Price: Basic and mid-range smartphones (200-350 €)
Size and weight
Storage space (8 GB and more)
Customization: choice of colors
Tips: opt for a smartphone offering the best compromise between price, portability and multimedia features. The screen size is not an essential selection criterion and its better to look for a mid-range model. If the iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 are off-budget, here are some suggestions: the Nokia Lumia 820, a smartphone running Windows Phone 8, the interface is optimized to manage a small selection of applications (e.g social networks ).You can also consider the HTC 8S, also running Windows Phone 8. The Samsung Galaxy Ace, despite its limited storage, is among the cheapest models available.
Choosing a smartphone for an adult
Price: 250-500 €
Good battery life
Good computing/processing power
High storage capacity (16 GB and above)
Connectivity: 4G compatibility
Large number of applications
Tips: connectivity, productivity, ease of reading, the criteria for choosing a smartphone will depend on the type of use (a device that can be used for both professional and personnal purposes. The iPhone 5 (iOS) and Samsung Galaxy S4 (Android) are two of the most popular models in this category, but some will prefer the BlackBerry Z10 running the latest version of BlackBerry OS and sporting a full touch screen.
Choosing a smartphone for a senior
Price: 150-250 €
taking intuitive and easy to use
Basic multimedia features
Few necessary settings
Tips: entry-level smartphones today offer a rich and varied multimedia experience at an affordable price. This category includes the Acer Liquid E2, with its high-contrast screen, and the Alcatel One Touch Star, with its sleek design and ergonomics.