Monday, March 16, 2009

Top 10 Mobile Phone Trends for 2009

Now that the Mobile World Congress has run it's course in Barcelona, what do you view as the top ten significant mobile trends for the rest of 2009?

Here's a list to get discussion started ..... please fill free to jump in and leave your own contribution via comments.

1. Mobile payments and wallet phones

2. GPS and location based services (LBS) such as navigation and mapping

3. Mobile search including location related search

4. QR codes and other 2D bar codes for information input into mobile phones

5. Ultra low cost mobile phones for low end not only in emerging markets but also in advanced countries in economic crisis times

6. Subsidized $1 mini-laptops with flat rate HSDPA (7.2Mbps) data plans

7. WiMax networks come into commercial service

8. Embedded B2B applications

9. Beautiful OLED ultra-high resolution screens (bigger than iPhone displays)

10. Mobile agent services

There you go .... feel free to add more as well as any comments or discussion you'd like.

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Blogger ahmed said...


3:16 AM  
Anonymous Lesley Hahsen said...

Certainly seeing a rise in demand for B2B applications on the mobile but mainly driven by LCR to reduce cost and then the FMC based applications to add value.


5:57 AM  

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