Published on April 24, 2012
THE FUTURE OF SMARTPHONES: THE FUTURE OF SMARTPHONES PRESENTED BY: ROSEMARY Introduction: Introduction “A smartphone is a mobile phone built on a mobile computing platform, with more advanced computing ability and connectivity than a feature phone” – Wikipedia Smartphones are devices that can take care of all of your handheld computing and communication needs in a single, small package. When a different set of standards are applied for cell phones to fulfill your daily requirements, that becomes a smartphone. Differences: Mobile Phone Smartphone Cellphone or cellular phone Voice communications SMS and MMS Web Browsing IM/Emails Small screen Number pad Low-pixel camera Mobile phone features + handheld computer/PDA’s capabilities + GPS Mobile OS Larger screen Touch screen / Full QWERTY keyboard High-pixel camera Better hardware – Processor & RAM Differences OS: OS Java Symbian MeeGo Maemo Andriod Bada Windows BlackBerry OS iOS Palm OS History: History Processors: Processors 2011 was the of year of dual-core 2012 would be a year of quad-core processors Nvidia’s Tegra 3 processor is said to be five times faster than the dual-core Tegra 2 Qualcomm is planning to launch quad-core Snapdragon CPUs with speeds up to 2.5GHz and with quad-core Adreno graphics processors for gaming Near Field Communication: Near Field Communication It lets you wave a phone in front of a payment kiosk in place of a credit card. For this phone manufacturers and wireless carriers have to put NFC features into their smartphones. Credit card companies would need to process such transactions and retailers must install kiosks that will accept such payments. BlackBerry Bold 9900 and the BlackBerry Curve 9350/9360/9370 has included NFC capabilities Voice Control: Voice Control Apple, Google, Samsung and Microsoft are bringing more voice controls to their respective smartphone platforms. Battery life is one important area only minor improvements. Improve battery life by optimization Nvidia’s Tegra 3 processors have a hidden fifth core that draws a small amount of battery life for basic tasks Motorola Droid Razr can turn off battery-intensive functions automatically to conserve power But our 24-hour battery with full performance is still a dream Battery Life Business: Business Emails Mobile AP Advanced Synchronization GPS USB On-The-Go Office Use: Office Use Contacts Emails Calendar Lists Task Alarms Top 5 Business Apps: Top 5 Business Apps Office Suite: Documents To Go DataViz has an office suite version for Palm OS, Windows Mobile, iPhone/iPod, Android, Symbian, and even Maemo. Note-Taking / Data Capture: Evernote Evernote is a digital repository for all kinds of information: text notes, handwritten notes, audio files, photos, and web clippings. PowerPoint Presentation: Communicating with Others: Skype Skype software provides free video calling, Skype-to-Skype voice calling, instant messaging, texting, and voicemail online. File Syncing: SugarSync SugarSync's service automatically backs up, syncs, and enables file sharing across multiple devices. To Do: Remember The Milk Remember The Milk is an online To Do list that also can be synchronized to your iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile phones. Entertainment: Entertainment TV Out WiFi connection to Smart TVs Car dock Camera Music and Video player Audio/Video Recording Built in Social Networking and IM Apps Gaming What Will Smartphones Be Like In The Future?: What Will Smartphones Be Like In The Future? New concept smartphones Increased security Waterproof smartphones Replace access passes More 3D smartphones 3G to 4G transition Finally, can it replace your notebook/PC? Thank You !!!: Thank You !!!