Advantages and Disadvantages of Smartphones

Smartphones don’t need any introduction. Nowadays everyone owning a smartphone is common. The companies also targetted the users by introducing various interesting features to smartphones. A Smartphone can handle a lot of tasks and can replace many physical items we used in few years back like To-do Book, Camera, Voice Recorder and many more. Today, I deeply analysed the pros and cons of smartphones. Below is a list of advantages and disadvantages of smartphones according to the real life usage and risks involved in it. Let’s take a look.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Smartphones

Advantages of Smartphones

  • It can replace your traditional camera
  • It can replace your voice recorder
  • It can replace your Dairy
  • It can replace your maps
  • It can replace your calendar
  • It can replace your Calculator
  • It can replace your traditional watch
  • Allows you to read the latest news instead of newspaper
  • Provides very easy communication
  • Always handy for Instant Messaging
  • Video Conferencing
  • As a gaming console
  • You’re Virtual Assistant
  • You’re Personal Banker
  • You’re personal and portable video player
  • You’re audio and FM Player
  • The Internet on the go
  • You’re flight, train and movie ticket booker
  • Emailing

Disadvantages of Smartphones

  • Always disturbing with messages and calls
  • Radiation: It is yet to be confirmed, but after prolonged usage of smartphones can cause severe health effects.
  • Your privacy at risk: Hacker can steal your personal and financial information from your smartphone
  • Too much addiction: (A big problem is for students, kids are getting addicted to games and videos on smartphones)
  • Insecurity and Safety to public (Some people are capturing pics of girls and women in public without their permission)
  • Spam calls and messages (The real irritating situation when you receive them in your busy time)
  • Competition of buying in public without any price issues. (Budget users are purchasing high-end models without taking care of their financial situations)
  • Too many brands and models (Companies launching upgraded models of smartphones with a slight modification to the features.)

Above points are we found so far by considering present day mobile usage scenario. We include more in future, please comment below if you have any advantages or disadvantage of mobiles.

Thetechhacker writer, MBA graduate and shopaholic.

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