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Top 60 Mobile Trends in September

From In-App Live Concerts to Mobile-First Restaurant Concepts

— September 26, 2020 — Tech
In the September 2020 mobile trends, you'll find new apps, hardware, smart accessories, and a number of new mobile-first experiences that were created to help consumers settle in to the "new normal" that comes as a result of the COVID-19 safety measures that are expected to remain in place for some time to come.

To increase engagement among younger makeup lovers, e.l.f. Cosmetics created a short-form reality show series that will be featured exclusively on TikTok. Called 'Eyes,' the show will feature three different creators, who will hone their makeup skills with the help of influencers Avani Gregg, Madi Monroe and Seth O’Brien.

Another interactive experience comes from Gucci, with the luxury brand launching a retro mobile arcade game to promote its 'Bloom' fragrance. In the game, players will explore a garden and open up flowers using magic, while acting as a character that's featured in the brand's advertising campaign.
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Secure Messaging Request Features
Secure Messaging Request Features
The Signal App Added New Features for Message Requests
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Well-Equipped Midrange Smartphones
Well-Equipped Midrange Smartphones
The Google Pixel 4a Has a Snapdragon 730G Processor
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58
Updated Retail Rewards Programs
Updated Retail Rewards Programs
The Michaels App Now Has an Expanded Rewards Program
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57
Streaming Service Sharing Apps
Streaming Service Sharing Apps
'Notopass' Lets Users Share Login Info Discreetly
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56
Low-Cost Telecom Smartphone Ranges
Low-Cost Telecom Smartphone Ranges
The New T-Mobile REVVL Smartphones Includes Three Models
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55
Mobile Earthquake Detection Networks
Mobile Earthquake Detection Networks
Google Uses Smartphones for an Earthquake Detection System
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54
Locational Capacity-Managing Apps
Locational Capacity-Managing Apps
W8LST Notifies Customers When Stores are Safe to Enter
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53
Couples-Friendly Finance Events
Couples-Friendly Finance Events
Financially Ever After Helps Couples Talk About Money
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52
Math-Answering Picture Filters
Math-Answering Picture Filters
Google Lens is Creating a Math Filter Using Socratic's Technology
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51
Railroad Notification Safety Features
Railroad Notification Safety Features
Waze is Adding a Railroad Alerts to All Users World Wide
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50
Contact-Free Gas Payments
Contact-Free Gas Payments
ExxonMobil and Waze Have Teamed Up for Contactless Fuel Payments
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49
AI-Powered Accessibility Apps
AI-Powered Accessibility Apps
Google's Lookout App Can Scan Documents and Food Labels for Users
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48
Third-Party Ticketing Apps
Third-Party Ticketing Apps
Movie Tickets By Atom is a Snap Mini Experience Within Snapchat
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Phone Positivity Campaigns
Phone Positivity Campaigns
Billie Eilish x Telekom Highlights Gen Z as Change-Makers
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46
Podcast Analytics Apps
Podcast Analytics Apps
Deezer Recently Launched a Dedicated Analytics App for Podcast Creators
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45
Speedy Grocery Delivery Services
Speedy Grocery Delivery Services
DoorDash is Now Offering On-Demand Grocery Delivery
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44
Anti-Deepfake Social Media Platforms
Anti-Deepfake Social Media Platforms
TikTok is Banning Deepfake Content on the Social Platform
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43
Micro-Investment Platform Launches
Micro-Investment Platform Launches
Grab's Financial Arm Created New Personal Finance Features
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42
Unlimited Micromoiblity Subscriptions
Unlimited Micromoiblity Subscriptions
Lyft is Testing Unlimited Citi Bike Access for Subscribers
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41
Employee Voice Assistants
Employee Voice Assistants
Walmart's Ask Sam Lets Employees Look Up Prices, Find Products & More
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40
Green Screen Animation Toys
Green Screen Animation Toys
KlikBots are Posable Heroes & Villains for Creating Stop-Motion Films
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39
Digital Storefront Launches
Digital Storefront Launches
DoorDash Launched the DashMart Delivery Service in Eight Cities
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38
Digital Ring Try-Ons
Digital Ring Try-Ons
James Allan Created a Virtual Ring Try-On Feature to Preview Products
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Mobile-First Beauty Communities
Mobile-First Beauty Communities
Cherie's Platform Shares Personalized Content, Reviews & More
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Comprehensive Grocery Store Apps
Comprehensive Grocery Store Apps
The new Heinen's Grocery eCommerce Site was Built by Instacart
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35
Quad-Lens Photography Smartphones
Quad-Lens Photography Smartphones
The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra Offers Unparalleled Camera Capabilities
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34
Gamified Action Sports Apps
Gamified Action Sports Apps
The HomeCourt App Brings Action Sports to Your Home with AI
