Are Smartphones for Entertainment or Communication?
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Are Smartphones for Entertainment or Communication?

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Are Smartphones for Entertainment or Communication?

Smartphones are the go-to gadgets in current times. Within a short period, they have replaced many of our mundane gadgets such as calculators, alarm clocks, watches, and torches. It is an incredibly mind-blowing revelation to learn about the their transformation. From being a must-have fixed line in every household to a sophisticated handheld gadget, the phone is surely creating the right waves of change, though perhaps disruptive in nature. And, in this context, if we tossed at you the question whether the smartphone is an entertainment gadget or a communication device, we are fairly sure you would say both.

Are Smartphones for Entertainment or Communication?

Today, the distinction between an entertainment gadget and a communication device has got blurred. Your smartphone is no longer the simple handheld phone used for the sole purpose of communication.

Here is why: A multi-functional gadget

Imagine the freedom from having to use multiple gadgets with the advent of this small device, the smartphone. It neatly snuggles into your palm and gives you the ease of access to several apps, all in one gadget. Whether it is the fitness tracker or online games like real cash rummy game, poker, teen pattithe inbuilt features of the smartphone make its extremely easy and effortless to use it for such varied purposes in addition to its main purpose, communication.

Enticing sophisticated features

Who would not be interested in flaunting a sleek piece of digital marvel that can be held easily in hands and can help accomplish lots of daily tasks? It’s more than what you could ask for. Today’s smartphones are indeed smart in the true sense. Sophisticated features like a biometric lock with face recognition and GPS-enabled navigation through the streets make the gadget very versatile to be used for both communication and entertainment.

Convenience on the go

Perhaps the most convincing of all the reasons is the convenience factor. In addition to using the smartphone for communication, you can also enjoy playing your favourite games like Indian rummy on-the-go. Unmindful of the distractions around you, slip into the entertainment mode anywhere you happen to be. A decent-configuration smartphone and an internet connection is all that you need to get started with playing games.

Easy to keep you updated

Unlike earlier devices, smartphones make it absolutely easy to keep yourself associated with the game all the time. Through regular notifications and app push notifications, you are constantly updated on the developments related to your field of interest. Also, sharing thoughts and experiences about the game while connecting with like-minded people is possible through a smartphone application.

Smartphones – the next big gaming platform

The proliferation of smartphones and technological developments in them have established smartphones as the device of choice, not only among users but developers too. Nowadays businesses are deploying funds and skilled resources for the development of smartphones as the most versatile gaming platform in the near future.


Gone are the days when you enjoyed flaunting multiple gadgets meant for various purposes. With a smartphone in your hand, it is time to sit back and enjoy both entertainment and communication.

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