The top three most frequently-used applications for Chinese smartphone users are instant messaging, search engines and online news, but the growth in smartphone internet users has also increased the use of mobile payment, mobile shopping and other business-related apps.
Many European’s like to choose from a variety of Open mobile devices. As an example, Android smartphone users in France totaled 22 million in Q1 2015, that up by 17.0% over Q1 2014, reaching nearly two-thirds of the country’s smartphone population.
Mobile handset vendors shipped a total of 337.2 million smartphones worldwide in the second quarter of 2015, that’s up by 11.6% from the 302.1 million units in 2Q14. Also, the 2Q15 shipment volume was the second highest quarterly total on record, mostly due to emerging markets.
According to the latest market study by Juniper Research, the number of mobile money transfers is expected to increase by nearly 150 percent in 2015 to more than 13 billion transactions. Also, Venmo is now experiencing transaction traffic approaching nearly $1 billion per quarter.
Historically, the competition within the mobile handset marketplace has been unrelenting. Prior success was never a guarantee of future prospects — just consider the rise and fall of Motorola, Nokia and BlackBerry. The ongoing battles in the American smartphone arena were indicative of this trend.
In the future, interactive kiosk vendor earnings will be dependent on the mobile devices that use this software. According to Technavio, the global interactive kiosk market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.40% during the forecast period from 2014 to 2019.