Posted by: bluesyemre | April 23, 2015

The State of Mobile User Experience by Raluca Budiu


Our newest research on mobile usability shows an improvement in mobile UX. The responsive-design trend has inspired sites and apps to prioritize content over UI elements and include essential content and features on mobile. Our 3rd edition of the report with mobile UX guidelines made me reflect on how this field has changed in the past 7 years.  Back in 2009, Jakob Nielsen deemed mobile usability an oxymoron: most sites had terrible usability, as designers were exploring the design space and trying different alternatives. Now we can confidently say that mobile usability has improved and many sites have decent usability, even when used on a phone.

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