Evolution of Smart Phones

Evolution of Smart Phones

A Smartphone can be defined as a mobile device which is capable of handling multiple functions other than just calling or texting. The term Smartphone was used first in 1995.

Evolution of Smart Phone from 1995 till 2007:

Smartphones from 1995 till 2007 had different form and features. They were primarily designed for phone use and later for internet access using WAP (wireless access protocol)

Till 2007 following were key differences in Smartphones:

 

  • Form factor: Candy bar model and also sliding candy bars.

 

  • Key functionalities: Calendar, phone book, Email access. Games.
  • Operating systems: Each company had its own proprietary operating system. Dominating was “Symbian OS” by Nokia, followed by blackberry OS.
  • Camera: VGA to 3 Megapixel camera was standard. No in-depth image or true colours possible
  • Manufacturers: IBM, Nokia, Ericsson, Palm, Microsoft and Research In Motion.
  • Market: Largely used as enterprise application systems or business systems.

 

 

For mobile phone service training in Kottayam, you need to understand all the different Smartphone devices mentioned above.

2007 till 2011:

Smartphones from 2007 to 2011 had different form and features. They were designed for touch screen use and internet access was richer in experience with direct access to websites and video tools. Android became the dominant OS in the market with a 34% share.

Till 2011 following were key differences in Smartphones:

 

  • Form factor: Candy bar model with minimum physical keys.

 

  • Key functionalities: Social media, email, gaming, proprietary applications for calendars and other usages.
  • Operating systems: iOS (3+), Android (gingerbread), blackberry (usage declined), Microsoft(usage declined),Nokia Symbian OS(usage declined).
  • Camera: High-resolution cameras with 3Mp to 8Mp. An Image capturing advanced with motion sensors and image enhancements.
  • RAM and ROM: From 500MB till 1 GB size in RAM were common. In ROM 2GB to 8GB models were introduced with android phones allowing memory card expansion till 32GB.
  • Manufacturers: Apple, Nokia, Samsung, Microsoft and Research In Motion, and HTC.
  • Market: Individual users, along with business users.

 

 

So if you are planning to be a mobile phone technician career in Kottayam you need to understand the history as well as new developments.

2011 till now(2019):

From 2011 all phones were designed as completely touch screen and features such as advanced GPU and security locks were introduced. Smartphones started having multi-core CPU and RAM size was 1GB to 4GB in standard Smartphones.

Till now following were key differences in Smartphones:

 

  • Form factor: Candy bar model with no physical keys.

 

  • Key functionalities: Social media, email, gaming, proprietary applications for calendars and other usages.
  • Operating systems: iOS (5+), Android (4.3 to Oreo), Microsoft(Windows 8).

 

 

    1. Fingerprint scanning and facial recognition as security features.

 

  • RAM and ROM: From 1GB till 4 GB size in RAM were common. In ROM 8Gb to 64Gb models were introduced with android phones allowing memory card expansion till 128Gb.

 

  • Camera: High-resolution cameras with 5Mp to 13Mp. An Image capturing advanced with motion sensors and image enhancements. True colours and dual tone flash was introduced. Front facing cameras now a standard feature.
  • Manufacturers: Apple, Nokia, Samsung, Microsoft, HTC, Asus, Xiaomi, Oppo, and many more.
  • Market: Individual users, along with business users.

 

 

For a mobile repair course in Kottayam, it is important to know the latest buzz in mobile Smartphones.

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