The demand for mobile phones has brought many new players into the mobile market since the past few years. For example, just a decade ago there just three major players in the cell phone market, but the number is on the rise. This is good news as well as bad news for the buying customer. While they get more options in terms of features, services, and models, the usual customer also has to wade through the sea of substandard mobile phones. Recently, the cell phone market has been plagued with unbranded mobile phones that are available for some surprisingly cheap prices. Here are some reasons why one should not buy them:
These Phones have questionable warranties and guarantees:
Whenever you buy any device, you should make sure that you are provided with a written, signed and stamped warranty. Most of these unbranded phones will not provide you with a warranty, or the warranty document will be a slipshod affair and will not satisfy you on first read. In fact, in some countries like India etc., these p
These Phones will be too gaudy:
So, how would you like to use a phone with five speakers on it while you are attending an important business meet? Quite frankly, these unbranded phones are rarely aesthetic to look at, and are made from some clunky material that is an eyesore to look at and use. Also, in some cases the materials used may even be hazardous to people, and may be installed in such a manner that they might cause injury to the user.
There are several cheap cell phones available:
The only advantage of these unbranded phones is that it gave the major phone manufacturers the information that there is a huge market for cheap cell phones with stripped down features. Therefore, today most mobile phone manufacturers have models that target the cheap and very cheap cell phone market.
These are the three most important reasons why you should not buy unbranded mobile phones.