If you are thinking of buying a new smartphone then it is beneficial to know about different smartphones available in the market. There are a huge number of smartphones available on the market such as Android, Blackberry, Symbian and so on and their features are also somewhat similar with vast mobile deals due to which it is very difficult to choose between them. Generally, selection of smartphone is done based on a person’s need, preference and a phone’s efficiency to excel when required in order to perform any given number of tasks; for example, a person who loves photography should buy a smartphone with high resolution camera, whereas audiophiles must find a smartphone with high audio storage capacity and good playback quality. As there are vast varieties of smartphones available in the market, you can always find one that is apt for you. Here are a few things which you should look into when buying a smartphone:
Research about different OS:
There are six popular operating systems available on the market-
Android- It is the most popular OS which is the finest in terms of price, features and choice of applications. You can find this operating system in almost every brand like micromax, HTC or Dell
Symbian- It is second largest operating system based on popularity and is also open source like android but majorly used by Nokia.
BlackBerry- This is the authorized operating system of RIM. It is in high demand by the enterprise customers as it supports office apps too.
Apple’s iOS –it is one of the most popular operating systems all over the world with advanced features.
Bada- this is the new operating system by Samsung for lower priced smartphones
Windows phone 7- it is the windows operating system with very few devices on the market.
Smartphones are designed for multitasking and for running multiple apps which can be done smoothly with a powerful processor. Nowadays most of the devices use android with a 600 MHZ processor consisting of quite a low clock speed.
The speed of the phone depends on how fast the ROM (read only memory) and RAM (random access memory) are accessed by the processor. These are the locations where all necessary files of the operating system are present. While opting for a Smartphone 256 MB of ROM and RAM of 512 MB is advisable.
Another factor to be considered is phone’s internal memory which is used to store more programme files.
Usually, the display is the input device in most of the smartphones. There are two types of touchscreen:
Opt for smartphones having capacitive technology as it has better screen resolution and accuracy in touch sensing.
Make sure that battery has a higher mAh for longer battery life. These days most Smartphones have 1000 mAh of batteries, it will be better you look for 1500 mAh if you are looking at a high end Smartphone.
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