The tide of communication technology is moving towards a ‘smart’ direction. We have made a glorious entry into the world of ‘smartphones’. Nowadays, mobile phones are not just used for chatting with people. In fact, the ‘smart’ phones of today offers a multitude of ‘smart’ functionalities that help to shrink the world to such a size that you can fit it inside your pocket!
A smartphone is a full-featured mobile phone with PC-like functionality. It is any high-end phone with multiple features and sophisticated functionalities. The ‘smart’ functionality of a smartphone includes any additional interface, such as a QWERTY keyboard, a touch screen or even a secure access to company e-mail.
Smartphones are basically voice-centric devices that offer PDA-like capabilities. A voice-centric device is one in which voice is the primary function and data is the secondary function. The PDA-like functionalities offered by a smartphone include, calendar, address book, to-do list, automatic notices and contact list. Palm Treo 650 is one of the most advanced smartphones in the market. realme 5
Apart from providing the digital voice service, smartphones offer advanced information access features that find immense popularity among the travelling professionals, such as the sales managers.
The information access features that you can expect in smartphones are:
- wireless e-mail
- Internet/Web browsing
- Personal Information Management (PIM)
- online banking
- LAN connectivity
- Graffiti style data entry
- local as well as remote data transfer between phone and computer
A smartphone is a great choice for those professionals who spend a significant amount of their time travelling round the globe. Such people require frequent access to their e-mails, Internet, calendar and other mobile applications while they are on move, say on business tours.