Top 5 Gadgets That Were Killed By Smartphones

Top 5 Gadgets That Were Killed By Smartphones Revolution of smartphones

While smartphones tend to be the most used device by almost everyone, it came at a cost. The smartphone revolutionized the digital world and as a result, we saw many products die because of it. Here is the list of Top 5 Gadgets That Were Killed By Smartphones :

Number:5 (Portable DVD players)

Portable DVD players Top 5 Gadgets That Were Killed By Smartphones
Portable DVD players

Portable DVD players Not so long ago, portable DVD players were a big deal amongst travelers who wanted to watch their own movies. 

Today, you can only find these in airplanes and will only be offered to you if your display unit is not functioning. However, it was all ruined by smartphones and tablets.

Number:4 (GPS Navigation)

GPS Navigation Top 5 Gadgets That Were Killed By Smartphones
GPS Navigation

GPS Navigation We would see GPS navigation units outfitted in cars, taxis, and trucks; however, those have now been overtaken by smartphones. Garmin sold over 45 million GPS units in 2008, and now those sales numbers have been overtaken by smartphones. 

Google Maps offered free navigation to users that disrupted the GPS industry when charging users extra for maps was the norm.

Number:3(MP3 players) 

MP3 players Top 5 Gadgets That Were Killed By Smartphones
MP3 players

MP3 players Just like how MP3 players killed Music CDs and Cassettes, smartphones killed the popular music consumer gadget ever since the first iPhone launched. Phones now come with streaming apps like Apple Music and Spotify or Android users can simply transfer their downloaded library to the phone’s storage. 

Smartphones have now made it nostalgic to own an MP3 player, given the fact it was still cool to own one a decade ago. 


Calculators Top 5 Gadgets That Were Killed By Smartphones

Calculators you probably never thought of this, but there used to be a calculator in every home for doing basic maths. Whether you used it for your growing shopping bills or your dad needed to calculate how much discount he can get on the latest product sitting at home. 

Apart from scientific calculators that are still being used by scientists, mathematicians, and physicists; we don’t really see calculators anymore.

Number:1(Digital Point and Shoot Cameras)

Digital Point and Shoot Cameras Top 5 Gadgets That Were Killed By Smartphones
Digital Point and Shoot Cameras

Digital Point and Shoot Cameras While point and shoot cameras are making a comeback, it is only aimed at photography enthusiasts. Not so long ago, we used to buy digital cameras to capture our favorites moments from our vacations, birthdays, and other celebrations.

However, since smartphone cameras started to become extremely good, point and shoot cameras have been completely replaced when it comes to mass consumer products.

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