Hence came in PDAs or Personal Digital Assistants who have built their reputation on their ability to accommodate a huge array of functionalities. A PDA can be used as a calculator, clock, calendar, for accessing internet, sending / receiving messages, pictures, videos & emails, typing, word processing, playing games, video recording, making documents and spread sheets and taking advantage of GPS etc. Almost everything that your desktop computer is capable of handling, but with much greater mobility is the motto of smartphones.
PDA phones have now become a staple for every super busy individual/ professional in the market with people who can afford one buying one.
The new generation PDA phones are the ones called smart phones which come with many more functions and capabilities than what their predecessors could ever think of. There are more than 150 million units of smartphones sold every year and the figure is rising every year. The new PDA phones or smartphones are selling like hot cakes in the market with every individual wanting one.
With the increasing features of the phones in the market, the rising demand in the market for new features and faster processing has been a challenge for scientists and engineers. The technology has been sprinting at break neck speeds moving from strength to strength making phones much cheaper in the market as well. PDA phones have now become a mass consumed item in the market.
Since the day when the first ever call was made and received, the mobile phone have constantly evolved with new technology, repackaging itself with more and more features. Phones (personal digital assistant) are very personal feature rich mobile phones. They have the features of mobile phones as well as a computer, a very deadly combination. Apple was the first company that had introduced PDA phones in the market.
PDA's or Personal Digital Assistants are hand held devices that act as computers but are much smaller and lighter than a personal computer. The PDA's were originally designed as Personal organisers and over a period of time have been endowed with many more hi-end features. And now the end result is in front of your eyes.