Posts with tag: 'screen'

Smartphone Screen Size Trend

Shifts in Screen Size Trend Anyone who has purchased a mobile phone in the last decade has marveled at the reversal in trends when it comes to size. Long gone are the days when Nokia dominated the feature phone market and smaller meant better. Anyone remember the Nokia 8210? Of course, that was before mobile web browsing was a feasible or enjoyable experience. Today, manufacturers are slowly but surely increasing smartphone sizes to accommodate bigger, high resolution screens. Smartphone Screen Sizes Continue to Grow MOVR research data shows that larger screen sizes smartphones have dominated the market. The 5.5 to 6” […]


Tablet Screen Size Trend

The tablet screen size trend is different than smartphones. With smartphones, we see a clear trend that bigger is better – with 59% of the market over 5 inches in diagonal screen size. Two Tablet Groups: Full Size and Mini Two screen sizes segments clearly emerge from the tablet group: 1) full-size, larger tablets (over 9″ diagonal screen size), and 2) smaller “mini” tablets (less than 9″ diagonal screen size). The full size segment is the largest market. In particular, the full-size 9.5 to 10” segment has grown from 46.6% in 2017 to 53.6% in 2017 Q2. The largest sizes […]


iPhone Users Moving to Larger Screens

iphone scren size trend Aug 2016

For iPhone Users, Bigger is Better. Smaller is Not. In the latest MOVR report, we looked at iPhone Screen size trends. We compared Apple’s new model releases, looking to see if there was a preference for size. Roughly, the iPhone SE is small (diagonal display size of 4”), iPhone 6S is medium (4.7”), and iPhone 6S Plus is large (5.5”). Today, the “medium” 6S is much larger than its predecessor, the iPhone 5. We classify the iPhone 5’s 4” display as “small”. The “medium” iPhone 6S is the leader in all countries, with over 15% of iPhone traffic in most countries. […]

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