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5 Tips for Buying Gadget Online

By Isny Dewi R

25 June 2019

How to buy gadget online securely.

Now, shopping online has become a part of people's lifestyle. Items they usually buy are not just clothes, but many people also buy devices via online store. Yes, buying electronic items including online device is indeed quite risky. However, if you are observant and careful, buying a device online remains safe and easy. Here are tips on securely buying gadget online.

1. Choose Official Store
This is the most important thing you must apply if you want to buy a device online. Choose the official or the famous store which also has an online store. Shopping at an official store is certainly safer because the store certainly belongs to the brand of the device you want to buy.

If the brand you want to buy does not yet have an official store, you can shop at a store that gets best seller tittle. The predicate is usually given to the store who successfully sells many of its products and is trusted.

2. Find Out the Market Price
Before buying, try to find out the market price of the device you want to buy. Because usually even though the price is different, there is not much difference. After knowing the market price, compare it to the price that is priced by the store you want. If the price difference is quite far, you should question the originality and quality of the device they are selling.

3. Complete Transaction via Online Site
If you buy a device through a website or e-commerce, pay for it also through the site, so you have a clear order history and it’s recorded on the system. Avoid buying item via social media account. If fraud occurs, then you do not have strong evidence to report it, and it is difficult to find the store who has deceived you.

4. Alert Tantalizing Promo
To attract many buyers, many online sellers offering promo or discount. This is actually reasonable, but it must be watched out if the promo offered is unreasonable or very excessive. In fact, for the gadget sale, there is rarely large-scale discount. Even if there is, usually when celebrating the anniversary of the online store, the brand gadget or the e-commerce site.

5. Read the Reviews
If you plan to buy a device through an e-commerce site, read the reviews. Find a store that has received many reviews, so you can see the comparison. If more positive reviews, then the store should be trusted. However, vice versa, it’s better look for another store that has received many positive reviews.

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