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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 22, 2014, includes 421 PRO Trends and 2,105 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 2,112,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 421 Mobile PRO Trends = 421 Powerpoint Pages Mobile PPT Report
• 2,105 Mobile Examples

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• 295 Mobile Videos (Online) Mobile Videos
• 12,630 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:

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


Digitized Therapy Adding efficiency to health and wellness, consumers turn to mobile therapy apps Implications - Seeking a more streamlined method of mental well-being, consumers are turning to apps and mobile technology for relief. Aiding issues like sleep deprivation and forms of addiction, therapy apps offer both guidance and easy to enable remedies, reflecting a move away from more professional, face-to-face solutions.
Digitized Therapy
Adding efficiency to health and wellness, consumers turn to mobile therapy apps
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Conference Adaptability Office calls are taken up a notch with dual-functional tech devices Implications - Seeking to strengthen office morale, workplaces are reinventing how traditional activities like meetings are presented. Adding an element of entertainment to conference calls, employees are turning to speakers and mobile accessories that double as communication devices, combining peer-to-peer interaction with a desire for more adaptable and stimulating methods of workplace engagement.
Conference Adaptability
Office calls are taken up a notch with dual-functional tech devices
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Atypical Fitness Adding allure to health and wellness, consumers turn to eclectic workout tactics Implications - Adding an element of humor to traditional health routines, consumers are turning to eclectic workout regimes. Offering atypical products that encourage unusual body movements, retailers are using elements of gaming and abstract aesthetics to enhance physical activities with both visual and experiential qualities. This reflects a growing desire for methods of well-being that go beyond physical benefits.
Atypical Fitness
Adding allure to health and wellness, consumers turn to eclectic workout tactics
6 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 415 more Mobile PRO Trends and 2,105 examples!



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