A Complete Look At Mobile Phones
A cell phone, mobile phone or cell, phone, sometimes shortened to just cell or simply mobile phone is a compact, lightweight phone that makes and receives calls on a low-power radio frequency network while the user remains within a call service area. Cell phones are increasingly used for making inbound and outbound calls as well as accessing wireless services such as Internet and email. Cell phones are also used by drivers for communication while they are in their car and are sometimes referred to as a mobile phone. Today, many people own cell phones so they can use them while they are traveling, attending appointments or sleeping.
Cell phones use the same technology that other regular phones use to communicate with each other and with nearby mobile phones. The system consists of a base station, a number of base stations linked to each other by radio frequencies, channels, and transmitters. These base stations usually operate within a range of about thirty feet. The number of transmitters can vary. Some phones can work with only one transmitter while others can work with up to five transmitters. Some base stations can be accessed from a computer to allow connection to the Internet or other wireless services.
Cell phones have come a long way in terms of design, performance and features. There are now a number of different types of mobile phones available to users. Some phones work on base stations to allow inbound and outbound calls while others work on wireless plans to allow wireless services. Users of full form mobile phones can send text messages and take pictures with the digital camera of their cell phone or they can play games and use the Internet and email services.