopt virtual simulations
5 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 418 more Mobile PRO Trends and 2,120 examples!



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