This year will end soon, and the reality is that 2018 gives us a very good sense of innovation from various manufacturers. Android, especially China, which has explained the strength of their products, has become the most innovative of all Android manufacturers.
For this reason we have collected innovations on Android both hardware and software this year, so you can decide which is the best and most interesting.
Google – Adaptive Battery
One of the best features of Android Pie is what is called "Adaptive Batteries", thanks to artificial intelligence increasing the autonomy of mobile phones with this operating system, how, by closing applications that are barely used in the background, This way they will not use your mobile power to work.
Huawei – Scans objects for their creation in AR
Although augmented reality is not new, what Huawei has done has left a very good impression, because Mate 20 is able to scan real-life objects to convert them to AR (Augmented Reality) numbers, so we can give them movement and play with them.
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Although it's not something that is specifically Android, Google Duplex is one of the biggest advances in artificial intelligence faced by users, it is shown that Google AI can make phone calls to schedule appointments at restaurants or other places. a place disguised as a human.
Huawei – NM Card
This year we saw Huawei's first Nano Card, which is an evolution of microSD memory, becoming the first manufacturer to implement this technology on smartphones, which is the same size as a nano SIM card.
OPPO and VIVO – retractable cameras
OPPO and VIVO are the first manufacturers to launch smartphones with screen frames that are worthy of imitation thanks to the fact that they "wiped" the front camera on OPPO Find X and Vivo NEX S from the front, therefore they created a retractable camera system that pulled out the front camera when we will use it.
Xiaomi and Honor – The screen is pulled
Contrary to what OPPO and Vivo did, Honor and Xiaomi implemented a retractable screen system that we had to slide to remove the front camera. We can see this in Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 and Magic Honor 2.
Huawei- Wireless charging that can be reversed
One reason why Huawei Mate 20 is the most innovative mobile phone this year is reversible wireless charging, and it is the first telephone in the world to allow charging other devices that support wireless charging.
Huawei – Camera with macro and super wide angle modes
Another thing that highlights the Mate 20 family is the three rear camera with photo mode called macro, which again is the first time seen on a cellphone, and which allows us to take pictures of objects within 2.5 cm of the camera. camera, get results that you won't see on other phones in the world.
Contrary to macro mode, we have a super wide-angle Huawei lens, which is also the first time we see it on a smartphone, and with which we can take pictures that are currently only possible with semi or professional cameras and angle lenses or a
Google – Night Sight
Even though Google continues to maintain a single back camera on its devices, Google has made one of the most amazing advances in night photography thanks to artificial intelligence, said the technology called Night Sight, and is able to offer clear photos even in total darkness.
Samsung – Infinity-O screen
They are not the only ones, but they are the first to present a well-known hollow screen, or screen hole, which can be a solution for controversial notches. Samsung already has its first device with a technology called Galaxy A8s, and is likely to become a trend in 2019.
HTC-Exodus, blockchain-based telephone
For many, Bockchain-based telephones are not something of interest, but the fact is that at least that is an interesting and innovative bet by HTC, which has launched its first phone with Blockchain technology to maintain customer privacy and security. the user to a level never seen before.
What is surprising about this phone is that it can only be bought with bitcoin, so we know this will not be a successful sale, but it is considered a bet that is different from its competitors.
ZTE and VIVO – Multiple screens
ZTE is brave this year with a dual screen smartphone and no front camera, because only the rear camera functions to take selfies and see it from the rear LCD screen.
On the other hand, Vivo also launched its own model with a double OLED screen, and is a model currently only sold in China.