The number of smartphones available in the market is escalating very fast as various tech giants are updating their existing devices and launching new ones every now and then.
However, almost every smartphone offers the same package of features, with little differences in terms of hardware. Irrespective of the differences in software extras, these devices allow users to perform the same tasks on the whole. For instance, you can access e-mail, text messages, and social networks from all of them.
However, some smartphones do offer some unique features that allow them to stand apart from the crowd of others. Let’s have a look at a few of them:
The strong points: The Samsung Galaxy Beam smartphone comes equipped with 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen, an integrated projector called Pico, a dual-core processor, and the capability to capture 720p video.
The weak points: bad: The projection software could have been made better, and its 5-megapixel photo snapper sometimes blurs indoor pictures. Moreover, it is heavier and thicker than most of today’s smartphones.
The bottom line: Regardless of weak software, the Galaxy Beam’s bright projector performs well and fills the gap, while its strong features make it a worthy stand-alone smartphone.
Available in the price range of $474 to $840, the Samsung Galaxy Beam has been rated at 3.5 out of 5 by Cnet.
The strong points: The Lumia 920 smartphone comes with new Windows Phone, wireless charging plus a highly sensitive display that you can make use of even with gloves. Nokia helps fill in Windows Phone Operating system (OS) gaps with some very innovative features.
The weak points: A fat, weighty build and slippery finish make it difficult for the owners to hold and carry this smartphone. Moreover, the smartphone’s over-hyped photo snapper does not have sufficient settings.
The bottom line: despite being thick and heavy, this smartphone is one of the most powerful and feature-rich Windows Phone device available in the market.
Priced at $100, the Nokia Lumia 920 has received Cnet rating of 4 stars out of 5.
The strong points: The Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD delivers fast performance, a huge, eye-popping display and a comfy and graceful design. It offers an impressive call quality, a plenty of storage, strong battery life and 4G data speeds.
The weak points: Its main weakness is its photo snapper that produces sub-par images. This smartphone also comes with Verizon bloatware.
The bottom line: The Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD is a fast and stylish smartphone that offers outstanding battery life.
Price in the range of $150 to $300, the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD has received Cnet rating of 4 stars out of 5.
The strong points: The Samsung Galaxy Note 2’s is impressively good for videos, games and reading, while its enhanced stylus aids productivity adds to its worth. A powerful quad-core processor, an impressive camera and strong battery life adds to the list of strong points of this Android smartphone
The weak points: The massive screen makes it difficult to carry, and hitches in its S Pen stylus and applications can slash your speeds.
The bottom line: It is a quite powerful, boundary-pushing device that offers a unique browsing experience.
Available in the range of $150 to $310, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has earned Cnet rating of 4 stars out of 5.