How to Save Money and Time when shopping
for a Mobile Phone
Choose carefully whether to go with pay monthly or pay as you go – the
right decision could save you hundreds of pounds a year!
shop online using a price comparison website – You will save time and
money by letting them compare all the deals for you.
Check for added extras on packages, for instance free texts on PAYG
phones, or unlimited mobile internet on Pay Monthly phones.
Look for phones and deals that have cashback or free gift offers – by
taking out a monthly contract with a free handset you could bag
yourself a free iPod too, or even get upto £100 cashback when you order
5) Think carefully about the
handset you want before committing to buy – the bright pink phone might
seem like a good idea now, but it might not do in 18 months time, which
is how long the contract might be for. - - Kimberley Howson
attention to the signal strength indication on your mobile.
used by your phone can vary by as much as sixteen times depending on
whether you are getting good signals from the local transmitter. Your
battery will last much longer if you are in a good reception area.
Just stepping outside your car to get better reception can
often double battery life (and halve the amount of energy zapping your
head) -- Ed
life of nickel cadmium and nickel metal hydride batteries can be
extended by ensuring that each time a battery is used it is charged and
discharged fully. Most of us are unable to do this every time
so try to make sure that it happens at least once a week.
-- Davit Merten
Electronic Engineer to fit a couple of ferrite beads on the cable to
your "hands free", that should stop the radio frequency energy
travelling up the cable. -- Sam Clark,
boosters are ten dollars wasted. At least with a copper bracelet you
have some decoration. -- Axel
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