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10 New Smartphones To Look Forward To This X'mas 2014

Still wondering what to get for yourself this X'mas? If so, you happened to be at the perfect place. Check out these 10 smartphones that are due to release towards the end of 2014. Also chime in and share the device that are on the top of your list too.

iPhone 6

Apple has been cautious about introducing new resolutions in order to minimize device fragmentation for app developers, but an increase in pixel count may be the only way for the company to introduce a much larger phone while retaining a Retina-quality display.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Can Samsung's upcoming smartphone be considered to be a flagship phone? Months of speculation about the Galaxy Alpha were confirmed when Korean tech giant officially announced the Galaxy Alpha on Wednesday, August 13. JK Shin, CEO and Head of IT & Mobile Communication at Samsung Electronics, noted in a press release,: "The Galaxy Alpha was built and designed based on the specific desires of the consumer market."

Sharp Aquos Crystal

Japanese tech firm, known for its television sets, will soon be launching its first smartphone the Sharp Aquos Crystal for the U.S. and Japanese markets alongside Sprint and Softbank. According to latest reports, the Sharp Aquos Crystal is likely to be released on Aug. 29.

Microsoft Lumia 530

Microsoft's 'most affordable' Lumia smartphone, the Lumia 530, is now finally set to hit the United Kingdom. One important aspect of the smartphone, post the device going official in the UK, should be its £60 price tag, thereby making Lumia 530 a feature-filled competitor to the recently launched Karbonn A50 that costs just £26 pounds to order.

Nexus 6

We've always been big fans of Google's Nexus range of smartphones. Running 'pure' Android with no other modifications, they've been a great way to get the full OS and a gateway to the latest updates. That's not even to mention that these handsets have been both extremely well priced and extremely well specced.

Motorola Droid Ultra

Motorola has another new mobile device on the cards. Android Authority received a tip off from an anonymous source that Motorola will have a new Verizon smartphone (model number XT1254 [quark_verizon]) called the Droid Turbo.

Amazon Fire Phone made its boldest move yet into the electronics hardware business by entering the fiercely competitive smartphone market earlier this month with the release of the Amazon Fire Phone. The Amazon smartphone is suited with top-of-the-line components and priced to compete with other high-end devices.

LG L Bello & Fino

LG Electronics is bringing features from its more expensive smartphones into the hotly contested low-end segment of the market. On Thursday, the company announced the L Bello and L Fino, two 3G Android-based smartphones that echo some aspects of the design of LG's G3 flagship model.

Huawei Ascend Mate 3

China-based Huawei, known for its freakishly large smartphones such as the 6.1in Huawei Ascend Mate and the Ascend Mate 2, is now all set to launch the third instalment of its large smartphone series. Various technical specifications about this smartphone, tentatively termed Huawei Ascend Mate 3, had earlier surfaced.

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro

After a flurry of leaks and official confirmations, Lenovo as expected on Tuesday launched its new flagship smartphone, the Vibe Z2 Pro (aka K920). The Chinese electronics giant announced the news on its Google+ page, as well as on its official Facebook page, saying, "From rumours to reality!