With the advent of a cellular phone or we can say a mobile phone it has become quite easy to communicate. The mobile phone is the advanced stage of the telephonic call. It is a very handy wireless service and a great technological innovation. The mobile phone lets us receive the calls via radio link in a wide range on geographic area even while wandering or moving to and fro. The Smartphone is a type of mobile phone which is built on a mobile operating system having more advanced computing capability along with connectivity.
The very first handheld mobile phone was for the first time demonstrated by the John F. Mitchell & Dr. Cooper of Motorola in the year 1973, which was quite heavy around 2.2 pounds. Since then, gradually the usage of the mobiles has started to increase. Further, technological innovations started and added more features to the cell phone. Not only calls but other services like sending text messages (SMS), MMS (Video Messages), gaming, emails, photography, internet access, Bluetooth communication and other features were added to the mobile phone.
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According to the Strategy Analytics, in the first quarter of 2012, the Samsung is the leading manufacturer with the sale of 93.5 million units covering 25.4% of market share and Nokia was slipped down to the second with 82.7 million units covering 22.5% of market share. Whereas, the Apple covers 9.5% of market share with 35.1 million units of sale. The other names which has market share include LG, ZTE, Huawei, etc.
Difference Between A Mobile & Smart Phone
As compared to the feature phone a Smartphone is having much more advanced computing capabilities as well as connectivity. The Smartphones have a personal digital assistant with email functioning, compact digital cameras, media players, GPS navigation and now the Smartphones come with high resolution touchscreen, web browsing, data access, Wi-Fi, NFC and a lot more. The Smartphone runs on software that is OS or Operating System which basically supports the functions and features of the device. The major OS of the date on which the Smartphones run are Apple’s iOS, Google’s Android, Samsung’s Bada, Nokia’s Symbian, Microsoft’s Windows Phone, RIM’s BlackBerry OS, HP’s webOS, etc.
Sale Of Enhanced Smartphone
Being smart the Smartphone sales were higher than the feature phone with more penetration of the middle-range Smartphones. With the advantages of Smartphones its significance increased among the peoples. The Smartphones comes in from high range to mid range to low ranges thus, seeking the attention of the peoples and offering many advance features. The display, resolutions, and all experiments started to begin. The size varies from 4 inches to 8 inches and resolution ranges in between 240 x 320 pixels to 1080 x 1920 pixels like we have Galaxy Note 3, Sony
Xperia Z1 with higher resolutions. The handy connectivity as an app of social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, etc. added more benefit and advantage in the sales of the Smartphones. Thus, changing the trend and shifting the focus of the peoples from feature phones to Smartphones.
Thus, with the change in technology the definition of a mobile phone has been changed with that of Smartphones. There lies a big difference among the conventional cell phone and the Smartphone and with more features and handy technology Smartphones are promising, progressive and gaining the attention of the peoples across the world.