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Splitting Smartphones

Upgrade Your Memory with Ease With the HTC Tube

— January 27, 2011 — Tech
The concept of the HTC Tube will likely be the next step in smartphone evolution, I predict. Presently when buying a new mobile, you can only choose one memory capacity (whether it be 8GB, 16GB etc.). With this phone however, you buy the one device and then can purchase cartridges with interchangeable memory!

If you bought the phone and realize 16GB just wasn't enough, simply purchase a 64GB cartridge, slide in the mobile, and away you go! That is the beauty of the HTC Tube. As memory becomes cheaper and cheaper, it only makes sense to start marketing phones in this way.
Trend Themes
1. Interchangeable Memory - Disruptive innovation opportunity to market smartphones with cartridges that allow users to upgrade their memory capacity.
2. Flexible Mobile Devices - Disruptive innovation opportunity to develop smartphones with interchangeable components for customization and upgradability.
3. Modular Smartphones - Disruptive innovation opportunity to create smartphones with detachable modules for easy customization and upgradeability.
Industry Implications
1. Mobile Technology - Disruptive innovation opportunity in the mobile technology industry to develop new products and services that leverage interchangeable memory.
2. Consumer Electronics - Disruptive innovation opportunity in the consumer electronics industry to design flexible mobile devices that allow for customizable features and upgradability.
3. Memory Storage - Disruptive innovation opportunity in the memory storage industry to produce cartridges and modules that can be easily interchanged in smartphones for expanded storage capacity.
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