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The Best New Phones You Can't Get...Yet 11/07/2013
The hottest new phones you cant buy yet - right here. Which one do you want?
The Best New Phones You Can't Get...Yet  Smart phones are our new best friends who come with us wherever we go. We can tolerate them being too big for our pockets or even a little on the heavy side, but we are quick to complain when we know their technology is quickly getting overtaken by new rivals. Every day brings a new development in the world of smart phone technology and everyone is equally hungry for it. 
 
Here are the best new phones you can’t yet get your hands on.
 

Apple iPhone 5s

An official announcement for the arrival of the iPhone 5s is yet to be made but enthusiasts are already discussing what they can expect and look forward to. It is likely the device will aesthetically be very similar to iPhone 5 but loaded with the new iOS 7, a longer-lasting battery, a 13 megapixel camera and possibly even more case colours beyond the standard black and white. 
 
You will only have to wait until September or October for this bad boy.
 

Apple iPhone Mini

This rumoured-but-expected new model of the world’s most popular phone is thought to be made from cheaper, lighter materials and arrive at a lower price than its bigger brother. Not much is known beyond that at the moment but technology analysts and component manufacturers are already seeing it as a perfect companion to the iPad Mini. If the current iPhone feels just a bit too expensive or heavy to you, the iPhone Mini could be right up your alley.
 
Look for an announcement from Apple about this exciting model towards the end of the year. 
 

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

This phone is intended to be the little brother of the Galaxy S4 with scaled back size and functions. It will still have a 1.7 GHz dual-core processor, a 4.3 inch screen, 960x540 pixel super AMOLED screen, 1.5 GB RAM, 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and 8GB of storage. 
 
The S4 Mini is expected to be released within the next three months in Australia.
 

HTC One Mini

Great things come in small packages, right? That’s what HTC have in mind with this mini version of the HTC One. The screen will shrink to just 4.3 inches and have a 720p display. It will still be stacked with features, a good-sized internal storage capacity and, most importantly, immense street-appeal. 
 
A rough guide for release is August. 
 

Nokia Lumia EOS

There has been talk of two new phones following on from the Lumia 920, codenamed Catwalk and EOS. Given Lumia 920’s infancy, the EOS will likely appear earlier than Catwalk. The EOS could feature an excellent PureView camera and be revealed at the Mobile World Congress. 
 
No set release date has been given. 
 

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

A new version of the ‘phablet’ is signalled to eclipse the Note 2. The Note 3 will have Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and feature a six-inch 1080p OLED display screen – which may be flexible for added excitement. It is set to run on an eight-core Exynos 5410 processor, have 3GB RAM, 32 GB internal storage and a microSD slot for file transfer. 
 
It is expected to be announced in September at the IFA trade show, the world‘s leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances. 
 

LG Optimus G2

A much-anticipated phone made compatible with the LTE Advance networks. The phone will have a 5.2 inch HD screen powered by Qualcomm and a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor. It will be stacked with memory and run on the newest Jelly Bean system. 
 
It is likely to be announced in August. 
 

Yotaphone

The most exciting part of this phone is the inclusion of the E Ink Screen on the back which is intended to be an energy efficient way to view Twitter feeds, weather, notifications and even a favourite image. It has all the standard guts of a Galaxy phone with a smaller display and lower quality screen size and resolution. 
 
The phone looks like it will hit the shops in the US for Christmas, with no Australian release confirmed yet. 
 

Motorola ‘Moto X Phone’

A completely intuitive phone to deliver the ultimate user focussed experience by using brand new GPS features. A decent 4.7 inch screen and a 10 megapixel camera make this an exciting option. Particular detail of its operating system have so far been undisclosed. 
 
No set date for release has been given. 
 

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

The ability to truly merge camera and phone will be attempted with this number by Samsung. Not only will the camera have full 10x optical zoom capability but its phone will be equally as impressive. Its giant leap of camera quality will outweigh the awkward nature of its body for many users. 
 
No set release date has been given. 
 
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