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Hot hot fall: 7 amazing yet unofficial phones that will rock your world soon

0. phoneArena 15 Jul 2013, 03:22 posted on

The Nokia Lumia 1020 is here and it has changed our little smartphone world, but it’s not the only revolutionary device we expect…

This is a discussion for a news. To read the whole news, click here

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 03:30 17

1. abdane (Posts: 494; Member since: 07 Oct 2011)


Galaxy Note 3

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 03:32 7

3. ihatesmartphone (unregistered)


me too
NOTE 3 FTW!! XD

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 08:53 6

28. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4859; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


Yeah they forgot to mention the HTC One Max (T6). To me the only 2 phones to look at are the Samsung Galaxy Note III & the HTC One Max (T6).

BOTH will be insane phones. Now how to choose one over the other. What a wonderful problem to have! :-)

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 11:44 5

34. Commentator (Posts: 3709; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)


Not sure what they were doing including the HTC One Mini, yet leaving out the Max...

posted on 16 Jul 2013, 03:48 2

48. b1acktiger (Posts: 223; Member since: 19 May 2012)


Phone Arena missed a serious contender of Note 3.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 03:30 4

2. abcdefgh (banned) (Posts: 471; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


gotta save money for N3/lumia phablet whichever is better.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 13:17

35. TreyTreyTaylor (Posts: 690; Member since: 21 Dec 2010)


Yea. Your saving for a Note 3. This is the 3rd iteration of their awesome phablets. This would be Nokias first ever phablet. I'm kinda skeptical about them knocking it out of the park.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 19:42 1

44. MojoDojo (Posts: 102; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)


Do you think it is more difficult for companies to make a bigger phone?
Galaxy Note 1 was a successful phone and it was Samsungs first phablet.
Put a fast processor, sharp display, good camera, nice design, good apps and then let the marketing department do their job... Thats how companies does it today..

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 03:36 12

4. mr.techdude (Posts: 571; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)


Wat about HTC one maxx

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 04:00 2

9. amiroo (Posts: 269; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


Htc one maxx for sure.

posted on 16 Jul 2013, 14:56

50. Shatter (Posts: 2036; Member since: 29 May 2013)


If HTC put a Micro sd on the US version I would consider buying one.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 03:53 6

5. Sarajevo (Posts: 38; Member since: 30 Nov 2012)


With this article, Victor want to make less important and unique device like Lumia 1020. He brings 7 other devices which are not comparable with Lumia 1020 at all. Most of them can be described as oridinary, except maybe Sony Honami LG G2. Other devices are not bringing anything revolutionary or much differently from what we can see now...

Victor, Victor you really do hate Nokia, don't you? :)

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 04:03 11

10. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


Read the title. Key word: Unofficial. UNOFFICIAL. The Lumia 1020 is official, so it automatically doesn't qualify for the list.

Also, it's not like the Lumia 1020 was all that amazing anyways. Essentially, it's just a Lumia 920 with the camera of the 808 PureView and an extra GB of RAM.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 04:07 1

11. abcdefgh (banned) (Posts: 471; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


i thougt amazing was key word.most of em are unamazing to me.no innovation!

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 04:16 7

12. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


And the Lumia 1020 seemed dull to me. They essentially put the camera on the 808 PureView in the Lumia 920, along with an extra GB of RAM... Ok? Nothing new, certainly.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 04:28 1

14. abcdefgh (banned) (Posts: 471; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


obviously l1020 isnt amazing coz each and every oem incuding those crappy chinese companies make better/same phones.
but whereas s4,its only phone in world.no other oem has made phones which is even close to that

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 04:37 1

16. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


No OEM has made a phone that comes close to the GS4? That's debatable. The HTC One and LG Optimus G Pro both run circles are the GS4 performance wise (Snapdragon model), and I would say the Nexus 4 still stands up to all the devices mentioned despite lacking a 1080p display and Snapdragon 600, just because it's such a value.

All those features on the GS4 take up a lot of memory, and some of those features don't work very well or are novelties that people only use to show off.

The GS4 is definitely one of the best devices of 2013, but it isn't the great piece of technology like the GS3 was in 2012.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 06:15

26. Sarajevo (Posts: 38; Member since: 30 Nov 2012)


Yeah, you can dislike this phone but you can not say that it is not unique. No phone can do in the way how it can. You can put more memory, bigger processor and something else, but anybody can do this, but if you don't have technology than you obviously can't put "technology". Samy try to bring "big" camera to the smartphone and they really bring BIG ONE on its Zoom. Even Samy could not bring "big" camera in small proportions to smartphone, so its dimensions can be yet acceptable for consumers. Only Nokia... :)

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 17:29 1

38. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


I don't think the dimensions on the 1020 are acceptable for consumers. The amount of space taken up by the camera is still huge and looks ridiculous, just as it did on the 808.

The 1020 is a Lumia 920 with the camera of the 808, which means we've already seen what the 1020 has to offer, making it nothing special.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 04:27

13. Seo_Joo_Hyun (Posts: 65; Member since: 14 Jul 2013)


Nokia Phablet ??

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 04:44

17. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


That contradicts with another word in the title: "soon." The last I heard of a Nokia phablet release, it said the release was in 2014 (though that could have changed).

Also, we know too little about it. We know it'll have around a 6" display that's 1080p, not much to elaborate on. We know much more about the phones mentioned in the article than the Nokia phablet.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 05:54

25. muhsen (Posts: 281; Member since: 07 Jun 2012)


nokia phablet is coming this fall....September to be more specific

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 17:31

39. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


Really? I never saw anything about that. Mind giving a source?

http://www.phonearena.com/news/Report-Nokia-considers-building-a-phablet-for-2014_id43260

That's what I was referencing

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 18:26

40. GoBears (Posts: 451; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)


Yeah but a junkier version of the iPhone is amazing. Haha this was a joke article.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 19:25

41. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


Yes it is, because it means people with lower incomes can finally get a decent iOS device. It also shows that Apple is losing its fan base, so they need to extend their reach on the market, because if they didn't within 3 or 4 years they would be in a very tough spot.

A tech titan like Apple showing weakness is a good thing, and creates a spark in the industry, because Apple will do whatever it can to stay number 1.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 04:54 1

18. cam-whore (Posts: 164; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)


agree with you. But Im actually glad he brought this out, to be able to see what the others will be bringing to the table. And because of this article that VICTOR H. came out with, only shows the world, there really is no competition for the Lumia 1020... Thanks for the realization Victor :)

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 19:26

42. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


You realize he mentions the 1020 in the first paragraph of the article, right?

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 03:54 1

6. Shatter (Posts: 2036; Member since: 29 May 2013)


The next phone on my list is the Karboon S6.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 03:54 3

7. SIGPRO (Posts: 1528; Member since: 03 Oct 2012)


All Android based :(
Were is the SailFish device from Jolla!

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 03:57 1

8. amiroo (Posts: 269; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


im waiting for new phablet of htc..

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