There’s been no shortage of new smartphones and tablets this past year, but there sure has been a shortage of “oh wow” innovations. Of course, we have the usual enhancements: faster processors, more natural-looking screens, better speakers, and improved cameras, but that’s standard progress for these gadgets. What’s been increasingly rare are innovations that break new ground. And we’ve seen welcome but still incremental refinements in Android and iOS.
Still, there were a few surprising innovations in 2016, and given the general malaise the mobile industry is experiencing, these five gems are worth celebrating even more.
Source: Smart Phones