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BuyVia Survey Reveals Consumer Wish List for Smartphone Features [infographic]

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  • Posted by: The Chief

    iPhone 6 StraightTalk 32GB No Contract Sale $199.00 + Free Shipping

    Great deal. Walmart has an iPhone 6 Straight Talk 32GB No Contract Smartphone Sale $199.00, Free Shipping. While Supplies Last. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars.

    Space Grey is available. This runs the latest iOS 10.

    $45 for 8GB of high speed data a month. No contract - Email delivery. 3 months service with 8GB total data $130.

    Important Information:

    Perfect for StraightTalk . Add a line or replace and older phone.

    Consider purchasing an unlocked cell phone if you are on AT&T or T-Mobile and want a new Smartphone without a contract. Unlocked Smartphones allow you to subscribe to low cost carriers mentioned below and function internationally, so you can use the same phone abroad.

     

    Sales tax in: Most States
    Posted: August 18, 2017 9:34 AM PDT


  • Posted by: Mr. Arnie

    Motorola Moto G Plus 5th Gen Unlocked Sale $184.99 + Free Shipping

    Prime Members only. Amazon has the Motorola Moto G plus (5th Gen) 5.2in 32GB Unlocked Smartphone Sale Priced at $184.99, Free Shipping. Highly rated at 4 out of 5. Rated King of the budget phones.

    This phone is one of the cheapest high performance unlocked smartphones available. You can also use this phone using Wi-Fi without a plan. Perfect for those on AT&T or T-Mobile. Just pop in your Sim card.

    Important Information:

    Perfect for T-Mobile, StraightTalk or AT&T Wireless. Add a line or replace and older phone.

    Straight Talk, a prepaid carrier that is owned by Tracfone and Walmart, sells micro SIM cards for the that cost $14.99 + Free Shipping.  You can pop these into any AT&T-compatible, T-Mobile-compatible, or unlocked GSM phone.

    • $45 a month buys you unlimited talk, text and 5GB high speed data with no contract or credit check

    Consider purchasing an unlocked cell phone if you are on AT&T or T-Mobile and want a new Smartphone without a contract. Unlocked Smartphones allow you to subscribe to low cost carriers mentioned below and function internationally, so you can use the same phone abroad.

    Learn: No-Contract Plans, Unlocked Smartphones

    Choosing the right plan for you is time consuming and can also be a hassle. We've done the research and you may save over $1,000 each year! Be sure to check out our no-contract Smartphone plan article: How to Find the Best No Contract Smartphone Plans where we compare all of the major network carriers. Check out our How to Buy an Unlocked Smartphones article to learn what it means to have an "Unlocked" Smartphone.

    The Plus and Minus of the Moto G Plus 5th Generation Smartphone

    Pluses

    • 4G LTE
    • 32GB
    • up to 2.0 GHz octa-core processor,
    • Fingerprint reader
    • Low Price
    • Big 5.2 inch IPS screen
    • Unlocked
    • microSD Slot up to 128GB
    • 12 MP HD camera
    • Android 6

    Wireless Networks in the US Version

    • GSM/GPRS/EDGE
      • Bands: (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
    • UMTS/HSPDA up to 21 Mbps
      • Bands:(850, 1700 (AWS), 1900 MHz)
    • US GSM model: Optimized to work with 3G (UMTS/HSPA+) networks when operating inside the US. 3G coverage may be limited when roaming outside the US.
    • Global GSM model: Optimized to work with 3G (UMTS/HSPA+) networks when roaming outside the US.

    Motorola Moto G Plus 5th Gen USA Specifications

    • 5.2" TFT 1920 x 1080 Display
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with 2.0 GHz octa-core CPU
    • 650 MHz Adreno 506 GPU
    • 32GB storage
    • Gorilla Glass 3
    • 12MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture (5MP front)
    • 2GB RAM
    • 4G LTE Connectivity
    • micro-SIM
    • Android 4.4.x
    Sales tax in: All Except AK, DE, MT, NH, OR
    Posted: August 16, 2017 9:11 AM PDT


Today BuyVia released our Smartphone Survey results revealing what features consumers want in their next Smartphone. As Apple, Samsung, Blackberry and Windows continually release enhanced devices, it’s always exciting to see what brands, operating systems and feature sets top the ‘most wanted’ lists.

How will the recently released Samsung Galaxy S4 stand up to the iPhone? Does the new Blackberry 10 even stand a chance? Check out the infographic below to see the hottest features, how often people are upgrading, whether or not they plan to switch from Android to iOS or vice versa, and what people do with their old devices.

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More Than Checking Prices — How to Get the Most Out of A Store UPC Barcode Scanner

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UPC barcode

Since last 2012, the BuyVia team has had insight into what features our users are interacting with the most.  It quickly became clear that in-store barcode scanners are very popular. These scanning capabilities have literally put the world in your hand by empowering you to quickly compare prices of products you’re searching for to guarantee that you’re truly getting the best deal.

Sometimes when you use a barcode scanner to scan a product, you may experience a scanning error.  We’ve discovered that a large number of UPC scanning errors stem from the various barcode formats available and proprietary products—some of which are specific to certain vendors.

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BuyVia Survey Reveals Consumer Wish List for Apple iWatch and Lower Cost iPhone [infographic]

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Today BuyVia released our Apple Rumors Survey results revealing what consumers want in the rumored Apple “iWatch” and lower cost iPhone. As tech experts, we’re always curious about what products and features will be in the next generation iPhone or what new product Apple will release next. More importantly, we’re always interested in what will resonate most with consumers.

Will Apple’s next products be a hit or miss? The infographic below details the top five most coveted Apple iWatch features, the top features consumers would give up/would not give up for a cheaper iPhone, the price points consumers want the cheaper iPhone to be, etc.

Are you interested in either of these products?

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New BuyVia.com Website Features

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We recently rolled out a large website update!

New Features

Coupon section - Coupons for all the latest discounts from top online stores.

Account unification with our mobile apps.  One account works on all devices.  Save searches from your iPhone/Android and see them on a Tablet or at BuyVia.com.

History is also logged and shared with your devices - If you barcode scan an item in a store, you can see it when you log in to your account on the website. You can then search for a lower price or purchase the item quickly because you are on a much larger screen.

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The BuyVia Two Cents Blog is Here!

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BuyVia App for iOS and Android

By Norman Fong, CEO and co-founder of BuyVia

Welcome to our first BuyVia Two Cents blog post! We are excited to launch our blog.  But we won’t be like just any other blog.  Consider it your very own shopping concierge and advice forum. Now you won’t only find an abundance of daily deals and coupons on our website and via the BuyVia app, but you’ll also get exclusive shopping tips and the latest and greatest shopping resources for both in store and online shopping.

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