cell phone vs. smartphone
[ sel-fohn ]
/ ˈsɛlˌfoʊn /
- a wireless telephone using a system of low-powered radio transmitters, with each transmitter covering a distinct geographical area (cell ), and computer equipment to switch a call from one area to another, thus enabling broad-scale portable phone service.
- such a wireless telephone that has other functions, as text messaging or internet access.
- mobile phone.
[ smahrt-fohn ]
/ ˈsmɑrtˌfoʊn /
- a device that combines a cell phone with a handheld computer, typically offering internet access, data storage, email capability, etc.