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About the Smartphone Report

The Smartphone Trend Report examines the latest technological innovations and breakthroughs penetrating the vast Smartphone industry. In our report, you will find innovative consumer electronics from top Smartphone manufacturers like HTC, Samsung and LG. We also feature niche accessories like customized phone cases and practical docking instruments. With the rising popularity of devices like the iPhone and Android phone, combined with the expansion of wireless and Wi-Fi networks, our research indicates that Smartphone technology is the way of the future and in high demand with consumers.

Who It's For

With so many new phones hitting the market, the technology landscape is more competitive than ever, as companies are vying for a larger market share. Therefore, our report is beneficial to a wide range of companies, from consumer electronic manufacturers to wireless service providers looking for an advantage in the marketplace.

By understanding what Smartphone trends appeal to consumers, companies from advertising firms to marketing managers can better position their brand and leverage emerging patterns in the industry.

The Smartphone Trend Report, last published on Apr 08, 2015, includes 524 PRO Trends and 2,620 examples of smartphone market research and smartphone consumer trends related to: touchscreens, phones, technology, apps, networks and smartphone trends.

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Our smartphone research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced smartphone articles and 2,334,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 524 Smartphone PRO Trends = 524 Powerpoint Pages Smartphone PPT Report
• 2,620 Smartphone Examples

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• 367 Smartphone Videos (Online) Smartphone Videos
• 15,720 Smartphone Images (Online) Smartphone 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 Smartphone Pro Trends

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

Adhesive Tech Wearable technology is reformatted for bodily use Implications - The world of wearable technology is evolving to include devices that attach directly onto users' skin. This new form of wearable device is not only more discrete, but often more accurate in its bodily observations. Adhesive wearables indicate how technology can transform the health industry, as well as reveal an underlying desire on the part of consumers to manage and monitor their day-to-day lives.
Adhesive Tech
Wearable technology is reformatted for bodily use
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Youthful Wearable Kid-targeted wearable devices tap into educational benefits Implications - Rather than offering the same capabilities as a smartphone, kid-targeted wearable devices are being designed to promote education and personal well-being. By offering heightened engagement, wearable devices for children serve as an example of how technology can transform learning and physical activity into a form of play.
Youthful Wearable
Kid-targeted wearable devices tap into educational benefits
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Anti-Tech Packaging Tech product packaging evolves to reference a simpler time Implications - The world of technology is advancing at such a rapid pace, it can be overwhelming. Instead of alienating consumers with futuristic aesthetics, brands are opting for packaging that references a simpler time. Retro-inspired packaging not only draws upon the power of nostalgia, it also makes tech products more accessible for those with less tech savvy.
Anti-Tech Packaging
Tech product packaging evolves to reference a simpler time
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Digitized Safety Female consumers turn to mobile applications for a sense of security Implications - Though gender equality is an increasingly important issue to consumers, assault and violence remain very real threats for women. In an effort to stay autonomous and self-reliant, women are turning to apps and devices that enhance their sense of security. Technological advancements dedicated to ensuring female safety indicate that women are taking a proactive approach to their personal well-being.
Digitized Safety
Female consumers turn to mobile applications for a sense of security
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Connected Meal Time Products and services aim to foster a sense of togetherness during meals Implications - With consumers' lives busier than ever, the sense of intimacy and togetherness that was once present during family meal-times is now dwindling. People are more likely to eat alone or while on-the-go, and even meals shared with family and friends are cut short or interrupted by a barrage of e-mails and phone calls. In order to rectify this situation, apps and products that encourage bonding and socialization during meals are on the rise, suggesting a desire for a return to family-focused ritual and tradition.
Connected Meal Time
Products and services aim to foster a sense of togetherness during meals
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Appified Travel The travel industry adapts to the digital age with tech-optimized services Implications - Technology has intersected with travel on multiple different levels, from immersive entertainment to increased convenience. When it comes to the latter, airlines are offering customized apps and services that ensure that the often-strenuous process of flying is as streamlined as possible. This type of high-tech customization reveals that brands are going the extra mile in a concerted effort to build consumer loyalty.
Appified Travel
The travel industry adapts to the digital age with tech-optimized services
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Survival Subscription Consumers search for subscription services that make everyday life easier Implications - Consumers have always prioritized convenience, but nowadays, they're planning ahead for difficult situations with subscription services specifically geared towards making life easier. Ultimately serving as an alternate solution to routine annoyances, this shift in subscription services reveal that consumers are interested in avoiding and reducing stress using the least amount of time and effort.
Survival Subscription
Consumers search for subscription services that make everyday life easier
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Minimalist Tech Consumers search for fashionable tech products that are optimized for use Implications - Wearable tech has typically been designed in accordance to consumer's aesthetic preferences; now, the fashion industry is following suit, designing high-tech accessories in accordance to consumer's preferences. Emerging accessories that double as tech products feature a minimalist look, indicating not only a demand for dual-function products that cross industries, but a more streamlined approach to technology integration in general.
Minimalist Tech
Consumers search for fashionable tech products that are optimized for use
6 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 518 more Smartphone PRO Trends and 2,620 examples!



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