Top 5 Things to Consider When Buying a Smartphone

Buying a smartphone should not be as traumatic as doing your taxes. But all too often it is. This may help.

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Buying a smartphone - especially your first smartphone - can be really daunting. The formula is something like: Features x operating system x handset x carrier = AARGGHH!!! Brian Cooley lays out the Top 5 things people like you consider when making that smartphone choice. Hopefully this helps!

After you've watched this video, then take a look at CNET Editors' favorite smartphones as of this moment.

About the author

Brian Cooley joined CNET in 1995 and always comes at technology from the real consumer's point of view. He brings his high energy, often skeptical style to all avenues of CNET coverage, with an emphasis on car tech. You'll also find him frequently on television, radio and the TV screens at Costco!

 

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