Smartphones have taken over the world of phones and you definitely don’t want to be left behind. If you look around, you’d see different variants of smartphones ranging from Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows and more.

We are not here to talk about the wide range of smartphones in the world but to reveal to you things to consider before buying a new phone.

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Here are a list of things you should never ignore before buying a new phone or you regret buying that phone. Do not overlook these pointers below..

1. Your Pocket

You want to buy a new phone but don’t have enough cash in place for it, then there’s need to align you target to what you can afford at that moment.

Another way to buy your desired phone is to wait for some months after launch, phones doesn’t appreciate but depreciate. What this means is that, its price would likely drop from its initial launch price.

NB: In situations when dollar rate isn’t stable, prices of phones can change immensely. Be quick to get a device so that it won’t become a burden buying later.

Tips: You should look out for promo deals and wait for the right time to strike perfect deals on Jumia & Konga, they usually have breath-taking discounts on these online stores.

2. Phone’s Specs & Review

This is a very important aspect of phone pre-purchase tips. Let it be known to you that its very dangerous not checking out if a phone fits the bill before purchase, this mistake could go a long way to haunt you.

Reviews are in-depth assessment of this device by people whom have purchased before you or have access to use this phone. They examine for faults, errors, and every other things that might actually be wrong with it, in addition the also give positive reviews on it.

Finally check out for specs in the aspect of Screen Size, Android OS, Camera pixels (Front & Rear), Battery Capacity, Network Type, Processor Speed, RAM, Storage Capacity.

Also Read: 11 Android Specifications To Look Out For Before Buying A New Phone (2016)

In addition, availability of Quick charging feature (flash charge), HotKnot, OTA update & more is a plus.

So here’s my advice for you, before buying a phone make sure you’ve checked for its specifications and probably review to ensure this device is what they painted it to be.