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9 Tips To Know Before Purchasing Any Mobile Device

Smartphones these days and several past years have become an integral part of everyone’s lives. We use them for communication, taking pictures, saving documents on the cloud, internet browsing, and even as a power bank to charge other smartphones.
But then, with the wide variety of smartphones available in the market, it is not an easy task for some people to decide which one to pick. It can be sometimes or always tough deciding the one that may suit our needs best. Here is a list of things you should know before you decide to buy your next smartphone.

Security & extra phone features

A lot of smartphones nowadays have started coming with a variety of extra security features such as fingerprint sensors, iris sensors, and even face I D, etc. These are not just to lock and unlock several or many things but as a password to access certain files, documents, apps, and even unlock your mobile device if it is equipped with such security or advanced technology.

While a fingerprint sensor can be found being used on the 2013 iPhone 5s, devices with a home button for easy access & fingerprint security. It’s preferable to buy a smartphone with these extra security features or higher equipped and advanced smartphone technology since most of us have personal information and documents we to store that was not compatible with such an older device. Rather look for a compatible device with enough storage that will run smoothly and store enough info you need.

Display & Performance

The size and resolution of the display depending on how you use your smartphone. If you often stream videos, edit photos or videos, or download and view movies, then a smartphone display ranging from 5.5-inch to 6-inch, full-HD or QH D resolution should be good enough for you.

Anything larger than a 6-inch display will not only make the handset extra bulky but also difficult to carry around. If you are a regular user and largely use the smartphone for checking emails, chatting, and browsing social media apps, phone calls then anything from 5-inch to 5.5-inch HD or full-HD display handsets is perfect.


The processing power of a smartphone varies from one device to another depending on several factors such as OS version, IOS, UI, bloatware, and more.

If you are a heavy user who needs to edit images/videos/documents online, play heavy games, stream videos, or often use apps in split-screen mode, then smartphones with Qualcomm Snapd ragon 652 or Snapd ragon 820/821 should ma ke multitasking fluid for you

Light users will be happy with handsets that come with MediaTek processors.

Camera Quality

Having a higher number of megapixels does not mean that the smartphone camera is better or more efficient and is of good quality. Several specifications such as camera aperture, ISO levels, pixel size, a utofocus, and more are essential as well and can help you determine that. A l6MP rear camera does not necessarily be better than a l2M P camera. The same theory goes for a front-facing camera.

A hig her number of pixels just means that the size of the image is bigger, which becomes sharper when seen or projected on a small screen. A photographer enthusiast mig ht want a camera with a 12 or l6M P sensor under f/2.0 or lower aperture for speedy shots even in low lig hts. A casual shooter can go by even with an 8MP Or l2M P camera with f/2.0-f/2.2 aperture.

Battery Life

The battery usage differs from user to user depending on the way he/she uses the smartphone throughout the day. If you’re a heavy user and work on apps, play games, stream videos, do business calls, and more then go for a smartphone with at least a 3500mAh battery or a bove. If you are an average or light user, a handset with a 3000mAh battery would be good enoug h to run for a full day.

User interface/OS version

The user interface and the OS version too are key factors while considering or choosing a smartphone. These are the interfaces that one would have to interact with each time to use or access anything, so it should be easy and simple.

For the most basic and pure Android experience, if you would like, you can buy Motorola handsets, Nexus/Pixel smartphones, or even Android One devices. However different interfaces like ZenUI, Xperia UI, Samsung TouchWiz, EMUI, and others offer more nifty features to sort applications and more options in styles the company thinks users would find more friendly.

Device Storage

A large part of the smartphone’s storage is taken away from the OS and the apps the device comes pre-installed with.

A large part of the smartphone’s storage is taken away from the OS and the apps the device comes pre-installed with.

Users who like to keep a larger number of apps can go for 64G B or l28G B variants. Vou can also buy a I6GB model that supports a microSD card as well


Speakers and the quality of audio cominp out of a mobile device is a very important parameter for anybody who relies on heavy video streaming or any form of zoom/video conference. If you like entertainment-on-the-po, buy a handset that has front-facinp speakers. This pives a clear sound even while holding the smartphone in landscape mode.

If you don’t indulge in video streaming or video conferencing much, then a regular handset with bottom-firing spea kers should be just fine. Those with spea kers placed at the back are also fine.

Headphone Jack Port/USB

The ports too can be a major factor to consider. Even though both micro-USB and USB

Type-C ports are available in smartphones these days, it is preferable to switch to USB Type-C not just beca use it is easy to plug in but also it is future-proof.

More smartphones have started incorporating a new standard. Few have started ditching the 3.5mm head phone jack such as the latest iPhone’s. I n advance be aware of what device you will get and do a thoroug h quick research on the device’s head phone jack port/ USB if it is compatible or comes with the mobile phone you want.