What should you keep in mind before buying iPhone 5
If you were (are) either a smartphone fan or Apple Devices fan, you would have definitely heard about Apple iPhone 5, which was announced in 2012 September. The device came with a 4-inched display as well as support for 4G LTE Connectivity, which indeed provides quite faster internet connectivity. Unlike from the old time, now iPhone 5 will be ship to you in no time, as they are available for purchase in store shelves.
Just like all other Apple Devices (commonly iDevices), iPhone 5 has already become a true competitors to all smartphones, that have been launched until this moment. People are now expecting iPhone 5S, along with iOS 7 updates soon. Nevertheless, you have to think at least twice if you are about to buy an iPhone 5 for you or your loved ones. We can have a look on factors you should check before purchase a brand new iPhone.
Price & Storage
Just like all other gadgets you buy, price of iPhone 5 is also a serious matter and it is one of the expensive smartphones in market (Quite usual for Apple Products). There are 16GB, 32GB and 64 GB variants available for iPhone 5 and is priced as $199, $299 and $399 respectively. You can get iPhone5 on contract basis with a specific carrier otherwise, the unlocked version will surely cost you more. You should also check your storage requirement because if you have bought a 64 GB version and is using only 10GB, it is just a waste of money, indeed.
As you might know, iPhone 5 is currently running on iOS 6 even though you can update it to v7 when the update is available for public users. Obviously, iOS is a better choice if you are looking for an easy to use User Interface. Though you can find some interesting features in Android Smartphones, iOS seems to the fittest in search for an intuitive and easy to use UI. Still, you should check your decision because Android may help you more if you are a true developer and want to do development stuff on Smartphone, when compared to iPhone.
Know the place very well, where you are going to live because the 4G LTE feature of iPhone would be exhibition object if you have no carriers in your place providing LTE Connectivity features. Moreover, if you think it would take years to get 4G in your place, you can choose other smartphones including former versions of iPhone, iPhone 4S or iPhone 4.
iPhone 5 & Work
You know, the use of Smartphones is now entering the corporate world as well and in many companies, employees are allowed to bring and use their smartphones for working purposes. If you are such an employee, you should make sure that the office systems of your company have support for iOS devices.
Unlike Android, iPhone used to have a less frequency in case of updates because it is an Apple product. Hence, it is a wise decision to wait until next Apple launch and grab the latest device rather than trying to update the current one with you.
You should check all the mentioned factors before you pay the bill of your iPhone 5 as well as considering the competitors like Galaxy S4 or S3 according to your requirement and ability to buy. Which device you own? An iPhone5? Let us know your opinions through comments.