7 Gadgets That Your Smartphone Has ‘Killed’

Well, we are right now living in a generation where our smartphones are more than a powerful computer that we carry in our pocket. Nowadays, smartphones support different type of tools for every purpose.

We can perform the various task on our smartphones like summoning a cab to go to work, ordering food, reading news and staying in touch with our friends. But, do you know our smartphones had killed few gadgets?

Smartphone has made a lot of other devices redundant and put them on verge of extinction. Here in this article, we are going to list few devices that aren’t needed because we have smartphones:

#1 MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Before smartphones, we have MP3 players. Nowadays, smartphones offer massive internal and external storage which is enough space for storing unlimited music. There are few apps available in Android’s Google play store or in the iOS app store which lets users listen to music without downloading them.

#2 GPS Navigation Systems

GPS Navigation Systems

Very often people struggle to find directions. When GPS navigations system have arrived at the marketplace, it had killed to age old Paper Maps. Now, smartphones come up with GPS facilities. So, people no longer required a separate GPS navigation system.

#3 Digital Cameras

Digital Cameras

Carrying a pocket-sized digital camera was considered as a cool thing once. However, smartphones have replaced the digital cameras because nowadays our smartphone camera offers a pro mode that lets users adjust almost every setting available in pocket-sized digital camera. We can also take the example of iPhone 7 Plus, reports claim that iPhone 7 Plus can click better photos compared to DSLR.

#4 Radio


Those days are gone where people used to hear FM or radio. Well, people still use RADIO feature on their smartphone. However, the good old radio as a device has become totally extinct.

#5 Alarm Clock

Alarm Clock

Well, do you remember those days when the alarm went off in the morning and you woke up? The Alarm clock hasn’t gone but smartphones are replacing them gradually. Nowadays, people choose to set alarm on their phone because it let users set multiple alarms at specific days of the week.

#6 Watch


Analog watch has now become a fashion accessory. You will meet people who wear a watch, but still, they check the time on their smartphone. Nowadays, smartphones are used to do lots of things and checking the time is one of them. So, smartphones are also replacing the analog watch.

#7 Calculator


If we look around, we will only find calculator in a Grocery store or in school/college. For day-to-day calculation, people are no longer dependent on them as it is much more comfortable to access an app rather than carrying another device around.

So, these are the seven devices that aren’t needed because we have the smartphone. If you have something to add to the list, then leave a comment in the comment box below.