The evolution of this technology is so fast that these products once when had to receive updates in one and half years or so but now receiving updates as frequently as 4 to 6 months. As the technology is evolving the flagship smartphones of past years have come down today's mid range price bracket. If you ask me there is tremendous technology updates we have ever come across since around one and half years which is insane. The things I would like to speak about this one and half years of growth in technology is that there is new meaning for Flagships, Midrange, Premium Midrange, Budget Midrange and Budget smartphones are some of the types of these categories getting established from one and half years. Now the important part which let us increase in this much growth, I would like to speak about is the new brands/vendors. In India not 1, 2, 3 but 13 brands / vendors have come and began launching smartphones since one and half years Xiaomi, Gionee, Oneplus, Oppo, Infocus, Meizu, Asus, Motorola, Lenovo, Acer, Yu televentures, Coolpad most of these brands have changed the entire concepts of smartphones such as Great Performance and Aggressive Pricing prepositions. The tier one brands such as Sony, Samsung, HTC etc, have began to price their smartphones slightly lesser price than they used to before one and half years. So all in all this one and half years of technology updates are fabulous to all of us have lot many phones to Compare, Choose and Buy depending on option and the competition of smartphones is getting better and better.
Now I would like to talk about the SOC's popular of them all have to be Snapdragon 615 and Snapdragon 810 SOC's and MediaTek Helio X10 for some extent. Of the trio SOC's Snapdragon 615 and 810 SOC's are prone to overheat. Very few products does have control on this issue which would feel getting heated up for upto 45 degree Plus sometimes can get quite uncomfortable to use and especially outside or in typical summer condition as to which hopefully we will see a certain changes to be incorporated in this very coming year or quite soon as upcoming Snapdragon 618 (now called as Snapdragon 650) and Snapdragon 620 (now called as Snapdragon 652) SOC's are supposed to be very good when it comes to overheating stuff. When it comes to battery life also there's been quite big improvement in this department from past a year as there are more smartphones having great to extra-ordinary battery life when compared to previous years.
Slim is new trend in this technology as slimmest devices can be slimmer at 5mm or slightly lower which is cool, But slimness should not be everything as some of this products skip headphone jack or have lesser or average battery life life or tend to overheat as they will have little place to dissipate normal heat of that smartphone by making it warm pretty quickly. with smartphones being slim some of the slimmest smartphones are pricy initially, And for the cost of these factors I agree with the trend of slimness in smartphones, But it should come at uncompromised features by trying to include above factors then I feel that it would set a new benchmark in this technology.
Quick recap
*battery life
*profile of the device
Lastly summing up above mentioned points by looking hopefully we see improvements regarding the points listed in coming years or very soon as possible.
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