smartphone

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See also: Smartphone and smart phone

English[edit]

Samsung smartphones (frontside)
Samsung smartphones (backside)

Etymology[edit]

smart +‎ phone, first usage in the mid-1990s

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

smartphone (plural smartphones)

  1. A mobile phone with more advanced features and greater computing capacity than a featurephone.
    Hypernym: mobile phone
    Hyponym: iPhone

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English smartphone.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsmɑrt.foːn/, [ˈsmɑɹt.foːn], [ˈsmɑɹt.foʊ̯n]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: smart‧phone

Noun[edit]

smartphone m (plural smartphones)

  1. smartphone

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English smartphone.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

smartphone m (plural smartphones)

  1. smartphone
    Synonyms: ordiphone, supertéléphone, téléphone intelligent

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it
Quattro smartphone — Four smartphones

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English smartphone.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

smartphone m (invariable)

  1. (mobile telephony) smartphone
    Da quando hai uno smartphone?Since when have you had a smartphone?

Further reading[edit]

  • smartphone in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English smartphone.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌsmaʁt͡ʃ.ˈfown/, /ˌsmaʁt͡ʃ.ˈfo.ni/

Noun[edit]

smartphone m (plural smartphones)

  1. smartphone (mobile phone with greater computing capacity)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English smartphone.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /smaɾˈdfon/, [zmaɾˈð̞fõn]
  • IPA(key): /esmaɾˈdfon/, [ez.maɾˈð̞fõn]

Noun[edit]

smartphone m (plural smartphones or smartphone)

  1. smartphone

Usage notes[edit]

According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.