Mobile Phone History

  • Motorola 3200

    Motorola 3200
    The Motorola International 3200 was the first digital hand-size mobile telephone introduced in 1992, along with the more compact 5200, 7200 and 7500 "flip phones" introduced in 1994. It was preceded by the International 1000, which was the first GSM portable phone.
  • Nokia 1011

    Nokia 1011
    The Nokia 1011 was the first mass-produced GSM phone. It was sold also as Mobira Cityman 2000. The typenumber refers to the launch date, 10 November, in 1992
  • Fujitsu Pocket Commander

    Fujitsu Pocket Commander
    A unit of Fujitsu Ltd. of Japan on Thursday displayed what it said was the world's smallest and lightest cellular phone. Fujitsu America Inc. said its 10.2-ounce Pocket Commander cellular telephone was aimed at expanding the cellular phone market beyond business use. The company said the phone "easily fits in a shirt pocket." Introduced simultaneously in the United States, Canada and Japan, the phone will be available in Los Angeles next week and will be marketed nationally early next year.
  • IBM Simon

    IBM Simon
    The IBM Simon Personal Communicator was a handheld, touchscreen cellular phone and PDA designed and engineered by International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) and assembled under contract by Mitsubishi Electric Corp. BellSouth Cellular Corp. distributed the Simon Personal Communicator in the United States between August 1994 and February 1995, selling 50,000 units. The Simon Personal Communicator was the first cellular phone to include telephone and PDA features in one device.
  • Ericsson GH218

    Ericsson GH218
  • Sony CMD Z1

    Sony CMD Z1
  • Motorola StarTAC

    Motorola StarTAC
    The Motorola StarTAC is a clamshell mobile phone manufactured by Motorola. It was released on 3 January 1996, being the first ever clamshell/flip mobile phone.[2] The StarTAC is the successor of the MicroTAC, a semi-clamshell design that had been launched in 1989.[3] Whereas the MicroTAC's shell folded down from below the keypad, the StarTAC folded up from above the display. In 2005, PC World put StarTAC at #6 in The 50 Greatest Gadgets of the Past 50 Years.
  • Nokia 8110

    Nokia 8110
    Nokia 8110 was the first of Nokia's high-end, 8xxx series of phones released in 1996. Its distinctive styling was the first example of a 'slider' form factor. A sliding cover protected the keypad when being carried in the pocket and extended downwards in use, bringing the microphone closer to the mouth.[1] The action of opening the cover also answered an incoming call. The prominent curvature of the case, particularly when open, earned it the nickname "banana phone".
  • Nokia 5110

    Nokia 5110
    The consumer oriented 5110 shared the same platform as the Nokia 6110 targeted at the business market. It had a simpler user interface and lacked the infra-red port.
  • Ericsson GF768

    Ericsson GF768
    The GF768 was a brand new phone for 1998. The new phone was Ericsson's first flip phone. It was also Ericsson's first handset designed by their in-house stylists based in the USA. Previous handsets were the work of Richard Lindahl based in Malmo.
  • Nokia 3210

    Nokia 3210
    The 3210 was one of the first mobile phones to feature an internal antenna. This distinguished the handset from others which featured large, awkward and unsightly antennae. Reception, although poorer than that of its predecessor, the 3110, was still very good.
  • Samsung SPH-M100

    Samsung SPH-M100
    Samsung SPH-M100 was the first cell phone to have MP3 music capabilities. The phone was named one of the All-TIME 100 greatest and most influential gadgets from 1923 to 2010 by Peter Ha in Time.
  • Ericsson R380

    Ericsson R380
    The Ericsson R380 Smartphone was a GSM mobile phone made by Ericsson Mobile Communications, released in 2000. It combined the functions of a mobile phone and a personal digital assistant (PDA). It was the first device marketed as a 'smartphone'. In December 1999 the magazine Popular Science appointed the Ericsson R380 Smartphone to one of the most important advances in science and technology.
  • Nokia 9110i

