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Mobile Style

Cell phones have gone from sending text messages to being messages themselves

Implications - Just like cars reveal characteristics of their owners, cell phones are becoming indicators of their users too. From green to Buddhist phones, combining heightened technology with new designs, mobile phones are answering the consumer desire to differentiate themselves from the masses.
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Megatrends
12 Featured, 12 Examples:
245,841 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Feb 08 — Sep 08
Trending:
Warm
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Featured Examples

Eco Cell Phone Shell
Eco Cell Phone Shell
Bamboo Chute Phone
In a time where the eco-friendliness of a product or service is a primary concern of consumers, designers need to innovate to answer the same functional demands while incorporating greener ways and not… MORE
11 Solar Cell Phone Technologies
11 Solar Cell Phone Technologies
As consumers gain a heightened sense of responsibility for the environment, they're seeking out innovative energy alternatives to power their electronics, and that includes the ultimate must-have gadget,… MORE
Religious Phones
Religious Phones
Buddhist Nokia N70
This first of its kind Buddhism mobile phone is a heavily customized Nokia N70 that is decorated with numerous Buddhist aesthetics that makes for the ultimate religious phone. The phone features 24 K… MORE
Machine Gun Cell Phones
Machine Gun Cell Phones
Uzi Mobile
This is one of the most bizarre cell phones I have seen. This is a mobile embedded in an Uzi machine gun. Assuming that both the weapon and the mobile are fully functional, you should be able to go on… MORE
Mobiles for Seniors
Mobiles for Seniors
The Fit Phone
Trend Hunter has featured a few mobile phones for senior citizens in the past. Now we want to introduce you to The Fit. Designed by Jongmu Lee, this cell phone was conceived with the 65+ demographic in… MORE
Financial Abundance Phones
Financial Abundance Phones
Lucky Dragon Cell Phone
The Lucky Dragon phone was inspired by elements of Chinese design traditionally believed to bring about financial abundance. It was designed by best-selling author Lillian Too who writes about Feng Shui… MORE
Health Management Mobiles
Health Management Mobiles
The Pantech Inhealth Cell Phone
The Pantech Inhealth cell phone designed by Kristina Lee is a device geared towards the health-conscious person. The concept phone keeps tabs on your workouts and manages your diets by using the eNose… MORE
Disney Cell Phones
Disney Cell Phones
The Cinderella Mobile from Sharp
In collaboration with Sharp, Walt Disney unveiled a range of mobile phones under the code "Cinderella". The phone is currently reserved for distribution in the Asian market where it is available in Pink… MORE
Phones for the Disabled
Phones for the Disabled
Braille and Surface Scanner Cell Phones
Designer Serghei Tanas decided to do something about the fact that mobile phone technology has ignored the needs of the disabled thus far. It offers special features that will assist with the blind such… MORE
Kids Safety Cell Phones
Kids Safety Cell Phones
OKids
Designed by Nam Sung-kyu, OKids is a product that targets kids aged 5-6 years. Its quasi-gaming interface and unfolding heart and pill shape reminds children of how much they're loved. The design of the… MORE
Cell Phones for Diabetics
Cell Phones for Diabetics
The Infopia LG Glucophone
Technology on cell-phones is more than fashion forward. The company Infopia USA has the patent for a glucophone. This LG phone has a glucometer built in. The phone works alongside the company's Eocene… MORE
$14,000 African Blackwood Cell Phones
$14,000 African Blackwood Cell Phones
Gresso White Diamonds Mobile
Gresso, a Russian phone maker, recently wowed the world with its luxurious new mobile phone models. The company just launched the White Diamonds Collection which includes two cell phones bejeweled with… MORE

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