Top 20 Upcoming Smartphones: Expecting to launch In 2014

By Harish

    Say 'Bye, bye' to year 2013 and hello to mind-blowing 2014. A lot has been predicted and said about upcoming year in respect to technological innovation. From wearable computing devices to extra large tablets, everyone seems so excited about next year. With two of the biggest tech fests: CES and MWC, slated to bring some of the best looking devices into the market, we tried to segregate the top 20 upcoming handsets for you.

    Based on rumors and speculations, Samsung is set to announce the successor to the Galaxy S4 at the MWC 2014. The Galaxy S5 is expected to have a 5-inch+ 2K display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 SoC, 4GB RAM and 16MP rear-facing camera. The device is expected to be crafted of aluminum and should be out in the market by April.

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    Apart from Samsung Galaxy S5, Apple is also planning to launch the sixth generation iPhone next year. The exact release date is unknown, however, gossipmongers are working full time to speculate internal specs and features. Rumor has it that Apple could launch the iPhone 6 in September 2014. The phone would have a 4.8-inch IGZO display, A8 chipset (64-bit), 2GB RAM, TouchID fingerprint sensor and a 12-megapixel rear-facing camera. The device is expected to sell on a higher-side.

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    The year 2013 turned out to the mix year for the Taiwanese giant HTC. The makers behind the Desire 700 launched three big -ticket handsets (HTC One, HTC One Mini and HTC One Max) in the market. Out the three, HTC One made big waves in the international market with its charismatic design and beefy internal hardware. Since HTC One is treated as an old handset, the makers surely announce its successor at the upcoming MWC conference.

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    The HTC One 2 would have a 5-inch or bigger display having Full HD resolution. The phone is expected to have latest generation Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 SoC coupled with 3GB RAM and UltraPixel camera.

    Since the list of upcoming handsets is endless, we decided to club top upcoming 20 handstes in the form of sliders given below. Take a look!

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    Samsung Galaxy Grand 2:

    5.25-inch (1280 x 720 Pixels) capacitive touch screen display with 16:9 aspect ratio
    1.2 GHz quad-core processor
    Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) OS
    Dual SIM
    8.9 mm thick and weighs 163 grams
    8MP Auto Focus Camera with LED Flash, 1080p video recording
    2MP front-facing camera
    3.5mm audio jack
    1.5GB RAM, 8 GB internal memory, expandable up to 64GB with microSD
    3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v 4.0, GPS/GLONASS
    2600 mAh battery

    Samsung Galaxy Core Advance:

    4.7-inch (800 x 480 Pixels) LCD capacitive touch screen display
    1.2 GHz dual-core processor
    Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS
    Dimensions - 133.3 x 70.5 x 9.7 mm, Weight: 145g
    5MP Auto Focus Camera with LED Flash
    0.3MP (VGA)front-facing camera
    3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
    1GB RAM, 8 GB internal memory, expandable up to 64GB with microSD
    3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v 4.0, NFC, GPS + GLONASS
    2000 mAh battery

    Huawei Honor 3X:

    5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display with 10 finger multi-touch
    1.7 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6592 processor with Mali450-MP4 GPU
    Dual SIM (Mini SIM and Micro SIM) with dual standby
    Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) with Emotion UI 2.0
    13MP rear camera with LED Flash, Sony BSI stacked sensor, f/2.2 aperture
    5MP front-facing camera with 2mm wide angle lens, 1.4um sensor
    3.5mm audio jack, DTS audio
    2GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory with MicroSD
    3G (WCDMA / TD-SCDMA ), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS
    3000 mAh battery

