Cell phone, phone, and smartphone terms

Updated: 05/03/2022 by Computer Hope
Top 10 cell phone terms
SD Cards

IP
CPU
E-mail
URL
RAM
Binary
Operating system
USB
Smartphone
Download

Number
SIM card

2G
3G
3GP
3GPP
3G Sim card
4G
5G
12-key keyboard
20-key keyboard
802.11

A
Area code

A4 processor
AAC
Adobe Premiere Rush
Airplane mode
Alphanumeric
Amazon Fire Phone
Amazon Photos
Analog
Android
Android Beam
Android launcher
Android Pay
Animoji
API
APK
App
App drawer
Apple
Apple FaceTime
Apple Pay
App store
App switcher
Area code
AR lens
Asynchronous
Attenuation
Auto rotate
Avatar

B
Brick or old cell phone

Back-facing camera
Band
Bandwidth
Baseband
Base station
Battery
Binary
Bit
Bitmoji
Bits Per Second
Bixby
BlackBerry
BlackBerry OS
Block
Bluetooth
Boot to Gecko
bps
Brick
Broadband
Broadcast
Browser
Butt dial
Byte

C
Motorola Quantico clamshell cell phone

Cache
Calculator
Calendar
Call
Callback
Camera
Capacity
CarPlay
Carrier
Cash app
CDMA
Cell
Cell phone
Cell site
Cell tower
cHTML
Circuit
Clamshell
Codec
Contention
Control Center
Cortana
CPU
Crosstalk
CSTN

D
Download to a computer

Dashboard
Data plan
Digital
Digital zoom
DoCoMo
DoorDash
Download
DroidKit
Dual-core processor
Dual-scan display
Dumb phone
DUN
Duolingo
Duplex

E

E-911
Echo canceller
Echo suppressor
E-mail
Emoji
EpocCam
Essential Phone
EV-DO
Evolution-Data Only
Evolution-Data Optimized
Extension
Eye comfort shield

F
Apple FaceTime app icon

Facebook Messenger
Face filter
Face ID
FaceTime
Fat finger
FCC
Feature phone
Find My
Find My Device
Firefox OS
Firmware
Flagship phone
Flash memory
Flight mode
Flip phone
FM radio
Force touch
Form factor
FPS
Free Fire
Freemium
Front-facing camera
Full duplex

G

Galaxy Fold
Galaxy Note
Galaxy S
Galaxy Z Flip
Galaxy Z Fold
Galaxy Z Fold 2
GB
Geofence
Geotag
GHz
Google
Google Duo
Google Fi
Google Latitude
Google Lens
Google Nexus
Google Pay
Google Pixel
Google Play
Google Play Music
Google Play Store
Google Wallet
GPRS
GPU
GroupMe
GSM
Gyroscope

H
Hamburger menu icon

Half duplex
Hamburger icon
Hamburger menu
Hands-free
Hang up
Haptic feedback
HDMI
HDML
Hertz
HID
Home screen
Hotdog menu
Hotspot
Hot-swappable
Hot swapping
Huawei Mate X
Hz

I
Instagram logo

IEEE
IEEE 802.11
IM
IMAP
IMEI
IMSI
In-app purchase
Infrared
Instagram
Instant Messaging
iOS
iOS Store
IP
iPhone
IrDA
ITU

J

Java
Jitterbug Phone

K

KaiOS
KB
Kbps
Keypad
Kies
Kik
Kilobyte

L
LTE logo

Landline
Landscape
Landscape mode
Latency
LBS
LCD
LED
Life360
Li-ion
Line
Linux
Li-polymer
Lithium Ion
Live wallpaper
LTE

M
Nokia phone with Monochrome display

mAH
Mail transfer agent
Mango
Map
MB
Mbps
Measure
Megabyte
Megahertz
Megapixel
Memo
Memory card
Memory card slot
Message transfer agent
MHz
MicroSD
MicroSDHC
MIDI
MiniSD
MMC
MMS
MNO
Mobile device
Mobile Hotspot
Mobile identification number
Mobile network operator
Mobile phone
Mobile Virtual Network Operator
Moblog
Modem
Monochrome
Motorola Razr
Moto Z
MP3
MPEG
MTA
MVNO

N

Nextel
NFC
NiCad
NiCd
Night mode
Night Shift
NiMH

O

OEM
OLED
OnePlus
ooVoo
Operating system
Optical zoom
OS
OxygenOS

P
Galaxy Note Phone

Packet
PBX
PC Card
PCMCIA
PCS
PDA
Phablet
Phone
Phone connector
Phoneme
PIN
Pinch
Pinch-to-zoom
Pixel
Pocket call
Pocket dial
Pocket PC
POP
POP3
Popsockets
Port
POTS
Power bank
Processor
Project Ara
Push
Push notification

Q

QR Code
QWERTY

R
Back of RFID

RAM
Rear-facing camera
Refurbished
Resolution
RF
RFID
Ringback
Ringtone
Ringtone converter
Roam
Roaming
Robocall
ROM
RSA
RSS

S
Apple iPhone

Safe Mode
Samsung
Samsung DeX
Samsung Galaxy S
Samsung Knox
Samsung Pay
Screen pinning
SD
SD Card
SDHC
SDHC Card
SDK
Selfie
Selfie camera
Service provider
Shared memory
Shazam
SIM
SIM card
SIM lock
SIM swap
Siri
Slamming
Slide
Smart glasses
Smartphone
Smartphone gloves
SMS
SMTP
Snapchat
Snapchat filter
Snapchat story
Snapchat streaks
Snapdragon
Square Cash
STN
Stock
Stock Android
Story
Streaming video
Stylus
Surface Duo
SVGA
Swipe
Swype
Symbian OS
Synchronous

T
SMS, MMS, and iMessage bubbles

Tactile output
Tally
TCP/IP
TDD
Telephone
Terminal
Tethering
Text message
Text message code
TFT
Three-line menu
Throttle
Tile
Tinder
Touch ID
Touch screen
Tower
Trackball
Transceiver
TransFlash
TTY
Twitter Moment

U

Ubuntu Touch
UDID
UI
Unicast
Unlocked cell phone
Uplink
Upload
UPnP
URL
USB
User interface

V

VCF
Venmo
VGA
Video capture
Voicemail
VoIP

W
Wi-Fi Hotspot

WAN
WAP
Waze
WCDMA
Whatsapp
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access
Widget
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi calling
Wi-Fi hotspot
WiMAX
Windows CE
Windows Mobile
Windows Phone
Wireless
Wireless hotspot
WLAN
WMA
WML
WMV

X

XHTML
XML
XScale

Y

Yik Yak

Z

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