View Full Version : cell phone vs. smartphone
2010-09-27, 01:34 PM
This might be too basic a question, but at what point does a cell phone become a smartphone? When it has a touchscreen? When it has Internet access? Or some otehr defining characteristic?
2011-03-03, 07:32 AM
You can think of a smartphone like a miniature computer that can also place and receive calls. The simplest way to tell a cell phone apart from a smartphone is to determine whether or not the device has a mobile operating system.
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