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 breaks 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 the telephone in the 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 is the other great advantage of the telephone. The telephone is much less expensive than other 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 video calls 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 no matter what the distance is.
A phone call can reach any location where there is a barrier to physical appearance.
In current times the mobile telephone is very smart it can be used for e-mail checking, web browsing, and transferring multimedia though most people are 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.
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 your mobile phone. There are various kinds of games which are provided to the mobile phone set.
Radio on a mobile phone
Most 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 is 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:
Expensive for video calls and SMS
The telephone is a little bit expensive for video calls and SMS on the other hand voice call, video calls, and sending SMS through the internet is very cheap and this is a great facility of the internet.
In long-term use, it causes headaches 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.
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 criminals use the telephone for its various advantages
Waste huge time of teens
Undoubtedly the telephone really plays a vital role for various purposes including business but the telephone west a huge time for teens. Often they chat for a long time with their friends and waste their valuable time of the study.
Use for sexual harassment
As I said before criminals use the 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.
Though the number of missed calls goes down but still now some time call goes to the wrong number and this is very disturbing sometimes.
Habit of laying
Telephones 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 the telephone though if someone uses 3G or 4G they can make a video call.
Voice is not clear some time
Sometimes the voice can’t come clearly because of network problems. Most people know about these disadvantages of the telephone.
Above are not all advantages and disadvantages of the telephone but there are a lot. We mention here some popular advantages and disadvantages of the telephone.
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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.
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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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I agree with what you said that the telephone is the most affordable among all the communication processes. That is why I still want to have a home landline installed at our new house. For me, it’s the easiest way friends and family can contact our residences. Thanks for this!