    Nokia 9110i
    The Nokia 9000 Communicator was the first product in Nokia's Communicator series, introduced in 1996. The phone was large and heavy (397 g) in comparison with its later equivalent the Nokia E90 (210 g). The Communicator part is driven by an Intel 24 MHz i386 CPU.[1] It has 8 MB of memory, which is divided between applications (4 MB), program memory (2 MB) and user data (2 MB). The operating system is GEOS 3.0.
  • Ericsson T66

    Ericsson T66
    Released in September 2001, the Ericsson T66 was extremely small making it the smallest mobile phone to be released by Ericsson Mobile Communications. It surpassed the tiny Nokia 8210 in smallness and weight at the time. After Ericsson merged with Sony Corporation in 2001 to manufacture mobile phones, The T66 changed its body & color and renamed to T600. The T66 and its predecessor renamed as Sony-Ericsson T600 is presently discontinued in production. The T66 was compatible with GSM 900/1800/190
  • Siemens S45

    Siemens S45
    Announced in 2001, the Siemens S45 was Siemens's first ever GPRS mobile phone, allowing for faster data transmission and Internet access with the coupled dual-band GSM-900 and GSM-1800 networks.
  • Nokia 7650

    Nokia 7650
    The Nokia 7650 is a smartphone belonging to the fashion and experimental (7xxx) series. The phone was released in the second quarter of 2002 for around €600. It was notable for a number of firsts: first Nokia smartphone with the Symbian OS (version 6.1); first Series 60 (Now S60)) platform device; first Nokia with built-in camera. The handset's release was promoted in conjunction with the film Minority Report.
  • Sony Ericsson P800

    Sony Ericsson P800
    The Sony Ericsson P800 is a smartphone introduced in 2002 based upon UIQ version 2.0 (which itself is based upon Symbian OS v7.0) from Sony Ericsson. The P800 is arguably the successor of the Ericsson R380, and initial design work was done within Ericsson, but it was produced after Sony & Ericsson merged their mobile phone businesses.
    The P800 uses the UIQ (version 2.0) user interface and has a touch screen much like a PDA. It is powered by an ARM9 processor running at 156MHz.
  • Nokia 6310i

    Nokia 6310i
    The Nokia 6310i is a mobile phone from Nokia first introduced at the CeBIT fair in March 2002 with sales starting later that year and discontinued in late 2005. It was primarily marketed as a business phone and for some years was the dominant GSM device in the corporate world. The model is basically the same as the earlier 6310 with the addition of tri-band reception, Java and a blue LCD Screen (as opposed to the earlier green).
  • Palm Treo 600

    Palm Treo 600
    Treo 600 was a smartphone developed by Handspring, and offered under the palmOne brand (later Palm, Inc.) after the merger of the two companies. It has a number of integrated features and it is possible to check the calendar while talking on the phone, dial directly from contacts list, take pictures or send emails. It includes a five-way navigation button and favorites screen allowing quick access to the phone functions.
  • BlackBerry 6210

    BlackBerry 6210
    The BlackBerry Quark (6210/6220/6230/6280) is a series of BlackBerry smart phones developed by Research In Motion. Launched officially in 2003, it is one of the most popular among the first-generation BlackBerry models.
  • Nokia 7600

    Nokia 7600
    The Nokia 7600 is a digital imaging mobile phone released by Nokia. It was Nokia's second 3G handset after the Nokia 6650.
    The phone was primarily aimed at the "fashion" market, it had unique teardrop shape and a variety of interchangeable covers were available. The number keys were located around the large screen. The VGA camera was of a good quality for its time, but poor by modern standards.
    It has polyphonic ring-tone support. The built-in MP3/AAC audio player allows up to 29MB of songs to
  • Motorola Razr V3

    Motorola Razr V3
    Motorola Razr (styled RAZR, pronounced "razer") is a series of mobile phones by Motorola, part of the 4LTR line. They were first developed in July 2003 and were released in the market in the third quarter of 2004.[1] The V3 was the first and main phone of the series.
  • Sony Ericsson P910

