Smartphones have become a mobile PC for many and tablet devices have already affected the sales of the laptops off late. Thus most of the PC makers have already started shifting their attention to smartphone and tablet manufacturing as well.
Chinese smartphone makers are voraciously gaining momentum in terms of coming up with potential handsets. These manufacturers include, Lenovo, ZTE, Huawei, Gionee and Oppo as well.
While Nokia has been one giant player in the Windows Phone category, Samsung has been taking Android to much more heightened level with its high-end impressive devices.
In the recent past, at the International Mobile World Congress 2014 which was held in Barcelona, Spain, most of the manufacturers announced their latest products and left a jaw-dropping impression among their respective fans.
Thus today GizBot has come up with a number of high-end smartphones which have been announced so far. Moreover, these devices will give you goosebumps.
Check out the devices in the sliders below:
The Galaxy S5 comes with a 5.1-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display with a swappable back cover. The device is powered by a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 800 processor coupled with 2 GB of RAM. It runs on Android v4.4 KitKat OS along with the newly re-created TouchWiz UI. The S5 offers a a 16-megapixel primary camera sensor (contrary to the popular rumors related to a 20 MP camera) that features UHD recording capability and real-time HDR for both photos and videos. There is also a 2.1MP front-facing snapper. The device comes with an external microSD card slot and a removable 2,800mAh battery. It is IP67-certified, meaning it is water and dust resistance device. There are IR remote, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 BLE/ANT+ and Cat 4 LTE (speeds up to 150Mbps down/50Mbps up). Users have the option of choosing a variant that's either 16GB or 32GB of internal storage. Also, users can add up to 64GB externally via a microSD card for further memory expansion.
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 newly released Find 7 comes with a 5.5-inch LTPS display from JDI with Cornering gorilla glass protection and Touch-on-Lens technology. It is a Quad HD display offering a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels and churns out 538ppi pixel density. It is powered by a 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC) processor with Adreno 330 GPU and runs on Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) with a layer of Color OS 1.2 on top. There is a 3GB RAM supporting the CPU. There is a 13MP rear camera with Dual-mode LED Flash, Sony Exmor BSI sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 4K video recording along with a 5MP front-facing camera with BSI sensor and f/2.0 aperture. The impressive part is that it uses software enhancements to images at 50-megapixel (8,160 x 6,120 pixels) resolution by capturing. The device comes with 32 GB internal memory unit which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card. In connectivity section, users will find 4G LTE / 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4/5 GHz), WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and USB OTG support as well. The device which measures 152.6x75x9.2mm and weigh 171 grams is powered by a 3000mAh battery.
The Lumia 1520 packs a quad-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.26GHz processor. It also uses 2GB of RAM. It happens to be the first Windows phone with a 1080p display, with a screen size of 6-inches. The 1520 also has a 3,400mAh battery, built-in wireless charging, and support for LTE networks. Now talking about imaging, Nokia has used a lower-resolution version of its 41-megapixel PureView sensor, which is a 20 megapixels. It has optical image stabilization and and the PureView capabilities of zooming in after you take a picture without a loss of quality. However, zoom is restricted only to 2x, unlike the Lumia 1020, which has 3x of zoom. To sum it up, its a large phone and we are looking at the biggest Windows Phone handset. The phone weighs about 208 grams, rather light for its size.
The iPhone 5S comes with A7 chip which is the latest one featuring a 64 bit architecture. The iPhone 5S draws its energy from a 1560 mAh non-removable Li-Polymer battery. cell battery. One of the major upgrade that the company did to its hardware section is the incorporation of the fingerprint sensor in the iPhone 5S. There is a 4 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen display offering a resolution of 640 x 1136 pixels and a pixel density of 326 ppi. The device is powered by a dual core processor is clocked at 1.3 GHz coupled with 1GB RAM. There is also an 8 MP rear camera which can shoot picture at a resolution of 3264x2448 pixels.