Buying Tips for Mobile Phone | Buyers Guide for Mobile Phone | How to buy Cell Phone

Buying Tips for Mobile Phone | Buyers Guide for Mobile Phone | How to buy Cell Phone

You may already have a budget in mind as to how much you would like to spend. Mobile Phones range from Rs. 2,500 onwards in India and Pakistan. The size and features affect the price.


Now come to the talk time, The talk time of the mobile phone is the number of minutes you can talk with a fully charged standard battery. The talk time with a standard battery varies between 100 minutes to 750 minutes. Approximately 700 mAh will be able to give you a talk time of 4 to 6 hours. A longer talk time allows you to go without recharging the batteries for longer.



There are 3 types of batteries available in the Indian and Pakistan market.


Slimmer larger power capacity. Heavier and less power capacity
Does not discharge when phone is switched off Discharges when the battery is not in use
Can be recharged without capacity reducing Battery's capacity reduces over time due to frequent recharging.
More expensive More economical if your usage is low
Phone cost- Rs. 3, 000 to Rs. 50,000 Phones cost- Rs. 4, 000 to Rs. 7,000


This defines the size of the phone. There are two mobile phones categories we have on the web site: Small (Palm Size) and Medium Size.


Easy to carry, keep in a pocket or in a purse
Rs. 3,095 to 40,099
Larger and bulkier than small phones ..........
Rs. 3,895 to Rs. 45, 675

If you are concerned about the size of your mobile phone, and need to carry it in your top pocket, you would prefer a Small Size phone.



Dual Band A switch that allows you to switch between transmissions that are adopted by different countries You cannot use a phone in a country where your GSM is not supported. If you are global traveler and would like to use your handset in different countries, you would need a phone with a dual band.
Enhanced Full Rate Speech (EFR) Reduces the amount of background noise that gets transmitted along with your voice when you talk on the phone. If you live in a noise-polluted city, this feature is a must.
General Packet Radio Service Allows you to be continuously connected to higher capacity Internet-based services You can use all the Internet applications like web browsing, email, chat, telnet, File Transfer Protocol (FTP) over the mobile network.
Inbuilt Answering Machine Allows you to record a personal message, which automatically answers calls that you were unable to receive and allows the caller to leave a verbal message for you. You can retrieve these voice messages at your convenience.
Infrared Port Enables wireless connections between the computer and the mobile phone devices You can use IR to send and receive phone book entries (business cards) and reminder notes.
Internal Antenna and Battery An in-built antenna and battery in the handset. Makes the phone more compact and also gives the handset a very sleek and elegant look
Internal Vibrating Alert This feature can be programmed to physically vibrate when a call is received. Useful when you receive calls in places where you can't keep the ringer on. For e.g. in a theatre, or in an important conference / meeting.
Multimedia Messaging Service Allows you to send and receive rich media messages comprising of text, sounds, images and video to and from MMS capable handsets. MMS will add colourful images, animations and sound clips to your messages.
PDA Enabled Can do some functions of a PDA such as organising dates/contacts, memos, etc. Enables you to carry out the functions of a PDA as well.
Picture Messaging It is a graphic that can be used with a short message or used to replace a short message. A creative way of communicating with your friends.
Short Message Services With this service you can send and receive text messages to or from other mobile phone users This is very useful when you need to send information to a person who is unable to answer your call or communicate with another mobile phone user.
Voice Dial A voice recognition system that allows you to dial a telephone number stored in your phone memory by just saying the person's name. Voice dial is very convenient and useful in places where you cannot see the key pad or while driving. It also assists speedy dialing of telephone numbers

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