Does the brand of smartphone matter for reliability and performance?
tswayne 39 weeks ago
I have only had two different Android phones over my smartphone “career”, one LG and one Motorola. I think that my daughter is old enough to have a smartphone, and I am going to go with a pre-paid plan to prevent her overuse of the phone (set amount of minutes and data per month without risk of overages). With the pre-paid plans, the phones are much more expensive up front, although of course over time the lower monthly charge makes it actually cost less for hardware and service. Of course she wants either an iPhone or Galaxy S3 or S4, but that’s not going to happen. I see a lot of brands that are more affordable, such as Kyocera and Huawei. Is there a big difference in the performance/reliability of phones these days, assuming similar specs?
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