Simply Nerdy Mom: How To Find The Perfect Phone For Your Needs

Sunday, January 12, 2020

How To Find The Perfect Phone For Your Needs




Phones come, and phones go, and it’s rare nowadays to stick with a phone for more than three or four years. And although it seems wasteful to go through them so quickly, the rate at which technology is advancing is why many of us are drawn to the latest on the market. So here are some tips for finding the perfect phone for your needs.
This is a collaborative post. 


Have A Budget
A budget is a great place to start whenever you’re trying to think about buying a phone. There are so many options out there that it can be easy to get sold one of the more expensive ones, thinking you needed it. In reality, it was out of your price range of what you could afford, and now you’re stuck with a phone until it’s either paid off or you can afford to get a new one. Setting a budget is up to you on how much you want to spend, and most of it will be down to what it is you require. If you’re after buying it outright, then you’ll be spending several hundred dollars, and with contract, it could be anything from ten dollars to eight dollars. It all depends on what it is you want to come with the phone that will affect the overall price.

Prepaid Or Contract
There are usually two main options to pick from when it comes to a phone. You can either pick prepaid, which is where you buy it outright. You can then continue to top it up with the relevant data, calls, or texts you need via a prepaid bill. It is getting to the point though for many, where we’re using apps to text and call, so it may become irrelevant eventually. Contract is where you’re tied into paying a certain amount each month for a period of time that tends to be around 12 to 48 months. There are advantages and disadvantages to both, but it’s probably best to think about where you are financially and what you can afford.


Will Your Phone Be Used For Work?
For some people, phones are used for simply getting from A to B or communicating with friends. You want to consider whether you’ll be using your phone for work because if that’s the case, a bigger screen might be better in order for you to see everything. Some phones have smaller screens that might make looking at your diary or calendar a little more difficult, so therefore the bigger screen may help.


Consider Other Specs
And finally, consider everything else when it comes to the specs that a phone has. Do you need a good quality camera? Is storage important to you and what other benefits could be worth having. There are lots to think about, so don’t rush into it without knowing exactly what you want.

Finding your perfect phone is going to be different to everyone else’s, so don’t just buy a phone because your friend has one. Do your research and shop around.

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