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Smartphones. assignment

  1. 1. SMARTPHONES Their effect on productivity
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>What are smartphones? </li></ul><ul><li>Who uses smartphones? </li></ul><ul><li>The advantages and disadvantages of smartphones. </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics on smartphones </li></ul><ul><li>Research findings on smartphones </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of smartphones </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. What are smartphones? <ul><li>Smartphones are mobile phones that offer more than just what a contemporary feature phone does. They provide more computing ability and connectivity. </li></ul><ul><li>Smartphones are a combination of a camera phone and personal digital assistance. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Stats on smartphones <ul><li>It is estimated that by 2014, smartphone users will exceed 1billion worldwide. </li></ul><ul><li>In the US it is found that by 2011 there are 45million smartphone users. </li></ul><ul><li>In China smartphone users increased by 42% since 2009. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Advantages and disadvantages. <ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><li>Increases productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Easier accessibility to the internet, calendar, social networks and many other features. </li></ul><ul><li>They store larger files </li></ul><ul><li>Cheaper communication </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantages </li></ul><ul><li>People become anti-social </li></ul><ul><li>Smartphones are expensive. </li></ul><ul><li>The repairs are epensive </li></ul>
  6. 6. Who uses smartphones? <ul><li>The business class </li></ul><ul><li>Students that can afford it </li></ul><ul><li>Basically anyone between the ages of 13 – 50+ </li></ul>
  7. 7. Research findings on smartphones
  8. 8. Examples of smartphones
  9. 9. Conclusion <ul><li>In conclusion, smartphones have changed society in such that life became easier and news and entertainment more accessible, however, people becoming anti-social due to the invention of smartphones is increasing. Poor academic performance with students can also be a result of the invention of smartphones. </li></ul>

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