Humans are a fickle species: Easily distracted by anything shiny and new, the majority of us are always on the lookout for the next big thing, especially where technology is concerned. Fortunately, as we saw at this year's
Consumer Electronics Show
, there's a whole universe of
new-fangled gadgety goodness
being cooked up by the high-tech powers that be--especially in the area of smartphones.
a lot of anticipation
surrounding a number of the handsets due for release this year, and with good reason: As more and more companies vie for a cut of the coin consumers are dumping into the smartphone market, hardware manufacturers are being forced to up their game, bringing innovative products to market in the hope of squashing their competition like a bug. We've assembled 10 of the most anticipated handsets due to drop in 2012, and as you'll see, they're all lust-worthy.
The HTC Edge--or Endeavor, depending on who you ask--is looking good. Decked out with Ice Cream Sandwich, active noise cancellation, a 4.7 inch screen, 8MP auto focus camera that can record 1080p video and a quad core 1.5GHz CPU, the handset has everything it needs to be a huge hit with consumers.