Over the past few years, mobile phones have become indispensable tools for many individuals as well as business professionals. When these phones were initially introduced, they were only used for the purpose of making and receiving calls. However, today, mobile phones are used for many different purposes.
Smartphones are now even more popular compared to basic phones due to the features that they boast. They have greater functionality compared to basic phones and are capable of doing things quickly. Smartphones combine the features of a PDA and mobile phone in one device. Thus, they can also be viewed as a scaled down version of a computer or laptop. Some advantages of smartphones are as follows:- Flexible working: Similar to PDAs, you can easily use your smartphone for taking down notes, create, view and edit Word documents, making appointments on the move.
Keeps you organised: Smartphones also function as personal organisers that come along with electronic dairies, contact list and automatic reminders. Information at your fingertips: A lot of services have been made available on smartphones, right from maps and directions to internet and television transmission including news coverage, weather reports, traffic information, scheduling alerts and a whole lot more. This means that your business will stay one step ahead.
Be always in touch: With the help of smartphones, you can easily get connected to the internet, access your e-mails and websites etc. With the availability of 3G, Wi-Fi, HSDPA and EDGE, you can download files at broadband-like speeds on your mobile.
Keeping the above advantages in mind, smartphones are certainly the best alternatives to basic mobile phones.