The Mobile Casino Revolution: A Fit for all Phones
With the advent of mobile gaming technology, casinos such as JackpotCityMobile are able to offer players a full, rich, rewarding casino experience on their mobile devices. Today, mobile casino games come in all shapes and sizes, and are optimised to work across a range of mobile handsets.
In The Beginning There Were Feature Phones
Mobile casino games first appeared in their most rudimentary form several years ago, offering players on Java enabled handsets such as Samsung, Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Motorola a simple, yet enjoyable mobile gaming experience. At this stage the mobile landscape consisted largely of feature phones with basic capabilities including WAP, GPRS, colour display and minimal memory.
The Smartphone: Highly Addictive Java
As handsets became more advanced, so did the types of mobile casino games available to them. The smartphone was born and brought with it improved handset hardware, which resulted in a range of mobile casino games with enhanced casino game play. Exciting bonus features such as scatters and wilds were thrown into the mix.
Today’s mobile casino games are compatible with most Java enabled handsets, which includes both the smartphone category such as Symbian handsets, as well as many other advanced feature phones such as Samsung, Motorola, and Blackberry phones. Using these advancements, JackpotCity Mobile Casino is able to offer players a rich mobile casino experience. Linking mobile games to online progressive Jackpots are one of the exciting features JackpotCity Mobile Casino offers players, and means potential massive wins for the mobile casino player. In addition to mobile slots games such as Tombraider and Major Millions , players can enjoy mobile roulette, mobile blackjack, mobile baccarat, mobile scratch cards or even mobile horse racing!
Next Generation Smartphones
In early 2007 the launch of the iPhone marked a significant turning point in the mobile landscape. The term smartphone took on a whole new meaning as the iPhone offered users enhanced media consumption capabilities and seamless web browsing. A new type of mobile user emerged with a need for richer graphics and improved game play. To meet this demand, a selection of iPhone casino games were launched which included iPhone Slots games, iPhone Roulette and others.
2008 saw the launch of the first Android powered handset, and Android’s market share began to rise steadily toward the end of 2009. As demand reached tipping point, mobile casinos such as JackpotCity Mobile responded to the call for an Android casino by launching a series of Android casino games. Today, JackpotCity Mobile Casino offers iPhone and Android players no less than 10 superior casino games, specifically tailored for the next generation smartphone user.
iPad - The Final Frontier
In 2010 Apple launched the iPad, a mobile tablet which acts as a platform for audio and visual media movies, music, games, and web content. The large screen offers players an opportunity to experience a range of casino games that are even better quality than anything experienced before. To cater for the iPad casino player, JackpotCity Mobile casino recently launched their iPad Casino which boasts no less than 10 iPad Casino games, including Major Millions iPad Slots, MegaMoolah iPad Slots, iPad Roulette and iPad Black Jack to name but a few.
Infinity and Beyond
What the future mobile landscape will look like remains to be seen but trends indicate that there will be an increase in mobile tablets as iPad competitors begin to flood the market. In addition to this, the gap between handset and computer will become increasing small as dual processers enter the mobile landscape. Add to this the advent of HTML 5 and these factors point to an increased demand for enhanced multimedia and a world-class mobile casino experience. Being one of the industries leading mobile casino’s, JackpotCity Mobile Casino will continue to stay at the front of the mobile frontier and ensure their players are delivered a superior mobile experience.