Should I Buy an Android Smartphone? 3 Pros, 3 Cons

Android is the dominant mobile platform, but is it the right smartphone for you?

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Should I Buy an Android Smartphone? 3 Pros, 3 Cons

Should I Buy an Android Smartphone? Probably, but it Depends

Android logo 300x300 Should I Buy an Android Smartphone? 3 Pros, 3 ConsA few years ago, if you’d been wondering “Should I buy an Android smartphone?” you probably would have been better off with an iPhone.

However, Google’s Android has closed the gap in usability and functionality since then and the huge range of Android smartphones — including flagship devices like the Galaxy S4 — means there’s hardware and a price point for anyone. The app gap has also virtually disappeared. If you want a big screen, the decision is easy since you’re not going to find that on an Apple device (at least not until the iPhone 6 arrives).

However, if you’re worried about mobile viruses and hackers, the iPhone still reigns as the best smartphone, and Apple does the best job of providing a slick overall users experience.

Whether you go with an iPhone or an Android smartphone, you’re likely to stay with that platform for a while (especially once you begin investing in apps) so it pays to look closely at both and make an informed decision.

As of this writing, Brad Moon did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities.


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2014/02/buy-android-smartphone-best-smartphone/.

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