    Huawei Honor 3C

    5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD LTPS display
    1.3GHz quad-core MedaiTek MT6582 processor with Mali 400 GPU
    Dual SIM  (Micro SIM and Micro SIM) with dual standby
    Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) with Emotion UI 2.0
    8MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture
    5MP front-facing camera, 22mm wide angle lens, 1.4um large pixel sensor, F2.4 aperture
    3.5mm audio jack
    9.2mm thick and weighs 140 grams
    1GB / 2GB RAM, 4GB internal memory (1.8 GB user memory), expandable memory with MicroSD
    3G (WCDMA / TD-SCDMA ), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS
    2300 mAh battery

    LG G Flex:

    6 Inch HD Curved P-OLED Display
    2.26 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 QuadCore Processor
    2GB LP DDR3 RAM-
    13MP Camera With LED Flash
    2.1 MP Front Facing Camera
    32GB On-Board Storage
    3500 MAh Battery

    Nokia Lumia 1320:

    6 Inch 720p Display
    1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Dual Core Processor
    1GB RAM
    8 GB On-Board Storage
    5 MP Camera
    VGA Front Facing Camera
    LED Flash
    3400 MAh Battery

    Samsung Galaxy J:

    5 Inch Super AMOLED Full HD Disply
    2.3 GHz Quad Core MSM8974 Processor
    2 GB RAM
    13MP Camera With LED Flash
    2 MP Front Camera
    Bluetooth 4.0
    2600 MAh Battery

    LG GX:

    5.5-inch Full HD IPS curved glass display
    1.7 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor with Adreno 320 GPU
    Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
    13MP rear camera with LED Flash with 1080p video recording at 30 fps
    2.1 MP front-facing camera
    2GB LPDDR2 RAM
    32GB of internal memory
    Bluetooth 4.0
    3140 mAh removable battery

    Samsung Galaxy Round:

    5.7 Inch Full HD Super Flexible AMOLED Display
    2.3 GHz Quad Core MSM 8974 Processor
    3 GB RAM
    5.7 Inch Full HD Super Flexible AMOLED Display
    3 MP Rear Camera With LED Flash
    2 MP Front Camera
    Bluetooth v4.0
    2800 MAh Battery

    Nokia Lumia 525:

    4 inch WVGA IPS LCD display
    Windows Phone 8 OS
    1.0 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Dual Core processor
    1 GB RAM
    5MP primary camera
    8GB Internal memory
    expandable up to 64GB
    Bluetooth, microUSB, GPRS/AGPS, GPS, Wi-Fi, 3G
    1430mAh Li-ion battery

    Oppo N1:

    5.9 inch Full HD IPS Capacitive Touchscreen
    Android v4.2 OS
    1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Quad Core
    2GB RAM
    Adreno 320 GPU
    13 MP Swivel camera
    16GB ROM
    3G, USB OTG, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS
    3610 mAh Battery

    Samsung Galaxy Premier:

    4.65 Inch Super AMOLED HD Screen
    1.2GHz Dual Core Processor
    1 GB RAM
    Android 4.1
    8MP Rear Camera
    TouchWiz UI
    8GB Or 16GB Internal Storage
    Micro SD Slot
    2100 MAh Battery

    Samsung Galaxy Ace 3:

    Dual SIM
    4.0 inches, 480x800 pixels, 16M Display
    Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS
    1GHz Dual core processor
    1GB of RAM
    4GB internal memory
    5.0MP rear camera
    VGA front camera
    3G, Wi-Fi, USB, GPS, Bluetooth
    1500 mAh Battery

    Samsung Galaxy S4 Active:

    5.0 inches TFT Display
    Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS
    1.9GHz Quad Core processor
    2GB of RAM
    16GB of internal memory
    8.0 MP of rear camera
    2.0 MP of front camera
    3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, USB, GPRS, Bluetooth connectivity
    2600 mAh Battery

    HTC Desire 501:

    4.3inch WVGA Display, Capacitive Touchscreen
    Android v4.1 Jelly Bean OS, HTC Sense UI
    1.15GHz Dual Core Processor
    1GB RAM
    8GB built-in Storage
    Up to 32GB External Memory
    8MP Primary Camera
    2.1MP Secondary Camera
    Dual SIM, Wi-Fi, 3G, USB Port, Bluetooth
    2100mAh Li-ion Battery

