From the bezel-less design to the inclusion of dual cameras in the budget friendly devices, we have seen a dramatic change in the world of smartphones in 2017. In 2018, there will be even more groundbreaking changes. The recent rumors have pointed to the inclusion of outstanding features in the next-gen devices. Samsung has been planning to reveal foldable phones for the very first time. On the other hand, Apple is planning to continue dominating the market with a more powerful processor and a unique design. There are more news on the tanks about more devices from different manufacturers. But which of these devices are considered as the hottest ones. In this upcoming phones 2018 list, you will find 10 most buzzing next-gen handsets. Let’s take a look at them.
Upcoming Phones 2018: Samsung Galaxy S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 will have a 6-inch Super AMOLED display, which will be covered by the Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It will have a high resolution of 2160 x 3840 pixels. It will be powered by the Snapdragon 845 processor. There will also be a variant with Exnyos 9810 processor. The capacity of RAM will be around 6 – 8 GB. In terms of internal storage, you will get two options – 64 GB and 128 GB. Both of them can be expanded with the use of the external microSD card. So, you will have tons of space. There will be a 16-MP camera on the back and a 13-MP shooter on the front. They will be able to take stunning photos. So, there are plenty of options to be excited about.
Upcoming Phones 2018: Samsung Galaxy X
We have been waiting for the release of a Samsung foldable smartphone. But finally, the wait is going to be over. Samsung is expected to bring a new smartphone with a flexible screen. It will be known as the Galaxy X. When unfold, it will work as a tablet. But when folded, it will work as a typical smartphone. Earlier this year, Koh Dong-Jin, president of mobile business of the Korean company, said “As the head of the business, I can say our current goal is next year. When we can overcome some problems for sure, we will launch the product.” So, there is a strong possibility of seeing the device introduced. Similar to Galaxy S9, the Galaxy X will be packed with the Snapdragon 835 processor. It will also have the 64 GB and 128 GB internal storage. The capacity of RAM will be 8 GB. Overall, it will be a high-end smartphone with a unique functionality.
Upcoming Phones 2018: iPhone SE2
Apple had provided the budget friendly consumers with the opportunity of tasting the flavor of its smartphone lineup with the iPhone SE. The device had managed to draw a significant attention worldwide. As a result, Apple is planning to introduce its new version, called iPhone SE2. It will be powered by the Apple A10 Fusion processor. So, you will get a super-fast performance from it. The capacity of RAM will be less (2 GB). But it will not affect the overall performance. The device will also have a 12-MP camera on the back and a 7-MP camera on the front. Overall, it’s going to be an amazing device for the cost conscious people.
Upcoming Phones 2018: OnePlus 6
OnePlus 6 will come with the edge-to-edge display. While the size is still unknown, the screen is strongly expected to feature a high resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. The fingerprint will be integrated with it. For the shooting enthusiasts, a 23-MP rear camera will be included. For the selfie lovers, there will be a 16-MP camera on the front. The device will also feature 8 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage. However, there will be no microSD card slot. It will definitely frustrate a lot of people.
Upcoming Phones 2018: LG G7
LG typically refreshes its G-series lineup in the first half of every year. In 2018, there will be no different. The new device will be known as the G7. Similar to the Galaxy S9, it will be powered by the new Snapdragon 845 processor. The capacity of RAM and internal storage will be 8 GB and 128 GB respectively. The screen size is still unknown. However, according to the recently leaked images, the device will have a massive screen-to-body ratio of 18:9, which is higher than the current generation LG G6. There will be two selfie shooters on the front and two primary shooters on the rear.
Upcoming Phones 2018: Xiaomi Mi Mix 3
There will be several changes in the design of Mi Mix 3. According to the recent reports, the back panel will be sleek. The fingerprint scanner will be located on the center of the rear. The device will be packed with the Snapdragon 845 processor, 6 GB RAM and up to 256 GB of internal storage. It will also feature waterproofing capability and wireless charging technology. It might support the 3D sensing technology for allowing you to perform facial authentication more precisely. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is expected to be revealed on October 2018.
Upcoming Phones 2018: Google Pixel 3
The recent reports are pointing to the release of three different Google Pixel 3 smartphones later this year. At present, they are codenamed as Crosshatch, Albacore and Blueline. However, their official names are yet to be known. All of them will be equipped with the Snapdragon 845 processor. 6 GB RAM and dual camera setup. However, the screen size will be different. The devices will support the X20 LTE modem. So, you will be able to surf the web with an outstanding speed.
Upcoming Phones 2018: Huawei P11
Following Apple’s path, Huawei will remove the headphone jack from its next-gen phone, called P11. It will definitely be a frustrating move. However, there will be several cool features. According to the new reports, there will be not two, but three rear shooters! The device is also likely to feature a titanium body and an under-glass fingerprint scanner. Unlike the other smartphones, it will be powered by the Kirin 970 processor, not Snapdragon 845. The chip supports a dedicated Neural Processing Unit (NPU), which can bring AI experiences to life.
Upcoming Phones 2018: Nokia 9
Nokia 9 will have a 5.5-inch display supporting QHD resolution. Similar to the Galaxy S8, it will have a screen-to-body ratio of 18:9. It will be equipped with the Snapdragon 835 processor, Adreno 540 GPU and 128 GB internal storage. There will be a dual camera setup (12-MP and 13-MP) on the rear. On the front, there will be a 5 – MP selfie shooter, which GSMArena claims to be a dual camera. It states that the front shooter will have two lens aperture – f/2.0 and f/2.4. So, there are exciting features hiding in the curtain of the low mega pixel range.
Upcoming Phones 2018: Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra
Sony has recently revealed two new smartphones, called Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra. The former one has a 5.2-inch display, 3 GB RAM and 3300 mAh battery. The later one has a bigger screen size of 6-inch. It also has a larger battery (3580 mAh) and more RAM (4 GB). Both of them feature the Snapdragon 630 processor, Adreno 510 GPU and 23-MP rear shooters. If you have a plan for buying new smartphones in the first half of this year, you should definitely take a look at them. They will officially enter into the market in the next month.