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ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF MOBILE PHONES

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  • Submitted: 22/02/2007
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AS and A Level Information Systems and Communication

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ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF MOBILE PHONES

Mobile phones are used all over the world for different purposes. In this essay, we will be looking at the advantages and disadvantages of using mobile phones.

Dr Martin Cooper is considered the inventor of the first portable handset and the first person to make a call on a portable cell phone, in April 1973. This portable phone had numerous features never seen before. It revolutionised communication throughout the world.

Below is a picture of the first portable cell phone and its features:

Name: Motorola Dyna-Tac

Size: 9 x 5 x 1.75 inches

Weight: 2.5 pounds

Display: None

Number of Circuit Boards: 30

Talk time: 35 minutes

Recharge Time: 10 hours

Features: Talk, listen, dial

ADVANTAGES

Mobile phones have many advantages. Some of these advantages include:

* To call different services in case of an emergency.

* To contact people who may not have access to a landline.

* To keep in touch with people regardless of where they are.

* To send text, picture and video messages for various purposes.

* They are

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