6 Questions You Should Ask While Buying a Smartphone

6 Questions You Should Ask While Buying a Smartphone

Looking forward to buying a new smartphone? Have you decided which one will be your perfect match? If not, then have small research on it. 

Nowadays, smartphones are on a raging fire. Everywhere, there is a trumpet of brands and synonymous features. Some phones are deceptively attractive even without having any worth.  There are some major brands which rule the smartphone universe are Samsung Mobile Phones, iPhone, Huawei, Oppo, OnePlus, and the list goes on…

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Before falling into the magic of shine, ask yourself following 6 questions:

Which brand should you choose?

Your chosen brand must be according to your budget plan. There are three classes of smartphones: High-budget, mid-go, and low-budget smartphones. Similarly, smartphone brands are classified. Samsung and Apple are the top most brands with the high-end gadget at hefty prices. Then the class is followed by Huawei which has made its position with its mid-range smartphones.

At the same time, OPPO and Vivo can employ you with top-notch yet budget smartphones. So it’s a follow-up hierarchy to choose from. Choose according to your desired class, particularly.

What RAM capacity do I need?

For a normal smartphone, 3GB of RAM is enough. The low-budget smartphones still feature 1and 2GB RAM based gadgets, but to be honest, they are completely useless. Now leading phones are boasting up to 12GB RAM and it’s clear that Samsung mobile phones are the pioneer of huge RAMs. However, 4GB RAM is available on an average mid-go phone now and it’s perfect for any normal user.

What processor is ideal?

The processor is basically the engine of the smartphones.  The available range of latest generation processors is dual-core (two), quad-core (four) and octa-core (eight). The most prevalent Quad and Octa-core processors. The processor controls the performance of the whole device, It decides how quick the smartphone will be and how fast will it respond to a command. It defines the quality of multitasking and gaming altogether. So find them accordingly, for the best performance of your smartphones.

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What size smartphone is best for me?

This is about your phone size whether it suits you or not? Smartphone size has basic parameters like its thickness, width, and length of course. If we rewind back, the primary bar phones had the screen of 2 to 3 inches normally. But now the phones have turned into phablets (Phone plus Tablet). The trending size of smartphones is 6” and above with minor thickness and easy to adjust in the palm width. Select what suits you!

What about the Camera pixels?

Most mid-go smartphone cameras have 16MP sensors. Once a 16MP camera was considered huge but now Samsung phones are acing the world. The latest Samsung Galaxy S20 is expected to be launched with 108MP as well. In spite of the fact, that many companies have launched their flagships with multiple camera lenses of 32, 48, and even 64 megapixels range. So if you are a camera freak, the chosen one which let you capture the world and its beauty in the best way.

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What storage capacity do you need?

In the older times, the storage capacity of 1GB was considered more than enough because before that battery capacity was based on some MBs only. 1GB was altogether 1024MBs, so that intrigued people a lot. Commonly, internal storage of 16, 32, 64, 128GBs is available.  But now things have changed as up to 256GB internal storage is getting normal in not-so-high end smartphones. Some of the phones even support external storage of 1Tb as well. So go for something big for yourself.

Last Word

The above mentioned questions aren’t just to make you buy a smartphone but to guarantee that you’ll get the best one among all. These questions will help you in discovering many new devices which can be your everyday companions without any trouble.

Just don’t forget to choose the smartphone based on your requirements, otherwise, you’ll probably regret it. 

General FAQs

Which processor is best for phone?

As far as the Android phone is concerned, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 and the Huawei Kirin 970 are the best phone processors. Although the Snapdragon 835 has gotten higher scores than the Kirin 970 does the Kirin 970 has added artificial intelligence and NPU.

What does the smartphone do?

A smartphone is a cell phone that allows you to do more than make phone calls and send text messages. Smartphones can browse the Internet and run software programs like a computer. Smartphones use a touch screen to allow users to interact with them.

How do I know if my phone is a smartphone?

The easiest way to check your phone’s model name and number is to use the phone itself. Go to the Settings or Options menu, scroll to the bottom of the list, and check ‘About phone’, ‘About device’ or similar. The device name and model number should be listed.


Devendra Singh

Director, Content Strategy at Digital Marketing Trends. I develop, evaluate, and improve the company's content strategies. Providing a big online presence for SMEs and StartUps.