Demo Mode

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What Does Demo Mode Mean?

Demo mode is short for demonstration mode, and is a feature that
is often found in consumer electronics. The main purpose of the demo mode is to
demonstrate the features that the device has.
It further builds the faith of the customer in the product and works as an in-store advertising method.


Demo mode is also known as floor mode or kiosk mode.

Techopedia Explains Demo Mode

Demo mode can be easily accessed by pressing a few combinations
of keys or by launching a program. Demo mode works as a demonstration of how a particular
consumer electronics item would work, showcasing its core features. It can be present
as a mode or as a hidden file. It is usually a short video that shows how the product
works and familiarizes the consumer with the device’s most important functions.


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