Top 5 Phones Of 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, it is time to look back and review all that happened in the technology market. A range of smartphone were launched during the year and while some vanished without a trace, others did make heads turn.

Top 5 phones in 2014
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1) Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are the same except for their size, battery capacity and optical image stabilization. The phone is unique indeed owing to its elegant hardware design and its impeccable app store feature. The camera too is unbeatable in terms of usability and quality. However, Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus continue to remain the most expensive of the lot with price ranging from $649 to $949.

2) Sony Xperia Z3

A waterproof phone, the Sony Xperia Z3 offers users a better Google experience. The phone comes with a 2.5 GHz processor, 32 GB of integrated storage and a 20.7 megapixel camera. Other noticeable features include a micro SD expansion card slot and a 5.2 inch display with resolution of 1920 x 1080.

3) Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung has given over its instinct of using the plastic frame and this propelled its fortunes as technology experts included the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 in the top 5 phones of 2014. Additionally, the phone is powered by Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor and comes with 3 GB of RAM.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 features a 16 megapixel camera and for the selfie crazy lot, the phone has a 3.7 megapixel front facing camera.

4) Google Nexus 6

Google Nexus 6 sold out within the first few minutes of listing in the online market. However, it is now back and the world has got to know better about its features. The smartphone has a larger 5.92-inch resolution display and has a Snapdragon 805 processor. The phone has a 20 megapixel camera and comes with a Qi wireless charging and is water resistant.

5) LG G3

A removable battery, options in micro SD card slot, innovative rear button design and a futuristic camera are some of the features that set aside LG G3 from others in the league. The phone has a 5.5-inch display and has managed to make a niche for itself among the top phones for 2014.… Read the rest

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Leaked Images of Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact

Some latest leaked images of Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 compact claim to have captured both handsets side by side. Both the devices appear similar as far the design is considered. However, the Xperia Z3 Compact (or Mini) looks like the smaller version of its larger sibling. The image shows that Sony is keeping the design similar for both its devices, suggesting that the manufacturer is keeping its OmniBalance design with the upcoming hardware.

Leaked Images of Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact
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There are very less details as of now related to the specifications and features of both the devices. The company is likely to launch the devices during the IFA 2014 trade show scheduled to be held in Berlin later in 2014.

Meanwhile, the company has not yet launched the Sony Xperia Z2 Compact, and some are assuming that the company is likely to launch the Xperia Z2 Compact and Z3 Compact just months apart. In such a scenario there is a possibility that the smaller Z2 should make an imminent debut, or the company could get away with the launch of the Z2 Compact altogether and push forward with the next-generation instead.

There have been rumors that the Sony Xperia Z3 would be powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor along with a hefty 3GB of RAM as well as would be equipped with a high-end rear camera (likely a 20MP shooter).… Read the rest

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