    HTC Desire Q:

    4.0 inch WVGA TFT Display
    4.0 ICS OS
    1GHz processor
    512MB RAM
    4GB internal memory
    expandable up to 32GB
    5.0MP rear camera
    3G, Wi-Fi, GPS connectivity
    1650 mAh Battery

    Huawei Ascend W2:

    4.5-inch HD ultra-sensitive touchscreen
    Windows 8 OS
    1.5GHz Qualcomm dual-core processor
    1GB RAM
    8MP Rear Camera
    1.2MP Front camera
    16GB Internal memory
    expandable up to 32GB
    WiFi, 3G, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS, USB
    2800 mAh battery

    ZTE Nubia 5S:

    5.0-inch Full HD CGS display with Corning Gorilla glass protection
    2.3 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with Adreno 330 GPU
    Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS with Mifavour UI 2.0
    13MP auto focus camera with LED Flash, 1080p HD video recording
    5MP front-facing camera
    7.6mm thick and weighs 126 grams
    2GB RAM, 16GB / 32GB internal memory
    3G HSPA+, Bluetooth, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (Dual Band), GPS/aGPS
    2300 mAh battery
    Colors: Black and White

    ZTE Nubia 5S mini

    4.7-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IGZO display
    2.3 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with Adreno 330 GPU
    Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS with Mifavour UI 2.0
    13MP auto focus camera with LED Flash, 1080p HD video recording
    5MP front-facing camera
    7.6mm thick and weighs 120 grams
    2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with micro SD
    3G HSPA+, Bluetooth, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (Dual Band), GPS/aGPS
    2000 mAh battery

    HTC Desire 709d

    5-inch qHD (540x960) display
    1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor with Adreno 203 graphics
    1GB of RAM
    8-megapixel rear camera
    2.1-megapixel front-facing camera
    8GB inbuilt storage, expandable up to 64GB via microSD card
    2100mAh battery
    Dual-SIM
    Android Jelly Bean with Sense 5 UI

    HTC Desire 7060

    5-inch qHD (540x960) display
    1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor with Adreno 203 graphics
    1GB of RAM
    8-megapixel rear camera
    2.1-megapixel front-facing camera
    8GB inbuilt storage, expandable up to 64GB via microSD card
    2100mAh battery
    Dual-SIM
    Android Jelly Bean with Sense 5 UI

    HTC Desire 7088

    5-inch qHD (540x960) display
    1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor with Adreno 203 graphics
    1GB of RAM
    8-megapixel rear camera
    2.1-megapixel front-facing camera
    8GB inbuilt storage, expandable up to 64GB via microSD card
    2100mAh battery
    Dual-SIM
    Android Jelly Bean with Sense 5 UI

    ZTE Blade Q Maxi:

    5 Inch Touchscreen Display
    1.3 GHz Dual Core MTK Processor
    1 GB RAM
    5 Inch Touchscreen Display
    5 MP Rear Camera With LED Flash
    0.3MP Front Camera
    3G/WiFi
    FM Radio
    Bluetooth v4.0
    2000 MAh Battery

    Alcatel One Touch Pop C5:

    4.5inch Display
    Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
    1.3GHz Dual-Core processor
    512MB RAM
    4GB internal memory
    Expandable up to 32GB
    5MP rear camera
    VGA front camera
    3G, GPRS, EDGE, WIFI, Bluetooth, USB
    1800mAH battery

    Alcatel One Touch Pop C7:

    5 inches HWVGA TFT display
    Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
    1300MHz Quad-core processor
    512MB RAM
    5MP of rear camera
    0.3MP of front camera
    4GB of internal memory
    3G, DualSIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS (with A-GPS), microUSB connectivity
    2000mAh Li-ion battery

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