Smart phone are electronics devices which combines personal digital assistant, camera, GPS function, internet surfing, storage devices, media player and hand phone telecommunication. More and more features are added by manufacturer and full touch screen has already replace keypad for many smart phones.
Samsung, Apple, Motorola and Sony Ericsson are some of the common brand you will see when you searching for a smart phone at your nearest hand phone mobile telecommunication shop. The main factor is the design and functionality which makes it different and yet suitable to your daily mobile needs. Most smart phone and line provider provides internet access and a post-paid plan for your mobile contract. Below are some factors for selecting the smart phone that is just right for your use.
Operating System (OS)
There is the Apple with uses iOS, Androit by Google and Window 7.5 by Windows. The choice of operating system will be match closely with the application its has for the mobile user. Apple is by far having the most application for user, follow by Androit and then Windows 7.5
Most smart phone nowadays come with touch screen and a full screen display more then 3" with 640 x 640 pixel resolution or more. A higher end display with have more then 300 pixel per inch (PPI) , capable of display vivid images and stunning videos in HD format. This PPI stand for an area of inch by inch, it can show 300 pixels (dots) inside this area.
Look for a smart phone with dual core processor and speed of 1 GHz and above. This is necessary for high speed performance of images and internet application. Enjoy non-interrupted video playback and fast respond multi-tasking on your smart phone.
Go for smart phone with minimum 16 Gigabyte (GB) of memory or more. Storage of music, files, video, application installation files, camera, images, office files and games required a lot of memory storage space. With 16 GB of data can store about 4000 songs, 3200 photos, 8000 documents and 4 hours of HD video recording. That is a lot of data to store.
This is the most important features as it allows the mobile user to take photo and share it on social media network like facebook. Choose a 5-megapixel camera and high definition HD (720p) recording capability. Pixel is dots count of the image and a 5-megapixel will have 5 millions dots to form the image. HD 720p is 720 broadcast lines with aspect ratio of 16:9. This work out to be 1280x720 resolution video recording.
3G/4G and Communication network
Most smart phone comes with UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA/GSM/EDGE/CDMA for both 900MHz and 1800 MHz range of communicable network frequency. Wifi 802.11b/g/n are essential for local area network and blue tooth wireless technology to communicate with your hand free ear piece. More high end range of smart phone will comes with GPS, digital compass, three-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor and ambient light sensor.
With advance in technology and using rechargeable lithium-ion battery, the talk time of most smart phone can reach 6 hours and more on 3G network. The smart phone comes with a standby time of up to 4 days and continuous video play back of 8 hours or more.
You can complete your smart phone with case and display protector. If you are traveling, you may need a car kit and for convenient charging at home, get a desktop kit charger set.