Mobile phone is a device that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency. It is also called as cell phone, hand phone. It is used to communicate over long distances without wires. It has made distance to turn short. The mobiles of today are gizmos that can do multiple functions. They can send text messages, they can send and receive video messages and they have a host of facilities.It has made human life easier.
Advantages of Mobile Phones are:
- Great equipment in order to improve knowledge: In Earlier days, the library helped students to gain extra knowledge, and now the whole library is in their pocket as a mobile phone. They can clear any doubt and get a great explanation with the help of mobile phone.
- Get to know what happens around the world: With the invent of the technology, the world has been up-to-date with the things happening around the world. The people before used to read newspapers and then watch news channels and now everything is available at just one click. This simply indicates that students spend their more time on mobile phones rather than PCs or Laptops for searching news and other useful material and get to know what happens around the world.
- Adviser/Guider/Instructor/Teacher/Director: Mobile Phone act as a Guider, instructor, Teacher and Director for students.A student having a mobile phone means that the student has everything. Early morning it works as an alarm clock. Also, it works as a reminder if you put some notes on the reminder. You don't need a calculator as long as you have a mobile phone. You can take a snapshot or download lecture slides. Or you can even record all the lectures. Any doubt you can Google it. You can manage your household accounts with the help of money management apps. You don't need an extra camera or video recorder as long as you have a Smartphone with you.
Disadvantages of Mobile Phones are: Involvement in unwanted things: In today's world, mobile phones may change student's habits. Through mobile phones, you can search lots of bad stuff.In the 21st century violent acts are growing at a high speed. That is really bad. This is why we can see lots of students with cigarettes and drugs. This is one of the major flaws with the rise of technology. I met lots of parents who got disappointed with their children's behaviour. Reduced time with family: Students spend most of their time using mobile phones by either playing games or chatting. So the time they should spent with their family is now spent on mobile phone. This is another major disadvantage of having a mobile phone by a student. Affects their studies:Using of mobile phones regularly affects the stu3dies of students. The age in which they should concentrate on building their carrier and focusing on their exams, they concentrate on mobile phones. This makes their grades to fall in exams. CONCLUSION: Every invention has its own pros and cons. It depends on us how to make use of the thing. The Cell phoneshave brought on a whole new age of technology and they do make life more convenient in terms of communication.