Admittedly, I am a big fan of iPhones in general. I don’t have much experience using other phones so I don’t have a good comparison point. I just know what I like about iPhones.
This article isn’t going to compare the key features of each iPhone as I know that has been done a hundred times before. Rather, I’m going to share why I chose to buy a new iPhone this year; perhaps these are similar considerations that you are weighing right now as well.
My Current Phone was Five Years Old
My biggest problem with my current phone was that it was five years old. It wasn’t so much the age that was an issue for me. I’m not one of those people that need the latest and greatest electronics (I wouldn’t know what to do with most of those features!).
The reason I wanted a new iPhone was that my battery wasn’t holding a charge. In addition to this being an inconvenience for me I felt it posed a safety issue. For example, when I was on vacation last year, I found my battery almost out of power very quickly and I had yet to order my Uber to get back to the hotel.
The other issue with my phone was that the storage capacity was minimal. I couldn’t put my needed apps on the phone without others going to the cloud in order to fit these new ones. I also couldn’t download updates because I didn’t have the necessary storage capacity. Needless to say, a new phone was in order.
The iPhone 11
Except when it comes to cars, I generally don’t buy the newest version as I know there is a big mark-up on them. So instead of the iPhone 12, I went for the iPhone 11, which had great reviews.
I must say, it does not disappoint. The battery life is fantastic and the storage capacity is amazing. These were two key features that I was seeking. On top of that the camera is a lot nicer (I can’t wait until this pandemic is over so I can go on a vacation and snap some cool shots!).
While the iPhone 12 looked great, I had read some things about it that convinced me that I just may be getting a pretty equivalent phone for a much lesser price by going with the 11. Now that I have my phone, I have to say I am quite happy with it.
What is your Phone of Choice?
What brand is your favorite? Do you buy new phones frequently or only when the old one is nearly useless?