Debate: What's the single most useful feature of a smartphone?

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Mariyan Slavov
Mariyan Slavov
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• 10mo ago

For me, it has to be the ability to search for information anytime, anywhere. Useful in so many situations: "where's the break fluid cap in my car," "how to make various types of knots," "pancake recipes" :))) All the knowledge in my pocket and at 5G distance :P

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• 10mo ago

The power off button

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• 10mo ago

The smartphone itself.

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Mariyan Slavov
Mariyan Slavov
Phonearena team
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• 10mo ago
↵Avalanche1 said:

The power off button

Funny :) We should use it more...

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• 10mo ago
↵MariyanSlavov said:

Funny :) We should use it more...

I love my phone, mainly for music. But sometimes I need a break

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• 10mo ago
↵pimpin83z said:

The smartphone itself.

Correct answer above. For me it's a tool I use for many, many types of communications and personal business. No one thing stands out. But I will say this...the camera is the least important! Now where's my flame suit?

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• 10mo ago

I can use the LED flash to guide my way at dark places. Especially at night.

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• 10mo ago

The obvious one should be that it can make/receive calls/text messages. Other than those, for me, the most important would be the camera (my "escape" is nature photography and a phone with great camera is extremely nice to have), Maps & GPS (to navigate while out escaping in nature), and connection to social media (seeing that that is one way for people who don't have my phone number can contact me).

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• 10mo ago

Battery life. If you are tethered to a cable, then it's no longer a mobile device.

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• 10mo ago

When you’re on an app-deprived platform like webOS or Windows Phone you quickly learn the importance of a capable web browser.

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