There are already countless articles about the best flagship phones in the market including the Samsung Galaxy S4, Sony Xperia Z, and HTC One, but let us face it; not all of us can afford those phones. Not that we don’t have the money, but we just think that a good midrange phone will suffice with our needs. After all, we can live without the latest graphics and 720p displays were great just about a year ago.
There was some debate on the merits of Samsung’s latest announced product, the Galaxy S4 Zoom, the moment people got word that the Korean manufacturer was going for a smaller, telephony-capable variant of its much-maligned Galaxy Camera. Branding issues, aesthetic concerns, and speculation over the device’s actual utility are all part of the discussion. It’s a confusing product, no doubt about it, and the future doesn’t look good for this ambitious cameraphone.
Cameraphones are things of the past
Cameraphones used to be a valid segment in the mobile phone market, back when do-it-all smartphones weren’t the norm and feature phones ruled the day. Sony, then known as Sony Ericsson, really hit the cameraphone concept right out of the ballpark with CyberShot-branded phones that looked good, were pocketable, and had decent camera sensors for superb photography.
Everyone would say that mobile phones are necessary devices and are significantly attached to us. The functions and features of mobile phones are well known to most of us. Perhaps, this is the primary reason why everybody got this device. In the first place, why have you purchased for a mobile phone? Was it because your home landline cannot be carried each time you travel? Or is it because of the fact that your friend has a mobile phone that is why you opt for one?
These days, more and more people are turning in their feature phones for a brand new spanking smartphones. Contrary to the belief of some, you don’t necessarily have to shell out the big bucks for your smartphone. Today’s mobile phone manufacturers know the needs of the global market and work overtime to produce multiple models at different price points. You’re sure to find a smartphone that will suit both your requirements and your budget – or, at the very least, reach a good compromise.
Before Apple dominated the smartphone market, BlackBerry was the king of mobile handsets. Back then, touchscreens were rare, and the alphanumeric “qwerty” keyboard of Blackberry phone was the industry standard for input and navigation. With the emergence of iPhones and other touchscreen-equipped devices from Android, the QWERTY lost its appeal and functionality: it would be unwise to waste the face of a mobile device with a permanent keyboard fixture. The end became apparent for the once-loved mobile phone keyboard when virtual keyboards evolved to become more tactile and intuitive, giving rise to haptic feedback, type-and-swipe, and auto-correct features, among others. But with BlackBerry’s latest attempt to salvage its brand, we see new smartphones sporting the iconic BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard. One of these devices is the Q10, a full-fledged smartphone running the new BlackBerry OS 10. With the lukewarm reception of BlackBerry’s first OS 10 gadget, the Z10, the future of the Q10 is highly questionable. Is this device really worth the time, money, and attention? Does adding a full QWERTY keyboard enough to convince everyone to bite into the “other fruit” of the smartphone market? Read more to find out.
The smartphone has become one of the most popular advancements when it comes to mobile communication. Over the last few years, the number of smartphone users has been hugely increasing. Based on the latest trends, it is forecasted that there will be a continuous rise in the number of smartphone users. The phenomenal success of smartphones has become possible because it was able to penetrate markets such as rural areas and other areas that have no access to dial-up Internet.
Pop quiz: If an oversized phone is called a phablet, what do you call an oversized phablet? Uh, what?
Yep, that’s exactly how you’ll react when you see ZTE’s flagship smartphone, the Grand Memo. Unveiled early during this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, ZTE’s new device could definitely be the grand mama of smartphones, well not on speed but on size and wisdom. With a hefty 5.7-inch screen, this gadget is something that you won’t overlook, and that’s why it’s been getting a lot of attention after it was launched. Size-wise, it’s really undeniable that this is one “grand” device, but would this also be true in every other aspect of this mobile phone?
If you’re looking for a stylish yet powerful smartphone that can attend your daily mobile needs, you may want to consider including the Motorola Motoluxe to your shortlist. This handset flaunts a nifty design and impressive hardware ideal for all mobile users, from business professionals to those people who are particular when it comes to the latest mobile trend. It is feature-rich, and user-friendly so you can easily operate it without any hassle to worry about. Powered by a 800 MHz processor, this smartphone runs the Android 2.3 operating system, also known as Gingerbread, giving you a quick access to Android market.
The following is a review written by a 74-year-old Blackberry user who is quite convinced that her smart phone is the greatest, for reasons that are both practical and heartwarming.
Hello, dears. My name is Mrs. Katherine Andersson; but my friends call me Kathy. I have just turned 74 on my last birthday and I feel great about that. I am writing this review of The Blackberry because I heard on the news that the makers of my phone, whose company is called Research in Motion (RIM), are in serious financial trouble, and I guess I want to help them convince people that their product is very good. I also learned that they are from Canada, and I have many Canadian friends whom I play canasta with, and I know they are good people.
The highly-anticipated handset of 2012 is finally made available in the market. The all new Nokia Lumia 900 is undoubtedly one of the remarkable smartphones manufactured by Nokia. It has a lot of features to offer, not to mention the cool apps and impressive specs on board. In a nutshell, it is advanced, and feature-rich, so you’ll get a one of a kind mobile experience you’ll definitely relish.