2017 saw some major trends introduced in smartphone industry. The clear winners being bigger screens, and Dual Lens Camera, there were some additions like heavier launchers, stock android becoming more common, and etc.
Following, we are going to discuss the tech trends that will define smartphones in 2018.
While the idea was around for a while, it didn’t enjoyed a grand execution before iPhone X. The facial recognition tech is a great security feature. But it needs a lock of improvement before becoming a staple of smartphones.
Biometric Authentication is getting better with time, and facial recognition will introduce new standards. While many brands introduced facial recognition, they are subpar as compared to Apple’s attempt. The best thing that competed with Apple’s Facial recognition is Samsung’s Iris Scanning.
The only issue is, Iris Scanning didn’t broke Tech News like Apple. Anyhow, 2018 will see some major improvement in both of these security measures, and we are definitely looking forward to it.
Dual Camera Systems will be More Common
Dual Cameras have become a must have in Flagship models. Every Flagship device had it last year including iPhone 8 and X, Samsung Note 8, LG G6, Huawei Mate 10 and every other brand. They did make their way to more affordable phones like LG V30, Moto G5S Plus, Essential Phone, and others.
In 2017, these systems made their way into $300 range. However, we will see them become more common and below the range of $200.
Wireless Charging will be a Must Have
This technology has been around for a while. Unfortunately, most smartphones don’t have them. With Apple acquiring it recently, there is hope that it will become more common this year. With bigger batteries, and uni-body design, the wireless specs are easy to accommodate now than before.