2017 Is The Year Of Futuristic Phones; iPhone 8, Galaxy S8 And Noki P1 To Make Their Debut
2016 has been a very captivating year for smartphone fans, but 2017 is looking set to be even bigger and brighter. Nokia has already confirmed that it will be making its long-awaited return to the smartphone market, rumor says that Microsoft will finally be debuting the so-called Surface Phone, and Samsung's Galaxy Note range looks set to make an epic comeback.
With all that being said, here's a roundup of the best smartphones you can expect to see in 2017:
With 2017 marking the 10th-anniversary of Apple's smartphone lineup, speculations are firing that the firm has something big in store.
If rumors are to be believed, Apple will be skipping on the iPhone 7S to go directly on the iPhone 8, which analysts are claiming to be the most radically redesigned iPhone yet with its (rumored) 'all-glass' design and OLED screen. There have also been talks that the iPhone 8 will be supporting wireless charging and Touch ID sensor embedded in its display.
An all-new "Pro" model is also rumored to feature an S7 Edge-style curved display and dual camera setup. Apple's iPhone 8 is expected to debut in September 2017.
Samsung Galaxy S8
There have already been confirmations that Samsung is coming, and several leaks online have revealed what we can potentially expect from the up and coming Galaxy S8.
Following the footsteps of rival Apple's iPhone, the Galaxy S8 is going to be the first smartphone to feature Samsung's own artificial intelligence (AI) assistant built-in. According to other rumors, the Galaxy S8 will also be dumping the headphone jack (like what Apple did), in favor of audio over USB-C.
Another speculation has pointed towards a 2K-resolution AMOLED Edge display, built-in IP68 certification, fingerprint and iris scanners, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 power, and a dual rear-facing camera feature.
According to reports, the Galaxy S8 will likely debut at Mobile World Congress in February of 2017.
Nokia has confirmed that 2017 will be the year that it will finally make a return to the smartphone market, along with their latest upcoming smartphone, the Nokia P1.
According to reports, The Nokia P1 is going to be the firm's very first high-end Android device, and is rumored to be offering IP68 water and dust resistance and will be available in two size variants: 5.2in and 5.5in, each with QHD 2560x1440 AMOLED displays.
With Android 7.0, the Nokia P1 is also set to arrive with support for Google's Daydream Virtual Reality platform. Nokia's P1 is set to launch in the first quarter of 2017.
2017 is highly speculated to be the year that Microsoft's elusive Surface Phone finally debuts as the company looks to bolster its diminishing share of the smartphone market.
According to speculations, the Windows 10-powered Surface Phone will be available in three different versions: 4GB/128GB, 6GB/256GB, and 8GB/512GB. All of these three devices are expected to feature USB-C ports, fingerprint scanners, and 5.7in AMOLED panels, while power is also expected to be provided by Qualcomm.
This would mean that the Surface Phone will be able to run Windows 10 desktop apps without any issue. The Surface Phone is expected to arrive in early 2017.
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How The 'iPhone 8 Pencil' Can Threaten 'Galaxy Note 8' Success
Rumors have been surfacing regarding a new Galaxy Note 8 stylus being developed to rival the Apple Pencil. This came out after Apple CEO Tim Cook recently spoke on the subject. Cook stated in an interview that Apple is currently dwelling on the possibility of utilizing the Apple Pencil for future editions of the iPhone series.
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The iPod Classics was the very first music player for Apple and it was a huge success until Apple officially introduced the iPhone and ultimately killed the iPod lines on 2014. A lot of analysts have argued which has the better sound quality, leading them towards conducting tests and compared whether the Classic iPod or the iPhone had the better output of your favorite tunes.
Can The 'Google Pixel' Phone Beat The 'iPhone 7'?
Though Apple's iPhone 7 is considered as one of the best handsets to date, the up and coming Google Pixel smartphone has the potential of beating the iPhone. With the two phones being similar specs-wise and performance-wise, the Google Pixel can definitely stand its ground against the iPhone 7.
Apple iPhone 8 Vs Samsung Galaxy S8: Battle Of The Future Flagships: Latest Updates On Specs, Price And More
The competition between Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Apple's iPhone 8 next year is going to be epic in the smartphone industry. Samsung is looking to bounce back and gain people's trust again after it's tragic Note 7 failure. Apple, on the other end, is looking to get back on track with yet another major smartphone refresh. With all things said, here are some head-to-head comparisons between the two upcoming juggernaut handsets.
Apple iPhone 7 Vs Oppo F1 Plus: Battle Between Branding And Pricing
There are a lot of amazing handsets out there that truly offer some quality performance for every user's convenience. OPPO's F1 Plus looks pretty similar towards Apple's iPhone 7. They have been put through a design comparison and their similarities are very shocking, to say the least.
The Apple iPhone 9 Is The Smarthphone Of The Future: What Will The Future Be Like?
