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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 Nov 28, 2014, includes 445 PRO Trends and 2,225 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 2,165,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 445 Smartphone PRO Trends = 445 Powerpoint Pages Smartphone PPT Report
• 2,225 Smartphone Examples

Online Extras With Full Subscription

• 312 Smartphone Videos (Online) Smartphone Videos
• 13,350 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:

App-Connected Intimacy A prompt for convenience sees consumers turn to apps for pleasure Implications - While apps like Tinder have dominated the market for dating, a shift towards apps and products that aid intimacy in an on-demand fashion are on the rise. The connected consumer is accustom to instant gratification, which is being capitalized on with apps that deliver excitement at any moment.
App-Connected Intimacy
A prompt for convenience sees consumers turn to apps for pleasure
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Connected Pleasure Products for personal stimulation are given a connectivity focused overhaul Implications - As consumers become increasingly unable to part with digital devices, brands are responding in kind with connected intimacy toys. Features like Bluetooth or Internet connectivity offer consumers the option to never disconnect even during private moments, which speaks to a preference for technology over privacy.
Connected Pleasure
Products for personal stimulation are given a connectivity focused overhaul
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Connected Maintenance Auto care gets technological as consumers demand further control Implications - Revolting against the mechanic, consumers are opting for connected, and in some cases autonomous, forms of vehicle maintenance to gain better control over their cars. This shift towards smart ways to maintain vehicle health relates to consumers who crave digital integration, but aren't willing to invest in an advanced vehicle. Furthermore, this ties into the DIY culture that is particularly popular with Millennials.
Connected Maintenance
Auto care gets technological as consumers demand further control
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Budget Streamlining As apps make banking more accessible, budgeting comes to the forefront Implications - With banking apps becoming popularized, consumers are armed with more information about their financial standing than ever before. This automated and convenient approach to banking lends nicely to the budget-conscious consumer, who can use these apps to set goals and track spending easily.
Budget Streamlining
As apps make banking more accessible, budgeting comes to the forefront
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Predictive Diversity Consumers turn to predictive technology for a wide range of new uses Implications - Although the traditional route for prediction technology relates to mapping and safety for transportation, we're seeing the technology permeate a number of different verticals. Everything from health to chores is being affected by predictive software, which reinforces a preference for automation.
Predictive Diversity
Consumers turn to predictive technology for a wide range of new uses
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Pop Cultured Auto Car companies partner with well-known celebs to create pop culture appeal Implications - Seeking to expand market exposure, high-end brands like those in the auto industry are turning to pop culture collaborations for consumer appeal. Joining forces with celebrities and media icons, auto manufacturers are using the fame and recognition of well-known figures to heighten their products with status. This reflects a need for more approachable marketing tactics, particularly when it comes to more exclusive product designs.
Pop Cultured Auto
Car companies partner with well-known celebs to create pop culture appeal
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Contoured TV A demand for immersive entertainment sees curved screens popularized Implications - Consumers are looking for a more immersive experience as virtual and augmented reality rise in popularity, which has resulted in a preference for curved screens. This move towards more engaging everyday entertainment goes against the shift towards smaller screens for consumers looking for on-demand escapism.
Contoured TV
A demand for immersive entertainment sees curved screens popularized
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Artistic TV Televisions are literally transformed into works of art for the design-conscious Implications - The television is the focal point for living rooms around the world, but as consumers come to focus more on design aesthetic, the entertainment staple has received a fashionable overhaul. Literally transforming TV sets into art, the designs highlight preference for function as well as fashion.
Artistic TV
Televisions are literally transformed into works of art for the design-conscious
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 439 more Smartphone PRO Trends and 2,225 examples!



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