Smartphones - The Basics

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Overview of Smartphones
(History, Features, Functionality, Market / Industry, Operating Systems, Manufacturers, Applications etc

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Smartphones - The Basics

  1. 1. Nsquared Creations Smartphones… Mobile Phone Specialists Intelligentphones… Cleverphones… Brightphones…
  2. 2. History of Smartphones <ul><li>First Smartphone was “ Simon ” </li></ul><ul><li>Designed by IBM in 1992 (called “ Simon ”) </li></ul><ul><li>Announced as a concept product at a computer industry trade show in 1992 and released to the public in 1993. </li></ul><ul><li>Nokia 9000 introduced in 1996 (Palm top Computer styled phone) which was a collaborative exercise between Hewlett Packard and Nokia (The Nokia 9000 was considered the first Smartphone as it had its own Operating System) </li></ul><ul><li>In 2001 RIM released the Blackberry , which was a smartphone optimised for wireless email. Blackberry attained 8 million subscribers in 6 years and then only considered international markets. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008 Smartphones represented 10% of phones sold or 100 million units of 1 billion camera phones sold in 2008 </li></ul>
  3. 3. What are Smartphones? <ul><li>A smart phone is a mobile phone with more functionality, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete Operating System that provides a standard interface and platform for application developers. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A miniature laptop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to add applications </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Using Smartphones <ul><li>Smartphone Functionalities: </li></ul><ul><li>Connect your Outlook Calendar, Contacts and Emails </li></ul><ul><li>Download Microsoft office attachments to view and edit them in .doc, .xls etc </li></ul><ul><li>Take Merchant payments over your phone and provide confirmation number </li></ul><ul><li>Smartphone Email capabilities allows users stay in touch with the office </li></ul><ul><li>Utilise the smartphone camera as a barcode scanner and reader </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated GPS with navigation programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Internet - 3G Network </li></ul><ul><li>Popular Smart Phone Applications: </li></ul><ul><li>iSkoot (for Skype) </li></ul><ul><li>Quickoffice (for Microsoft office) </li></ul><ul><li>Weather Channel </li></ul><ul><li>Compare Everywhere (Modifies camera to bar code reader) </li></ul><ul><li>FTP Software (applications to access FTP to send docs) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Smartphone Market - Operating Systems
  6. 6. Smartphone Market – Best of HTC Desire Nokia N97 Blackberry 9700 Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 iPhone 3Gs Samsung Omnia
  7. 7. Why use us? <ul><li>We research the market daily for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The best possible deals, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Changes in any industry standards & regulations and, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For anything that will affect the stability & Services of the Mobile Network Operators. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We offer you a single point of contact . </li></ul><ul><li>We offer impartial advice on any aspect of your mobile phone contract. </li></ul><ul><li>Our services are free of charge . </li></ul>
  8. 8. Who to recommend? <ul><li>Any consumer / business who requires a mobile phone contract . </li></ul><ul><li>Any business who require additional handsets added onto their current mobile phone contract. </li></ul><ul><li>Any financial Industry based business / person ( Bookkeepers, Accountants, IFA’s etc ) who advises / administers financial accounts for small businesses. </li></ul><ul><li>Any business who require additional services or functionality on the mobile phone handsets. </li></ul><ul><li>Any combination of the above . </li></ul>
  9. 9. Nsquared Creations Thanking you for your custom and referrals Tel: 0208 144 9969 Email: [email_address] www.n2creations.co.uk Twitter: @n2creations Blog: http://n2creations.blogspot.com/

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