Smartphone trends to watch out for in 2017

Deepika Singh, Director - Marketing Communications, Gionee India
Monday, January 30, 2017
Deepika Singh, Director - Marketing Communications, Gionee India
Headquartered in China, Gionee is one the largest mobile wireless brand in the world. The entity focuses on slimmer smartphone designs, thus holds the title of slimmest smartphone with the company's ‘Gionee Elife S5.5’ whose body has just 5.5mm thickness.

The Smartphone brands have taken India by a storm in 2016 with India acquiring the second spot in the list of world’s largest Smartphone market. The phenomenal growth opportunities have urged the international players to revamp their outlook and cater to the ‘value for money’ ideology of Indian consumers. With India’s large user base shifting from feature phone usage to smartphones the 4G penetration will target a colossal half a billion population by the next decade.

The in-depth look at how these devices have been shaping our Indian market from the category of budget friendly smart phones in 2016 to a category of devices that encompass faster internet connectivity, exclusive design, and are far more sophisticated and intelligent in the year 2017. The changing trends suggest how these smart phones have evolved over the years, managed to change the lives of the people and they continue to mutate to dynamic designs, better resolution, and better speed.

4K Displays: The display that measures 5.5 inches and has a resolution of 2160 x 3840 and with an astounding 806 pixels per inch. They seem to be the inevitable transformation that every Smartphone industry will welcome in the year 2017, a definite eye candy for wide screen lovers. In the New Year, the buyers might have to choose between 4K UHD and 4K OLED smart phones.

Bluetooth 5.0: With the newest edition of Bluetooth introduced in the market - Bluetooth 5.0, this new technology is primarily of delight among the buyers as the update pledges to double the range and quadruple the speed of its earlier version called Bluetooth 4.2. It will reduce breaks in Bluetooth connections between devices and can even travel through walls.

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