the advantages and disadvantages of mobile phone

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Topic: There are social, medical, and technical problems associated with the use of mobile phones. What forms do they take? Do you agree that the problems outweigh the benefits of the mobile phone?

Currently, mobile phones have played an increasing role in people’s daily lives. There is a view that we have obtained many advantages from this technology, while some people think there are a good many kinds of problems associated with the use of it. This essay will discuss the issue from both perspectives.

It is true that the mobile phone brings humanity various benefits. To begin with, the contact between two persons becomes more convenient. Everyone can chat with his (her) friends or families with a cell phone, even if they are in different countries. In addition, it is essential in saving citizens’ lives. For instance, we can dial the helpline (911) when there is someone whose life is being threatened beside us. Another important point is that the mobile phone has a great deal of software, which is helpful to population. Safari of an iphone is a case in point.

Conversely, there are many drawbacks of this high-tech product. In the first place, the mobile phone also causes some headaches in our daily lives, in particular in the evening. A prank call will utterly annoy us when we are falling asleep. Moreover, the radiation is extremely deleterious to our health. That is why experts advise pregnant women not to utilize the cell phone. Last but not least, there are also some technical problems that bring people numerous inconveniences. For example, we will miss something important when we meet with bad signals.

In summary, although there are some shortcomings of the mobile phone, it seems that its benefits exceed the downside. As far as I am concerned, it is unwise that we discard this high-tech product.

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