    Sony Ericsson P910
    The Sony Ericsson P910 is a smartphone by Sony Ericsson introduced in 2004 and the successor of the Sony Ericsson P900. The P910 has a full QWERTY keyboard on the back of the flip (the flip can also be removed completely, allowing for a 'traditional' PDA form-factor). The biggest change from the P900 to the P910 is that the P910 supports Memory Stick PRO Duo and the phone's internal memory has been upped from 16 MB to 64 MB.
  • Nokia 7280

    Nokia 7280
    The 7280 "lipstick" phone is a mobile telephone model supplied by Nokia. It supports GSM, SMS, MMS, HSCSD, GPRS, and SyncML. It has a VGA camera. Its design features a slider end and a Navi-Spinner in the place of a keypad. As part of Nokia's "Fashion Phone" line, it has black, white and red styling, and a screen that fades to a mirror when inactive. Fortune Magazine listed it as one of the best products of 2004[1] while its design was praised by the jury in the iF product design awards for 2005
  • Nokia 6680

    Nokia 6680
    The Nokia 6680 is a 3G handset by Nokia, running Symbian operating system, with Series 60 version 2 user interface. The device features Bluetooth, a 1.3-megapixel fixed-focus camera, front VGA (0.3-megapixel) video call camera, hot swappable Dual Voltage Reduced Size MMC (DV-RS-MMC) memory expansion card support, stereo audio playback and a 2.1", 176x208, 18-bit (262,144) color display with automatic brightness control based on the environment. Announced in February 2005, they reached the market
  • Sony Ericsson W800i

    Sony Ericsson W800i
    The W800 Walkman, released in 2005 (2 August 2005 in the UK), was the first Sony Ericsson phone to use the Walkman brand. The phone features Bluetooth v1.2 (with full Bluetooth 2.0 compliance), Infrared and USB connectivity.
  • HTC Universal

    HTC Universal
    The HTC Universal is a Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC phone, manufactured by High Tech Computer Corporation. It was the first 3G/UMTS-enabled Pocket PC phone, and also the first to come with Windows Mobile 5.0 pre-installed.
  • HTC TyTN

    HTC TyTN
    The HTC TyTN (also known as the HTC Hermes and the HTC P4500) is an Internet-enabled Windows Mobile Pocket PC smartphone designed and marketed by High Tech Computer Corporation of Taiwan. It has a touchscreen with a left-side slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The TyTN's functions include those of a camera phone and a portable media player in addition to text messaging and multimedia messaging. It also offers Internet services including e-mail (including Microsoft's DirectPush push e-mail solution, as w
  • Nokia N73

    Nokia N73
    The Nokia N73 is a mobile phone by Nokia officially described as a "multimedia computer". The feature which most distinguishes the N73 from other 'N'- or 'E'-series Nokia mobile phones is the 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera. The N73 does not support Wi-Fi. Since the N73 supports access via Bluetooth and USB Mass Storage (amongst other methods), it is possible to transfer large collections of files to and from it using any computer that also supports either Bluetooth or mass storage via USB (e.g.
  • Motorola Q

    Motorola Q
    The Motorola Q is a Windows Mobile smartphone first announced in the Summer of 2005 as a thin device with similar styling to Motorola's immensely popular RAZR. Motorola in a partnership with Verizon Wireless released the Q on May 31, 2006. A version for Sprint was released early in January 2007[2] and one for Amp'd Mobile in April 2007.
  • BlackBerry Pearl

    BlackBerry Pearl
    The BlackBerry Pearl (8100 / 8110 / 8120 / 8130 / 8220 / 8230 / 9100 / 9105) was a series of smartphones developed by Research In Motion the first BlackBerry device with a camera and media player. It was originally released on September 12, 2006. T-Mobile was the first US carrier to release the phone as a carrier device.
  • LG KG800

