What is a “smartphone”?

A smartphone is a mobile, or cellular, phone that offers advanced capabilities beyond a typical mobile phone, such as e-mail or Internet capabilities, and/or a complete keyboard. The BlackBerry®, Trio®, and iPhone™ are all called smart-phones. For example, the iPhone™, which was introduced by Macintosh in 2007, blends five devices—a mobile phone, an iPod® portable media player, a camera, a personal organizer, and a widescreen mobile Internet device—into one.


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