Mobile phones have become much more functional than being only a device for communication purposes.
Smartphones are mobile phones with advanced features and great functionality.
Usually smartphones offer PC-like functionality in your hands.
In fact a smartphone is a phone that provides a standardized interface and platform and runs complete operating system.
It is great device for application developers.
For common users, it is phone which offers features like internet, e-mail and an e-book reader.
In short, it acts like a mini PC with phone features.
In popular demand, new smartphones are being launched every few days and have more advanced features like powerful processors, large screens, huge memory and the open operating systems.
One more advanced feature which has made smartphone truly futuristic, is the presence of touch screen.
There are many smartphones in the market which have screen touch operations instead of a QWERTY keyboard.
A smartphone with QWERTY keyboard has complete keyboard provided embedded into the main panel or below the slider.
On the other hand, these smartphones do not have the physical buttons or keys.
To perform any function, you need to press an active point on the screen.
This touch technology is taking the mobile industry by storm.
Most of the touchscreen phones have several function keys and the navigation pods.
Apple iPhone is a popular touchscreen smartphone.
There are many serious users who are getting attracted to these smartphones.
The first reason is the sleek and stylish looks of a touchscreen smartphone.
Operating a touch phone lets you feel like you are operating a futuristic device.
It makes a common user very confident.
Touch screens save lots of your time when working with information.
These phones allow you view and manage huge chunks of information at just few touches.
Apple has connected its smartphone to their iTune service to improve the flow of information.
They have also introduced the Safari browser to enhance the functionality and utility.
All these features can be easily operated and the flow of information can be enjoyed using the sophisticated touch screen user interface.
With this functionality, latest versions of mobile browsers are offering improved overall experience.
To provide better functionality of the Microsoft Office Mobile, these smartphones are provided with a touch screen.
It saves you from connecting a mouse.
And certain multimedia and internet features are best used with touch screen.
Some of the most popular touch screen smartphone include like of Apple iPhone, HTC Moghul, T-Mobile Wing, Samsung SCH-i760 and others.