Cell Phones World Wide By: Becky Coonrod and Katie Cristiano
Why are Cell Phones Important? • Safety • Communication • Connection to other technologies (i.e. email and/or Internet) • Socialization • Keeping in touch with people far away
Cell Phone Companies in the U.S. • AT&T • Sprint • T-Mobile • Verizon • According to Consumer Reports Magazine
Cell Phone Brands Used in the United States • Apple • Casio • HP • HTC • Kyocera • LG • Motorola • Nokia • Pantech • RIM • Samsung • Sanyo • Sony Ericsson • According to Consumer Reports Magazine
Popular Features of Cell Phones • Bluetooth • Camera • GPS Navigation • Media Player • Memory Card • Text Messaging • Speaker phone • Touch Screen • Voice Command • Wi-Fi • According to Consumer Reports Magazine
Cell Phones and U.S. Children • One third of U.S. 11 year-olds have cellphones. (According to Business Insider) • Cell Phones are becoming more prevalent with younger children and can be seen regularly.
Cell Phone Prices • The average cell phone bill is around $50 per month. • This can change based on • Text messages • Data use • Talk time
Top 5 Reasons U.S. College Students have Cell Phones • Emergency Communication • Parental Connection • Studying and Research • Capture Memories • Social Networking • From EHow.com
Cell Phones in Lawrence, Kansas • Here at the University of Kansas, students can be seen on campus walking around texting and talking on their cell phones. • Cell phones can be a distraction in classes for entertainment and noise reasons. • Cell Phones are vital for communicating and making plans with friends!