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Help me choose a smartphone: the complete smartphone buying guide

help me choose a smartphone

These days, we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to smartphones. That’s why we’ve done the hard work for you and narrowed down your options. This comprehensive smartphone buying guide will walk you through some of the best new smartphones around. If you’re wondering, “can this guide really help me choose a smartphone?” don’t fret. We’re going to weigh the pros and cons along the way, and break out great smartphone options for families, kids, young couples, seniors and more. Whether you’re interested in buying a brand new device, looking to buy used, or not sure where to start, we can help.

When you do find your dream phone, consider bringing it to Ting. Ting’s flexible rates let you tailor your smartphone experience to exactly how you see fit. With Ting, you don’t pay for anything you don’t need.

The Ting garage sale! Bargain prices on phones from Motorola, Samsung and more

Ting Garage Sale

Spring is here and the Ting Team is clearing out the warehouse. That’s right, we’re putting up a ton of phones at bargain prices on our special garage sale page.

We’ve got some diamonds and some rough stuff too. If you’re looking to score a deal on a perfectly viable if older smartphone, take a look. If you’re in the market for something to hack into an IoT project, take a look. If you’re a technoarcheologist visiting us from the future and on the hunt for artifacts to take back welcome, we have much to ask you… and take a look.

Looking for smartphones for kids? Buying a kid’s first smartphone?

smartphones for kids

If you’re in the camp of parents who are considering a child’s first smartphone, this post is for you. Some parents get smartphones for kids to encourage responsibility and others get their child a phone to get in touch in case of an emergency.

Whatever your reason, we’ve got the rundown on some of our favorite smartphones for children, tweens and older kids. We’ll also talk about ways to raise a conscious user (preferably one that doesn’t rack up a crazy bill every month) and keep your family connected (in real life) in the midst of all this tech.

Want to work from your phone? The best smartphones for professionals

work from your phone

Looking for a work cell phone? Want to work from your phone? We’ve got professional smartphone recommendations at entry-level, mid-range and high-end prices.

Stay connected with a phone that lets you do it all. We’re talking email, calling, streaming and running multiple apps at once without everything falling apart. Here’s a rundown of some of the top rated smartphones around for professionals in three price brackets. These phones come ready to work and are made for task management, organization, multitasking and easily keep up with your busy day.

What do millennials want? No contract cell phone plans and smartphones

no contract cell phone plans

You stopped buying avocado toast for a week and now, you’re bankrolled to buy a new smartphone. Okay, despite what popular media says about your generation, you’re smart with your money. You’re looking for a phone that doesn’t tie you down to a provider or lock you into a financing contract. You do your due diligence, which is why you’ve stumbled across this post from Ting Mobile.

Ting doesn’t do contracts or commitments. Every month, use your phone however you need to. At the end of the month, settle up at a fair price for what you used. You can leave at any time, and for months where you’re traveling, on vacation or working abroad, just pay the $6 monthly line fee. That’s it.

Any unlocked phone can come to Ting, and we do device financing through Affirm. You’re never beholden for Ting for phone financing. We wouldn’t want to be held hostage, so we treat you with the same respect.

Moto G7 vs Moto G6: the new Moto G family is here

Moto G7 vs Moto G6

Now in the Ting Shop, you can get Moto G7, Moto G7 Play and Moto G7 Power. At Ting Mobile, we love Motorola phones, and the G family has been a favorite of ours, time and time again. In this post, we’ll walk you through the new family, Moto G7 vs Moto G6, review all the specs and help you make a smart upgrade choice if you’re in the market for a new phone.

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