Smartphones captured 14 percent of the 2008 cell phone sales market with about 258 million devices sold last year and sales are expected to go up to 725 million this year worldwide. Smartphones link easily to computers, connect effortlessly to the internet and are used for a number of daily applications. They have provided mobile solutions to its users for a number of daily tasks such as checking the weather, storing and listening to digital music, checking sports updates, smart planners to finding directions. They have revolutionized people’s lives and changed the way we now look at our phones.
We are living in an age where cellphones are the most prevalent forms of communication between people, furthermore; smartphones are leading the way in terms of growth rate and future potential. We need to tap this market so that we have the ability to synergize our existing markets with future markets. Our existing PC and Laptop markets have seen a tremendous decline in their growth rates. There is a need to compete in new markets where our expertise as a developer can be utilized. Smartphones give us this opportunity as they provide us with a link to a new market which can also help spur the sales in our existing markets.
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Product and Features
The Dell Smartphone is obviously not the first type of Smartphone on the market, however with watching the iPhone and Blackberry hit the market it allows for Dell’s Smartphone to combine the characteristics and features that consumers like with the ability to correct those attributes that consumer despise.
Customization, excellent service teams and constant updates are just part of the overall package that the phone would offer. The phone by itself will be marketed in two forms. One with a QWERTY keyboard which would work with the Verizon Network and one with no keyboard at all which would work with AT&T network. We have chosen the phones specifically adapted to these networks to avoid sales...