A smartphone is a phone that allows users to do more than making calls and sending text messages. Smartphones can access the Internet and run software programs. Smartphones use a touch screen for easy operation.
Smartphone refers to a type of mobile phone with PC like functionality. These smartphones comes with a full operating system and have a platform for app developers.
At present, the two most used smartphone phone platforms being used are Android (by Google) and iOS (by Apple). An application composed for a specific platform can as well work on phone using a similar platform.
Applications for smartphones are additionally quicker and better incorporated with the smartphone’s UI than Java applications.