There is a big theory that by 2025, smartphones will become obsolete. The reasoning behind the disappearance of smartphones is due to advancements in augmented reality. Pearson stated, “If it’s 2025 and you have a smartphone, people will laugh at you” (BusinessInsider).
Technology is advancing more and more by the year, and soon there will be no inconvenience of holding your phone and losing it every second. A lot of professor’s theories are that there will be a tiny bracelet that pulls up a hologram screen in order to text and send phone calls. This way, you will not have to worry about bringing a physical device out with you.
Smartphone users believe artificial intelligence will take over many tasks that the smartphone does. In fact, artificial intelligence products are already starting to become popular as the Echo, Alexa, Siri, etc. are talking to their user’s and providing information to the users.
This is a big deal and a huge advancement if the smartphone does in fact become obsolete by 2025. This shows how fast technology is advancing and the power that technology has the ability to make on their user.