CES is perhaps the most happening Consumer Electronics Show on earth where several companies launch their products and exhibit new innovations. It is also considered as a global platform to grab consumer's attention from around the world.
Like every year, CES 2015 also saw a plethora of gadgets, including smartphones, cars, robots, 3D printers and several other technological innovations being unveiled. We picked the top 10 smartphones from the Day 3 of the event. Here goes:
Lenovo unveiled this Android-powered smartphone focusing on the budget-conscious market of India. The 4G dual SIM smartphone comes powered by Snapdragon 410 Quad-Core processor with 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM and is priced below Rs 10,000. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G also sports similar specification and available at same price point. The device is expected to receive warm welcome from the Indian consumers who do not want to spend a lot on their phone. Apart from A6000, Lenovo has also released Vibe X2 Pro and P90 smartphone with better specification and a bigger battery.
LG G Flex 2
LG released numerous devices at CES, but their prime product on the show was LG G2 Flex, the successor of LG's first flexible smartphone, G Flex. Featuring a similar curved display, LG has featured 1020p resolution at 403ppi and also packs the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop. With an improved self healing feature, this phone is expected to be counted as a key flagship smartphone of the year.
ASUS Zenfone 2
ASUS received decent response from the consumers following the Zenfone 5 and 6 releases. To retain the market share and grow further, the Taiwanese brand has released a new budget Android smartphone, Zenfone 2 at CES this year. Priced at $199 which roughly translates to Rs. 12,500, the phone features 4GB RAM and comes powered by a 64-bit Intel processor. If the phone arrives at such a price, it are sure to get great response in the market. Following this, ASUS also released a photography focused Zenfone Zoom smartphone too.
HTC Desire 826
The mid-range Android smartphone Desire 826 boasts of a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1,920x1,080 pixels. The LTE 4G-enabled Android Lollipop smartphone comes powered by a Snapdragon 615 SoC. HTC has coupled the processor with 2GB worth RAM and 16GB internal memory.
Samsung Galaxy E5, E7
The top smartphone seller of the world, Samsung, also launched two smartphones apart from several other significant releases this year. Focusing on mid-range and budget consumer segment they released Galaxy A7 and Galaxy A5 smartphones. Boasting of a 5.5-inch and 5-inch display, the smartphones released in India at Rs 20,500 and Rs 19,300.
Huawei Honor 6 Plus
Instead of featuring one regular camera at the rear of the phone, Huawei Honor 6 Plus features two 8MP cameras at the back with similar refocus technology of HTC One M8. The phone also features another 8MP camera at front and packs in 4G and NFC connectivity. The Huawei Honor 6 Plus also features a huge battery, octa-core processor, 3GB RAM and 16GB of in-built storage.
Acer Liquid Jade Z410
Acer has released a new budget smartphone Liquid Z410 smartphone at CES 2015. The smartphone has been priced at EUR 129 or sub-Rs 10,000. The smartphone comes powered by a 64-bit quad-core processor and also features 4G LTE connection.
The huge popularity of smartphones finally brought photography accessory manufacturer Kodak into the ring. They released the Kodak IM5 smartphone which is powered by Android and features a 13MP rear camera with autofocus and a 5MP front camera.
Polaroid is another company that's slowly shifting from traditional camera-manufacturing to the world of smartphones. First, they released Socialmatic camera for social media addicts and now an all new smartphone, Polaroid Selfie. The smartphone looks almost identical to Oppo N1 and features the similar swivel camera. Apart from that, the smartphone features a 5.5-inch 720p display, octa-core MediaTek SoC and runs Android 5.0 Lollipop out-of-the-box.
Saygus V squared
The wonder smartphone of CES 2015 which has a capacity to provide 320GB amount of storage. The smartphone actually features 64GB on-board memory and two micro SD card slots with maximum capacity up to 128GB each. The device also boasts of a 5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 801 64-bit processor, 3GB RAM, 64GB in-built memory, 21MP rear and 13MP front camera with a dual boot (Android and Windows) capability.