Last year was one of the highlights in modern technology. But this year is starting to get better. It’s still within the first quarter of the year and we’re seeing new launches of new smartphones from different leading brands. In January, Blackberry’s newest invention was released – the Blackberry Z10. Samsung as well released its new baby – the Samsung Galaxy S4 which is expected to hit the market by storm. However, iPhone6 is on its way and will be released within this year.
Blackberry has been the trademark for QWERTY phone keyboards, but this year, the company came to a total turning point when it ditched its famous keyboard and released a touch screen phone – the Blackberry Z10. It carries the operating system by the company which is the Blackberry 10 with a few revisions. It is a 4.2 inch screen phone with 168X1280 pixels. The phones are also NFC ready and can communicate with any NFC capable phones, have a 4G LTE capability and its edges looks like the ones of the iPhone5. This BB10 might have a hard time to compete with Samsung’s Galaxy line but it’s definitely making its mark.
HTC One is also one brand new release that carries the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. It has a 4.7 inch LCD screen with a 1080p display. It looks very luxurious and also powerful. It is powered by a quad-core chip by Qualcomm which is said to be very powerful and features the Sense interface. It features the latest innovation that is called the BlinkFeed. It is the home screen with different tiles that displays different pages, blogs and websites for easy access. This is one good phone but, will not overpower other leading brands in the market today.
Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S4 has just been unveiled and it doesn’t look that far from the previous model. It has the same outer features but is slimmer than the Galaxy S3. It has a 5 inch screen with Super AMOLED features. It is yet the highest density phones in the market. One of its features is the Hand Hover or Air Gesture technology that does not need any touch to scroll from one page to another. Its camera will surely impress its users since it has a 13MP back camera with shutter mode and flash and a 2-megapixel front camera. It is powered by the 1.6 GHz model of a processor but will also be available in 1.9GHz Quad-core version depending on the country.
There have been many speculations for the next release of an Apple phone; it could be iPhone5s or iPhone6. These are just rumors and there have been different leaks for its specifications. If it will be indeed iPhone6, it is expected to have a 4.8 inch Retina Display screen; it is expected to be bigger than the previous release. There have also been rumors that it will be powered by a quad core A7 processor which is a very fast chip. Its camera is expected to feature a higher megapixel rate considering that the Samsung Galaxy S4 has a 13MP camera.
These four handsets are exerting full efforts to provide the best for consumers. They have different specifications and features that will surely meet their users’ expectations depending on the purpose of use.