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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 Jun 26, 2015, includes 585 PRO Trends and 2,925 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 2,399,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 585 Mobile PRO Trends = 585 Powerpoint Pages Mobile PPT Report
• 2,925 Mobile Examples

Online Extras With Full Subscription

• 410 Mobile Videos (Online) Mobile Videos
• 17,550 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:

Career Matchmaking Recruiting mimics Tinder to reach millennials entering adulthood Implications - Taking a page from the 'Hookup Culture' millennials are known for, companies looking to employ Gen Yers are setting up digital services similar to matchmaking apps. This speaks to some top millennial preferences, such as convenience and connectivity. As this youth generation enters adult age, their main characteristics stay intact, yet are applied in new areas.
Career Matchmaking
Recruiting mimics Tinder to reach millennials entering adulthood
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Airline Entertainment Airlines create an enjoyable traveler experience by revamping required tasks Implications - Looking to breathe life into the mundane routines of air travel, airlines are adding an entertaining twist to activities like safety procedures. This change not only serves to create a more positive experience for customers, but also allows these brands to develop a more approachable feel.
Airline Entertainment
Airlines create an enjoyable traveler experience by revamping required tasks
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Accessorized Gaming Gamer culture expands with accessories that engage different senses Implications - As gamer culture moves toward more immersive experiences, traditional gaming activities are adapted with accessories and products that add a higher level of interactivity. Offering accessories that encourage the use of multiple senses, brands are seeking to not only make experiences more memorable, but also to engage players in a way that embraces all of their sensory capabilities.
Accessorized Gaming
Gamer culture expands with accessories that engage different senses
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Gamer Prestige As video games become the primary form of paid entertainment their status rises Implications - As more passive forms of paid entertainment decrease in popularity, video games flourish, placing their connoisseurs in a more positive light. Gamers were previously considered social misfits, however as the Internet continues to connect like-minded individuals, the gamer community becomes more prestigious. This speaks to the future of entertainment shifting toward interactivity.
Gamer Prestige
As video games become the primary form of paid entertainment their status rises
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Virtual Training Professions of all kind turn to VR for accurate and efficient education Implications - A clever means to ensuring the accuracy and efficiency of complex employee training programs, virtual reality tools have the power to streamline the process while lessening the strain on human resources. In simulating the multisensory stresses likely to be faced on the job, employers can invest in the preparedness of employees on all fronts and in ways that could potentially prove more exact than traditional means.
Virtual Training
Professions of all kind turn to VR for accurate and efficient education
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Social Good Gaming Mobile gaming apps covertly inform consumers on social causes Implications - Moving past their role as mere tools for passing time, mobile gaming apps that leverage their audiences in order to increase awareness around important social causes serve an increasingly important role. Whether as a direct means of raising funds or as a tool for informing individuals, altruistic mobile games are a covert method of engaging consumers around issues that matter.
Social Good Gaming
Mobile gaming apps covertly inform consumers on social causes
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Peer-to-Peer Luxury Unique apps leverage the peer-to-peer economy for typically high-end services Implications - The rise in the peer-to-peer economy has seen the emergence of app-driven on-demand services that extend to the luxury end of the spectrum. While in the past, mainly affluent consumers may have had access to such typically high-end amenities, the accessibility and convenience of peer-to-peer services offered instantly through a digital means provide a cost-efficient, quick alternative.
Peer-to-Peer Luxury
Unique apps leverage the peer-to-peer economy for typically high-end services
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Tech-Assisted Banking Traditional banking is updated with unique technological enhancements Implications - To bring a traditionally burdensome activity like banking into the 21st century, financial institutions are turning to creative tech integration to add both intrigue and efficiency to the process. Adapting transactions and online banking with biometric and beacon technology, banks are using tech innovations to redefine static services into something more intelligent and self-governing. Such developments reflect a need for services that require little to no effort from the consumer.
Tech-Assisted Banking
Traditional banking is updated with unique technological enhancements
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 579 more Mobile PRO Trends and 2,925 examples!



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