An infrared photon walks into a bar and says, "Is it hot in here, or is it just me?" Get it? Because infrared light is thermal radiation... Oh, forget about it. Let's shift the focus over to smartphones. Smartphones with IR blasters, to be more specific. No, emitting heat isn't the purpose of these tiny infrared LEDs built into so many smartphones. It is not even close. An IR blaster built into a phone allows the handset to double as a universal remote control for a number of electronic devices we have around our homes. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 best smartphones with infrared blaster and remote control functionality.
Smartphones are getting smarter and more powerful than before. Now it has become possible for you to control your TV, Home Theater, AC, Projector, Cable Box etc. with them. This is because now some of the top end smartphones are coming with IR Blaster that makes your phone a remote control for almost every remote operated electronic equipment at your home or office. You can also check our list of 6 Best Smartphones with Optical Zoom.