CNBC: Smartphone market turned into a 'veritable trash-fest' of devices

Published: 28 February 2018

Source: CNBC

CCS Insight was mentioned in this article about smartphones.

"Beyond the flashy flagship devices where companies are investing hundreds of millions of dollars promoting them, there is an avalanche of unremarkable mid-tier Android phones, with the risk of these shows becoming a veritable trash-fest of 'me too' products that fail to excite consumers," Ben Wood, chief of research at CCS Insight, told CNBC.

"Smartphone innovation has plateaued, we are at a situation where it is incremental improvements to already proven designs, and that is a challenge for everybody involved. But there is no clear indication of where the next disruption will come from," Wood said.

Read the full article here.