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Our online glossary is here to help you make sense of the terminology used in the cell phone industry. It covers mobile technologies, such as 3G and 4G, and even includes a bit of information on smartphone operating systems and the companies that make the cell phones and other mobile technology devices we all use.

What is "Exchangeable Covers"?

Exchangeable Covers (also known as swappable covers) lets the user change the rear cover plate of their smartphone. Not all handsets offer this, with many high end models coming with fixed unibody designs, however many manufacturers still offer smartphones with exchangeable covers. There will usually be a choice of material and/or color when choosing a new cover.

Also known as: "Swappable Covers"

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