The smartphone industry is booming and all the major and minor players are using every knight in their armor to capitalize on the growing trend of smart phones. In 2013, the slogan was that if you do not have a smart phone, you do not have a phone. In 2014, it is going to be tweaked to “If you do not have the latest version of a smart phone, you do not have a phone”. Here are top 3 upcoming smart phones in 2014.
Samsung Galaxy S5
The good reputation of Samsung galaxy precedes this new version in the galaxy series. This phone with the latest version of Android OS (Android 4.4 kitkat) will be one of the most awaited smart phones in 2014. The design and looks of the phone is same as its predecessor S4, but there are some new additions in the hardware inside, which makes it very special. It will have the new ISOCELL camera sensor technology developed by Samsung that is supposedly going to make the picture quality even better than the regular 8 mega-pixel camera phones. It is also rumored to use 64-bit Exynos processor chip again developed by Samsung. Additionally, it will be water resistant like the much famous Sony Xperia Z1. Apart from this, it is rumored to boast off a 16MP camera, better than the 13MP camera in the S4 phone.
How can you not consider Apple?
With iphone5S being launched in September, you would think that it will at least be more than a year before you can see the next version in the iphone series. However, apple is set to encash on the booming smart phone market. Secondly, it is rumored that the iphone6 will not be competing with the already existing iphone5S. It may in fact be positioned as a product along side iphone5 and not opposed to it. The larger screen finally in the apple series is rumored to be the talk of the town. This is to answer to the problem of smart phones and phablets (Tablet and smart phone- two in one) now coming in larger screen models than the Apple phones. The screen could be anywhere between 4.8 to 5 inches. Moreover, Apple is rumored to be also looking in detail in to the problem of easy breakages of phone screens by probably making the latest versions tougher using liquid metal for the iphone6. The other specifications like camera, operating system and storage may also be improved from its predecessor.
LG G flex will probably give the first curved smart phone
Curved screen is said to be the next big thing and the future of smart phones. As some of the smart phone experts say that if the phones can be straight, they can also be curvaceous. LG G flex was earlier supposed to be launched in November of 2013 but is now said to be launching in early 2014. The curve in the screen will give it an addition screen space of about significant one inch without making the phone too big to hold. It will have a magnanimous 6-inch screen having a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. However, the android operating system may not be the latest 4.4 Kitkat as used by most of the new android smart phones in 2014. According to some rumors, LG G flex has its own self-healing capabilities as showcased in a recent experiment where the phone was scratched by a knife but it healed itself within minutes.
The smart phone technology is growing and changing rapidly so fast that it has almost become impossible to keep a track on the revolutions and changes in technology. 2014 might see some of the best smart phone companies showing off their technology in order to get the crown. Only time will tell as to who wears the crown in the upcoming year.