A Guide To Choosing Your Verizon Wireless Phone
Verizon Wireless is considered as the carrier with the most subscribers, as well as the largest 4G network in the United States. Needless to say, it is a popular choice, especially for those who want to have access to a network that is vast and reliable in terms of coverage and subscriber reach.
But signing up for Verizon also means choosing a handset for the plan you are going to subscribe to. In this article, let us go through the smartphone choices currently available under Verizon.
Samsung's Galaxy S5
The Galaxy S5 offers powerful processing and fast performance. It comes with a 5.1-inch 1080p display screen, a 16-megapixel rear camera, and a big 2,800 mAh battery.
Pros: The device earns points for its high-quality camera as well as its improved processor and battery. Useful features include a fingerprint scanner and water-resistance.
Cons: Not much improvement in software; limited RAM; price may be too steep.
Apple's iPhone 6
The iPhone 6 offers a bigger display screen (4.7 inches) than its predecessor, the iPhone 5. Aside from the upgraded display size, the iPhone 6 also has new features like Apple Pay, Family Sharing, a Health iOS 8 app, and lots of enhanced features.
Pros: The bigger screen is clearly an advantage, plus the camera is really good (as expected from any iPhone). The Apple Pay feature looks to be very useful, especially for those who have been pining for a system that allows users to pay with their phones.
Cons: The price; the large size may need getting used to.
Apple's iPhone 6 Plus
Coming in at 5.5 inches, the iPhone 6 Plus is even bigger than the already generously sized iPhone 6. The bigger display screen does allow for a pixel density of 400 ppi, which should provide better clarity.
Pros: Like the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus offers a larger (and clearer) display, a really good camera, and improvements in processor performance (courtesy of the A8 processor) and battery performance. Also includes features like the aforementioned Apple Pay.
Cons: High price (the iPhone 6 Plus costs about $100 more than its predecessor); the very big size may limit mobility and easy handling; also, see #Bendgate.
HTC One (M8)
The HTC One (M8) holds its own against other Android-run devices. It boasts a sleek, metallic look that fits nicely with its 5-inch 1080 by 1920 p resolution display screen.
Pros: The aluminum design is really eye-catching. The Snapdragon 801 processor promises powerful processing performance and the 2-gigabyte RAM does not hurt either. Also, the price is okay.
Cons: The 4-megapixel rear camera may disappoint smartphone camera nerds; packed with lots of features that may sound more cool than they are useful.
This smartphone comes with a 5.5-inch display screen that boasts a whopping 2560 by 1440 resolution, providing 534 ppi. That is really maximum clarity. With an easy interface and elegant design, the LG G3 should impress both diehard LG fans and regular users alike.
Pros: Fast processor, generous screen size that provides max clarity, and very high-res photo capturing capabilities (courtesy of a 13-megapixel camera).
Cons: It is quite heavy (almost 150 grams); its touch screen is only a capacitive model.
Motorola's Moto X
For a device that is very accessible in terms of price, the Moto X is quite an impressive and powerful offering. Its dual-core CPU gives it good processing capabilities and the features it has complements its main hardware and software attributes well.
Pros: It has good features considering its price range. And through Moto Maker, users can easily customize their own Moto X devices.
Cons: Users may find the 10-megapixel camera wanting; polycarbonate plastic body susceptible to scratches; its display screen only has 720p resolution.