Released & Upcoming Phones of 2013 -
Feb. 14, 2013
So what does 2013 have in store for us in the mobile market? What upcoming phones will be available for us to stay productive, entertained, and connected? Will Blackberry make an impact this year with its new Blackberry 10 OS? Well, with the Blackberry Z10 smartphone, expected to be available from most of the major wireless carriers in March 2013, (you can read the Blackberry Z10 preview) we'll find out how it's received by smartphone users.
Blackberry Q10 Upcoming Phone
The other Blackberry upcoming phone is the Blackberry Q10, which features an actual physical QWERTY keyboard, targeting those who need the traditional Blackberry smartphone form factor. It is expected to be released sometime in late May or June. Features include a 3.1-inch AMOLED Touch Screen, 8 megapixel rear camera / camcorder, 16GB internal memory, 1.5GHz Dual-Core Snapdragon S4 Plus processor with 2GB RAM and a 2100mAh battery. The new Blackberry 10 operating system has dramatically improved its web browsing and with the physical QWERTY keyboard, Blackberry loyalists will upgrade to the new Blackberry smartphone experience. Shop BlackBerry Accessories
HTC Upcoming Mobile Phones
More upcoming mobile phones include the HTC M7, the HTC Butterfly (released in January 2013 - pictured here) and the HTC Desire U. The HTC M7 upcoming smartphone with the release date of Feb. 19, 2013, rumored features include a 4.7 inch touch screen, a 1.7GHz Quad Core Processor with 2GB of RAM, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and HTC Sense 5 User Interface. The HTC M7 is also called the HTC One. The HTC Butterfly has a 5 inch 1080p Full HD Touchscreen with 440 PPI, Beats Audio, 1.5 GHz Quad-Core S4 Snapdragon processor, 16GB internal memory, max 32GB microSDHC card support, DLNA, Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n, 3.5 mm stereo audio jack, Bluetooth 4, HTC ImageChip, 8 megapixel rear camera with 1080p video capture, 2.1 megapixel front camera with 1080p video calling and free 25 GB of Dropbox storage. You can get it unlocked and it's compatible with HSPA / WCDMA 850 2100 MHz and GSM / GPRS / EDGE 850 900 1800 1900 MHz. Shop HTC Phone Accessories
Samsung Upcoming Phone
The rumored Samsung Galaxy S IV with the possibility of it being powered by the 8-core Exynos 5 Octa processor. Specs are not available but you know its coming. More Samsung Galaxy S IV info.
Sony Xperia Z Upcoming Phone
The Sony Xperia Z measures 5.47 in (H) x 2.79 in (W) x 0.31 in (D), weighs 5.15 ounces and has a 5-inch TFT 16 million color 1920 x 1080 pixels full HD Reality touchscreen with the Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 (improves images) and the OptiContrast panel. It's IP55 & IP57 making it Water resistant and Dust proof. The Xperia Z is an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean smartphone that runs on a 1.5GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm APQ8064 + MDM9215M Processor with 2GB of RAM. On the back it has a 13 megapixel Exmor RS camera that is equipped with Auto focus and flash, and on the front find a 2 megapixel Exmor RS camera with 1080p video capture. Exmor RS is an image sensor with HDR video for taking photos and video capturing in strong back lighting and low light conditions. Also, find NFC and DLNA connectivity, Wi-Fi, aGPS, GLONASS, PlayStation Mobile, Sony Entertainment Network, 3D Surround Sound, Bluetooth stereo, 16GB internal memory and maximum 32GB microSDHC card support. It was released in Japan on Feb. 9, 2013, but it is not known when it will be released in the U.S. and which wireless provider will offer it. Shop Sony Ericsson Accessories