Advantages and Disadvantages of Telephone

Undoubtedly the telephone is the most common and important device for communication but there are some advantages and disadvantages of telephone.

The most popular device to communicate orally is the telephone. It connects people irrespective of distance. It brags the tone and helps us to communicate at any movement and from any location.

It was invented by Graham Bell in 1876. The telephone in those eras and telephone in madam age is far different. The modern telephone has taken the shape of the cell phone, which is portable and can be used anywhere in the globe where the network is supported by mobile operators.

Advantages of telephone:

Easy and quick to use
A telephone is really very easy to use as well as it very much quick for this advantage of telephone it is very popular amongst every class of people.

Easy and available means of communication
Communication through the telephone is really very easy and available because most people now use the telephone and any time and anywhere you can connect to anyone if you have the number of your expected person.

Less expensive
Less expensive is the other great advantage of the telephone. The telephone is much less expensive than another communication process.

3G and 4G
3G and 4G are the most advanced technology of the mobile telephone and they include the various facilities on the mobile phone. As a result of 3G people can make a video call from their mobile phones and this is the most famous and important advantage of mobile phones.

Distance is not a matter
Distance is not a matter of communication if you have a telephone. You can communicate with a person even if he stays on another side of the world. Can communicate as no matter what the distance is.

No barrier
A phone call can reach any location where there is a barrier to physical appearance.

Internet facility
Current times the mobile telephone is very smart it can be used for e-mail checking, web browsing, transferring multimedia though most people now always connected with social networking sites with their mobile phones.

Audio, video, and image
As I said above the mobile phone is very smart now they can take pictures, capture video as well as capture audio also, which is the most effective advantage of mobile telephones.

Tracking system
Legal law and enforcement organizations can detect anyone by telephone or mobile network. It helps them to find our criminals easily.

Games on the mobile phone
You can enjoy your lazy time by playing the game on the mobile phone. There are various kinds of games which are provided to the mobile phone set.

Radio on a mobile phone
Most of the cell phone has radio today and radio can be used for listening to news, music, etc which is a great advantage of mobile phone.

The telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell in 1870. After that long time passway. Modern technology rise like a cheetah. Also, the telephone grows like that. The telephone has a great contribution to the modern world. It is one of the most important inventions which accelerate human prosperity. It has done a revolution in the communication sector. Nowadays it used in every aspect of life. You even can’t imagine one moment without a telephone. It is an essential element of electronic communication. Though the telephone was invented for human welfare it has both. Above some major advantages of the telephone are mentioned now we giving some most common disadvantages of the telephone.

Disadvantages of telephone:Advantages and Disadvantages of Telephone

Expensive for video call and SMS
The telephone is a little bit expensive for video calls and SMS on the other hand voice call, video calls, sending SMS through the internet is very cheap and this is the great facility of the internet.

Physical Damage
In long term use it cause headache and permanent damage to the brain especially when it is a mobile phone.

Often use for threat
One of the greatest disadvantages of the telephone is it is often used for threats for various purposes.

Network problem
Because of network problems, we can not talk properly sometimes and this is a very annoying limitation of a telephone.

Use for criminal activities
A telephone is often used for criminal activities because of criminal use telephone for its various advantages

Waste huge time of teens
Undoubtedly telephone really plays a vital role for various purposes including business but telephone west huge time of teens. Often they chat a long time with there friends and waste their valuable time of the study.

Use for sexual harassment
As I said before criminal use telephone for its huge advantages like this some people often use the telephone for sexual harassment.

Often it causes miscommunication
Sometimes the telephone causes miscommunication among people like some misunderstanding because of the same word.

Miss call
Though a number of miss calls go down but still now some time call goes to the wrong number and this is very disturbing sometimes.

Habit of laying
Telephone and mobile increase the habit of laying in society because people on the other side can not judge.

Absence of face to face conversation
The telephone can not provide face to face conversation and this is one of the most common disadvantages of telephone though if someone uses 3G or 4G they can make a video call.

Voice is not clear some time
Some time voice can’t come clearly because of network problems. Most people know about these disadvantages of telephone.

Above are not all advantages and disadvantages of telephone but there are a lot. We mention here some popular advantages and disadvantages of telephone.

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19 thoughts on “Advantages and Disadvantages of Telephone”

  1. This is generally a very good and informative list, however the myth that mobile phones are can cause permanent damage to you brain has been debunked.

    1. Thanks ‘Kacper’ for your opinion, actually there are disagree among expert regarding this fact that “mobile phone can cause brain damage” but most of the expert seem that there is some certain effect of the mobile phone on the brain.

  2. It was quite nice how you said that one of the advantages of having is phone was that since almost every person has one, communication was easily accessible. That’s good to know because my parents are always out of the house nowadays, and the only means of communication that they can think of is through phone calls. Since we didn’t really require the service of a telephone before, I’m thinking that now is the best time to have installed in the house. Thanks. I’ll talk to my parents about this. Hopefully, we can get phone service as soon as possible.

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