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September 11, 2018

Mobile Phone Buying Guide - What to Look for When Buying a Phone

Nowadays, smartphone become the most convenient device for people to connect with others. But do you know how to find a smartphone for your need? The following five points are the keys you need to know before you buy a smartphone.

1. Operating system

There are three operating systems including Android, iOS and Windows system. It is recommended to use Android or iOS operating system. Android system is widely used, and the available application software is extremely rich, meanwhile it is easily to be customized and typically at a lower cost. IOS system consumes little power and does not occupy too much memory, and the available apps are also very rich, but iOS phones are usually at a higher price. Windows Phones are less common, but emphasize integration with Microsoft products and offer high end camera software on certain models.

Mobile Phone Buying Guide - OS

2. Brand

Smartphone brand is important and it is recommended everyone should choose brand mobile phone since you can get better products and services. If you choose Android system, then there are a lot of options. To choose from the best budget phones, HONOR is recommended. It is the brand of good quality and with powerful standby capacity and performance in relatively lower price. HONOR smartphones support daily use and game playing as well, in addition, there are various HONOR product lines for you to choose from.

Mobile Phone Buying Guide - honor smartphones

3. RAM running memory and ROM storage:

RAM Generally, larger RAM memory make a smoother mobile phone running experience. It is recommended that a smartphone's RAM should be more than 4G. ROM storage is generally higher than 32G and 64GB is recommended. Since some smartphones do not support memory card, it is recommended that you choose larger ROM storage. However, this is not the case for HONOR phones, as most HONOR phones support extended memory card to allow you to expand it to a storage up to 256GB.

4. Screen resolution

Resolution can have a huge impact on the phone experience, and it is recommended to choose a higher resolution, which should be at least 1280x720. Most HONOR phones have resolution above this suggestion.

5. Android system version

Android system is updated quickly, so it is recommended that you choose the new version of Android. Newer phones are typically faster and more powerful than their respective older versions. Certainly newer phones will be at a higher price. What worth mentioned is that older model phones will have more difficulties in running new applications. When a new phone model released, the older models will immediately go down and the price will often decrease to reflect that. At present, HONOR Play, and HONOR 10 are all running latest Android 8.1(Android Oreo).

6. Purchase channel

It is suggested that you should go to the official website (official channel) for purchase, so as not to buy fake products or refurbished machines. See smartphone price list for HONOR phones in Malaysia.