iphone777.jpgOn the front page of Yahoo, they often give little tid-bits of information that show what is popular among Yahoo users. The section, called the PULSE toady gave the popular cell phones, and they all have something in common. They are all phones that are blurring the line between cellular and audio entertainment.

The Most Popular:

The iPhone
Product Line - iPhone
Cell Phone Type - Camera, Digital Player, Bluetooth, MP3
Carrier - AT&T Wireless
Cell Network - Technology GSM
Wireless Technology - Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Weight - 4.8 oz

HTC Tilt
Cell Phone Type - Smartphone
Carrier - AT&T
Cell Network Technology - GSM
Wireless Technology - Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
Weight - 6.7 oz

LG Black Label Shine
Cell Phone Type - Camera, Digital Player, Bluetooth, MP3, Video
Cell Network Technology - GSM
Wireless Technology - Bluetooth
Weight - 4.2 oz

Motorola Razr V3
Product Line - RAZR
Cell Phone Type - Bluetooth, Camera, Digital Player
Carrier - Cingular
Cell Network Technology - GSM
Wireless Technology - Bluetooth
Weight - 3.4 oz

Nokia 95
Cell Phone Type - Camera, Digital Player, FM Radio, GPS, Push to Talk, TV, Bluetooth, MP3, Video
Cell Network Technology - WCDMA, GSM
Wireless Technology - Infrared, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Weight - 4.2 oz

Sony Ericsson W950i Walkman
Cell Phone Type - Digital Player, FM Radio, MP3
Cell Network Technology - WCDMA, GSM
Wireless Technology - Infrared, Bluetooth
Weight - 4 oz

Cell phones such as these are far more than devices to call a friend. They are entertainment devices capable of giving consumers a vast library of content available at their fingertips in a device that most Americans have anyway. Add data and browsing capability and you have the ability for consumers, no matter where they are in the nation, to access a vast library of audio content. The competitive landscape in audio entertainment is robust, and cell networks have the capability to influence what consumers are doing with their ears in many more ways than was possible only a few years ago.

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