Hyper-Portable Gadget

Consumers tight on space embrace paper-thin electronics

Implications - Tech brands are targeting users who are tight on space with lightweight, compact devices that are much less obtrusive than their counterparts. From so-called "micro phones" to hyper-flexible display screens, such products challenge convention by proving connectivity and bulkiness are not necessarily related concepts. Overall, this shift can be viewed as a desire for devices designed to take up as little space as possible, a natural response to densely packed urban areas.
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