10 smartphones of 2014 you can use with your gloves on in the cold winter season

10 smartphones of 2014 you can use with your gloves on in the cold winter season
Hard to believe it's December already, but if the dates in our calendar, the chilling cold outside, and the barrage of Christmas shopping advertisements are anything to go by, it most certainly is December. This means the time to put your winter gloves on is approaching fast, and while they do keep those fingers warm, smartphone screens don't get along with them very well. 

Although touchscreens with the capacity to sense signals through fabric have been around since late 2012, the amount of gloves made specifically for touchscreen operation outnumbers smartphones with extra-sensitive displays for some reason. Thankfully, this doesn't mean you won't be able to find a recent smartphone that works with your beloved pair of mittens. Here's ten of them, all introduced this year and up for grabs. Each one can keep you fine company during those cold winter bouts outside.

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40 Comments

1. android_hitman unregistered

too bad, no iphones :)

2. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Theres an app for that.

8. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

No there isn't ;-)

21. jovemickovski

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 06, 2013

:o are you ok?

28. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

They probably didnt get the joke.

38. justrt

Posts: 446; Member since: Jul 10, 2014

No, you have to buy iGloves

6. ManusImperceptus

Posts: 724; Member since: Jun 10, 2014

Every single Nokia all the way back to the N900 from 2008, though... :-)

19. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Whoot the hell do you mean?

3. XaErO

Posts: 353; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

11. Asus Zenfone 5

4. Devansh.cool2 unregistered

What about Nexus 6? Doesn't it have sensitive touch screen?

5. realjjj

Posts: 375; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

Pretty much standard feature for latest gen touch controllers, iphone excluded ofc.

15. asiansatan

Posts: 59; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

Really? There is no HTC, did you notice?

7. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Not listed. The ugly, oversized, overhyped, overpriced, iPod Touch aka iPhone 6/6+. All that costs and something so simple can't be done yet. I guess everyone who buys iPhones live in warm climates. HAH! An extra $100 for a release that has been more problematic than any phone ever in history.

23. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

HTC, LG and Motorola don't have it either. Why aren't you bashing them?

36. iushnt

Posts: 3105; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Bcoz they dun charge $1000 and they offer top-notch hardware in every department..and they dun have fans saying they r the most innovative and the best company

9. ishan.heru

Posts: 69; Member since: Aug 31, 2014

All lumias launched this year has this feature regardless of the price !!

30. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

Actually, they don't. Check for yourself, they no longer market that feature on their low end phones. And yes, I have a Nokia 630, and no, it didn't work with a glove, one that was only fabric in material.

10. cory944

Posts: 9; Member since: Apr 04, 2014

It's 45*C (113 fahrenheit degrees) here in Santa Cruz- Bolivia we don't need gloves jeje. But I can use gloves with my xperia z ultra if I want to...

11. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

I have no problems operating my Moto x with gloves.

12. yahia_malka

Posts: 186; Member since: Mar 27, 2014

All lumias can be used with gloves

31. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

Nope. Not anymore. They removed that feature from their low end phones. Check for yourself. And yes, I have a Nokia 630, and no, it didn't work with a glove, one that was only fabric in material.

13. willard12 unregistered

This wasn't mentioned on the "10 Galaxy Note Features" article. I guess 1 or 2 things may have been omitted. http://www.phonearena.com/news/10-Galaxy-Note-4-features-that-are-missing-in-the-iPhone-6-Plus_id63027

14. asiansatan

Posts: 59; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

No Htc (One M8) too. Ppl seem to notice the absence of iphones only. (Lol! There are two kinds ppl here: iphone fans and iphone haters)

16. PorkyBurger

Posts: 585; Member since: May 18, 2013

My iPhone 5S lacks this feature too...but i dont care much because i dont wear huge and thick gloves, and come on - is it too bad to take gloves off just to text or call someone? I dont see why I should point my face on my phone all the time - OUTSIDE.

20. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Yeah it is that bad to take gloves off even for a second when it's -20 celsius or even colder :p

25. PorkyBurger

Posts: 585; Member since: May 18, 2013

Yeah, I have not complained about taking them off for a one minute or a bit more, even in -30 degrees. When I need to give a call or a text I do it no matter what, otherwise just dont use the phone. Using the phone with those huge gloves is clumsy anyways. As it was for me. >.>

26. PorkyBurger

Posts: 585; Member since: May 18, 2013

And yeah, it is too hard for you to take the gloves off, dial the number, get the gloves back on, and talk. without getting your hands frozen as hell. As for texting, try not to write damn essays for messages. Quick text won't kill you either.

27. willard12 unregistered

As long as the phone dialer doesn't open .003 seconds slower than on another platform. Then, I'd have a problem.

37. iushnt

Posts: 3105; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

@porkyburger Is it bad to have that feature? is any manufacturer over charging u for that feature? I don't feel why u should defend your phone just because it doesn't have this feature? See post 10: even he/she doesn't need the use of this feature but (s)he is still acknowledging it..

40. kurama.

Posts: 85; Member since: Sep 13, 2014

It's quite hard walking in winter wearing gloves and than taking it out to write a text it's ruins the fun in wearing gloves. So it won't matter to you because your a sheep and sheep's are masochists but it matters to normal people.

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