It's a little over three weeks into the new year and already, the buzz about the several devices in the works by various OEMs is already noticeable.

CES 2015 had a few really interesting things on display, including a couple of the smartphones which I have deliberately skipped here so as not to have duplications.

So asides the ones already on my list of coolest things from CES 2015 which you will find here, here are the 6 (kinds of) smartphones I am looking forward to this year:

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