The iPhone 9 will turn out to be a pretty revolutionary change that would definitely change the course of how we view the iPhone. Considering that the upcoming iPhone 8 is already pretty impressive, to say the least, the iPhone 9 would definitely be a jaw-dropper, offering some enhanced specs like a much-improved design, display, features, and specs for the future.
How The 'Galaxy S7' Outperforms The 'iPhone 7'?
Apple's latest smartphone, the iPhone 7, has been on sale for more than two months. Many consider it as a revamped iPhone 6S with enhanced cameras and waterproofing features, but it's still undeniably the most powerful iPhone and definitely Apple's best handset so far. If you're looking for an Android equivalent to the iPhone 7, it's definitely going to be the older Samsung Galaxy S7,which also happens to be the Apple device's main competitor. With that being said,here are some information regarding how they are compared to each other and why the Galaxy S7 is better than the iPhone 7.
Why The 'iPhone 8' Will Feature Classic LCD Screen? OLED Display Dished Out
OLED technology has already reached a point where it is affordable to use on the iPhone, a move that Apple kept on postponing due to cost and supply problems. But screen supply will not be able to meet Apple's requirements, and only two iPhone 8 versions will be launched with LCD displays. Apple has been doing some impressive things with LCD technology on the iPhone 7 and the iPad Pro, but experts still insist that LCD displays won't ever match OLEDs.
Most Common Problems Of The 'iPhone 7', How To Solve Them?
The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are impressive successors and they are already getting some very solid reviews from critics, as well as the general public. They are currently two of the best phones available on the market. But just like any other phone, they also have their flaws.
5 Best Apps That Should Be On Your iPhone
Since iOS 10 widgets are normally hidden off the screen, a lot of people don't even bother using the said feature. This is why it's time to give widget apps a shot on your iPhone. In this post, we'll show you 5 useful iOS 10 widget apps that should be installed and used on every iPhone.
Will The Samsung 'Galaxy S8' Imitate The 'iPhone 8' Design And Functionality?
According to several online reports, Samsung could potentially follow the Apple's paths and be on the verge of planning to ditch the headphone jack on its upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone. If so, it would definitely force users to adopt to wireless headphones, or potentially utilize a USB Type-C compatible pair, if that's what the new handset will use for charging.
Become The Best Photographer With The iPhone 7 Plus 'Portrait Mode'
Portrait mode has become a favorite feature for the iPhone 7 Plus users, with people capturing different varieties of subjects with the stunning depth-of-field effect, bringing them closer to the subjects they love. The iPhone currently has the most popular camera in the world, and its popularity has just increased among photographers in 2016. Here are some and tips from photographers who are finding creative ways to use Portrait mode every day.
Samsung Notebook 9 Gets Revamped With New Kaby Lake Processors
The Kaby Lake is Intel's next generation of CPUs which brings outstanding upgrades for many present and future computers, of which Intel with introducing more details and information during the upcoming CES 2017. And while most computer systems are currently in the Intel Skylake generation, Samsung has just improved and revamped its Notebook 9 lineup with the Kaby Lake processors.
Samsung's 'Notebook 9' Will Be The Most Portable Laptop In The Planet
Samsung has enhanced and improved its Notebook 9 laptops, making them lighter and powering them with the powerful Intel i7 Kaby Lake processor. The South Korea-based company recently unveiled the specs of the revamped model right before the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that will be held in 2017 in Las Vegas. Samsung has also claimed that that the 13.3-inch version of the Notebook 9 is going to be the lightest version, as well as being the lightest laptop available on the market once it rolls out. With that, the Samsung Notebook 9 is set on being the most portable and convenient laptop that anyone can have once it officially rolls out.
What Is The Samsung Galaxy S8 'All-Screen Design'?
One of the biggest questions of 2017 will be how Samsung recovers from its disastrous Note 7 failure, and Google's triumphant Pixel launch this year. It seems that the company's direct answer is to push the boundaries of design with the next upcoming Galaxy S flagship phone, which, according to reports, will be featuring an "all-screen" design.
The Damages Caused By 'Galaxy Note 7' To Samsung, How Severe Is It?
2016 was a very tough year for Samsung. Thanks to the exploding battery issues with the recently discontinued Galaxy Note 7, Samsung was forced to issue an expensive global recall to compensate for the problem. The solution didn't work so well and a second recall was initiated, along with the production of the handset ending. The Note 7 was projected to be one of the biggest-selling smartphones of the year. Instead, it became a major problem that Samsung had to discontinue it once and for all.
Samsung Will Finally Release Official Statement Regarding 'Galaxy Note 7' Explosions
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was considered as a worldwide success when it officially launched a few months ago. The company was able to ship an estimated 4.3 million units worldwide. It seemed like smooth sailing for Samsung, who had the winning formula with its Note series but then reports started spreading about the Note 7 blowing up. Samsung has then issued an official statement regarding the said explosions
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