Evaluate and Rank the Smartphone Brand Using Fuzzy AHP and PROMETHEE

Authors

  • Diana Sirmayunie Mohd Nasir Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA Perlis Branch Arau Campus
  • Nurshahira Zawawi Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA Perlis Branch Arau Campus
  • Suzanawati Abu Hasan Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA Perlis Branch Arau Campus

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24191/ji.v14i2.216

Keywords:

Multiple criteria decision making, smartphone brand, Fuzzy AHP, Fuzzy PROMETHEE

Abstract

A buying decision process is one of the Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) problems faced by everyone in daily life. One example is the selection of smartphones brand in the market. Thus, the study is conducted to evaluate the most effective criteria for buying smartphones and to rank the people's preferences on smartphone based on its brand. Six criteria (price, operating system, memory, display, camera and battery) and three alternatives which are the smartphone brands (Oppo, Samsung and Apple) were chosen in the study. Two main processes were involved, which are 1) evaluate the smartphone criteria using Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) and 2) ranking the brand using Preference Ranking Organization Method for Enrichment Evaluations (PROMETHEE). Surveys and questionnaires were conducted and evaluated by decision makers who are the smartphone's users. The result showed storage memory is considered as prominent criteria in choosing a smartphone meanwhile the consumers firstly prefer Oppo, secondly Apple and thirdly Samsung. Future work in this study may use other alternatives to be ranked by considering other top models as well. Keywords: Multiple criteria decision making, smartphone brand, Fuzzy AHP, Fuzzy PROMETHEE  

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Published

2019-11-29