Planning to buy a smartphone for somebody as a gift this holiday season? Be sure to consider the age of the recipient – smartphone are versatile gadgets, and different features will work for different people.

 

(samsung.com)

(samsung.com)

While grandma and grandpa may love keeping in touch, it’s not always easy – especially with technology barriers. The world has become more interconnected and immediate than ever before, but elderly people sometimes have trouble accessing the technology that makes this possible. That’s why the Samsung Galaxy s8 edge II may be a good gift idea if you’re shopping for grandparents on the market for a new phone. This Samsung smartphone’s bigger screen and stylus combination will make it easier to use for folks suffering from issues with eyesight or dexterity. Plus, the phone’s Easy mode feature will minimalize the phone’s features for simple navigation, focusing on the most important applications. Buy it now!

 

 

 

(apple.com)

(apple.com)

The iPhone 6 Plus is a great option for adults with all sorts of lifestyles. The Retina HD display and large LED-backlit screens are perfect for showing off pictures of children or for use in a more professional setting. The stunning camera with optical image stabilization will make ever needing a separate camera unnecessary. Additionally, Apple Pay makes it possible to use your smartphone to purchase items – both online and in-store – with just a touch. All you have to do is hold your device next to a designated reader with your finger on the Touch ID. This technology will introduce a bit more comfort and efficiency to even the most hectic schedules. But it now!

 

 

 

 

(gsmarena.com)

(gsmarena.com)

The Motorola Droid Mini is a great option for the tech-savvy teen – which, let’s face it, is every teen these days. This phone is great for teens because it will fit easily into their pockets and into your budgets. In addition to the basic features of most smartphones, the Motorola Droid Mini also includes some more fun features, like the ability to take pictures with simple gestures. But it now!

 

 

 

 

 

 

(geeksquad.co.uk)

(geeksquad.co.uk)

If you’re considering getting your kid a smartphone for safety, ease of communication, or otherwise, you should consider the Nokia Lumia 520. First of all, the phone is priced pretty cheaply, so it won’t be a huge deal if the phone gets lost, stolen, or broken. The size of the phone will work for kids, but the security features are undoubtedly the main attraction of this phone for a child. The phone gives you the ability to limit and control access to the phone’s app store. But it now!

 

 

 

 

Are any smartphones on your holiday shopping list? Let me know below or on Twitter @ryanlawlessness