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Cell Phone Features Cell phones aren't just for making calls anymore – advanced features can make mobiles more like laptops 49% 51% People who use cell phones for features other than voice calls People who only use cell phones for voice calls October 2009 SMS (Text) Messaging January 2010 October 2009 Browsing the Web January 2010 October 2009 Playing Games January 2010 October 2009 Using Downloaded Apps January 2010 October 2009 Accessing Social Networks or Blogs January 2010 October 2009 Listening to Music January 2010 20 40 60 80 100 Percent of Cell Phone Users Who Use Features Features to Consider Battery Type Camera Look for fast recharging, long lasting batteries. Most cell phone batteries are removable, but some of the smaller models have a Most new phones have cameras - some will even shoot video. Look for models with 3-megapixel cameras or higher if you intend to print some of what you shoot. built-in battery instead. Wi-Fi Cell phone data networks are much slower than Memory Card broadband Internet connection. A rising number of phones have built-in Wi-Fi that gives them faster Internet and e-mail access through Many phones have memory card slots, typically microSD, to expand storage capacity by as much as 32GB, home networks and Wi-Fi hotspots. GPS Navigation QWERTY Keyboard Many cell phones support GPS navigation services. They integrate GPS with maps and search engines to give you real-time, spoken, turn- by-turn directions to an entered address, and also traffic info. Keyboards make composing and editing text and e-mail messages much easier than a keypad does. Some phones have keyboards that try to save space by having some letters, numbers, and symbols share a key. Those condensed keyboards, though still more convenient than a keypad, are not quite as easy to handle as full QWERTY keyboards. Having GPS on your phone eliminates the need to carry an additional device for navigation. The service's cost typically adds about $10 per month to your cell-phone bill. The History of Cell Phone Features T9 Introduced The Nokia 3210 introduced predictive text and an entirely internal antenna BlackBerry Introduced Mobile e-mail has never First Mobile Phone 2G Introduced 3G Introduced 4G Introduced The first LTE-service The first GSM High-speed data comes to Motorola introduces the DynaTAC, nicknamed the "Zack Morris" been the same since this QWERTY device was released network opens in Finland cell phones opens 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 First Flip Phone Motorola's MicroTAC features a flap to prevent First Clamshell Phone First Camera Phone The Motorola StarTAC was also the first cell phone to have a vibration feature The Sharp J-SH04 is released in Japan - J-Phone also releases accidental dialing the predecessor to MMS messaging First SMS Message Sent The text of the message was "Merry Christmas" Mobile Web Introduced Nokia's 7110 model featured WAP mobile web surfing capabilities Sources:, comScore, Consumer Reports, Harris Interactive, Love To Know, Wikipedia, Information provided by

Cell Phone Features

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Cell Phones are not just for making calls. Advance features of each mobile device can make more look like a laptop.


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