What Should You Check When Buying A Smartphone

Going to buy a new smartphone in the upcoming days? Well if the answer is yes, then this is the article for you. As you already know the fact there are quite a lot of top mobile phones exists in the market. Hence, as a result, it becomes tough for us to choose the right device for ourselves. Just in case if this is the case with you, then we are here to help you out.

Buying a Smartphone

Here, we will mention some of the things that you need to consider when buying a smartphone. So let’s just check them out:

What Should You Check When Buying a Smartphone

Which smartphone should you get?

Well, when it comes to purchasing a new device. The first that you need to do is figuring out what you will do with the device. Are you just going to make phone calls using the device and post updates on social media? Or you would play heavy games? Or you are someone who takes quite a lot of images and is in search of a great camera?

Try to figure out the purpose of the smartphone and then take a decision which device to get. As in the market, there are some of the top mobile phones available for different tasks. So you better make the decision at first.

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Screen Size and type:

Screen Size and type is also something that you should consider. Like if you are a smartphone gamer, then you would want to go for a device which has a large display. So you can play games without any issues. Or if you are going to watch multimedia content on your device, then large screen something that you may need.

However on an average at least 5.2 inches display size would satisfy your needs. No matter for which reason you are going to use the smartphone. It is advisable not to pick a device below 5.2 inches display. Although most of the smartphones come with more than a 5.2 inches display.

Another thing that you need to consider is the display type. Whether it is an LCD or AMOLED. The main difference between both of these display is that LCD seems a little brighter compared to an AMOLED display. As a result, you will be able to see display content in a better way even under the sunlight.

On the other hand, the AMOLED display offers a sharper contrast and more saturated colors.


Whenever it comes to processor, there are quite a lot of things matters. Like on the basis of processor the future software update matters. Also, it decides the performance of the device.

Talking about the processor, Qualcomm and MediaTek are the popular ones even it is quite a safe deal. However, companies like Samsung and Huawei have their processor. These processors are also good enough and offer best in the business performance.  Also while picking up a device, you should research about the processor and figure out if the processor will do satisfy your needs or not.

RAM and Storage:

If you are going to get an Android device. Then you must check out the RAM and Internal memory specifications. Also, see if the smartphone will support MicroSD card or not. If it does not support memory capacity expansion via a MicroSD card, then do look for large internal memory.

However, on an average, a smartphone with 64 or 128GB of internal memory will do the job. However, if your smartphone does not have much storage, then you can go for cloud storage options. Also if we talk about the RAM, well for general usage smartphone with 2GB of RAM would do the job. For average usage then 4GB RAM will be enough for you. But if you are a heavy user, then 6GB of RAM and 8GB of RAM will work the best for you.

Battery Life:

Battery life is something that you should consider when choosing a smartphone. As it is one of the most important features of a smartphone.

However there is this rumor that many of us have, we think that a higher number of mAh will offer great battery life. However it does not mean so, there are quite a lot of things that you should consider. For example, a smartphone with a large display and higher resolution would consume more battery power. On the other hand, the latest processors are made in a way which will optimize the battery life and offer you maximum results.

The simple way to find this details, you better check for the benchmark results for the smartphone that you are planning to purchase. Instead of reviews. However, a 3,000 mAh is capable of offering good results, and it will last long for a day. Also check if your device supports fast charging or not, as it has also turned out be an important feature.


The camera is one of the essential features for many. Hence, as a result, the smartphone makers have started focusing on the camera section. Also, they are trying their best to improve it as much as they can. While choosing a smartphone, you should check out the number of megapixels, optical stabilization,  hybrid autofocus, manual modes type of features. Also, some of the devices come with selfie features. Also, you can say that lately, smartphone camera s have turned out to be digital cameras.

However, you should not completely go for a device which has the highest number of megapixels. As it is not the only thing that decides a camera quality. So you better make sure that you are checking reviews of the camera at first and then go for the smartphone.


Well, these are some of the most common things that you should consider when buying a smartphone. Although most of the top mobile phones in today’s market will full fill your needs. But still checking the review of the device is a must step you should take.

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Moumita Ghosh

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