Are Smartphones Right for You?

Are Smartphones Right for You?

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The question many of us ask ourselves while walking the isles of electronics stores, gazing at endless rows of shiny little gadgets. Is a smartphone right for me? Would it be too confusing? People are faster, busier, and far more demanding now than they have ever been, which is why smartphones really make life a little easier today. It’s not just talking to people phone to phone anymore, no sir smartphones these days are sometimes jammed packed with so much technology that it can be confusing and frustrating. So are these new age super gadgets right for you?

Why a smartphone may be right for you.

If your someone that’s constantly on the run, often checking your social networking sites 2-5 times a day, a smartphone will benefit you greatly. The average smartphone today is equipped with applications for the hottest social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. Allowing you to constantly stay updated with your friends and family all over the world, any time any day.

Ah email. We often think of using this form of communication on the computer at home or maybe at work. Any standard smartphone today will give you access to your email as well as instant messaging, some even have fully functional slide out keypads! Perhaps your very busy one day, frustrated or tired and you’d rather not talk to a certain person with a tone that’s not very appropriate, simple drop em an email on the go and be done with it. Another great feature of the smartphone is the internet. The internet is just so useful in so many ways, why not have it with you anywhere and anytime. Get directions, search for your favorite restaurant, or find the nearest gas station with your handy dandy smartphone.

These little gadgets can be great for gamers. Got some time to kill while waiting for your next class? Got a hankering for an old retro? Smartphones are filled with the hottest games to date including classics like Pacman and Tetris for the retro gamers out there. People love music, while it’s at home in the car or sitting on the beach. A smartphone will be your personal music player, replacing your existing MP3 player as in all in one device, and don’t worry about music space. Current smartphones today carry 10GB,30GB, or 50GB worth of music!

Why a smartphone may not be right for you.

You might not want to shell out the dough for one of these nifty little gadgets, here are some reasons why. A smartphone may not be right for you if your unfamiliar with current technology. Do you find yourself rarely using a computer, and hardly thumbing through your existing cell phone features? If so, you’d probably find that you wouldn’t be using your smartphones features to the max. The last thing you want to do is put out money on a multi-functional device that you’d just use to make calls on.

Working from home is great but puts you in a position to take care of most of your emailing, gaming and social networking before you call it a day and head out for some fun. Which means you’ll have less use of the great features smartphones have to offer. Simple put if your not going to use most of the features on the device than it isn’t for you, as one of these bad boys can set you back up to $550 dollars! A good option to save money is to sign a contract with a cellular company, which often cuts the price in half. Even so we probably all wish you could get one for free.