Here’s a glance at five smartphones likely to hit the Indian market this year that we are anxiously waiting for. Read on.
One can never get bored of smartphones! And with the New Year, we can expect a lot of amazing phones to hit the market in the coming months. Aren’t you excited?
Last year was indeed an amazing year for smartphone enthusiasts with some incredible devices such as the OnePlus 6 and 6T, the iPhone XS and XS Max, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, the Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL, the Huawei P20 Pro, etc. The year also witnessed major design and technology changes such as bezel-less (almost) displays, multiple cameras, the much-hyped notch, glass backs, artificial intelligence, in-display fingerprint sensor, shift towards USB Type-C, cheaper fast charging options, and more.
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With so much changing in just a year, the bar of expectation has been raised for 2019. So, what can we expect this year, at least according to the rumours running around? Well, you can expect foldable phones, 5G phones (which are going to be a tad bit costly), more rear and front cameras, more attention to artificial intelligence (AI), and more. Oh, almost forgot, there’s going to be a blast from the past too (read on to know what it is).
Anyway, without wasting much time, here are the five phones expected to hit the market this year that we can’t wait to get our hands on:
*The features are subject to change for a few phones mentioned below since they haven’t been announced yet and these are just based on rumours.
Honor View 20
Already launched globally, this Honor smartphone will hit the Indian market on the 29th of January. The phone features a 6.4-inch Full HD+ display and is powered by the world’s first 7nm chipset, the Kirin 980. It comes with either 6 GB or 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.
The Honor View 20 also features the world’s first 48 MP rear camera. At the front, it boasts a 25 MP front camera. A 4,000 mAh battery will run this beast of a device. Although the price of the device in India hasn’t been confirmed yet, a price tag of Rs. 36k is expected.
The OnePlus 7 is expected to be the first 5G phone to hit the Indian market. It is likely to be powered by the new and powerful Snapdragon 855 processor. OnePlus hasn’t revealed anything about the phone yet.
However, rumours suggest that the phone might do away with the notch completely and probably be replaced with a slide-out front camera. Fans of OnePlus devices could expect to see better water and dust resistance and a QHD screen, at the very least.
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Samsung Galaxy S10
As far as rumours go, the S10 will feature triple rear cameras and an Infinity-O. It may also come with two front cameras and will be powered by Snapdragon 855. The global variant will mostly be powered by the Exynos 9820 processor. Samsung also hinted that the S10 will pack a massive battery, addressing what has been a big concern for Galaxy users for ages.
Nokia 9 PureView
This Nokia device has been grabbing headlines since it announced a Penta-lens setup in a 3-1-3 formation at the back. This phone is likely to be based on the Android One platform and will be powered by the older Snapdragon 845 processor.
Remember the blast from the past that we were talking about – well, it’s the Moto Razr. Quite a rage during its days, this stunning beauty from Motorola is all set to make a comeback. And that too, as a foldable smartphone. Aren’t you excited, already?
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