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35 Smartphone Innovations

From Minimized Mobile Phones to Regional Operating Systems

— February 2, 2016 — Tech
From highly intuitive interfaces that boast next wave biometric identification to sleek and luxurious designer jewelry brand devices that offer opulence, there are plenty of smartphone innovations that offer forward-facing insights regarding a fast-evolving industry and shifting consumer values that influence product development.

One winning example of a smartphone innovation that highlights several over-arching patterns of opportunity in the Aeku M5 Micro Phone. The tiny, credit card-sized smartphone has an OLED screen and emits low levels of radiation. Perfect for travelling or for those looking for a phone with just "the basics," the Aeku M5 Micro Phone also speaks to the concerns of consumers who worry about the long-term effects of carrying a mobile device with them at all times.
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Privacy-Focused Phones
Privacy-Focused Phones
The Blackphone 2 Ensures Valuable Data is Kept Private
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Adblocking Smartphone Add-Ons
Adblocking Smartphone Add-Ons
Samsung Smartphones Prevents Ads From Appearing On Web Browsers
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Shatter-Proof Smartphones
Shatter-Proof Smartphones
The Droid Turbo 2 Features the World's First Shatter-Proof Screen
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Regional Operating Systems
Regional Operating Systems
Indus OS Created the First Regional Smartphone for Emerging Markets
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Biometric Smartphones
Biometric Smartphones
Nexus Imprint Simplifies Phone Security with a Built-In Fingerprint Scanner
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30
Optical Zoom Smartphones
Optical Zoom Smartphones
The Asus ZenFone Zoom is Packed with an Optical Zoom Lens for Crisp Pics
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Sleep-Improving Smartphone Features
Sleep-Improving Smartphone Features
Apple's Upcoming iOS 9.3 Will Offer a Sleep-Enhancing Mode
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Budget-Friendly Smartphones
Budget-Friendly Smartphones
These Ecenomical LG 'K Series' Smartphones Were Unveiled at CES 2016
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Triple SIM Smartphones
Triple SIM Smartphones
The Bluboo Xfire 2 is the World's First 5-Inch with 3 Separate SIM Slots
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Ultra-Rapid Smartphones
Ultra-Rapid Smartphones
The Lumia 950 Blends Speedy Functioning With Slick Design
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Shatterproof Smartphones
Shatterproof Smartphones
The Moto X Force's Screen Can Survive Multiple Drops
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24
Brand-Specific Operating Systems
Brand-Specific Operating Systems
The 'Z3' Phone by Samsung Uses a Tizen-Powered Operating Platform
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Disruptive Phone Operating Systems
Disruptive Phone Operating Systems
CREO's Android Operating System Will Bridge Hardware & Software
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360-Degree Fingerprint Phones
360-Degree Fingerprint Phones
The Meizu Pro 5's Sensor Can Handle 360-Degree Finger Movements
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Dual-SIM Smartphones
Dual-SIM Smartphones
The Meizu Pro 5 mini Packs 32GB of Storage and 3GBs of RAM for Power
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Enhanced Battery Smartphones
Enhanced Battery Smartphones
The ZTE Axon Max Features a Bigger Battery, Fingerprint ID and More
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Image-Stabilizing Smartphones
Image-Stabilizing Smartphones
The Samsung Galaxy A 2016 Phones Feature Improved Cameras
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iPhone-Imitating Smartphones
iPhone-Imitating Smartphones
The Meizu MX5 PRO Looks to Outshine the iPhone With Impressive Specs
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One-Handed Keyboards
One-Handed Keyboards
This iPhone Keyboard Application Lets You Comfortably Type With One Hand
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16
E-Cigarette Smartphones
E-Cigarette Smartphones
The Jupiter IO 3 is a 3G Smartphone with a Built-In Smoking Device
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15
Replaceable Battery Speakers
Replaceable Battery Speakers
The MAQE Soundjump Speaker is Designed to be Fixed and Repaired
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Reverse Charging Smartphones
Reverse Charging Smartphones
The Oukitel K10000 Smartphone Last for Over Two Weeks on One Charge
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Selfie-Focused Smartphones
Selfie-Focused Smartphones
The Oppo F1 Selfie Smartphone Launch Adds a Selfie Stick to the Device
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Hidden Button Smartphone Concepts
Hidden Button Smartphone Concepts
This Next-Gen iPhone 7 Concept Features a Bevy of New Additions
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Dual-Screen Smartphones
Dual-Screen Smartphones
The LG V10 Features a 2nd Display and a Durable Construction
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10
Romantic Pink Smartphones
Romantic Pink Smartphones
The Sony Xperia Z5 is Launching in a Pink Colorway for Valentine's Day
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Dual-Screen Smartphones
Dual-Screen Smartphones
The Siam 7X Smartphone Features an E Ink Screen on the Backplate
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Kinetic Energy Smartphones
Kinetic Energy Smartphones
The 'Delta V' Smartphone Concept Converts Movements to Battery Power
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Extreme Gamer Smartphones
Extreme Gamer Smartphones
The ASUS 'Z2 POSEIDON' is a Powerful Smartphone Concept for Gamers
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Luxury Automotive Smartphones
Luxury Automotive Smartphones
The Signature Touch for Bentley Makes the Luxe Car Aesthetics Mobile
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Credit Card-Sized Cellphones
Credit Card-Sized Cellphones
The cPhone is Designed to Increase Productivity and Simplicity
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Impressive Low-Cost Smartphones
Impressive Low-Cost Smartphones
The Asus Live Android OS Smartphone is a Cost-Effective Device
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Luxury Jeweler Smartphones
Luxury Jeweler Smartphones
The Cartier Millenaire is a Clamshell Phone Design with a Luxury Finish
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2
Minimized Mobile Phones
Minimized Mobile Phones
This Slim and Compact Phone Actually Sheds the Most Hi-Tech Features
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Credit Card-Sized Phones
Credit Card-Sized Phones
The Aeku M5 Micro Phone Features Low Radiation Levels When Used
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