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Ovum's Tech Watch series helps sift through emerging technologies and trends and identify technologies whose time has finally come. This report focuses on Samsung's Bixby, Qi, and Apus.


  • Samsung's Bixby has the potential to revolutionize how consumers interact with several devices, most notably VR.
  • Widespread wireless charging can help offset the increased battery demand from 5G.
  • Apus' growth and plans could lead it to launching an alternative application store for Android devices.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes technology and market trends to identify key emerging innovations.
  • Evaluates the future market impact and competitor responses to the innovations.

Key questions answered

  • What are the potential risks that could derail adoption of these innovations?
  • How should key stakeholders on the mobile industry react to the various innovations outlined?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Tech Watch Smartphones: Samsung, Qi, and Apus

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