Nowadays, smartphone has become one of the most important equipment of our life. From good beginning about a century ago smartphones have become more powerful. While some model can even beat a decent powered laptop.
The years ago some great change done in the basic design of smartphones. Beside some advanced features becoming normal, such as face recognition. Or those who are using technologies such as artificial intelligence.
Here are the five of the most fascinating and innovative features from 2017.
1. Bezel-less display
Unquestionably, the most well known feature of the year. Though the feature dates before to late 2016. It was launch of Samsung Galaxy S8’s stunning edge-to-edge ‘Infinity Display’. Which has made bezel-less the most amazing-after feature of 2017.
Smartphones could sport larger screens with bezel-less screens,without actually increasing the size of the phone. Not only this and that, phones could also adopt features such as 18:9 aspect ratio. take on which in turn result in other smart features such as multi-window mode and bumped up pixels per inch (PPI).
2. Improved security features
2017 has been a greart change in the way as people lock and unlock their device. With more security features such as facial recognition and iris scanner, patterns and passwords seemed like human history.
The change was so major that Apple went one step on and discard even the new fingerprint sensor feature from its iPhone X. Not only about Apple and other flagship Android devices such as OnePlus 5T. But many some mid range and semi-premium phones uses facial recognition for unlocking a phone.
3. Dual cameras and Bokeh effect
The other feature that got on smartphone in 2017 was dual cameras. Not all the dual cameras offer the same function. When LG did users of its premium phones with wide-angle lens companies like Apple and OnePlus. It was stuck with wide angle lens combination with a telephoto lens with optical zoom capability.
Dual cameras grant for the Bokeh effect, which is the effect of the background being blur. Leaving the focus on the main image, a feature only DSLRs were used.
4. Artificial Intelligence
AI finally did average strike inside smartphones. From virtual assistants like Siri, Alexa or Google Assistant to Face ID in iPhone X. Within the processors and cameras. There was hardly a field where AI did not made its manifestation felt.
For occasion, Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL camera scores the great rating. ever on its smartphone. The fact phone got this rating using only a single camera. Onthough, more than the very suitable hardware. It was an AI-assisted software which did this feat.
5. Augmented Reality
Augmented Reality (AR), is in its present stage. After the huge win of Pokemon Go many companies got in more in AR technologies.
Apple also come up with an NPU (neural processing unit) in recently launched iPhones. Which has separate cores given to get on with machine learning and AR apps.