Modern Smartphones

How good are the different features on a smartphone?

Smartphone Features

Nowadays you can get anything you want on your smartphone. Modern day smartphones include features such as:

  • Camera
  • Apps
  • Access to Social Networking sites
  • Messaging
  • Emails
  • Phone calls
  • Internet
  • Calendar

All these features are making the technology world get more advanced every day.

Comparing the Smartphone

Pros and Cons


  • All in one
  • Easy access
  • Small and light so easy to carry around
  • Free apps available
  • Apps suitable for all ages/abilities
  • Range of prices


  • Generally more megapixels than phone cameras
  • Ability to add memory - memory card
  • Different sizes
  • Zoom features
  • Chunky and big so not many people carry them around
  • Cameras to suit ability level

Emails on laptops:

  • Easy to read
  • Quick reply
  • Qwerty Keyboard
  • Full version software installed
  • Helpful for business workers
  • Laptops/computers are big
  • Laptops/Computers offer other uses such as internet
  • Have to have Wi-Fi

Gaming on laptops:

  • Easy to use controls
  • Bigger Screen
  • Wi-Fi - connect with people over the internet
  • More expensive
  • In big competition with smartphone gaming apps
  • Range of Game devices i.e wii and psp
  • Handheld devices available
  • Some devices offer other uses such as cameras


In conclusion I think that smartphones are developing at a fast rate and within the next 10 years the sales of other devices will decrease a lot. Researchers reckon that by 2016 over 1 billion people will be using smartphones. This is down to the features smartphones have to offer. And although the individual products like cameras and laptops are better it is easier having all of them in one and only paying for the smartphone.