Smart Phones - Major Practice Trends
Smart phones because of their features have left the earlier mobile phones way back on the road of technical evolution.
Smart phones because of their features have left the earlier mobile phones way back on the road of technical evolution. The smart phone offer a wide array of facilities and it is because of these facilities that they have become popular. There are various brands of smart phones in the market. So now there is competition among the smart phones too.
The users of smart phones are facilitated with accessibility to the internet. Now as the sales of the smart phones increase, more and more people access the internet through the mobile phone. The operating systems and the platforms of all the smart phones are not the same. It is because of this technical difference that a website that can be downloaded on one brand of smart phone may not be able to be downloaded on the other brand of smart phone.
There are smart phones that have an operating system and platform for websites based on certain programming/coding languages. It is known that the iPhones are not compatible with the websites that are based on Flash. This means that those businesses that got their websites designed in Flash are at a risk of being the biggest losers.
Costing is one of the main areas of concern. One needs to understand the number game too. If any web application is designed for a particular brand of smart phones then one needs to be sure about the number of that users of that smart phone. Suppose that there are three types of smart phones in the market and you have to get the website to be compatible with all the three types of operating system and platform it could turn out to be a bit of expensive affair.
Some of the technologies are such that they can change the basic features of the mobile phone. This is only possible if that technology is supported by the platform and operating system of that mobile device. The Android, designed and developed by a group of alliance led by Google, is one such technology. If compatible with the mobile device, the Android can bring great changes in the feature of the mobile.
Seeing to the exponential growth of the smart phones market, many companies have started offering mobile web application services. Before availing these services, the business has to first assess the need of it and then try to project the return on investment. The selection of the service provider needs to be done carefully after thorough study of the profile and market impression of the service provider.
As the number of smart phones grow and businesses have to change their marketing strategies. Earlier the ecommerce marketing strategies considered only the Desktop PCs and laptops now they have to consider the screens of the mobile devices along with the latest technology used for it.
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