Easy to follow explainer video
For your PC or Laptop
This is the original and primary Bitcoin wallet released and maintained by the core development team.
Electrum offers one of the best desktop storage solutions, packed with extra features.
With multiple features including a built in exchange option, Exodus has proven very popular.
For your mobile or tablet
A personal fave, packed with features, great for new and advanced users alike.
Mobile version of the desktop wallet, meaning you can have the same wallet, on the same software, across devices.
One of the original and one of the best, and available on Ios and Android.
Dedicated cold storage devices
Clever design, described by many as more akin to a digital bearer bond.
Unique design, instead of storing private keys it generates them on the fly, then deletes, based on secret information.
One of the most popular hardware wallets, with years of experience and a great reputation.
Nodes & Cold Storage options
Technically, the same as running core or another implementation on your PC or laptop, but much cheaper.
Paper wallets and their laser etched equivilent (created by BitStashers) are another way to store your coin long term, just be sure that it's encrypted!
Seed words are presented to you when you create a wallet and are an essential way to secure a back up of your keys. Protect them!
Finally, let's finish with a warning. A key mantra in the Bitcoin community is this; "Not your keys, not your coins". If you don't control your private keys, you must ask permission to spend your money. Don't risk it.
It really isn't worth the risk of leaving them in someone elses hands.
With that said, below are a handful of places you can buy Bitcoin, but don't make the mistake of using them to store it!