Featured Articles

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

It appears that Nvidia has been feeling the pulse of the market and took some note from comments regarding the original…

More...
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

Apple is dancing the same dance year after year. It releases the iPhone and two days before they start shipping it…

More...
Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon has just released three new tablets starting with the $99 priced 6-inch Kindle Fire HD6. This is a 6-inch tablet…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Tuesday, 03 November 2009 12:28

Punters disappointed by touchscreen phones

Written by Fudzilla staff


Image

Most want to migrate to different UI or keypads


A recent
survey conducted by British-based analyst Canalys has revealed some rather interesting facts about consumer trends in the handset market.

More than 3000 Europeans participated in the survey and most of them said they weren't thrilled by touchscreen phones. Just 47 percent of them sair they would stick to the same user interface on their next phone. However, it is unclear whether consumers are disappointed with the whole touchscreen concept or just different UI implementations.

HTC and Apple seem to fair well, as most consumers claim they will stay loyal to the brand. On the other hand, a mere 29 percent of Sony Ericsson touchscreen users said they would stick to SE on their next phones. Interestingly, established players like Sony Ericsson and Nokia just seem unable to get their touchscreen UIs right, while smaller players like HTC, or newcomers to the market like Apple offer superior UIs.

Pete Cunningham, senior analyst at Canalys concludes that consumer awareness of touchscreen UIs is high, mainly thanks to aggressive marketing.

"It is also apparent that, with experience, a significant proportion of users have not been totally won over by some of these devices," said Cunningham. "There has always been a question mark over how well touchscreens would work among an SMS-centric audience, and the results indicate the transition has not been totally smooth."

More here.
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments