10 Promising Smartphone Apps Revolutions For 2013
The study by New Relic, states that, the mobile app market will expand to 89 billion downloads in 2015. By 2020, half of all payments will be transacted via a mobile. It is not sufficient for companies to simply have an app.
Their apps must be smart, intuitive and user centric in a big way. Smartphones will find an increasing use in almost all industry verticals. Bearing this in mind,
Let’s take a look at the 10 promising smartphone predictions of 2013:
Smartphones will revolutionize content creation and sharing for an optimum viewing experience. A great opportunity for content strategist, to gather, organize and distribute content via a faster medium.
Long Lasting Batteries
The battery consumption of a smartphone depends primarily on its usage. There are phones that can easily handle extra work-loads with ease. With fierce competition in smartphone development, companies are striving hard to beat the present 10-hour battery life.
2013 may see phones with extended battery life of up to 12 hour, that is almost half the day. This will set a significant bench-mark for companies to build highly competitive products for their users.
Smartphone Payments Will Be a Norm
With advancements such as NFC, smartphone payments will sooner or later be a part and parcel of our everyday existence. This is no doubt an encouraging change for retailers who want to create faster and better option for its customers.
For users, it will be a great change from the traditional modes of payment. Companies can look forward to better promotion and sales with the upcoming adoption of smartphone billing.
Large Screen Views
Don’t be surprised to see screen sizes stretching up to 6 inches. Players like Samsung have already taken the first step in this direction with its 5.9 inch screen of its Galaxy Note III. This is a welcome shift from the age-old reasoning of small is better. Bigger screens promise to offer an enhanced and enriching viewing user experience.
Improved Audio Recording
New age smartphones will let you pick up everything that falls on your ears with improved quality. Visit a conference, class lecture, or just about anything you may easily record for your personal or professional use.
Interestingly, it will make people more responsible with what they think and say. As for businesses, the technology will create smarter and quicker ways to work thus, improving productivity.
Boost to Crowd-Funding
Boom in smartphones will change the way people think, connect and share ideas. Sites like Kickstarter, Indiegogo, RocketHub will foster funding campaigns for upcoming and out-of-the-box projects by amateur designers and developers.
Growing ideas and concepts are the perfect ingredients for leveraging ground-breaking innovations in technology. Smartphone apps will eventually lead to an economic boom surpassing expectations.
Shared Pay Packs for the Smartphones
With constant innovation in smartphones, data plans will see a revival in their very nature. Shared packages, may become the next big thing, which will allow custom data utilization among same-interest groups.
Such plans will increase usage of smartphone enabled services, forcing companies to improve their delivery methods.
Advertising Will Get a Make-Over
Smartphone innovation has created even more opportunities for companies to advertise their brand. With paid and free versions of the apps companies can approach their target audience at any time, any place.
Hike in digital revenue system will force companies to re-think their advertising formats, making it more intuitive and optimized for better consumption by its intended users.
Time For Mega-Pixellation
Major player like Apple will introduce the 10 or even 16 mega-pixel mark and bring it to smartphones cameras. It is interesting to note that an 8 megapixel camera can still produce quality pics. However, how the increase in pixellation will affect users will be a note-worthy observation?
3D Printing Is The Next Big thing
3D printing have started to show its over-whelming presence in the market. The integration of smartphones and 3D printing will be a more viable and maybe successful merger of 2013. This merger of technologies will help businesses to break-out of their routine and discover new possibilities of growth and development.
To wrap it up
As per a report by New Relic, 1.82 billion smartphones are expected worldwide in 2013. On an average each smartphone runs 41 apps with more than 1.5 million apps are available in the Apple App Store and Google Play.
It won’t be wrong to say that the future is mobile – smart mobile.
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