Adobe has released some of the statics to give us the News that the video views from mobile devices are at the peak point. Well, it came to no major surprise and we believe the the figure will keep rising. The steady growth in the smartphone users is responsible for the same. Now the smart phones are available in various range making the same available for maximum users. The cheaper and classy (read: costly) both the version find their own customer base.
The days were passed when the cellphone was a luxury or mere a device for communication (read: making calls and sending short messages). Now it is your digital companion where you can listen to the music, watch movies and other videos, record high quality videos, use GPS functionality, be in touch via EMail, IM and Social networking sites, manage your office docs,… and much more.
Though it must be said that the majority of users use these Smart features for entertainment and communication purpose. And when talking about entertainment Games and Videos are definitely the top items in the list. The days were passed when the maximum size of Video you can upload to YouTube was 10 mins, a long ago. Being partnered with the TV Serial and Movie Production Houses (and even amateur producers) it made a remarkable number of TV Shows, Movies, Sports and much more is made available for the audience. And NetFlix and other sites are streaming the movies which you may rent. Amazon is also following the path with Amazon Instant Videos. And DailyMotion, Hulu and other big names are also there.
In short, there are a lot of options to watch online, almost anything you want to watch. And the affordability and availability of Internet made a huge impact on the user’s lives. Almost everyone uses Internet, if not for business purpose then for the entertainment purpose. Making the video market grow. So, there is no surprise that there is the tremendous growth of around 300% in the online video views.
To add to the Smart Phones, there came the tablets. Apart from some big names like iPad and iPad Mini by Apple, Google have Nexus, Amazon Kindles are in the transition to be tablet from just an EBook Reader and lot of Android based choices including those by Samsung and others. In addition after Indian Government’s initiative with DataWind technologies to provide the cheapest tablet, there came a lot of players in the market providing cheap alternative of the costly and quality products mentioned above.
Overall, the usage of SmartPhone and Tables is responsible for huge growth in viewing the videos online. And of course, the availability of Internet at affordable rate and genuine speed, makes people to watch streamed content online. What is your say? Do let us know via comments…