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How to Buy a New Smartphone

The mobile phone has become the single most popular electronic device, with no signs of losing that title any time in the near future. Cell phones and smartphones keep us connected, in-touch, and safe, everywhere we go. We’ll walk you through how to get setup with a new phone.

Service Provider

The first thing you want to do is select a service provider. Future Shop carries phones from Bell, Rogers, TELUS, Koodo, Virgin, Sasktel, Fido, chatr, and Tbaytel. These providers offer an array of different plans that help cater to a wide range of needs.

Accessories

Depending on the phone you choose, you might want to pick up some accessories. Future Shop carries cases in every style and colour, as well as screen protectors for smartphones, so you can prolong the life of your cell phone or smartphone.

 

FAQ

Should I get a case for my smartphone?

Probably, considering how easy it is to drop your phone, spill water on it, or accidentally sit on it. Cases are not only protective, they also add style and sometimes additional functionality.

What types of smartphones are available?

There are four main types of smartphones in North America, organized by operating system: Apple’s iPhones with iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry.

What types of smartphones are available?

There are four main types of smartphones in North America, organized by operating system: Apple’s iPhones with iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry.

What’s a SIM card?

A SIM card allows your phone to connect to a provider’s network so you can make calls, send text messages (SMS), and access data.

What is Bluetooth?

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows devices to transmit data to each other over short distances. For phones Bluetooth is useful for connecting to peripherals like headsets, headphones, speakers, smartwatches, and fitness trackers.