The past two years have seen the best innovation in the smartphone technology. The advancements that took place, in fact changed the way we normally look at the mobile phones these days. From camera-centric smartphones to the flexible displays and fingerprint sensors, we have seen them all now.
Thus, today, GizBot has come up with a number of smartphones which uses the most innovative hardwares and softwares as well. Moreover, what is good about this particular line up is that all these devices can be bought in India right now.
The smartphones we are talking about right now are the LG G3, which is known for its QHD Display; the LG G Flex, which is one of the first Curved Display featuring phone; the Samsung Galaxy S5 that comes with a Fingerprint Sensor; the Nokia Lumia 1020, the first phones with a massive 41MP Camera; and lastly the Moto X, which is known for its always on Google Now Voice Assistant.
We have laid down the full specs of these devices in the sliders below, but before that, lets talk about the respective features of the phones individually.
First off, LG G3 was the first one among the premium smartphones that come up with a QHD panels. In fact, the device's 2K display offers a massive 538ppi pixel density which means that you can see images very natural and vivid.
The G Flex is one of the most remarkable product LG has come up with last year. It features a flexible display panel, which is impressive in every way.
From LG's native rival Samsung, it's the Galaxy S5 which comes with a Fingerprint Sensor and has impressed most of the users.
Nokia on the other hand has always focused on the camera. Thus, when it announced the Lumia 10230 last year, the camera module it used made every go 'wow'. It was the 41MP rear camera with maximum software support that Lumia 1020 was launched with, making it one of the most desired smartphones till date.
Lastly, its the Motorola Moto X which needs no introduction. The handset coming from Google's house features an always on 'Ok Google' voice assistant support. With this feature, users can possible do anything by just giving voice command.
You can now check out the pricing and specs of these devices in the sliders below:
LG G3: QHD Display
LG G3 comes with a 5.5-inch (2560×1440 pixels) Quad HD IPS display churning out the pixel density of 538ppi and it is powered by a 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC) processor with Adreno 330 GPU.The 2GB RAM featuring model comes with a 16GB built-in memory and the 3GB RAM sporting model comes with a 32GB internal memory. But both are expandable up to 128GB with microSD.
The G3 runs on Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) OS with a layer of Optimus UI on top. The imaging aspect of the handset is pretty innovative as it features 13MP rear camera with OIS plus, Dual LED Flash, and 4K video recording and a new LG technology that uses Laser to Auto Focus. You will also get a 2.1MP front-facing shooter. Connectivity options include: 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC and Slim Port. LG G3 which weighs 151 grams comes powered by a 3000 mAh removable battery with a Qi wireless charging facility.
Samsung Galaxy S5: Fingerprint Sensor
The Galaxy S5 comes with a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display offering a Full HD resolution and produces a pixel density of 432 ppi. It is powered by Octa Core Processor Adonis Prime2 (Quad 1.9GHz + Quad 1.3GHz) + XMM6360 coupled with 2GB of RAM and runs on Android KitKat 4.4.2 OS with the layer of the upgraded version of the TouchWiz UI.
There is a 16MP rear camera and a 2MP front-facing shooter. The Galaxy S5 will be offered in two variants depending on the internal storage capacity i.e. 16GB or 32GB. But you will also get a microSD card support via which the storage can be enhanced up to 128GB. It uses (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) 2x2 MIMO, USB3.0, BT 4.0(LE) connectivity options. It is powered by 2,800mAh battery.
Nokia Lumia 1020: 41MP Camera
The Lumia 1020 packs a 4.5-inch AMOLED WXGA display giving resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels. It features 1.5 GHz dual -core Snapdragon S4 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. The phone has a 41-mega pixel camera sensor with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), and ZEISS optics with a 6-lens design, all packed in slim trip package.
Nokia Pro Camera app is refreshing and would surely change the way you look at a camera user interface (UI). There's a 1.2-mega pixel wide angle front facing camera. The handset supports 3G, Wi-Fi, NFC and a 2000mAh Li Ion battery. The handset supports Wireless-charging among other features.
Motorola Moto X: Ok Google Voice Assistant
The Moto X comes with a 4.7-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) edge-to-edge AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by 1.7 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor with Adreno 320 GPU. It is also backed by 2GB of RAM and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat).
There is a 10MP rear camera with LED flash capable of 1080p HD video recording at 30fps and the company has also added a 2MP front-facing shooter. As said earlier this model comes with a 64 GB internal storage capacity, although an external microSD slot is still out of the picture. In connectivity segment, Moto X features 3G, WiFi 802.11a/g/b/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS and GLONASS. It is powered by 2200 mAh battery.
LG G Flex: Curved Display
The LG G Flex uses 6-inch 720p display (245 ppi pixel density) with flexible P-OLED screen technology to allow for a dramatic curve on the horizontal axis, is between 7.9 and 8.7mm thick at various points. Powering the device is a 2.26GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM.
The smartphone also uses a premium 13MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash while the 2.1MP front facing snapper will take care of the video calling function and taking selfies. Connectivity features include, 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and NFC. The smartphone that measures 160.5 x 81.6 x 7.9 - 8.7mm and weighs 177g draws its energy from a 3,500 mAh battery.