Tips for choosing a smartphone for yourself in 2021

By Mashum Mollah 

Are you still using those old smartphones with 2 GB RAM? If so, then it is high time that you change your smartphone. The digital trends are changing, so if you cannot cope with the trends, you will find it hard to socialize yourself.

With hundreds of brands and thousands of products in the market, it can be overwhelming to choose the best mobiles that feel tailor-made for you.

However, you do not have to worry about a thing. We are here for you. We will guide you through the features that you must need in your smartphone.

Figure out the features your needs

Before you can start buying a new smartphone, you need to figure out what you want from your smartphone. You can begin by drafting a list of features or requirements that you would like on your smartphone.

There are several factors that you need to consider before solidifying your buying decision. For instance, you must ask yourself what kind of smartphone you want? Do you want a one-handed smartphone? Do you like long battery life? What kind of operating system do you prefer? Or do you need large storage to store all your favorite music?

There are hundreds of things that you can wish from your smartphone. So, make a list of your requirements and then look for a smartphone to accommodate all your required features.

Choosing an operating system

There are quite a handful of operating systems in the market. However, only two are most commonly used: iOS and Android. Both the operating systems are different. So, shifting from one operating system to the other can be challenging. So, I will advise you to stick with the current operating system you are using.

The android operating system is a versatile operating system. It offers a diversity of applications and software that can help you with several things.

While on the other hand, the iOS operating system is much more classic and self-centered. iOS has very limited application services, but all are top-notched services.

Specification that needs to be considered

With so many brands in the market, it is tough to stick with one smartphone. You cannot even believe the words of the employees that are selling the phones. Hence, the only option left with you is to do your thorough research, list out your requirements, and look for a smartphone that feels tailor-made for you.

Let’s have a look at the specifications that you need to consider before making a buying decision.

  1. Design

There are several models that are currently trending in the market. If you want to use a smartphone that can be easily used with one hand, then look for small screen size based smartphones. There are even smartphones that support smart watch. If you want to use your smartphone in hand-free mode, you must look for a mobile device connected to a smartwatch.

  1. Screen

You will be going to spend most of your free time gazing at your mobile screen, so it is better that you go for a smartphone that has at least a full HD screen display. And yes, do not forget to have AMOLED for the display. It helps to reduce overall power consumption.

  1. Performance

The performance is directly proportional to the processor and RAM. Processors are the most influential factors that help the users to decide which phone you want to buy. Currently, the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor is the leading brand in the smartphone industry. However, you can also go for media tech, Exynos, and “i” chipset.

  1. Operation system

Operating systems play an essential role in making smartphones user friendly. If the operating systems are not simple enough, it can be a hassle to understand smartphones’ end-user interphase.

  1. Camera

The smartphone camera technology has improved over the last couple of years. You will now find high MegaPixel cameras even in the mid-range phones. However, a high MegaPixel does not always mean that the picture quality will also be good. If there is a chance to test out the camera performance, make sure that you do that.

  1. Battery life

Battery life has become an essential factor in owning a smartphone. You at least need a smartphone that can last a full day before next charging. The mAh rating will give you a basic idea of the battery life, but don’t forget to read customers reviews on their actual performance.

  1. Storage

Storage has a vital role to play, as well. You do not want to have a smartphone that runs out of space too fast. There were days when 16 GB were standard. But the problem with the 16 GB was that it was prone to a shortage of space. So, to never face this kind of situation, go for at least 64GB.


With that being said, now you know what you need to consider before making smartphone buying decisions. I hope the content was helpful, and you were able to find the answers to your questions.

(Mashum Mollah is a passionate blogger. He loves to share his thoughts, ideas, and experiences with the world through blogging. He is associated with TechNetDeals and TechTrendsPro. Follow him on Instagram and LinkedIn).


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