Smartphones have come a long way since 2008. Just compare what’s in your pocket to what was in your pocket five years ago. But after going so far, we only have one remaining question: what’s next?
Android OEMs seem to have embraced NFC (Google Wallet, Android Beam, etc), while Apple decided to leave that up to the carriers (Isis). There have been market experiments with built-in Pico Projectors, HDMI integration and super high screen resolutions. However, the new focus for all products seems to be on speed.