As the technology is continuously advancing, the smartphone market has become more complex and dynamic, offering new features and capabilities that create more compelling experiences for the user.
The smartphone of today have extended features that become it in an immersive experience, a personalized experience that enable millions to stay connected while on the go. And we enlisted for you five futuristic features that cannot be ignored:
1. Wireless charging
Yes, as you see, it was a futuristic idea, but nowadays is perfectly normal that you don’t need to deal with wires and cables with your smartphone. Wireless charging works by a phenomenon known as induction and it is expected that in the future there will be more improvements in order to make a faster wireless charging and soon say goodbye to wires and cables.
2. Augmented Reality (AR)
Imagine that you are walking on the streets and just use the camera of your smartphone to point it to somewhere ‘live’ to get more information overlay of where you can find an address or the nearest hotel, for example. The augmented reality capability will allow obtaining information in real time, which otherwise, in another situation, would be necessary make a call, ask or surf in internet to get the information.
3. Flexible Screens
It may soon screens can be folded and unfolded, all thanks to Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) technology. The organic diodes emit their own light and the fact that you don’t need to power a backlight means the entire display module in your smartphone can be thinner and more flexible. With this physical flexibility for a smartphone, some companies even have plans on make wearable smartphones for the masses as a wrist watch or unfold it to use as a typical handset.
4. Virtual Personal Assistants
According to Nuance, about 57% of people that do have a mobile personal assistant use it at least once a day. The most popular features for a mobile personal assistant were getting directions (76%), sending a text (75%) and searching the Web (63%). This feature has become a big advantage overall in task as getting directions or remind you to do things (and make it for you when you are busy).
5. Camera features
Mobile companies are moving from 2D to 3D with the intention of took the next step: holographic projections. According to Mobiledia Network, MasterImage 3D had previously showcased their ongoing development on a projection system that allows smartphones to display 3D. So it seems that very soon it will be possible to manipulate holographic images as resized an image by using the hands with a photo in front of you. Another amazing feature will be a in built projector that will allow to project images in a surface so others can see it.
There are many smartphone potentialities that are developed while you are reading this, have you seen another stunning futuristic smartphone feature? Tell us more about it.