Extra features in cell phones???

@rlaknar (616)
India
July 26, 2009 1:33am CST
My friend argued with me that having extra features in the cell phones are unnecessary. She said that cell phones are only for communication and the extra features like GPRS, MMS, GPS, chatting, even SMS , Camera, music player, Video player are all unnecessary thing in the cell phones. I do not agree with her statements. Having more than one item in cell phone make things easy and it acts as all in one. Do you agree with me or her?? Do you think extra features are unnecessary?? Your view please...
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@aerous (13474)
• Philippines
28 Jul 09
Hello friend, Perhaps, your friend want a cell phone that is 3210. It is good for a cell phone having more extra feature like that you said. But some features already useless that's maybe the point of your friends. So, don't be bother about your friends idea.
@rlaknar (616)
• India
31 Jul 09
Thanks for the suggestion and participation. Happy Mylotting.
@aerous (13474)
• Philippines
1 Aug 09
Hello my friend, It's my pleasure to participate in your discussion. Were here to help each other, to make things get better... Your response is and my response will each of us. So, just constantly response all of the comments that we feel matter most... Happy mylotting...!!!
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@ratyz5 (7829)
• Philippines
26 Jul 09
Well, having a lot of features in one package is not all that bad. As long as the features don't compromise each other. The only time that I would think like that would be when the memory that they consume. Say taking lost of pictures, listening to a lot of music, recording a lot and playing videos. Having a lot fo features is a good thing to the extent that there are lots of different users so it would surely accommodate anyone who is familiar with the features available. I mean, if your friend doesn't want to have so much features, she could just purchase a phone that wouldn't have so much features, right?
@rlaknar (616)
• India
27 Jul 09
Nice post. Thanks for the reply.Happy mylotting.
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@ratyz5 (7829)
• Philippines
27 Jul 09
Thanks a lot~! I do have to proof read my posts first before posting though (^_^")
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• China
27 Jul 09
I think the extra features are useful and necessary for me. Absolutely, the main function of cell phone is as a mobile phone. You can use more extra features supplied your life. If you buy a cell phone with other extra features, but you don't need to pay more money, that's great! If you don't like extra features ,you can choose not use it. I think cell phone will be a computer in the future. You can use cell phone doing anything what you want.
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@rlaknar (616)
• India
31 Jul 09
Well said Jason_uec. You are right. We have cell phones that accommodate many features and that is helpful for us in many ways. Happy Mylotting.
@dex1007 (556)
• Malaysia
27 Jul 09
The companies are trying to sell their product. so the person who comes up with the next best thing gets more attention. some might not like the extra features. but i personally don't mind the extra features. i mean, its a plus to have a camera with you at all times. (even though the pixels are pretty low). and music player. I like my phone better than my ipod. i have a bag, but for those who dont bring a camera, an ipod and their phone can take a lot of space. Its a modern world, the things you can do with your camera is a skill that everyone should have. example, gps, finding your way. but i hate it when people misuse these things. like the other day, i saw this guy video taping a young teenager. well i think that's what he was doing. pretty disgusting.
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@dex1007 (556)
• Malaysia
27 Jul 09
opps.. hehe. correction. for those who don't have a bag, bringing a camera, ipod and their phone can take lots of space. and i mean phone skills there. not camera. hehe.
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@happy6162 (3011)
• United States
27 Jul 09
i agree with her. i think a phone is for communication. if you have everything in one a lose the cellphone then what will you do. if you still have a camera and the other things separate you can still you them. i use my cellphone just for calling i do have some other features and could download some but i just do not want to.
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@rlaknar (616)
• India
27 Jul 09
Thanks for the reply.Happy mylotting.
@kanecn (150)
• China
27 Jul 09
I agree with her, my cell phone has some extra features but i hardly use it. Some people like listening to music, playing game, Playing Mp4 with Cell phone, but i don't like it because it screen is too small to play games and MP4, on the other hand, the battery will ran out soon.
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@rlaknar (616)
• India
27 Jul 09
Good view.Happy mylotting.
@lelin1123 (15644)
• Puerto Rico
27 Jul 09
Well I only use the calculator sometimes. However for me I don't have texting, or music playing, or ringtone. I just think its unnecessary for me. I also like to keep my phone bill down as much as possible because I already think the cell phone companies are a rip off. I hope to be giving it up in January when my contract is up.
