Aside from calls and SMS, many other features of cell phones have made life easier for the users. Entertainment buffs, meanwhile, would need several lifetimes to watch the countless hours of programming found on apps from Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video and HBO Go, among others – with new options such as Apple TV Plus and Disney Plus emerging all the time.
Since the unveiling of the iPhone in 2007, the majority of smartphones have featured thin, slate-like form factors , with large, capacitive screens with support for multi-touch gestures rather than physical keyboards, and offer the ability for users to download or purchase additional applications from a centralized store , and use cloud storage and synchronization, virtual assistants , as well as mobile payment services.
But in 2015, Samsung succumbed to the minimalism trend set by Apple, introducing the Galaxy S6 with a non-user-replaceable battery In addition, Samsung was criticised for pruning long-standing features such as MHL , Micro USB 3.0 , water resistance and MicroSD card support, of which the latter two came back in 2016 with the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.
For instance, dual lens camera was introduced with iPhone 8 Plus and Face ID was introduced with iPhone X iPhone 6 and 7 are quite popular among smartphone users for their unparalleled quality of hardware, smoothness of the iOS software and the brilliance of camera.
From its slim, premium design with the unmistakable gradient paint job and its 6.4-inch Infinity-U Super AMOLED screen and a fingerprint scanner underneath it, right down to its large battery and powerful in-house chipset, you’d think that you own a proper flagship phone.