10 Striking Signs That It's Time For You to Buy a New Smartphone

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In case you forgot, this is 2014. And there's no reason why you should be walking around with a handset that actually belong to a by-gone era. It's not that hard, you know. Especially with so many choices at your disposal.

No matter how much you show your likeness toward that old phone and say that it's a big part of your life, you still cannot escape the fact that the handset is old and speeds up that's equal to Jabba the Hut.

There are dozens of affordable smartphones on the market that can do almost anything for you. And with choices for the same not limited to one maker, there's isn't really any excuse that you could give to avoid buying a new handset.

Considering the fact that you do need a new handset, here are the 10 striking signs that your phone is old and is crying out for an upgrade.

You're Constantly Reminded By Your Friends That We Aren't in the Prehistoric Age Any More
How many times has this happened? That you have become the butt of all jokes from your friends because your handset looks fit enough for a museum shelf. Seriously! Nobody even deserves that kind of abuse these days with the affordable smartphone section coming to life. Do yourself a favor and invest on a new handset.

#1 You're Constantly Reminded By Your Friends That We Aren't in the Prehistoric Age Any More

10 Striking Signs That It's Time For You to Buy a New Smartphone

How many times has this happened? That you have become the butt of all jokes from your friends because your handset looks fit enough for a museum shelf. Seriously! Nobody even deserves that kind of abuse these days with the affordable smartphone section coming to life. Do yourself a favor and invest on a new handset.

#2 They Don't Make Cases for Your Phone Anymore

10 Striking Signs That It's Time For You to Buy a New Smartphone

It's bad enough that you have been using a handset from the by-gone era. And it's even worse when store owners scratch their heads and tell you that cases aren't available for your handset. Can you understand the seriousness of the situation here? You phone is so damn old that even case makers have forgotten about it.

#3 The Home Maintenance Guy has a Better Handset than You

10 Striking Signs That It's Time For You to Buy a New Smartphone

When we mentioned that handsets are affordable, it really means they are. This means everyone can afford one with the best features in town. While it's not about pulling rank or anything, but where does that leave you? Try placing your black-and-white Nokia handset next to a super affordable Moto E. The shame!

#4 You Carry a Replacement Battery In Your Pocket

10 Striking Signs That It's Time For You to Buy a New Smartphone

Not only is your phone old, it can't even endure an entire day's workload. This means every time you go out, there's this constant fear that you will run out of juice midway, and have since decided to carry a backup battery in your pocket. Seriously? Do we even need to work like that in this day and age?

#5 Your Phone Flips Open

10 Striking Signs That It's Time For You to Buy a New Smartphone

Do you even remember the last time a flip phone was manufactured? We are sure you have to go through the history books to find details on that. And surely, you aren't meant to be a part of that history, not anymore.

#6 Apps? What Apps?

10 Striking Signs That It's Time For You to Buy a New Smartphone

There's a huge chance that your phone belongs to the year 2000-something (much before 2010), and it hasn't heard about the concept of apps. Or may be your phone's Android OS is so outdated that it can't support half of the Google Play catalog. If that's not a sign of old age, we don't know what is.

#7 If Your Phone Looks Like This

10 Striking Signs That It's Time For You to Buy a New Smartphone

Be honest to yourself. Without doing a Google Search, name this handset. And you are like "what is thaaaat?" Well, with nothing personally against the old Nokia N-Gage handset (God rest its soul), not many people will remember this hang-addicted handset at first glance. And if you own something like this, don't punish yourself anymore. You deserve better.

#8 Using Your Phone Is a Constant Fight

10 Striking Signs That It's Time For You to Buy a New Smartphone

Sometimes the dial pad isn't working, while other times its the messaging app that acting up. Using a phone that old will result in problems that even your local smartphone genius won't be able to solve. It's like fighting a war everyday when you know you can't even think about winning it.

#9 This is the Next Big Thing to a Smartphone Camera

10 Striking Signs That It's Time For You to Buy a New Smartphone

You do really need a new phone when this is the only concept of a smartphone with camera in your mind. As hilarious as it may look, on an overall, it's a sad situation. Believe us, a smartphone with good camera isn't hard to find and is quite affordable.

#10 Your Phone Has Fallen A Lot of Times

10 Striking Signs That It's Time For You to Buy a New Smartphone

There are chances that your phone isn't really a phone anymore after the kind of abuse it has faced every time you have thrown your smartphone to the floor. Well, unless you get rid of the habit of torturing your handset, it's better to find a new phone to throw around. And it won't even cost a fortune.

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