Mobile phones have become an integral part of our daily lives. More number of people are buying them and are becoming a part of the mobile community. The main benefit of them is that they allow people to contact anyone at anytime.

There are a number of features present in the handsets that are available in the market. Still more and more features are being added as research is continuously being carried out in a big way in this field. The features that you can enjoy depend on the model that you have. The basic feature of a mobile phone includes saving the contact information of a person. These days MP3 players, PDA’s and GPS systems are being integrated in these sets. You can also send and receive e-mails, play games, read news and do many more things with them. It is important that you are aware of the latest technology handsets that are available these days. If you do not know how to use them then what is the need to buy an expensive device. These days a new model is launched by all manufacturers almost every month. Rarely a month goes by without a manufacturer making an announcement about some new features.

The functioning of a mobile phone is quite similar to that of a radio. Wireless communication technologies have been around for a long time now though there efficiency was not as great as it is today. The earliest technology used in mobile phones is referred to as 1G. This technology is used analog signals for communication. Then came 2G technology. With the advent of this technology the number of channels increased. The technology which is being used in most countries these days is 3G. It has allowed users to make use of amazing features like higher speed of video and music downloading, faster internet access while you are on the go. In some countries 4G technology has already come into existence. The power consumption of these devices is also not very high and this makes them affordable to keep.

The competition in this business is immense. This has made the market conditions favourable for the customers. The companies are locked in an intense battle with each other to poach maximum customers from the available pool.

Summary

Mobile phones have revolutionized the way we communicate with each other. It has made it very easy to contact anyone at anytime. This technology is still evolving and there are many exciting things in store for us in the future.