    LG KG800
    LG KG800 is the European version of the LG Chocolate, the first product of LG Black Label Series. It is a GSM Tri-Band mobile phone manufactured and sold by LG Electronics. It was released in May 2006 and had its marketing strategy planned and executed [1] by John D. Bernard, a marketer based in the UK.[2] The KG800 is a 'slider' style phone that reveals heat-sensitive touch buttons on its face, which activate upon sliding the phone open.
  • Samsung i607

    Samsung i607
    The Samsung BlackJack, or Samsung SGH-i607, is a smartphone that was available through AT&T in the United States and Telstra in Australia.
  • LG KE850

    LG KE850
    The LG KE850, also known as the LG Prada,[1] is a touchscreen mobile phone made by LG Electronics. It was first announced on December 12, 2006.[2] Images of the device appeared on websites such as Engadget Mobile on December 15, 2006.[3] An official press release showing an image of the device appeared on January 18, 2007.[1] Sales started in May 2007. It is the first mobile phone with a capacitive touchscreen.[4] The KE850 sold 1 million units[5][6] in the first 18 months
  • Palm Treo 755p

    Palm Treo 755p
    The Treo 755p is a smartphone developed by Palm, Inc. It was released on May 15, 2007 as the first CDMA Treo without an aerial antenna. This Treo has a form factor similar to that of the GSM Treo 680, and is equipped with the full Palm OS. It has been described as a Treo 700p in a Treo 680's body.
  • HTC Touch

    HTC Touch
    The HTC Touch, also known as the HTC P3450 or its codename the HTC Elf, is a Windows Mobile 6-powered Pocket PC designed and manufactured by HTC. Its main, unique feature is a user interface named TouchFLO[1] that detects a sweeping motion and can distinguish between a finger and a stylus. TouchFLO incorporates stylus-free access to a music player, a photo album, a video player and a picture-based contact book. The global launch of the Touch was in Leicester Square, London, on 5 June 2007
  • Apple iPhone

    Apple iPhone
    The iPhone (/ˈaɪfoʊn/ eye-fohn) is a line of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. It runs Apple's iOS mobile operating system.[14] The first generation iPhone was released on June 29, 2007
  • Motorola RAZR2 V9

    Motorola RAZR2 V9
    The Motorola Razr2 (often stylized as RAZR²) is a series of clamshell/flip mobile phones from Motorola, and is one of the series in the 4LTR line. It is the successor to the popular Razr series.
  • iPhone 3G

    iPhone 3G
    The iPhone 3G is a smartphone that was designed and marketed by Apple Inc. It is the second generation of iPhone, and was introduced on June 9, 2008, at the WWDC 2008 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, United States.
  • BlackBerry Storm

    BlackBerry Storm
    The BlackBerry Storm is a touchscreen smartphone developed by Research In Motion. A part of the BlackBerry 9500 series of phones,[5] it is RIM's first touchscreen device, and its first without a physical keyboard. It features a touchscreen which reacts physically like a button via SurePress, a Research In Motion patented technology of providing haptic feedback. Its competitors include Apple's iPhone, the Palm Pre, the T-Mobile G1 by HTC[6] and the HTC Touch family.
  • BlackBerry Bold

    BlackBerry Bold
    The BlackBerry Bold is a line of smartphones developed by BlackBerry, Ltd.. The family was launched in 2008 with the 9000 Model.
  • Samsung Behold

    Samsung Behold
    The Samsung Behold SGH-T919 is a touch-screen, 3G candybar style mobile phone introduced by Samsung late in the year of 2008. The Behold is among one of the first Samsung mobile phones released to be touch-screen along with the Samsung Omnia, the Samsung Instinct, the Samsung Eternity, and the Samsung Tocco. The Samsung Behold is the "American" release of Samsung Tocco, which is only sold in Europe, Asia and Australia so the features and design of both of these phones are similar. Some of the Be
  • T-Mobile G1

    T-Mobile G1
    The HTC Dream (also known as the T-Mobile G1 in the United States and parts of Europe, and as the Era G1 in Poland) is a smartphone developed by HTC. First released in October 2008, the Dream was the first commercially released device to use the Linux-based Android operating system, which was purchased and further developed by Google and the Open Handset Alliance to create an open competitor to other major smartphone platforms of the time, such as Symbian operating system, BlackBerry OS, and the
  • Sony Ericsson W760i

