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URN etd-0902112-182410 Statistics This thesis had been viewed 3024 times. Download 3508 times. Author Wei-Lun Chien Author's Email Address email@example.com Department Industrial Design Year 2011 Semester 2 Degree Master Type of Document Master's Thesis Language zh-TW.Big5 Chinese Page Count 128 Title A Study on Function Development Trends and Styling Evolution of Smart Phone- A Case Study of "Apple iPhone " Keyword iPhone Smart Phone Smart Phone iPhone Abstract Each time from the first iPhone launched in 2007 to iPhone 4S in 2011 , when Apple Inc. published a new iPhone always shocked the smart phone market . Apple Inc. announced to release the “ iPhone 5 “ in October 2012 , that has resulted in a lot of websites and Apple fans expressed their concept designs on the network . This study aimed to offer innovative ideas to design the new iPhone that meet the demands of iPhone fans .
The methods of study include aggregating the innovative design concepts of new iPhone that offered by designers on the network , following the trend of iPhone’s evolution , referring to the Apple iPhone’s patent technical documents , and then by the use of questionnaire and statistic analytical method to reveal the real demands of iPhone fans so as to make the design direction . From the study , 4 concept iPhones were designed and be assessed by the male and female interviewees .
The study results revealed that male liked the first concept iPhone , it had a 12 million high-pixel camera , supporting NFC , a 4.6 inch screen , no main menu key and a multifunctional slots（ transmission , headphone jack , charging）.The female preferred the second concept iPhone , because this iPhone had metal colored casing , and also had a fingerprint scan function which could protect privacy . In addition , male and female all gave the second grade score for the fourth concept iPhone , for it breaking the founder appearance of the past iPhones , having a curved glass , built-in micro projector and wireless charging .
Advisor Committee Jih-Shyong Lin - advisor
none - co-chair
Po-Ying Chu - co-chair
Files Date of Defense 2012-07-09 Date of Submission 2012-09-03