Spam prevention
Ambassador
4,312,759
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Mehran Mazinani - I'd suggest Samsung Galaxy Note 5 - if you like Android and iPhone 6S+ if you are an Apple lover.

Jun 22, 2016 04:30 PM
Rainmaker
1,991,358
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

I just use an Iphone - and I agree with Gabe Sanders - too many apps! 

Jun 22, 2016 12:40 PM
Rainmaker
1,723,105
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate Agent Retired

I'm for Android, Samsung 7 is now waterproof so you can talk in the shower lol.

Apps I have are my own, Sentrilock app, RM search, MLS search, Docusign app, company app so we can talk to each other, HUD REO app.

Jun 22, 2016 02:29 AM
Rainmaker
1,231,599
Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Any type of smartphone that is compatible with MLS in your area.  Apps galore!

Jun 22, 2016 02:02 AM
Rainmaker
4,118,298
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I use a Samsung... but that's me. You need to do your own research. And I'm not a big use of apps.

Jun 22, 2016 09:56 PM
Ambassador
2,224,167
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

Get a phone you like working with, and a carrier with good coverage in your area. Don't overload yourself with apps. 

Jun 22, 2016 02:11 PM
Ambassador
3,986,710
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I love my iphone but suggestyou get familiar with all its uses before downloading a lot of apps. Come back and ask again.

Jun 22, 2016 01:17 PM
Rainmaker
1,387,323
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

You're welcome.  My personal preference is for Android and I use the Nexus 6p.  It's amazing!  Android phones tend to be 1-3 years ahead of Apple devices technologically.  Their last major update was a swype keyboard and they touted it as a great invention.  Android users had that built in for two+ years at that point.  That's just one example.

 

With that said, you really need to take complete stock of your technology footprint.  Do you use a windows system or a mac?  Do you have ipods and ipads or android tablets?  Do you use apple or google hosted email?  While one phone may be flashier or more fun to use, if you have an apple house and put in an android, you will have a harder time with it than if you had an apple phone... especially if your contacts are on the computer.  Apple phones work best with other apple products, while androids work better with windows and pure linux systems (which I doubt anyone here uses).

 

As to apps, I've tried a few and so far Hootsuite, social media apps and Realtor.com are the only ones I've found useful.  Hootsuite allows me to post to Instagram from my computer through a convoluted process of passing data from one app to the next.

Jun 22, 2016 09:03 AM
Rainer
12,730
Mehran Mazinani
Equity - Salt Lake City, UT
Realtor

THANK YOU ALL FOR SHARING YOUR THOUGHTS WITH ME AND OTHERS

Jun 23, 2016 03:01 AM
Rainmaker
821,972
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

I love my iPhone, it's like having your little computer with you at all times; I also use it for opening lockboxes.  You can explore the apps: scanning, signatures and so on.

Jun 22, 2016 11:36 PM
Rainmaker
3,331,523
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

i LOVE my Iphone

Jun 22, 2016 11:02 PM
Rainer
318,963
Melissa Jackson
Century 21 Alliance Properties - Azle, TX
Helping You Make The Right Move

I use an android phone and found apps that work well.  Decides on the size you want to carry and the price your planning to spend.  I'm sure any smart phone will work.

Jun 22, 2016 01:51 PM
Rainmaker
1,157,485
FN LN
Toronto, ON

The cellphone recommendation can vary depending upon the country you are located in, your budget for the phone (whether bought outright or on contract), your budget for voice, data and other services, the apps you want to use, how you intend to use the phone and more.

Jun 22, 2016 08:25 AM
Rainmaker
4,189,787
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

I love my iPhone and suri could be your new best friend too!

Jun 22, 2016 06:27 AM
Rainmaker
4,799,501
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I think any modern smart-phone will work well.  And, there are too many apps to count.  Try experimenting a bit.

Jun 22, 2016 06:16 AM
Rainmaker
2,442,558
Evelyn Johnston
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
The People You Know, Like and Trust!

I have a Samsung Note 4 and I love it. I use Supra ekey, RPR, Referral Maker, Wunderlistdocusign, dropbox and S Note.

Jun 22, 2016 05:42 AM
Rainmaker
2,641,802
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

apple iphone has suri who is obedient to commands. Worth considering

Jun 22, 2016 05:31 AM
Rainmaker
1,707,423
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

One that fits into an overall electronic ecosystem.

Jun 22, 2016 05:23 AM
Rainmaker
960,961
Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
"The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida

I was forced to switched from Blackberry to iPhone years ago when I joined a big box brokerage whose apps did not support BB. You may want to wait until you are licensed and affilated with a brokerage to decide so it is compatible with their apps.

Apps currently include MLS, Supra, scanner app, dropbox, a couple safety apps, and a QR scanner (rarely used any more).

 

Jun 22, 2016 04:54 AM
Rainmaker
5,588,052
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Mehran,

Check them both out and then decide.  A

Jun 22, 2016 03:27 AM
Rainmaker
1,153,825
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Android or smart phone.

Appls-all product you use must be wireless including your own website.

Jun 22, 2016 02:07 AM
Rainmaker
5,571,923
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I have an iphone 6S and it's great....love iphones....

Jun 22, 2016 02:00 AM