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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 17, 2014, includes 439 PRO Trends and 2,195 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 2,156,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 439 Smartphone PRO Trends = 439 Powerpoint Pages Smartphone PPT Report
• 2,195 Smartphone Examples

Online Extras With Full Subscription

• 307 Smartphone Videos (Online) Smartphone Videos
• 13,170 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:

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


Car-Branded Tech Auto manufacturers partner with tech brands to deliver luxury accessories Implications - The incorporation of high end technologies into automobiles is becoming commonplace, but the further extension of car branding into the tech industry is gaining traction. This wave of auto-branded tech products further extends the link between auto ownership and lifestyle.
Car-Branded Tech
Auto manufacturers partner with tech brands to deliver luxury accessories
4 Examples + Score + Implications


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


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


Entertainment Immersion Traditional media gets a virtual overhaul to increase mass appeal Implications - The incorporation of virtual reality into traditional media like TV shows is accelerating its appeal. Incorporation of immersive experiences in rudimentary activities like web browsing is making the technology more applicable and appealing to consumers of all kinds.
Entertainment Immersion
Traditional media gets a virtual overhaul to increase mass appeal
7 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 433 more Smartphone PRO Trends and 2,195 examples!



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