Because of the popular International tech shows held earlier this year, almost a dozen of flagship devices from various smartphone makers from across the world have already seen the light of the day.
The International Consumer Electronics Show and the Mobile World Congress 2014, brought the best devices to major highlight. Most of the devices have been unveiled at the two events.
Thus today GizBot has come up with a number of latest devices that fall in the premium range. But these devices are not available (globally) as of now and are yet to be released in markets.
But we have not only mentioned the devices that were launched at the CES and MWC 2014, in fact we have listed down all the major devices that are worth waiting for. And all these devices fall in the high-end price range.
To be very precise about the devices they are, Samsung Galaxy S5, Sony Xperia Z2, HTC One (M8), LG G Pro 2 and Nokia Lumia 930. These are basically the handsets which almost all smartphone lovers would want to own.
Take a look at the specs of these devices in the sliders below:
The Lumia 930 comes with a 5-inch Full HD True Black ClearBlack display having a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Under the hood, the device is powered by a 2.2Ghz quad-core processor powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC , backed by 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal memory and 7GB of Microsoft's OneDrive Cloud storage. Unfortunately, the handset lacks a microSD card slot. The 4G LTE capable phone also packs a 20-megapixel PureView with built-in OIS feature and a secondary 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera. Additionally, the makers have added a 2,420mAh battery fitted inside. There are also four microphones built into device for superb sound experience. The Lumia 930 measures 137 x 71 x 9.8mm and weighs 167 grams.
LG G Pro 2 comes with a 5.9-inch IPS display offering a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It is powered by Qualcomm's popular Quad-Core Snapdragon 800 processor clocked at 2.26 GHz coupled with 3GB DDR3 RAM and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS. The device also features a competitive 13.0MP rear camera with OIS+ and a 2.1MP front facing shooter as well. In connectivity segment you will see Bluetooth 4.0, MicroUSB, LTE / HSPA+, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, NFC and SlimPort support as well. The device which will be available in Titan Black, White, Wine Red color variants will also comes in two internal storage variants viz. 16GB and 32GB. However, microSD slot is also there. The LG G Pro 2 measures 157.9 x 81.9 x 8.3mm and weighs 172grams and is powered by a 3,200mAh removable battery.
The HTC One (M8) 5-inch Full HD display. The device itself runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat with the new HTC Sense 6.0 UI and revamped BlinkFeed layered on top of it. The new HTC One M8 is powered by a quad core Snapdragon 801 processor that's assisted via 2GB of RAM. Interestingly, the device also has an external MicroSD slot that supports expansion up to 128 GB. In terms of imaging there is a dual LED rear camera with dual flash support which the company calls by the name of the All New Ultra Megapixel Camera. Also a 5 MP front facing shooter can be found in the device. The device will arrive in two variants depending on the internal storage capacity of 16GB and 32 GB. HTC One (M8) comes with a non-removable 2,600 mAh battery.
The handset comes with 5.2-inch "Triluminos" display at 1080p. The device (waterproof, as expected) runs on a 2.26 GHz MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 processor, compared to Z1's 2.15 GHz MSM8974AB Snapdragon 800 processor. Apart from that, the device offers 3GB of RAM and a powerful 3200 mAh battery. The Z1, comparatively, offered 2 GB of RAM with a slightly less powerful 3000 mAh battery. Other details include a similar 20.4 MP primary camera that was found in previous Sony smartphones. There are also front facing speakers with "S-Force Front Surround" that have been included in the Z2.
The Galaxy S5 comes with a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display offering a Full HD resolution and churns out the 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 including a new notification bar. The camera which Samsung has used in this phone is something that can be considered as one of the best as it features a mechanism which allows the users to auto focus the subject in less than 0.3 seconds which means that you can also shoot moving objects with ease. There is a 2MP front-facing shooter which is enough for taking selfies and making video calls. Moreover, 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. The smartphone is IP67 certified which means that the Galaxy S5 is resistant to sweat, rain, liquids, sand and dust, so that your phone will protected from any activity or situation. Meanwhile, Samsung Galaxy S5 is powered by 2,800mAh battery also comes with a Power Saving Mode.