Factors To Consider While Buying A Smartphone


Are you planning to buy a new smartphone? At present, you will find so many smartphone companies with the end number of models. So many smartphone brands and their different models create confusion among people on which one to choose.

For a non-tech-savvy person, selecting the right smartphone can be more difficult. Don’t worry, we are here to help you. If you are one of those people who don’t know what to consider before getting a smartphone, this post is for you. Considering the below-given factors will help you find the perfect phone.

1. Display

The first and major factor to consider is the display of the smartphone. You will find mobile phone models of different display sizes with different display resolutions. What display smartphone to select is highly based on your day to day use.

If you want to use your smartphone for streaming videos, editing photos or videos, and watching movies, then you should get a smartphone with a pretty large display (5.5-inch or 6-inch). And, you need full-HD or QHD resolution.

2. Build quality

Another important factor is the build quality of the smartphone. You will find a smartphone either of metal or plastic. Apart from metal and plastic, you will also find many smartphones with the glass-coated panel. With the glass panel smartphone, the utmost care will be required. This is the reason why almost all people go with smartphone build with either metal or plastic.

3. Processor

The selection of a smartphone processor is highly based on your usage. The processing power in a smartphone varies depending on several factors such as UI, bloatware, OS version, etc. If you use your smartphone for editing images/videos, playing heavy games, streaming movies, multi-tasking, etc., then you should go with Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 or Snapdragon 820/821. So, the selection of the smartphone process is also based on daily usage.

4. RAM

RAM or Random Access Memory is like the short-term memory of your smartphone. In short, the higher the RAM of your smartphone, the better user experience you will get. Don’t buy a smartphone with low RAM as this will not provide you with the desired user experience. You should pick a smartphone with at least 2 GB RAM. Getting a smartphone with lower than 2�GB RAM will create difficulty in multi-tasking and your phone will keep lagging. While buying a smartphone, you should also check out how much space is consumed by pre-installed apps. Even if you get a phone with a RAM of 2 GB or more, if the pre-installed apps are consuming high memory, you will not get the desired experience.

5. Storage (ROM)

Storage space or ROM is another factor to look for when buying a new smartphone. The smartphone you select needs to have sufficient storage space as per your usage. At present, you will find smartphones with the internal storage space of 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, and so on, If you keep important and large files in your smartphone, then you need to pick the one with storage space of 32 GB, 64 GB, or more. Smartphones also support memory cards. If you think the smartphone you like does not have enough internal storage space, then you can get a memory card and insert it in the smartphone for the additional storage.

6. Camera

Who doesn’t like to take selfies and capture memories? So this factor is important for almost all people. At present, you will find smartphone companies providing 32 megapixels, 64 megapixels of camera. But do you know the smartphone camera quality is not just about megapixels? Though it has its importance, other factors like autofocus, aperture, etc. play a crucial in taking the quality images from the camera.

7. Battery life

It is obvious that you don’t want your smartphone battery gets low quickly. If you are a heavy user do tasks such as editing photos or videos, playing heavy games, multi-tasking, etc. in your smartphone, then your smartphone will run out of battery pretty quickly. Getting a long-lasting smartphone battery becomes important when you travel a lot. You should pick a smartphone battery with 3500 mAh to 4000 mAh.

8. Price

Last but not least, the price of the smartphone is an important factor. Before buying a smartphone, you need to have a clear idea about your budget, the price you can afford to pay for the new smartphone. It’s up to you and your buying capacity how much you should spend on getting a new smartphone.


So these are the important factors to consider before buying a new smartphone. Considering these factors will help you in getting the right smartphone within the budget.