Using a corded telephone during a thunderstorm is discouraged because the phone is physically connected by wires to the outside. A cellphone, however, has no such physical connection and the electric current from a nearby lightning strike cannot reach it. It is perfectly safe to use a cellphone during a thunderstorm.Sep 30, 2013
A cell phone is any portable telephone which uses cellular network technology to make and receive calls. ... As long as a phone can transmit a signal to a cellular network, it is a cell phone. The term Cell Phone is interchangeable with the terms Cellular Phone and Mobile Phone. They all mean the same thing.
A mobile phone (also known as a wireless phone, cell phone, or cellular telephone) is a small portable radio telephone. The mobile phone can be used to communicate over long distances without wires.
As you chat away, your phone converts your voice into an electrical signal, which is then transmitted as radio waves and converted back into sound by your friend's phone. A basic mobile phone is therefore little more than a combined radio transmitter and a radio receiver, quite similar to a walkie-talkie or CB radio.
A mobile phone is a portable telephone which receives or makes calls through a cell site (base station), or transmitting tower. Radio waves are used to transfer signals to and from the cell phone. Modern mobile phone networks use cells because radio frequencies are a limited, shared resource.
If it is the case—as Trump's release of Graham's number implicitly argues—that our political discourse improves when voters can ring up candidates on their private cell phones, then we are happy to add Trump's cell phone number to the body of public knowledge. You can reach Donald Trump at 917-756-8000.Aug 3, 2015