This pie chart shows statistics regarding Smart phones and its usage. It highlights the increase of Smart Phone usage by 24%.
Statistics of Smart Phone Usage:
This table indicates the worldwide smart phone sales in 2009.
Company 2009 Units 2009 Market Share (%) 2008 Units 2008 Market Share (%) Symbian Research in motion 80,878.6 34,346.6 46.9 19.9 72,993.5 23,149.0 52.4 16.6 iPhone OS 24,889.8 14.4 11,417.5 8.2 Microsoft 15,027.6 8.7 16,498.1 11.8 Windows Mobile Linux 8,126.5 4.7 10,622.4 7.6 Android 6,798.4 3.9 640.5 0.5 WebOS 1,193.2 0.7 NA NA Other Oss 1,112.4 0.6 4,026.9 2.9 Total 172,373.1 100.0 139,287.9 100.0
Advantages of a Smart Phone:
Smart Phones are much easier to maintain organization.
Smart Phones ensure flexible functioning.
Smart Phones allow for easier and faster communication.
Smart Phones allow for easy access to different kinds of information such as :
Maps and GPS
Smart Phones also provide better functionality and more advanced features.
Disadvantages of a Smart Phone:
Smart Phones are much more expensive.
Smart Phones are becoming increasingly difficult to use.
Smart Phones are complex and are not as simple as a standard phone.
Because Smart Phones have so many new and unique features, It is time consuming to install all the new applications.
Also, Smart Phones are proving to be a difficult device to work, especially for people who do not have the knowledge in an advanced and technological field.
“ Research has found that smart phones are affecting productivity, communication in the work place, social engagement, and have an effect in education”. I agree with this statement. Smart Phones are becoming increasing popular and because communication is much faster and easier, its clear that they are affecting such factors mentioned above.