Communication Classifieds

By: Martin Davis

If you are thinking about buying your new mobile through the phone classifieds, free classifieds or free ads in papers or online then there are certain factors you need to take into consideration. Therefore, if you see a phone that you like at a price far less than in the shop it is still a good idea to try it out and see whether it is what you want. Certainly, checking the same phone out in your local mobile phone store will offer you the chance to feel and see if the one you have selected is the right mobile for you.

When it comes to deciding which the right mobile phone is for you this can prove to be somewhat of a challenge. This is because you have a wide selection of makes and models to choose from. Along with the more well recognized models produced by companies such as Motorola, Nokia and Samsung there are plenty of other companies now offer mobile phones at extremely competitive prices.

However, before you actually go out and make that all-important purchase it is crucial that you do as much research before hand. Certainly, you could go to your local store and see what they have available, but going online will save you not only time but money as well.

Today there are many advertisements online for mobiles and all the accessories that you can get to go with them. When it comes to deciding, which phone it is you want to purchase the first thing you need to decide is what if any additional features it is you want to have.

Certainly the main features that many people are looking for in theirs is not only can they use it to make calls and for doing text messages. However, many now would like one of the latest camera phones that are available. Moreover, if they are constantly on the move then a phone, which comes with blue tooth technology, is extremely essential as well. What in fact you should be doing is choosing a mobile with the features that you really need, rather than wasting money on ones that you do not need. For example if you already have an MP3 player why go out and spend money on one of the walkman phones as well.

Another important factor that needs to be taken into consideration when purchasing a phone especially if you are using free ads you see in a paper or online is what kind of service do they provide. Ideally, you are looking for one who offers you the best coverage for your phone possible especially in relation to where the majority of the calls you are going to make.
One of the first things that you should be looking at with any mobile is the display and sound quality. If you are going to be making calls in locations where noise levels are high then you need a phone that you can actually hear others when they call. In addition, you need to look carefully at the display on the phone and is it going to be easy to read even when lighting conditions are bad.

Also, if you are going to be purchasing a mobile with a colour screen it is crucial that the one you choose is of the highest colour and resolution possible. Certainly if you have purchased a camera phone and are looking to view the photos, you have taken with it then the mobile should have a resolution of 65,000 colours or more. The higher the number then the far better the quality of the pictures you see on yours will be.

Another important thing to consider when purchasing any new mobile phone is what accessories it comes with. Generally, most phones come with not just sim cards, but a charger and a hands free kit. Unfortunately, you may well find that little extras such as cases and a Bluetooth headset are items that you will have to pay for. So you will need to factor in the costs of these in order to see if you really are getting a bargain.

When you are looking at purchasing a new mobile, another item that you need to look at closely is the battery. The actual life of a battery will vary from model to model and you need to know not only how much talk time the battery provides you with but stand by time as well. Ideally, look for a phone that as well as having around three to seven hours of talk time but has enough stand by time that you do not actually need to carry a charger with you.

Finally when it comes to you buying any kind of new mobile phone it is important that you actually hold it in your hands to see just how it looks and feels. Again, the best way of getting a feel for any phone, especially if you are considering buying one online is to visit your local mobile phone store. Here you will be able to spend time perusing the many different makes and models and holding them to see whether the layout is right for you.

Also, although the much smaller mobile phones that are now available do look great and do not take up too much space. If you have large fingers actually using the keyboard or the other function buttons could prove to be somewhat difficult.

Finally, when it comes to buying any kind of new mobile phones you should actually keep what you intend spending on one in mind. You may even find that just waiting a few weeks and you could in fact get the phone that you really want for a much lower price. Recently, 02 who have the rights to selling the Apple iPhone in the UK have slashed the price by ?100. So it may be worth your while biding your time and just regularly checking to see what if any the prices of the phone you are interested in are doing.

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