A Simple Guide For First Time Android Buyers

Have you heard about smart phones, but don’t have one yourself? Have you started looking at Android phones, hoping to find the perfect device? There are many things to think about when it comes to getting a great Android device.

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Carrier

One of the first things you need to look at is whether or not your cell phone carrier has the Android device that you are looking for. Most cell phone providers have a variety of Android based cell phones, and many of them also have Android tablets now, as well. If you don’t currently have a cell phone provider, look at the ones in your area. Weigh the pros and cons of each, and how well they will work for your situation.

Understand the Apps

Everyone has heard about the many different types of Apps that you can get on an Android device. There is everything from games to apps that will help you keep track of your work hours. There are so many apps out there that they are not all available on the Android marketplace. Before getting your new Android device, you may want to look at a beginner’s guide to non-market Android apps. This can help you understand how to get and use some of the apps that you will want.

Ease of Use

In general, most Android devices are extremely easy to use. However, the level of difficulty does change with each device. You may want to read reviews, or see if you can borrow a friend’s phone before you decide to purchase. If you are tech-savvy this most likely won’t be a problem; however, if you are looking for something that is extremely user friendly, make sure you know what you are getting into before you purchase your device.

Know What you Want

There are a variety of Android devices. One of the most important things to know before you purchase is what you want your device to be able to do. You may find that you want a smart phone that will allow you to play games, as well. Or you might find that you don’t really need a phone – instead, an Android tablet would work best. No matter what you are looking for, you will be able to find the right option.

Choosing the right device is important. You need to make sure that you have enough power in your device to do everything you need, and balance that with it being user friendly enough for you to not get overwhelmed with.

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