Material Functionality

Smartphone functionality is enhanced by improving physical contact

Implications - As smartphones become bigger, manufacturers and software designers are putting systems in place to enhance usability despite increasing size. Whether it's adjustable keyboards or improved grip, these features allow consumers to enjoy a larger screen without compromising function. This progression speaks to the evolution of smartphones being not only the primary mode for communication, but also entertainment, as well as suggests a growing awareness and emphasis being placed on design.
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