This week was an interesting one as most of the rumored and leaked devices saw the light of the day. Although, the smartphone launch rates have reduced now if compared to Diwali times in India or even September at the times of IFA 2014 trade show, fair number of devices are being launched by interesting companies off late.
Anyways, today, GizBot has come up with the top 5 best smartphones that got launched this week. Most of the smartphone lovers wouldn't have known about these devices. But it's sure that you would like to be updated from time to time.
Firstly, Samsung's most rumored mid-range devices were launched. They are called the Galaxy A5 and the Galaxy A3. Moreover, even Motorola launched the Droid Turbo smartphone which will be released in other markets with a different name - Droid Maxx.
There are other devices as well which have been launched this week, which might be of some interest to you. Check out the specs of these devices in the sliders below:
The Oppo R5 comes with a respectable 5.2-inch AMOLED FHD screen and an octa-core Cortex-A53 processor clocked at 1.5GHz. It's a Snapdragon 615 processor. The Oppo N3 maker has included a 13-megapixel IMX214 sensor and an f/2.0 aperture, alongside a 5MP shooter. Other connectivity options include: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G, 2G, LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, 2000 mAh battery and Android 4.4 KitKat. The Oppo R5 will be available shortly for around $499 or Rs. 30,439.
Motorola Droid Turbo
Sporting a 5.2-inch Quad HD (2560 x 1440) display, the new phone can easily triumph the Apple iPhone 6 or the Galaxy S5 for that matter. The display has the highest pixels density seen on any phone to date. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, paired with 3GB of RAM, either 32GB or 64GB of on-board storage and microSD card support. It comes with a 21-megapixel camera, and a 2.1-megapixel front-facing shooter. Motorola is yet to reveal if the phone's rear-facing camera supports Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). There's a whooping 3,900mAh battery that's pretty large.
The N3 has a 5.5-inch Full HD (1080p) display with Corning Glass 3 protection. The phone uses a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor (MSM8974AA) with 330 GPU. The device offers a healthy 3GB of RAM and 32GB of native storage. The dual-SIM version of the Oppo N3 has been launched as well. The phone will be running on Android 4.4 (Kitkat) with Oppo's native Color OS 2.0 layer on top. The N3 flagship smartphone comes with a 3,000mAh Li-Po battery.
Huawei Honor 4X
The Honor 4X sports a large 5.5-inch 720p HD screen. It is powered by a quad-core 1.4GHz processor Snapdragon 410 processor, 2GB RAM, and a 3,000 mAh battery. The battery is capable of providing up to 72 hours of use, as per the company. Camera wise the Honor 4X comes with a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera. Also, add a 5MP front-facing shooter. Internal storage is just 8GB out of the box, but you can toss in a microSD card for up to 64GB of space. The handset's dual-SIM capability lets you switch between different carriers. The device does support 4G LTE connectivity. It runs on the latest Android 4.4.
Samsung Galaxy A5
The Galaxy A5 has a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display. It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor coupled with 2GB RAM and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat). The device houses 16GB internal memory, which expandable up to 64GB via microSD card. In the imaging aspect, the smartphone uses 13MP rear camera with LED flash with 1080p video recording capabilities and a 5MP front-facing snapper as well. Connectivity options include 4G LTE / 3G, Wi-Fi802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS/ GLONASS, NFC (LTE version only). The Galaxy A5 measures 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7mm and weighs in at 123 grams. It draws its energy from a 2300 mAh battery.