Earlier phones were just used to make calls, but today phones come with advanced technology and enhanced features. These smartphones are capable of so much more than just making calls. With this advanced technology, awesome features and specifications it easy to access the net, send emails, download books, songs, games, watch videos and movies, share photos, stay connected via social networking sites, create and share presentations, video conference and much more.

When it comes to the phone, each and every person has a various need. Several people make use of it for office work, or just for entertainment & games. BlackBerry smartphones are more enterprise based & mostly preferred by professionals, while Samsung, Motorola & iPhone are inclined towards the latest multimedia utilities & games.

Know more about Smartphones

The first thing you notice when you come across the smartphone is the range of types of Smartphones available. The smartphone comes with a touch screen or a QWERTY keypad, web browser, front and rear camera, MP3 player, Bluetooth, USB, inbuilt and downloadable apps and much more.

Today we have Touch Screen, Touch and Type, QWERTY, and much more kinds of smartphones differentiated on the basis of OS, Screens, internet connectivity, etc.

OS
The most popular smartphones today come with iPhone OS and Android OS. Creating strong competition for each other Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android are well-known worldwide and most-in-demand Smartphones. Not further behind is RIM’s BlackBerry, Nokia’s Symbian, HP (Palm) Web OS and Windows OS. Today, the latest in android is 4.0 also called Ice Cream Sandwich, iOS 5 for Apple, BlackBerry 7 OS from RIM, Nokia’s Symbian Belle (10.1) which is renamed to Nokia Belle, the latest Windows 7 by Microsoft and WebOS 3.0 from HP.

Screens

The latest OLED, AMOLED, Super AMOLED, Haptic / Tactile, Gorilla Glass and Resistive or Capacitive touch screens respond to the slightest touch of your finger or a stylus, finger. These displays usually let you zoom in and out with a swipe, pinch of your finger, double-tap of the screen and navigate with just the touch of your finger or a stylus. Also, there are ‘touch and type’ phones.

Keypad
Touchscreen, QWERTY keyboard & the typical conventional keypad where you press several times are major types of keypads for smartphones.

Storage
For the documents, emails, messages, images, videos and songs you store on your phone consider the storage. Storage capacity is expandable up to 32GB & 64GB.
Smartphone Connections
The smartphone is most widely available with 3G/4G networks; Wi-Fi, Infrared, Bluetooth, USB, etc. are beneficial for quick connectivity to the web or any device.

  • 3G/4G: Get a fast and flawless connection. Now accessing the web, sending emails, messaging, and downloads are notably faster.
  • Wi-Fi: Plug into the wireless networks with a Wi-Fi-enabled smartphone and access the Internet remarkably faster.
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth-enabled Smartphones connect without wires and even operate as wireless modems for Bluetooth-enabled laptops.
  • Infrared: An infrared port is useful to transfer data a short distance to another infrared device.
  • USB: Convenient to transfer data to and from your PC or laptop.
  • Most Popular Smartphones
    – Samsung Galaxy S2
    – Samsung Galaxy Note
    – Apple iPhone 4S
    – HTC Rezound
    – Motorola Droid Razr
    – Samsung Galaxy Nexus
    – T-Mobile Sidekick LX

It easy to conclude that there is a Smartphone for each of your needs. The newest smartphone models arrive with simply ‘wow’ looks and features. With polished sleek designs, high-resolution screens, great touch interface, easy-to-use and navigate options, Smartphones have bought great innovative ways of communicating and sharing.