Sharing is caring!

Smartphones have become the craze of millions of people across the globe.

Owing to their popularity, they have slowly, and yet steadily started replacing the traditional cell phones. While smartphones were initially expensive and could be afforded by only the affluent class, this is not the scenario today. The market is full of smartphones available in various budgets and configurations to suit all income groups. With so many features, there are many benefits of owning a smartphone whether at your workplace or in the comfort of your home. In short, smartphones can give their users a perfect blend of pleasure and work.

Owing to their popularity, they have slowly, and yet steadily started replacing the traditional cell phones. While smartphones were initially expensive and could be afforded by only the affluent class, this is not the scenario today. The market is full of smartphones available in various budgets and configurations to suit all income groups. With so many features, there are many benefits of owning a smartphone whether at your workplace or in the comfort of your home. In short, smartphones can give their users a perfect blend of pleasure and work.

Smartphones offer Internet connectivity through both Wi-Fi and cellular connections. Because of this, you can access data from about anywhere. For example you can book tickets for a movie using your smartphone through the cinema theater’s website. This saves you the hassle of having to spend long hours in a queue at the ticket counter. Integration of contact information is another advantage that a smartphone has to offer. Thanks to this feature, this makes it quite easy for you to keep in contact with people. This saves you the burden of having to carry more than one device such as a laptop or a tablet and a cell phone with you wherever you go. A single smartphone performs the tasks of both these gadgets.



Asynchronous communication is another feather in the smartphone’s cap. To communicate with another person, the other party and you need not be available at the same time. You can send an email or a message using any of the multitude apps for this purpose. This in turn speeds up the communication process. Talking on communication lines, smartphones have brought about a revolution in the form of video conferencing. While this can add more life for day to day ordinary conversations, businessmen find this facility quite handy and useful to interact with their associates. The ability to see them while conversing can help them make better judgments and decisions about the next course of action.

With smartphones, you get much more than access to online data. You can install a VPN client to access your corporate data through the company’s Intranet. Added to this, these gadgets have various cloud storage making it possible for you to take control of your data from just about anywhere. In other words, a smartphone can perform the role of a portable office. Apart from this, the smartphone is a storehouse of various apps for any activity. Be it creativity or entertainment or health and fitness, the app store has it all. These are just a few categories cited for reference. Owing to the multimedia functionality, you can do a bit of reading or watch a popular movie online when you are on a long boring journey.

Smartphones not only help you in keeping yourself updated with office and colleagues, but also allow you to have your fair share of socialization with your friends through social media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more to be part of an interesting conversation. The GPS function helps you link your holiday photos on a map. If you are travelling and need directions, you can use this feature to give you a route map to reach your destination.

Although smartphone users have benefitted greatly, they must remember to use their devices wisely. As with just about any other technology offering, misusing the smartphone has its own risks and drawbacks. Smartphones need extra maintenance and care, as it can turn out to be an expensive deal to get them repaired if accidentally broken. Another problem is that while tech savvy people appreciate the idea of having everything that they wish for under one roof, those who are not so may find it confusing to work their way around a smartphone. Touch screens can also be a messy affair if you are not comfortable operating them. A third problem often reported with smartphones is that they can make their users quite addicted to them. Various incidents have been reported where the addiction has resulted in making people forget to spend some quality time with family or pursue a favorite hobby. If not used with caution and/or parental supervision, smartphones can do more harm than good in the hands of kids and teens.

Take your mobile photography game to the next level with this affordable clip-on lens kit from Xenvo. Comes with a macro lens and a super wide angle lens that easily clip onto your phone for professional-grade photos on the go.