The Growth Of Smartphones In India

Smartphones are rapidly taking over the mobile phone market. The convenience offered by the Smartphone is unmatched by any other device used for communication. A smart phone is a miniature portable electronic device which combines personal computer and mobile phone functions in one small unit. The screen of the Smartphone is also larger than the LCD or resistive screen of a laptop or tablet. Smartphones run on advanced software platform with a wide variety of features available.

SMARTPHONES

Smartphones such as the iPhone and HTC One are very popular. There are several companies in India that provide Smartphones such as the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc, Nokia E71 and Samsung Galaxy S II. There are many other Smartphones such as the Motorola Defy, Sony Ericsson XPERIA Mini, Nokia Savage, Motorola Defy plus and Samsung Ascend Pazazz. With the launch of one plus two smartphones from Sony Ericsson the total number of Smartphones has increased. In this article I will try to discuss one plus two and how it differs from its competitors.

The Smartphone operating system is based on the Linux kernel and is open source. Smartphones such as the iPhone and HTC One run on Apple iOS which are not open source operating system. As a result many third party companies have developed their own proprietary mobile operating systems for the Smartphones. The Android mobile phone operating system is based on the android OS which is licensed as open source. The Android OS is the most preferred smartphone operating system for all Smartphones operating in the market today.

The Android OS based Smartphones allows the users to access internet browsing from their Smartphones. The users can access their email and social networking software applications through their Smartphone. This feature of the smart phone enables the user to perform multiple tasks simultaneously through their Smartphone. On the other hand the Apple iPhone does not support web browsing with the help of internet application. This feature of the Smartphone forces the users to use their desktop computers or laptop to access the internet using their Smartphones.

Smartphones such as Nokia E71, HTC Wildfire, Samsung galaxy S and Motorola RAZR are one of the most popular smartphones in the world. Smartphones such as these have the advanced facilities such as text, Internet support, high resolution cameras and high-definition video recording feature. In addition to all these features smartphones also have the inbuilt apps that facilitate the users to make their mobile phone more useful and entertaining. These apps are very easy to find and install and are provided free of cost by the various mobile network service providers (MNO’s). Almost all leading websites are compatible with these smartphones.

Due to the increased demand of Smartphones the mobile app stores are increasing day by day. As more people are making use of Smartphones and making more purchases through their mobile phones, the app store of the Smartphone has also grown to huge extent. Almost all leading brands like Google, Amazon and Nokia have their own app store based on their respective markets. In fact, most of the leading social media and social networking websites have their app store for the Smartphones.