These days, manufacturers are coming up with new business ideas to popularize the acceptance of smartphones in the remotest corners of the country. While a good marketing can boost chances of success, if done in a right manner, but at the end power packed performance of a smartphone matters most to users.
When consumers trust a brand, it makes them loyal, and when they are loyal, they buy more. When Apple launched the iPhone 4 in 2010, the folks coined the term "Retina Display" for incredible sharpness. Since then the company has been focused on churning high-quality displays ever since.
2014 is shaping up to the year of QHD displays. Initially started by an unknown Chinese handset maker, and now South Korea's top companies like LG and Samsung are ready to take this display tech to larger heights.
As a consumer you'd be curious to know more about QHD displays (2560 x 1440). Basically, Quad HD (QHD) comes with four times more pixels than a 720p HD display. It's so easy to compare. Just imagine comparing the Moto G's 4.5-inch 720p HD display against the LG G3's 5.5-inch screen (2560 x 1440).
Of course there are advantages attached when buying a QHD smartphone. However, at the same time, it is natural to assume that more pixels means more frames - so the phone's battery life would also be badly impacted.
Handsets with high-resolution displays seem to be a norm. Thus, based on the current trend, we've have come up with top 5 smartphones that could sport a QHD screen. Take a look into sliders below!
Samsung Galaxy Note 4
The Galaxy Note 3 came ducked with a Super AMOLED display, cranking out 386 pixels per inch. However, it seems that the upcoming Note 4 will come with a quad-HD AMOLED display. There's no more info available surrounding the Note 4's screen, however, Samsung is going to unveil the Note 4 on Sep. 3 at IFA 2014.
Google Nexus 6
The Google Nexus 6 is going to be the first ever "Nexus" branded smartphone to feature a 2K resolution display, according to the latest benchmark data. The Nexus 6, which has been codenamed 'Shamu' by Motorola, has made an appearance on GFXBench. It is reportedly running a 5.2-inch QHD display, and Snapdragon 805 processor under the hood. Google hasn't confirmed the existence of Nexus 6 just yet.
HTC One Max 2
The original HTC One Max was a failure not only in India, but around the globe. Over the past few months, it has been reported that HTC could launch the successor to the One Max. The upcoming smartphone is going to feature a QHD screen. Supposedly called the HTC One (M8) Prime or HTC One Max 2, the mysterious phablet is expected to rock some serious hardware, including a Snapdragon 805 processor and an 18.8MP rear-facing camera.
Alcatel One Touch D820
TCL Communications, which sells smartphones under the Alcatel brand internationally, will reportedly launch a new high-end handset, dubbed as One Touch D820. Alcatel's One Touch D820 will be a super high-end handset that could draw thunders from the likes of LG and Samsung, to name a few. According to a mysterious report, the alleged phone is expected to come with a 4.6-inch QHD display having a resolution of 2560 x 1440-pixels. It will be powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6795 processor, coupled with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory. The handset reportedly runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat out of box.
Huawei Ascend Mate 7
Huawei will launch the Ascend Mate 7 in Berlin next month. The upcoming smartphone would feature a 6-inch QHD screen alongside fingerprint scanner. As per reports, Huawei Ascend Mate 7 will be released in two variants, one with QHD (2560x1440p) display and other with FHD display. Other specs include: 13MP camera; Android 4.4; Huawei's own octa-core Kirin 920 processor; 3GB RAM.