    Sony Ericsson W760i
    The Sony Ericsson W760 is a slider model music phone. It includes many of the same features found in Sony Ericsson's line of Walkman branded music phones, although also includes GPS navigation, shake/tilt sensors, and Sony's 'SensMe' music feature built in.
  • BalckBerry Curve 8900

    BalckBerry Curve 8900
    The Blackberry 8900 was released in early 2009 as a quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE phone and named the Curve 8900. The device is an upgrade over the older 8300 model, with the most significant differences being a 3.2-megapixel camera, a micro-USB port, Wi-Fi, and an upgraded operating system.
  • HTC Magic

    HTC Magic
    The HTC Magic (marketed as the T-Mobile myTouch 3G in the United States and the NTT DoCoMo HT-03A in Japan) is an Android smartphone designed and manufactured by HTC, including a version for T-Mobile USA's "myTouch" re-branded series of phones. It is the second HTC device to run the Android software stack after the HTC Dream, making it the second Android phone released, as well as the first touchscreen-only Android phone.
  • Sidekick LX

    Sidekick LX
    The Hiptop software was designed by the company Danger, Inc. which was located in Palo Alto, California. The original Hiptop hardware was designed by Danger and manufactured by Flextronics. The Hiptop 2, 3, Sidekick iD, Sidekick 2008 and Sidekick LX (2009) are all manufactured by Sharp Corporation in Japan and designed, respectively, by Danger and then Danger in partnership with Sharp. All versions of the Hiptop were developed in close partnership with T-Mobile.
  • Palm Pre

    Palm Pre
    The Palm Pre /ˈpriː/, styled as palm prē,[2] is a multimedia smartphone that was designed and marketed by Palm with a multi-touch screen and a sliding keyboard. The smartphone was the first to use Palm's Linux based mobile operating system, webOS.[3] The Pre functions as a camera phone, a portable media player, and has location and navigation capabilities. The Pre also serves as a personal information manager, has a number of communication and collaboration applications, and has Bluetooth and Wi
  • HTC Droid Incredible

    HTC Droid Incredible
    The HTC Droid Incredible (ADR6300) (also known as the HTC Incredible) is a smartphone manufactured by HTC Corporation using the Android operating system. It was released on April 29, 2010,[3] and is available through Verizon Wireless only.
  • iPhone 4

    iPhone 4
    The iPhone 4 is an iOS smartphone developed by Apple Inc. Following a number of notable leaks, the iPhone 4 was first unveiled on June 7, 2010 at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.[7] and was released on June 24, 2010, in the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Japan.
  • Motorola Droid X

    Motorola Droid X
    The Motorola Droid X is a smartphone manufactured by Motorola Mobility, Inc. that runs the Android 2.3 software. A version of the hardware was also released in Mexico, and is called the Motorola Motoroi X. The Droid X has been distributed since July 2010 by Verizon Wireless in the United States and Iusacell in Mexico. According to reports, the planned end of life for the Droid X, along with a related device, the Droid Incredible, was scheduled for March 31, but was not taken off Verizon's websit
  • T-Mobile G2

    T-Mobile G2
    The HTC Desire Z (also marketed as T-Mobile G2 in the US) (codenamed HTC Vision)[3] is a smartphone developed by the HTC Corporation, that was announced on 15 September 2010 and was released in Europe and Canada in November 2010, following a number of delays related to Google's quality assurance tests.[4] The HTC Desire Z features similar specifications to the HTC Desire and the HTC Desire HD but is a slider.[5] The design of the HTC Desire Z has capacitive face buttons rather than the mechanica
  • Nexus S

