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Why You Should Get A High End Smartphone



Smartphones have developed and advanced so much since their introduction in the 1990s. Yes, you read that right, smartphones have been out for decades now. While most people have an iPhone, Pixel or Galaxy smartphones these days, IBM is attributed with the first smartphone in 1992, the Simon. Then came devices like the Blackberry and Palm Treo. Ultimately, technology advanced passed these initial devices and have become very powerful devices for everyone. 

With smartphone technology advancing so rapidly, ministers beyond creative and social media mangers have used these devices to further reach people for Christ. In particular, high end smartphones have become so powerful and versatile that they have separated themselves from other entry-level smartphones. They are powerful devices.

If you're due for an upgrade, here are some great reasons to splurge on a high end smartphone:

Better Camera Quality

One major appeal of premium phones is their exceptional camera quality. High end camera sensors, wide aperture lenses, and advanced software result in incredibly detailed, sharp photos and videos. Features like optical image stabilization and multiple lenses give you the flexibility to capture great shots in any conditions. The quality difference between budget and premium phone cameras is substantial.

Faster Performance

High end smartphones pack the latest, fastest processors and have upwards of 12GB of RAM. This translates to super smooth performance with no lag when multitasking, gaming, or using demanding apps. Everything loads lightning fast. Premium performance will keep your phone running like new even after years of use.

Better Displays

Flagship smartphone displays boast crisp details, vibrant colors, great brightness, and buttery smooth refresh rates up to 120Hz for seamless scrolling and animations. High resolution OLED screens make everything look fantastic, from web pages to videos to artwork. You'll get an immersive visual experience.

Longer Software Support

Higher end smartphones often get the latest OS updates for 4-5 years or more than regular or budget phones. This allows you to access new features and security updates longer than most. Budget phones typically get left behind after a couple years. Buying a high end device means it will feel fresh for longer.


Today's ministry leaders are investing more time with digital ministry. It's part of the transformation as we adapt with the times. While there are many different smartphones out there that will help you in your digital ministry efforts, if you want a phone that delivers excellent performance, cameras, displays, software support, and design, high end smartphones are worth the investment. Check them out today. 

What do you think?  What other questions or thoughts do you have about high end smartphones? Share your ideas below or on social media.

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Tom Pounder
Tom Pounder

Tom Pounder was born and raised just outside of Washington, DC. He is the father of 4 daughters and loves being a girl dad. He has a background in Student Ministry working over 22 years with teenagers and currently serves as the Online Campus Pastor at New Life Christian Church in Chantilly, VA. He blogs and podcasts weekly at

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