@rlaknar (616)
• India
27 Jul 09
Thanks for the post.Happy mylotting.
@jeg2315 (198)
• United States
27 Jul 09
I think cameras, video recorders, and texting on cellphones are pretty useful these days - internet is pretty good too. However, I agree that some things, like a lot of those iPhone applications, are useless unless you are addicted to your phone.
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@rlaknar (616)
• India
27 Jul 09
Thanks for the post.Happy mylotting.
@lala501 (1533)
• United States
26 Jul 09
I do not agree with her. I think all the extra thnings on a cellphone are neccesary. It make you believe that you get more of what you payed for. If it just recieved and made calls, why not just get a house phone? If you buy a phone with a whole lot of extra gadgets then you don't have to buy a whole lot of other things. That might cludder up your house.
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@rlaknar (616)
• India
27 Jul 09
Nice reply.Thanks for the post.Happy Mylotting.
@abenitez (501)
• United States
26 Jul 09
I love the extra features on my phone. People say if you want a camera get a camera and if you want to go online get a computer. But isnt it harder to carry a phone, a camera, and a computer at the same time while on the go. I love all the features that my phone has and they are very useful. It is like a computer with Microsoft Windows and I love being able to do everything on the go.
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@rlaknar (616)
• India
27 Jul 09
Nice.Thanks for the post. Happy Mylotting.
@anangf (1148)
• Indonesia
26 Jul 09
Extra features is useful and necessary. It is support our activities in our whole days. Like internet mobile(GPRS), i do this feature for chat where ever i go. I use for connect with my friends, however more cheap in monthly cost than sms or call them.
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@rlaknar (616)
• India
27 Jul 09
Wee said anangf.Thanks for the post.Happy mylotting.
@chris620 (104)
• United States
26 Jul 09
I don't use my extra's in my phone but you never know some people might.
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@rlaknar (616)
• India
27 Jul 09
Thanks for the post.Happy mlotting.
@fwidman (11515)
• United States
26 Jul 09
I agree with her. It's a phone, period. If you want a camera, buy a camera. If you want to surf the internet stay home and use the computer. If you need directions, buy a map LOL
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@rlaknar (616)
• India
27 Jul 09
But you do not want to have anything extra and all your needs are here in one device LOL. Thanks for the post.Happy mylotting.
@tutul0045 (2631)
• India
26 Jul 09
Hey, I agree with her to some extent. My phone has many features that i have hardly ever used. I think camera, radio, alarm, calculator and reminders which are very useful to me. I have many more features in my cell phone but i even dont know them. Cheers, Tutul
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@rlaknar (616)
• India
27 Jul 09
Thanks for the post my friend.Happy Mylotting.
@iskayz (5422)
• Philippines
27 Jul 09
Hi there! In my opinion a cellphone's features would be useful depending on what kind of activities you enjoy or the kind of job you have. If you are just a regular person, always staying home then I don't think you would not need those with GPRS, GPS, chatting and other internet features. If you are the type whose not fond of downloading music and videos, then you would not need those too. But if you are a person whose always on the go, like a businessman, a person who likes to take pictures and videos then these extra features would come very handy. Buying a cellphone has to be in accordance with one's needs and wants too. Ciao!
@tessl87 (126)
• Singapore
27 Jul 09
i also don't use all those extra features. Afraid might be charged unreasonable amounts.. remember once i was checking my email for awhile & the bill the month was WOW..
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@indahfth (11173)
• Indonesia
27 Jul 09
Additional features in mobile phones, need to or not, depending on the users. everyone has their own taste.
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@rosekiss (30266)
• Eugene, Oregon
28 Jul 09
I have extra features on my cell phone, but I really don't use them either. I am not saying I never would, but for now, I am not suing them. They are there if I would ever decide to use them. I just mainly use my phone for talking and nothing else. I am intending on changing phones and I might use the extra features. My phone is internet capable, but I don't use it s it costs me and extra $30 a month, and right now that is just to much, as I don't have it and I have to watch what I spend, so I will just forgo the extra features until I have money to do soemthing with. Have a great day, and happy mylotting.
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@rlaknar (616)
• India
31 Jul 09
Nice.Thanks for the post.
• United States
27 Jul 09
i think extra features are great
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@rlaknar (616)
• India
27 Jul 09
Thanks for the post.Happy mylotting.
@phesaru (300)
• Philippines
27 Jul 09
Well for me both of you are correct ^_^
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