9 Things To Consider Before Buying Electronic Stuff Online
Buying online is the new trend. It may be clothes, footwear, gifts or cakes, books or magazines, kitchen or home or any other electronic appliance, laptops or computers, mobile phone or its accessories, cosmetics, perfumes or jewelry, food, groceries and the list still goes on, no one wants to visit a showroom or shop for these things now. In order to serve the demand, many new E-commerce sites are adding to the internet. Few of the major ones are Amazon, E-Bay, Flipkart, Shopclues, Snapdeal and Homeshop18. So if you are planning to buy an electronic device online, here are some major tips and points you must consider.
- Reputation of the website
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There are many E-stores online that offer the customers to buy electronic appliances, but one must know that buying from a reputed website is a major factor to be considered while online shopping. Reputed websites offer authenticity and can be trusted with the product and its efficiency.
- Product name and model number, check twice
You must know what you are willing to buy. Check the name of the device and its model number thoroughly, this is to ensure the genuineness of the device. Check it through the original website of the product company.
- Choose products that allow ‘manufacturer warranty’
Every online store allows two types of warranties; it can either be the seller warranty or the manufacturer warranty. Seller warranty is about the selling organization or the person who is selling it. But the manufacturer warranty is about the manufacturer of the product like HP or Sony or Samsung. Buying a product with manufacturer warranty will give you the ease of support directly from the manufacturing company with proper service.
- Before buying, check the product’s reviews and customers review
It’s important to control the craving of buying a product as soon as it is released. Often in the rush to buy the product, one forgets to check its reviews on the particular website. The reviews are often updates in a month or two about whether the product should be bought or not. Again, the reviews of only reputed websites must be considered.
It’s also equally necessary to check the reviews by the customers who have already bought it before. The more the positive ratings, the more good will be the product.
- What is the dealer’s rating?
You must know from whom are you buying the product and what other buyers of that dealers think about it. So it’s a good option to check the feedbacks has he got from his buyers. By checking the feedbacks, you can easily calculate the type of product that will be delivered on your doorsteps.
- Compare prices
There are many websites across the internet. It may happen that the product you are willing to buy is available on the other website at a less amount. Always consider doing a check of prices across various websites to ensure you are buying the product at minimum price.
- Replacement guarantee
Buying products with replacement guarantee gives a safe side to the buyers that if the delivered product it not up to the mark, one can replace it. Another option that online shops allow these days is the Cash Back, which should also be checked. If you are spending your money on something, at least it should be worth it.
- Mode of payment and shipping details
If you’re buying from trusted source, it’s OK to choose Credit Card or Net Banking mode of payment. But if you’re buying a heavy and costly product online, always choose to go with Cash on Delivery. It is the safest method of payment as you can pay after checking the product delivered to you.
The shipping rates of websites differ from one another. Where some websites allow free shipping, some charge an amount to deliver the item safely to you. It’s better to go with free shipping.
- Discount offers and freebies
Everyone looks for sale. It’s like a tradition, where people wait for the sale and discounts to come. And it’s good. Majorly, all websites give discounts and offers on their electronics product. So if you are willing to buy something, wait for a discount offer sale on the website, and then buy. Buying same product in fewer amounts is not at all a loss to anyone.
Buying freebies are not for every time you buy. Sometimes freebies are a part of offer by websites, while sometimes it’s a selling tactics. So getting a freebie from a trusted source is good. It is important to be sure about buying a heavy item online. As it’s good to be Digitized, but it’s crucial to be safe!
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