Buying a phone, these days can be rather confusing at times due to the number of options available. You can buy a phone almost anywhere these days. If you go to a mall, you will find at least one shop selling mobile phones.
Nowadays, smartphones are made by many companies, the most popular of which are Apple and Samsung. However, there are also many others that manufacture smartphones like HTC, Sony, LG, Nokia and Motorolla not to forget the countless Chinese brand phones.
From the brands mentioned above, many people want to go for a well known and reliable brand like Samsung or Apple. These shoppers often go to the local phone store and buy a phone. They do not do any research to find where they can get the best deal.
Getting a Phone for free with a contract
In the UK, many mobile phone network operators will give you a smartphone for free as long as you sign a contract with them for a predetermined term. At the end of the term, the phone is yours, and you have not really paid much. You can get a decent smartphone for anything from GBP 12 per month. This monthly payment will include calls minutes, SMS’s and data services. Many people may not have to pay any more unless they are heavy users.
How to choose
Depending on your requirements you can select a phone that has just been released and has top specs or one that has medium specs. What you must remember is that the value of these smartphones depreciate very quickly due to the manufacturers coming out with more advanced models on a regular basis. If you want to get one of these phones you should contact a contact a cellular network provider and ask them what’s available and what the contract terms will be.
Remember there is no need to get a high-end smartphone if you are not going to use all its features. Conversely, if you are a person who relies on their phone for business and personal use and will take full advantage of these powerful devices, you should go for the recent high-end models.