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33
Wedding Registry Platforms
Wedding Registry Platforms
The Knot Launched a New Wedding Registry Store with Accompanying App
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32
Power User 5G Smartphones
Power User 5G Smartphones
The New Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra Smartphone is Speedy
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31
Digital Collectible Marketplaces
Digital Collectible Marketplaces
Blockparty's Marketplace Lets Users Trade & Sell Digital Assets
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30
Digital Personal Training Platforms
Digital Personal Training Platforms
The ClassPass Fitness Platform is Adding Personal Training
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29
Alcohol Delivery Service Launches
Alcohol Delivery Service Launches
Flipkart Will Collaborate with Diageo to Deliver Alcohol
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28
Fragrance-Inspired Arcade Games
Fragrance-Inspired Arcade Games
Gucci Bloom is a Game from Gucci Devoted to Fragrance
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27
Rugged Automotive Brand Smartphones
Rugged Automotive Brand Smartphones
The Land Rover Explore R Phone Has an IP96 Rating and More
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26
Dual-Layer Protection Smartphone Cases
Dual-Layer Protection Smartphone Cases
The Incipio DualPro Case Protects the Samsung Galaxy Note20
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25
Carbon-Offsetting Apps
Carbon-Offsetting Apps
Klima Helps Users Offset and Reduce Their Carbon Footprint
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24
Limited-Edition Artistry Smartphones
Limited-Edition Artistry Smartphones
The OPPO Reno4 Pro Artist Limited Edition is Powerful
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23
Recycled Material Phablets
Recycled Material Phablets
The Fairphone 3+ is Made with 37% Recycled Plastics
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22
Business-Focused Power Banks
Business-Focused Power Banks
The Zendure 'SuperTank' Power Bank Offers 100W of Power Delivery
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21
Televised Interactive Festivals
Televised Interactive Festivals
This Year, V Festival is Being Reimagined as a Broadcast TV Show
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20
AI Puzzle-Solving Apps
AI Puzzle-Solving Apps
The Rubik's Official Cube App Uses AI to Solve the Puzzle Cube
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19
Short-Form Reality Shows
Short-Form Reality Shows
e.l.f. Cosmetics is Introducing the First-Ever TikTok Reality Show
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18
Video Shopping Apps
Video Shopping Apps
The LIKEtoKNOW.it. App Now Includes LTK Shopping Video
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17
Traceable Coffee Tools
Traceable Coffee Tools
The Starbucks Digital Traceability Tool Revisits the Bean-to-Cup Journey
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16
AI Ring-Buying Apps
AI Ring-Buying Apps
Engage Shares a New Way to Discover and Shop Wedding & Engagement Rings
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15
Efficient Quad-Device Chargers
Efficient Quad-Device Chargers
The Chargeasap Omega Charger Powers Up Virtually Any Device
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14
Luxury Social Media Campaigns
Luxury Social Media Campaigns
Gucci is One of the First to Use Snapchat's Shoppable AR Option
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13
In-App Live Concerts
In-App Live Concerts
The Weeknd is Hosting a First-of-Its-King Live Concert on TikTok
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12
Meditative Technology Chargers
Meditative Technology Chargers
The Conceptual 'HYUU' Wireless Smartphone Charger is Relaxing
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11
International Traveler Technology Chargers
International Traveler Technology Chargers
The 'Alien' 65W GaN Global Charger is Ultra-Compact
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10
Recycled Plastic Smartphone Protectors
Recycled Plastic Smartphone Protectors
The Google Pixel 4a Fabric Case Has 70% Recycled Components
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9
Modular Console Gaming Controllers
Modular Console Gaming Controllers
The Conceptual 'Morphox' Controller Has an Ergonomic Design
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8
AI-Integrated Toothbrush Launches
AI-Integrated Toothbrush Launches
Colgate Created a Smart Toothbrush with an Accompanying App
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Retractable Anti-Drop Smartphone Cases
Retractable Anti-Drop Smartphone Cases
The Root Co iPhone Case Keeps a Device within Reach
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6
Digital Halloween Platforms
Digital Halloween Platforms
TREAT TOWN is an App-Based Experience for Virtual Trick-or-Treating
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5
Smartphone-Mounted Earbuds
Smartphone-Mounted Earbuds
The scendo 'Snapods' Attach Easily onto the Rear of a Device
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Supplemental Smartphone Screen Mounts
Supplemental Smartphone Screen Mounts
The Iootmoy Magnetic Phone Mount is for Laptops and Monitors
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3
Mobile-First Restaurant Concepts
Mobile-First Restaurant Concepts
Taco Bell Go Mobile Focuses on Smart Tech & Dual Drive-Thru Lanes
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2
Flatpack Smartphone Stand Cases
Flatpack Smartphone Stand Cases
The CLCKR Case Has a Multifunctional Design
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All-in-One Smartphone Power Banks
All-in-One Smartphone Power Banks
The Conceptual 'PEEL' Charger Has a Built-in Cord and More
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