Mobile Buying Tips and Guide

Mobile Buying Tips and Guide

        
         

SCREEN SIZE

Display size has an important role in the form factor

5-INCH OR LOWER SCREEN SIZE IS
  • Compact form factor makes it easy to carry
  • Comfortable one-handed usage
  • Easy to grip, less prone to accidents
  • Less weight adds to the comfort
5.2 TO 5.5-INCH SCREEN SIZE SUITS
  • Media consumption
  • Spaced out keyboard for typing
  • Frequent web browsing
  • Enjoying latest games on your smartphone
5.7-INCH AND ABOVE DELIVERS
  • Awesome experience when watching videos
  • Ideal for mobile gaming
  • Easy readability for e-magazines
  • Better video conferencing/chat experience

 

DISPLAY RESOLUTION

The display resolution plays an important role on how you enjoy content on your phone.

HD
  • Good for phones with 5-inch or lower screen size
  • Comparatively consumes less battery life
FULL HD
  • Good for screen size between 5 to 5.7-inch
  • Suits video viewing and gaming
QUAD-HD
  • Good for 5.5-inch and above screen size
  • Suits applications like VR gaming, multi-window apps

 

REAR CAMERA

Camera performance of your smartphone depends on the aperture, camera setup used and the pixel size.

APERTURE

Expressed as an f-number, aperture plays an important role on low-light performance of a smartphone camera.

DUAL CAMERA

Uses combination of 2 cameras to capture images

Offer higher quality photos in terms of colors and details

Can shoot DSLR-like photos with background blur

Some models use dual camera to offer optical zoom

DUAL CAMERA TYPE 1
SEPARATE CAMERAS FOR CAPTURING COLORS AND DETAILS
  • Uses 2 identical cameras in terms of sensor resolution lens aperture
  • Captures colors and details separately with individual cameras
  • Merges the 2 photos to give a sharper image with rich colors
DUAL CAMERAS TYPE 2
OPTICAL ZOOM AND BACKGROUND SEPARATION
  • Offers optical zoom without the bulk
  • Captures DSLR-like portraits with soft background
  • Lenses’ aperture is not the same on both cameras
DUAL CAMERA TYPE 3
WIDE ANGLE PHOTOS
  • Offers wide-angle shooting
  • Great for capturing landscapes
  • Uses 2 diverse types of lens
FRONT FACING CAMERA

When it comes to selfie cameras, look for the following aspects.

APERTURE
  • As explained above, lower aperture = better photos
  • Helps take good quality low-light selfie without using flash
DUAL SELFIE
  • Opt for dual selfie for background blur (bokeh)
  • Ones with wide-angle dual selfie camera fits more people in the frame
FRONT FLASH
  • Front flash helps take bright, well-lit selfies in dark environments
  • Dual tone front flash helps in capturing natural-looking skin tones

BATTERY LIFE

Want a phone with good battery life? Check the battery capacity!

Battery capacity

The higher the battery capacity, better the battery life. Here’s a table that should give you some idea on what you can expect.

 

FINGERPRINT SENSOR

Fingerprint sensors add a layer of security and convenience to your smartphone.

Unlock phone by your fingerprint, say bye bye to passwords

Fingerprint sensors are more secure over password protection

You can assign fingerprint protection to apps as well

 

DESIGN

The overall design of a smartphone plays an important role in the final user experience. Here are the key design elements and their benefits.

METAL BODY
  • Adds a level of sturdiness
  • Smooth metal finish lends a premium look
  • Metal body cools device faster

 

UNIBODY
  • Made of a single piece of metal
  • High quality build with rounded corners for comfortable in-hand fit
  • Non-removable battery

 

INFINITY DISPLAY (18:9)
  • The bigger screen in a smaller form factor
  • Attractive looks with the maximum screen-to-body ratio
  • 18:9 screen offers an immersive viewing experience

 

LATEST OPERATING SYSTEM

Buying a smartphone that runs on the latest operating system offers quite a few benefits

  • Updated security for peace of mind
  • Latest software optimization for smooth performance
  • Get all the latest features that are introduced with new OS versions

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