Here Are Things To Look Out For While Shopping For A Phone

By Soko Directory Team / June 3, 2020 | 9:33 am




Everybody would love to have a good phone. Initially, people would just buy phones for the sake of using them for making calls. Not anymore. For the current generation, a phone has everything to do with life itself.

It is challenging to get a good phone nowadays. There are so many counterfeits that make it almost impossible to get a genuine gadget from a genuine manufacturer. To buy a good and original phone requires more than just having two eyes.

Buying a good phone requires special skill and planning. You don’t just wake up and go into a shop and buy a phone. You will be disappointed. This piece breaks down some of the 5 major things you should consider before buying a phone.

The Brand

How many phone brands do you know? Before buying a phone, have a specific brand in mind. Do not just fall for anything. It is advisable that you go for popular brands such as Nokia. The good thing about going for popular brands is because the majority of them have designated shops for their phones and other electronics and there is no chance of them selling you a phone that is fake.

The Color

This sounds like something easy but it is not. You should consider the type of color for your phone. What is your favorite color? Go for that. Many people prefer going for black because black can rhyme with any outfit. Choose a color that you like, one that stands out but not outside your status.

Space

A good phone has enough space. Enough space ensures that the phone does not easily hang or become slow in functioning immediately you start installing apps. A phone with enough storage space will enable you to save files such as pictures, music, videos among others. You also need to find out whether the phone you intend to buy supports micro-SD cards.

Camera

Currently, having a phone that takes clear photos with a wide range of zooming is everything. While shopping for a phone, shop for its camera too. You do not want to disturb your friends to take pictures of you using their “powerful” phones.

Latest arrival

When going for a phone from a brand you know, go for the latest arrival. This ensures that you get to sample the top layer of a product with no counterfeits of the same.

A good phone should have at least some of these features:

Size: 154.8 x 75.59 x 8.85 mm

Weight: 161g

OS: Android 9 Pie (Go Edition)

RAM: 1 GB

Memory: 16GB + up to 64GB MicroSD

Processor: Quad Core 1.4 GHz processor (Unisoc)

Display: 5.7 HD+, IPS

Rear flash: LED

Battery: 2800 mAh, Removable

Connectivity: Micro USB, 3.5 mm jack, GSM/4G, WiFi b/g/n, BT 4.2, GPS

Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer (G-sensor)

Extra: Google Assistant Key; Nano SIM (Single, Dual), 5V/1A charger, FM Radio, 1 microphone





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