Smartphones: The Clear Choice over Mobile Internet Devices in U.S

June 2008
Portable Design;Jun2008, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p13
The article examines the business and marketing condition of smartphones and other mobile Internet devices in the U.S. In this context, the author mentioned the four primary types of productivity tools as categories of mobile devices converge. These include, the ultra-mobile PC (UMPC), the mobile Internet device (MID), smartphones and smartphones with mobile companions. Market surveys show that majority of the U.S. consumers prefer smartphone, either alone or with a mobile companion. Experts stated that smartphones are established as a valuable solution today makes the sales process easier than for the other mobile device options.


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