    Nexus S
    The Nexus S is a smartphone co-developed by Google and Samsung and manufactured by Samsung Electronics for release in 2010. It was the first smartphone to use the Android 2.3 "Gingerbread" operating system, and the first Android device to support Near Field Communication (NFC) in both hardware and software.[5] This was the fourth time that Google worked with a manufacturer to produce a phone, the first, second and third being the Google G1, myTouch and the Nexus One, all three by HTC. Following
  • HP Pre 3

    HP Pre 3
    The HP Pre 3, styled as Pre3 /ˈpriː/, is a touchscreen slider smartphone manufactured by Hewlett-Packard. The device uses webOS, is powered by a Snapdragon processor, and has a 3.6-inch screen. It is conceptually the successor to the Palm Prē 2 and earlier Prē and Prē Plus models.
  • Samsung Galaxy S II

    Samsung Galaxy S II
    The Samsung Galaxy S II is a touchscreen-enabled, slate-format Android smartphone designed, developed, and marketed by Samsung Electronics. It has additional software features, expanded hardware, and a redesigned physique compared to its predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy S; it was succeeded by the Samsung Galaxy S III in May 2012.[7] The S II was launched with Android 2.3 "Gingerbread", with updates to Android 4.0.4 "Ice Cream Sandwich",[8] and it currently can be updated to Android 4.1 "Jelly Bea
  • Motorola Droid Bionic

    Motorola Droid Bionic
    The Motorola Droid Bionic is an Android-based, 4G LTE-capable smartphone designed by Motorola. It was originally scheduled for release in Q2 2011 but was delayed, eventually being released on September 8 2011
  • Samsung Galxy Nexus

    Samsung Galxy Nexus
    The Galaxy Nexus (GT-I9250) is a touchscreen Android smartphone co-developed by Google and Samsung Electronics.[17] It is the third smartphone in the Google Nexus series, a family of Android consumer devices built by an original equipment manufacturer partner. The phone is the successor to Google's previous flagship phones, the Nexus One and Nexus S.
  • HTC One X

    HTC One X
    The HTC One X is a touchscreen-based, slate-sized smartphone designed and manufactured by HTC. It was released running Android 4.0.3, (upgradeable to 4.2.2) with the HTC Sense 4.0 skin. It was the first HTC phone to be equipped with a quad-core processor. The One X was announced on February 26, 2012 at the Mobile World Congress, and considered as a flagship product of HTC One series from the time of its release through April 2013
  • Samsung Galaxy S III

    Samsung Galaxy S III
    The Samsung Galaxy S III is a multi-touch, slate-format smartphone designed, developed, and marketed by Samsung Electronics that runs the Android operating system. It has additional software features, expanded hardware, and a redesigned physique from its predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy S II. The S III employs an intelligent personal assistant (S Voice), eye-tracking ability, increased storage, and a wireless charging option. Depending on country, the 4.8-inch (120 mm) smartphone comes with diffe
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2

    Samsung Galaxy Note 2
    The Samsung Galaxy Note II is an Android phablet smartphone. Unveiled on August 29, 2012 and released in late-2012, the Galaxy Note II is a successor to the original Galaxy Note, incorporating improved stylus functionality, a larger 5.5-inch (140 mm) screen, and an updated hardware design based on that of the Galaxy S III.
  • iPhone 5

    iPhone 5
    The iPhone 5 is a touchscreen smartphone developed by Apple Inc. It is the sixth generation of the iPhone, succeeding the iPhone 4S and preceding the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. Formally unveiled as part of a press event on September 12, 2012, it was released on September 21, 2012. The iPhone 5 featured major design changes in comparison to its predecessor. These included an aluminum-based body which was thinner and lighter than previous models, a taller screen with a nearly 16:9 aspect ratio, the
  • Nexus 4

    Nexus 4
    The Nexus 4 (codenamed Mako)[10] is a smartphone co-developed by Google and LG Electronics that runs the Android operating system. It is the fourth smartphone in the Google Nexus series, a family of Android consumer devices marketed by Google and built by an original equipment manufacturer partner. Unveiled on October 29, 2012, and released on November 13, 2012, the Nexus 4 succeeded the Samsung-manufactured Galaxy Nexus. As with other Nexus devices, the Nexus 4 was sold unlocked through the onl
  • Sony Xperia Z

