Reportlinker Adds Future Cellphones: Leveraging Building Blocks for Better Experiences

Reportlinker announces that a new market research report is available in its

The majority of phones entering the market over the next few years will
provide very different user experiences from those available today. The
accelerated adoption of open operating systems has created an innovative
environment unique to this market. With compelling user interfaces creating
competitive advantages, the market has now shifted its focus from individual
features to integrating and improving on existing capabilities to provide the
best experience.

This report identifies and quantifies users’ interest in the features and
capabilities of their current phones and in what they want in their next phone,
while tracking the changes in these opinions over time. The report is In-Stat’s
fourth annual future phone study which surveys members of In-Stat’s Technology
Adoption Panel (TAP).9

The report explores a number of areas:

  • Current and future cellphone form factors and input preferences
  • Users’ interest in specific features and capabilities
  • Emerging technologies that will enable new features and capabilities
  • Market segments that are leading adoption of new features
  • Vendors’ progress on bringing new phones, features, and services to

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Attitudes and Trends
  • Form Factors Trends
  • Bar
  • Clamshell
  • Flip
  • Slide
  • Dual-Slide
  • Swivel
  • Touch Screen
  • Input Preferences
  • Possible Future Form Factors With Primary Research Results
  • Wearable Phones
  • Flex, Roll-Out Displays, and Transparent Paper-Like Displays
  • Dual-Screen Clamshells
  • Modular Phones
  • Current Features
  • Smartphones and the Mobile Web
  • Features
  • Consumer Preferences
  • Demand for Larger Screens and Color
  • Speaker Phone
  • Media Features
  • Customization
  • Ruggedization
  • World Phone & Multimode Phones
  • Connectivity and Wi-Fi
  • The "Ideal Phone"
  • Phone Integration
  • Emerging Features and Technologies
  • Display Technologies
  • Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED)
  • Picoprojectors
  • 3D Display Technologies
  • Multimedia Improvements
  • Mobile TV
  • Early Adopters
  • Power Technology
  • Wireless Charging
  • Solar Power
  • Power Management
  • Near Field Communications (NFC) and Mobile Payments
  • Early Adopters
  • Mixed Reality
  • Mobile Health and Environmental Sensors
  • Eco-Friendly Phones
  • How OEMs are Enabling New Features
  • Handset OEMS
  • Apple
  • HTC
  • LG
  • Motorola
  • Nokia
  • Palm
  • RIM
  • Samsung
  • Sony Ericsson
  • Conclusion
  • Recommendations
  • Make Evolutionary Performance Improvements
  • Tailor Combinations of Features to Specific Segments and Use Cases
  • Take Advantage of More Open Attitudes
  • Investigate New Experiences Enabled by Picoprojectors
  • Glossary
  • Related In-Stat Reports

List of Table

— Table 1. User Segments More Interested in Voice Interface

— Table 2. Cellphone Feature Interests, 2006-2009 (Multiple Responses

— Table 3. Cellphone Feature Interests, 2009 (Multiple Responses Accepted)

— Table 4. Cellphone Application Interests, 2006-2009

— Table 5. Cellphone Application Interests, 2009

— Table 6. Verbatim Responses: Desired on Next Phone

— Table 7. Interest in Customization, 2006-2009

— Table 8. Expected Use of Cellphone Wi-Fi

— Table 9. Likelihood to Purchase a Wi-Fi-Equipped Cellphone, 2008 and 2009

— Table 10. Features to Include in the Ideal Phone, 2008 and 2009

— Table 11. TV Interface Early Adopter Segments

— Table 12. Integrated Picoprojector Early Adopter Segments

— Table 13. Mobile TV Early Adopter Segments

List of Figures

— Figure 1. Current and Future Phone Form Factors

— Figure 2. Opinions on Current Cellphones–Four Year Trends, 2006-2009

— Figure 3. Attitudes Toward Next Cellphones–Four Year Trends, 2006-2009

— Figure 4. Current and Future Phone Form Factors

— Figure 5. Futuristic Form Factor Interest, 2009

— Figure 6. Current Handset Features–Four Year Trends, 2006-2009

— Figure 7. Interest in Speaker Phone, 2006-2009

— Figure 8. Interest in Integrating with Other Machines

— Figure 9. Interest in Mobile TV, 2006-2009

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Future Cellphones: Leveraging Building Blocks for Better



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