The Operation system is the first and the most important factor you should take into consider, for the OS is the thing that puts ‘Smart’ in your smartphone. So there are some different OS now in the world.
Now is the most popular smartphone platform in the world. There is much more hardware options from several manufacturers than Windows Phone or IOS system. Also, Android is much more open than IOS, which means it is easy for the smartphone makers to innovate on top of Google’s software. The Google Play store has more than 1 million apps in the store, and it can offer anlmost everything you need.
IOS is the OS only found in iPhones. The OS promises a smooth operation, compared to Android system is very rare to find an iPhone freezing during use. And the only way to download an app is through App stores, that’s a little annoying. Also, you have to use iTunes to connect your iPhone to your PC, and yes, even in App store, you can buy the apps from abroad, you can only buy from local dealers. But for most of the iPhone users, the IOS will still be the first choice, for it is extremely intuitive to use.
Intel has offered their own smartphone OS, Windows Phone, but compare to the ‘big two’ the WP still has a long way to catch up. For the WP system, the lack of apps is still a big problem, but don’t worry; now most popular apps have already made their way to this platform. If you are not very purchasing the newest apps, this will not be a big problem.
Blackberry OS is developed by Blackberry Ltd for its Smartphone handheld devices. Once blackberry is the leader of the smartphone market, but now the Blackberry has fallen behind for some years, But if you are a blackberry veteran, the Blackberry OS may still be the first choice.
Nowadays, the smartphone has been in the trend to increase the screen size into incredibly large. And a big screen will always attract shoppers’ eye. But with a large screen, the smartphone will be not as compact as we wish, it will be more like a tablet than a cell phone, so a large screen phone will give you a lot more real estate for video playback, game playing, but it will be not easy to operate this big thing with one hand, and this phone will tend to be heavier and not fit in your pockets.
As a smartphone is not a device to just make a phone call, text. The various apps has made the smartphone to do increasingly complex works, so have a phone with the speed to handle them can be important. A powerful processor and plenty of RAM may help to speed up the phone. If you like to take photos and videos or like storing plenty of music on your phone, you must pay attention to the storage to match your needs. Some devices do not offer an external storage option, which means you should buy the device with enough internal space to store all your files. With an external storage, you may not have much built-in storage, for you can just buy some micro-SD cared and plug them into your device.
Camera We pick out the Camera into independent criteria because for many people, the camera is the most important part of a smartphone. The megapixel count is important for the cameras’ performance---the more megapixel, the more detailed images your will get. If you’re interested in video shooting, the best smartphones should offer a HD recording.
Battery life Having a powerful smartphone is fun, but if it cannot last enough time, it will be annoying to frequent recharge your device. So a long battery life will be a good choice.
Feature Other features are also very important to a smartphone, Wi-Fi hot spot and Bluetooth 4.0 are all about the connectivity, the 4G lit capability is the newest and fastest connections now in the markets. The water resistance will give the smartphone the ability to resist dusk and moisture, which make sure the device work will in most of the scenarios.