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How To Know If You Need A Smarter Smartphone

Monday, January 15th, 2018

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If you have been thinking about getting a better smartphone, you may wonder if now is the right time. You may also want to wait to purchase a new cell phone because prices on new models are simply too high. No matter what device you have, you will eventually need a new one. Even if you don’t need one now, here are a few of the signs that you’ll want to upgrade your smartphone.

The battery is consistently dying

In today’s modern market, there is a large selection of portable charging devices to help conquer the issue of a dead phone. With these and many other forms of battery saving technologies, you never have to worry about draining your battery. Keep in mind that the longer you have your smartphone and the more you use it, the quicker the battery life will decay. If you take advantage of these solutions and your phone still dies, you may want to look into upgrading to a newer model. This is also the case if your phone randomly dies.

It takes forever to load anything

If pages and apps are constantly taking a long time to load, you may have a bigger issue than you think. Despite varying load times caused by different carriers and different connection strengths, slow load times shouldn’t constantly occur. Newer technologies like 4G and LTE improve connection load speed by up to 10 times, but must be supported by faster processors.

There are other ways to help speed up load times if you aren’t quite ready to upgrade your smartphone, including switching providers. However, your best bet is still going to be upgrading to a new smartphone at some point.

Your smartphone is constantly running out of storage

Even with add-on storage accessories, you can still run out of storage on older smartphones, or even new models with low amounts of memory. While this may not be a major issue, it can be annoying to constantly delete things just to download a picture. Low amounts of storage can also hinder your phone’s performance, slowing down and even crashing its systems. If you continue to have this issue, you may just invest in extra storage, but you will ultimately need to upgrade.

Photos are low quality

With advancements in camera technology, smartphone cameras are getting better and better with each model. These improvements are constantly making the previous phones’ photos seem blurry or grainy. Scratching, scuffing, and chipping on the camera lens can occur over time that diminishes the quality of the photo as well. Whatever the cause, if your camera is capturing low-resolution images that aren’t pleasing, you probably need a new phone.

Some functions are missing or broken

Smartphone and electronics companies are constantly trying to heighten user experience and quality of service. They enhance everything from in-app functions like stair climbing tracking on health and exercise apps to primary functions like your flashlight. Comparing your smartphone to others’ can be beneficial to finding what you’re missing out on or what functions have broken.

You can’t find any cases

Buying accessories for your phone can be fun, but also vital to the safety of your device. One of the best accessories you can buy for your smartphone is a case. There are many options available that not only protect the screen and the body of your phone, but are also stylish. However, your case is bound to break or malfunction at some point and you may not be able to find a new one. If your smartphone is too old and you cannot find a case for it, consider purchasing a newer model.

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