More like mini-computers smartphones have become an integral part of our everyday lives. The day by day increasing ubiquity of mobile devices like smartphones and tablets has destroyed several product categories. Let’s have a quick look to a few such products.
Portable music and video player
PC & laptop
Although, personal computers are not completely killed by these mobile devices but still if you look at the market, you will find that PC sales across the world are dropping at a sharp clip. Especially those who want to surf internet, watch movies and play a few games, find tablets far more convenient than PCs.[useful_banner_manager banners=24 count=1]
Like it happened in case of music players, feature phone had already replaced the wrist watches to a great extent. Of course the advent of smartphones added more to it.
Personal Digital Assistant
The death of pagers at the hand of mobile phones is no big surprise, for they allowed you to send and receive messages while through mobile you can make a call or send text. So, like a few other gadgets pagers saw a quick death long before smartphones were launched.
Navigation devices helped a number of people by giving accurate directions to their destinations but now many gadgets like iPhones, iPads and Android devices comes with built-in mapping apps, making unnecessary to carry a navigation device in their cars.
The bottom line
Why would you carry multiple devices if your one gadget can serve for all the purposes and that too more efficiently?
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