Nowadays, some children spend many hours every day using smartphones and other devices. The advantages of allowing children to own these devices outweigh the disadvantages? To what extent do you agree or disagree?

It is a fact that in recent years, some children spend a huge amount of
time
per day on using
smartphones
or other intelligent devices
such
as laptops.
This
trend will introduce both pros and cons, but I am in an agreement that the benefits do outweigh the drawbacks. On the one hand, using
smartphones
and other smart devices constantly would bring several disadvantages. One evident disadvantage is that children are able to be addicted. It means that children will spend almost their
time
on using
smartphones
or laptops
instead
of spending
time
on
Suggestion
at
participating other healthy activities
such
as reading books.
This
causes their low score in school and affects their concentration when they study in traditional ways without technology.
Moreover
, when children use
smartphones
or laptops uncontrollably, their health will be affected badly.
For example
, if a child sits in front of the screen of
smartphones
or computers perennially, his eyes will be tired and even cause short-sightedness.
On the other hand
, I argue that using
smartphones
or smart devices a lot would bring more benefits. The
first
great advantage is that smart devices can develop children's creativity and imagination. It means that children's brain can absorb vivid images and sounds through their eyes and ears, which can help children know more about the world with a variety of topics. The
second
advantage is that children who live far from their family can keep in touch with their parents easily by
smartphones
or laptops.
For instance
, parents or grandparents can control their children's safety easily and effectively. Some people argue that using
smartphones
constantly is
Suggestion
is constantly being
a great distraction for children's studying. I suppose that children nowadays can study online with a lot of reliable sources of information, so children can learn online
by
Suggestion
with
their
smartphones
or computers. In conclusion, spending much
time
on using
smartphones
or other smart devices would bring more positive aspects for children
although
there are several notable downsides.
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