    Sony Xperia Z
    The Sony Xperia Z is a touchscreen enabled[6] Android high-end smartphone designed, developed and marketed by Sony Mobile.
    The phone was announced by Sony at CES 2013 and was released on 9 February 2013 in Japan and 1 March 2013 in the UK. The Xperia Z runs the Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system. The smartphone has Ingress Protection Ratings of IP55 and IP57, making it dust protected, low pressure water jet protected, and waterproof, allowing immersion under 1 metre of water for up to 3
  • HTC One

    HTC One
    HTC One is a touchscreen-based Android smartphone designed, developed, and manufactured by HTC. The smartphone was unveiled as HTC’s flagship smartphone for 2013 on 19 February 2013, at press events in New York City and London. It is the successor to the company’s 2012 flagship model, the One X—which was critically acclaimed, but commercially unsuccessful due in part to insufficient marketing efforts. To make the device stand out among its competition, HTC One was developed with a major emphasis
  • Samsung Galaxy S IV

    Samsung Galaxy S IV
    The Samsung Galaxy S4 is an Android smartphone produced by Samsung Electronics. First unveiled on March 13, 2013 at Samsung Mobile Unpacked in New York City, it is a successor to the Galaxy S III which maintains a similar design, but with upgraded hardware and an increased focus on software features that take advantage of its hardware capabilities—such as the ability to detect when a finger is hovered over the screen, and expanded eye tracking functionality (which includes scrolling).[7][8] A ha
  • Moto X

    Moto X
    Moto X is an Android smartphone developed and manufactured by Motorola Mobility. Released in August 2013, Moto X is one of the company's first new products since it was acquired by Google in 2012. Initially developed as the "X Phone", Moto X was primarily aimed at mainstream consumers, distinguished by features taking advantage of voice recognition and contextual awareness, the ability for users to custom-order the device in their own choice of color options, and by being assembled in the United
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3

    Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is an Android phablet smartphone produced by Samsung Electronics. The Galaxy Note 3 was unveiled during a Samsung press conference at IFA Berlin on September 4, 2013, with its worldwide release beginning later in the month. Serving as a successor to the Galaxy Note II, the Note 3 was designed to have a lighter, more upscale design than previous iterations of the Galaxy series (with a plastic leather backing and faux metallic bezel), and to expand upon the stylus and mul
  • iPhone 5s

    iPhone 5s
    iPhone 5S (marketed with a stylized lowercase 's' as iPhone 5s) is a smartphone developed by Apple Inc. It is part of the iPhone line, and was released on September 20, 2013. Apple held an event to formally introduce the phone, and its mid-range counterpart, the iPhone 5C, on September 10, 2013.
  • Nexus 5

    Nexus 5
    The Nexus 5 (codenamed Hammerhead)[10] is a smartphone co-developed by Google and LG Electronics that runs the Android operating system. The successor to the Nexus 4, the device is the fifth smartphone in the Google Nexus series, a family of Android consumer devices marketed by Google and built by an original equipment manufacturer partner. The Nexus 5 was unveiled on 31 October 2013, and released in black and white colors the same day for online purchase on Google Play, in selected countries.
  • Moto G

    Moto G
    Moto G is an Android smartphone developed and manufactured by Motorola Mobility. Unveiled on November 13, 2013, the phone has been initially aimed at developing markets, while those that live in developed markets will also have it available as a lower-cost option compared to other phones in its class.
  • Sony Xperia Z1s

    Sony Xperia Z1s
    The Sony Xperia Z1 is a high-end Android smartphone produced by Sony. The Z1, at that point known by the project code name "Honami", was unveiled during a press conference in IFA 2013 on 4 September 2013. The phone was released in China on 15 September 2013, in the UK on 20 September 2013, and entered more markets in October 2013. On 13 January 2014, the Sony Xperia Z1s, a modified version of the Sony Xperia Z1 exclusive to T-Mobile US, was released in the United States.