The Growing Smartphone Market
With the arrival smartphones the mobile computing has gained more momentum in recent years. This elite new breed of mobile phones are capable of expanding the possibilities of mobile computing that enables its owner to use their gadget for various purposes. It exceeds the expectations one had some years ago about a smartphone.
Common man prefers a smartphone over an ordinary mobile phone because of the entertainment aspect. Exciting games and applications have turned these gadgets into a entertainment powerhouse. Games that leverages the GPS capabilities have given a new dimension to play games in a realistic environment. Navigation applications that uses the GPS featuresbrought amazing capabilities to these devices.
Businessmen prefer them because of the rich multi-tasking it provides. It is not just limited to checking emails but can be extended to business applications that specially designed to connect to company’s remotely located server and extract information for businessmen on the move. Thus these gadgets are in strong demand among the business community also.
With thousands of smartphone applications available in App store and Android market, the application market for smartphones is steadily on a growth trajectory. Developers around the world are busy churning out applications that meets every sort of requirements. The Social Networking trend has much contributed to the success of these phones. In fact, the most downloaded applications for these gadgets belong to Social networking category. Android enabled phones are also in great demand that is in strong competition with iPhones and people prefer these phones for its open source nature. There are thousands of developers around the world contributes to the core OS and other applications that makes an Android phone feature rich.