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Advantages of Mobile Phone | Disadvantages of Mobile Phone

This page covers advantages and disadvantages of Mobile Phone. It mentions Mobile Phone advantages and Mobile Phone disadvantages.

Mobile phone is composed of hardware and software. It consists of screen, keypad, RF chip, antenna, speaker, mic etc. It connects with cellular network such as gsm, hspa, lte etc. to obtain various kinds of services as per subscription. It can also be connected with other mobile phones using bluetooth for file transfer. Using this bluetooth connectivity, one can easily transfer music,video and other types of files between mobile devices.
Refer Mobile Phone basics➤ which covers internal components of mobile phone and their description.

Advantages of Mobile Phone

Following are the advantages of Mobile Phone:
➨Mobile phone can be used from anywhere provided cellular network is available in the region to obtain voice and data services. It provides great ease and comfort for users compare to fixed landline services available in old days.
➨It can be used for voice, data, sms/mms using various circuit switched, packet switched and message switched networks respectively.
➨Now-a-days smartphones are available which helps in watching movie online, playing online games, listening music etc.
➨People can check emails, book tickets, access banking accounts, chat with friends, browse various websites using internet facility.
➨One can call someone using mobile phone during emergency situations such as accidents, from faulty elevator(i.e. lift) or from under wreckage etc.
➨Mobile phones come with built-in camera and hence it is very easy to capture images and videos while on travel. There are applications such as skype which helps in video calling where in both audio and video can be available online during call for caller and called parties.

Disadvantages of Mobile Phone

Following are the disadvantages of Mobile Phone:
➨Childrens play games for more time. This will hamper their studies.
➨People have become addicted to use social network sites/apps such as facebook, twitter and whatsapp for longer duration. Because of this they do not have time to spend with their families.
➨Mobile phone uses microwave frequency for its operation. Mobile phone radiation affects the some of the parts of human body such as brain, heart, fertility organs etc. In order to avoid this, the radiation limit of mobile phone radiation should be kept as per limit specified by FCC. Mobile phone radiation can also affect pre-adolescent children and pregnant women.
➨Use of mobile phones while driving leads to accidents. Hence mobile phones should not be used while driving. If it is very much essential to take calls while driving, then wireless headphones can be used.
➨If mobile phone is stolen then it may lead to privacy leak. It is desired not to store any critical data on the mobile phone such as credit/debit card passwords, banking passwords etc. Also prefer not be click on the options such as "save the data for future transactions" etc.


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