Top 5 most hyped smartphones of 2014
This year is going to end soon, before the next year starts, let's take a look at the Top 5 most hyped smartphones of the 2014.
2014 has been a great year for the smartphone manufacturers and consumers, with lots of smartphones launching in the market and may be for the first time, some of the 'not so well known' brands have created a lot of buzz among people with some amazing smartphone. So, we thought of bringing up the 'Top 5 most hyped smartphones of 2014'. Each year, usually the list contains only big names like iPhones and top high Samsung Galaxy smartphones or Xperia Z series, but this time, the game is different. So, let's get started.
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1. Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
This one is expected by many people, each year, Apple will launch at least one iPhone and just before that, be sure to hear a lot about it. This year was not an exception, but this year, Apple just surprised the whole world with its plan to bring bigger iPhones. But months before the launch, the whole internet got flooded with lots of iPhone 6 related leaks and rumors. Finally, Apple unveiled the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus and even after the launch the curiosity of people were amazing, as Apple as promised added new features, a better processor and camera and many other stuffs. The keyword 'iPhone 6' rocked Google and other search engines like its predecessors had been doing for any years. And with new features like Apple Pay, bigger screen, better processor, lots of camera tweaks and other improvements it deserves to be at the number one in our Top 5 list of most hyped smartphones of 2014. Check our iPhone 6 archive here.
2. Xiaomi Mi3
Till last year, this brand was not dominant on the web, but now, in 2014 this brand rocked the world with high end and budget convenient smartphones. Xiaomi launched budget smartphones like Redmi 1s, mid range phone Mi3 and the high end Mi4, but among them the Mi3 is the most significant as it entered the market with a fairly high specs and budget friendly price tag. Great hardware, cool UI and lots of features, that's what we found on the Mi3 and it instantly became a hot topic of discussion among people obsessed with smartphones and gadgets. Mi3 broke various records with robust sales and defeated iPhone in China in case of sales, in India, during the flash sale on Flipkart, it broke its own record and became the fastest selling handset, even due to the heavy traffic, Flipkart crashed. That's why, despite of being a budget friendly and mid range specs, it should get the 2nd rank in our Top 5 list of most hyped smartphones of 2014. Check all our Xiaomi Mi3 archive here.
3. OnePlus One
Dubbed as 'The flagship killer of 2014', this smartphone was launched at IFA, and it packs everything that needs in a phone to be a flagship killer. The phone has a full HD display, top-class Snapdragon 801 chipset with a quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 CPU and Adreno 330 GPU and a massive 3 GB of RAM. The phone has a 13MP snapper with Sony-made Exmor IMX 214 1/3.06″ CMOS sensor and HDR. The phone has a robust 3100mAh battery and massive 64 GB of storage. COmbining all these, this phone is one of the most discussed phone and a phone of lust for every smartphone freak. So, we think it deserves to get to the 3rd position in our Top 5 most most hyped smartphones of 2014. You can also check all our OnePlus One news and updates here.
When it comes of smartphones Android OS is the most dominating OS and Google launches their exclusive Nexus phones every year. This year, Google partnered with Motorola to bring the Nexus 6, which is one of the most beautiful and powerful phones we have seen in 2014. It has a beautiful design and solid display with a very high pixel density, and the device is packed with solid hardware that includes a Snapdragon 805 chipset: quad-core Krait 450 @ 2.7GHz; Adreno 420 GPU; 3GB RAM and 32GB/64GB storage options. The best thing about Nexus 6 is that, its a Nexus device from Google and it comes with the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop so that you don't need to wait or bother for upgrades for a year or more. Also, the phone camera has native RAW support, which is great for people who like mobile photography. This camera marks two firsts for the Nexus line – first dual-LED and first 2160p video, that supports 4k recording at 30fps and with always ON voice commands, this phone is one of the most discussed phone on various smartphone forums and social networks, so we picked it up in our list of Top 5 most hyp[ed smartphones of 2014. You can check all our updates about Nexus 6 here.
Most of the Sammy fans must have been wondering why they can't see a Sammy phone in our list, yes there is: Galaxy S5, in our Top 5 list of most hyped smartphones of the year. This year at MWC, the phone was launched and at the first look, most of the people were blown away, because 'It's not just a phone". The camera had a 16 MP sensor and the greatest improvement and addition to the phone is a heart beat sensor, which is completely new to Samsung devices. The phone has another unique feature which combines LTE and Wi-Fi to provide insanely fast downloads. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 clocking at 2.5 GHz and a massive 2 GB of RAM, also it has 16 GB inbuilt storage which can be expanded up to 128 GB, that's huge. So, it gets at the 5th rank of our Top 5 most hyped smartphones of 2014. You can also check all the Galaxy S5 archives here.
So, here was our 'Top 5 most hyped smartphones of 2014'. You can also check out our other articles in Top 5 category.