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January 31, 2012

How to pick a smartphone: a beginner’s guide


Like many of you, I’m itching to get my hands on one of those sleek and powerful new Windows Phones we’ve been announcing lately.

But which one to get? I’m not the most hardware-savvy high-tech professional (shhh!), so I’m sometimes uncertain what specs I should look at when I shop for a new phone (beyond “Does it look cool?” and “How’s the camera?”).

So I decided to enlist the help of some hardware geeks around the office and create a beginner’s guide to hardware options and specs. Now, I think I finally know what AMOLED means—and what phone I want to get. Take a look and let me know what you think!

See the guide