Whenever a certain device manufacturer launches a flagship device, an immediate investigation on the next flagship starts. In the case of Apple, the moment iPhone 5s was announced earlier this year, rumors revolving the next flagship - the iPhone 6 started making rounds.
The process applies not just for the Apple products, but every other brands including Samsung, Sony, LG, and all other brands that takes the top seats in the market.
Thus, today, GizBot has come up with a top 10 devices (smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches) that are highly awaited ones globally. These devices are basically the high-end products and can be put to flagship category.
However, there are good enough chances of more than half of these devices to get launched within September itself. Yes, it is because of the most reputed and widely known tech show - the IFA 2014 is kicking off on September 5th.
What is even interesting is that most of the tech giants including Samsung has already announced their event on the September 3rd prior to the commencement of the tech carnival in Berlin.
Anyways, lets not keep stalling around with the list of most awaited devices of 2014 and go ahead with what we know about them right away.
You can check out the rumored specs of these devices in the sliders below:
Motorola Moto X+1 is coming with a 5.1-inch 1080 x 1920-pixel screen and would be powered by a Snapdragon 800 SoC coupled with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The device which would run on Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system, would also have a 12MP rear camera, a 5MP front shooter and a 2900mAh battery.
Google Nexus 8 will come with a 8.9-inch display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600-pixels. It can be expected to come powered by a 64-bit NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor, coupled with 2GB of RAM, 32GB of on-board memory, an 8MP rear camera, a 3MP front-facing shooter. A recent rumor claimed the device might feature 4GB of RAM fitted inside.
The Motorola Moto 360 watch's screen is rumored to be a custom-designed OLED display, which would be circular in shape, instead of standard looking square shape design. It is expected to be compatible with all Android 4.3 and Android 4.4 phones and tablets that use Bluetooth 4.0 technology. According to Motorola, the Moto 360 is a water resistant, but not waterproof.
The Xperia Z3 can be expected to launch with a 5.15-inch touchscreen display with full HD resolution. It is also rumored to come with a Snapdragon 801 CPU clocked at 2.5GHz and Adreno 330 graphics coupled with 3GB of RAM, along with 16GB of internal memory, paired with a microSD memory card slot for storage expansion purposes. Sony Xperia Z3 should run under the Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system right from the start.
As mentioned earlier, on the back, the handset will sport a 20.7-megapixel camera, most probably capable of recording videos in 4K resolution, the same as the Xperia Z2 does. A 2.1MP front camera for making video calls while on the go will also be included.
Apple's third-generation iPad mini with Retina display is slated for release this year, and it is said that it would be powered by the new A8 chip, and will also feature a fingerprint scanner.
The Nexus X would feature a 5.9-inch display having a resolution of 2560 x 1440-pixels. Other highlighted specs of the device include: a quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor, 3GB of RAM, 13MP rear-facing camera, 5MP front-facing shooter and connectivity options like 4G LTE and Wi-Fi, to name a few.
The Galaxy Note 4 is rumored to come with a 5.7-inch QHD display, an octa-core Exynos 5433/Snapdragon 805 processor, 3GB of RAM, a 16-megapixel ISOCELL camera with 4K video recording (the camera will come with a optical Image Stabilizer), UV sensor, and Android 4.4 KitKat and more. Also another interesting rumor suggests that the other variant of the Galaxy note 4 would sport a three sided display from YOUM.
The next generation iPhone is allegedly said to arrive in two brand new size flavors: a 4.7-inch and a 5.5-inch. Moreover, the display should feature a slight curve and at least one of the models can be expected to come with a sapphire glass. Moreover, the smartphone should come powered by a powerful Apple A8 chipset.
The Xiaomi Mi4 smartphone comes with a 5-inch 1080p display, Nvidia Tegra K1 or Snapdragon 801, 3GB RAM and a 13-megapixel rear camera along with Xiaomi's MIUI OS based on Android 4.4 KitKat. Other specs include: 13MP rear camera with LED flash, 8MP font facing shooter, 16/32GB built in memory, MicroSD card slot, 4G LTE support, 3080 mAh battery.
The iWatch would feature a 2.5-inch rectangular screen. The display could be slightly curved, just like the Samsung Gear S. According to online report, the device will have a flexible AMOLED screen with Sapphire glass and water resistant body.