In this era of smartphones, 2019 will have a great start for smartphones and will continue throughout the year. This year appears to promise in term of innovations, from 5G compatibility to flexible displays, Foldable phones, you can expect phones to get smarter, faster and Artificial intelligence (AI) will all hog the limelight.
When it comes to the most popular smartphones of 2018, the OnePlus 6T, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and more won our hearts this year and now it’s time to look at how smartphone makers are planning to impress us in 2019.
Let’s have a look over the most awaited smartphones expected to launch in 2019.
The launch of this smartphone rumor spread over from a long time, it already created a buzz before its launch. Nokia 9 PureView should help the company set new standards in mobile photography, lowlight performance, and even higher resolution, not for long-term at least for a specific period. This smartphone has five Zeiss-branded cameras on the back, a Penta-lens setup which will be arranged in a hexagon shaped along with an LED flash and laser tech.
This smartphone has the specification of 5.99-inch QHD Pure Display screen with HDR10 support, Android 9.0 Pie, in-display fingerprint scanner, Qi wireless charging,6GB RAM, 128GB storage and Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor.
It is expected to launch at the end of January, as far as its launch price is concerned, as per some unconfirmed report claims the Penta-lens camera smartphone will be priced at EUR 749/799 (Rs 59,481- Rs 63,857).
In 2018, after the success of OnePlus 6 and 6T, OnePlus is now gearing up with one of the most-anticipated smartphones OnePlus 7. While detailing about the upcoming high-profile device, there are reports that the company plans to launch two variants of OnePlus 7, one which supports 5G connectivity and another with 4G LTE.
This smartphone having the specification of Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 855 processor, in-display fingerprint scanner, up to 512GB built-in storage, a full-screen AMOLED display with waterdrop notch while Wrap Charge 30W, it is expected that the phone is going to come with more than two cameras on the back.
We can expect the launch of this smartphone OnePlus 7 somewhere between the end of May and beginning of June this year. In terms of pricing, its cost will not be less than OnePlus 6T which starts at Rs 37,999 and onwards.
Samsung Galaxy S10, foldable phone
2018 was the average year for the Samsung smartphones. But this year is expected as the good start for the next generation of the Samsung Galaxy which is Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+. This year is celebrated as the tenth anniversary of its iconic Galaxy S series.
This smartphone having the 5G support and a revamped OneUI interface on top of Android Pie. Its specifications, a punch hole camera or one of the newer notches (Infinity-V, Infinity-O) which the company showcased last year, curved AMOLED screens, in-display fingerprint scanners, wireless charging, water and dust resistant, large 7.3-inch display which consists of three sub-displays, wireless charging, Snapdragon 855/Extnos 9820 and the glass-and-metal construction. The global version of the Samsung Galaxy S10+ is expected to be powered by the Exynos 9 Series 9820 chipset.
This smartphone expected to be launched at mid of February or start of March.
Huawei P30 Pro
In 2018, the first smartphone to launch with triple cameras on the rear, is the P20 Pro, on the other hand, the only flagship smartphone that has huge 4,200mAh battery and reversible wireless charging are Mate 20 Pro. Both the P20 Pro and Mate 20 Pro proved to be commercial hits because of its new age designs, innovative features, and great cameras. Huawei P30 and P30 Pro are expected to be announced during the MWC 2019 in Barcelona.
Huawei’s next-gen flagship phones will come with an improved version of its Kirin 980 AI processor with better camera optics, maybe quadruple cameras. The latest chipset will bring 5G compatibility on the phone.
This smartphone having the specification of waterdrop display notch design along with 5X or 10X lossless zoom capabilities in the camera department and a Xenon flash. The smartphones are expected to feature triple/quad rear camera setup, while there could be a 24-megapixel front camera. Might having two additional standard feature like In-display fingerprint scanner and Face Unlock for biometrics.
Expected to be launch in March which is tentative.
Google Pixel 4/Pixel 3 Lite
Mostly google Pixel phones are known for its Camera. In 2019, Google will launch its single lens camera phone which is Pixel 4. This phone is expected to meet all the expectation at the camera perspective, so it will not be surprising if it will win the award for its best camera.
Not only this the company is rumored to launch the Pixel 3 Lite with watered-down specifications having the same excellent camera as seen on the Pixel 3 series. The specific highlights of this phone are that having the Snapdragon 670 SoC and a 3.5 mm audio jack. A recent report has also said that it will also come with an advanced 12-megapixel sensor for the rear camera along with an 8-megapixel front sensor.
Expect the phone to launch around May at a more affordable price-tag.
Xiaomi Mi 9/Mix 4
In 2018 mid, having the launch of Mi 8 and Mi Mix 3. This year also, the company is expected to launch two major flagships: Mi 9 and Mi Mix 4.
The expected specification is a “punch hole” camera on the front instead of the standard notch as well as triple cameras and the latest Snapdragon 855 processor. It is expected that the Mi 9 is said to launch in the first half of 2019, whereas the Mi Mix 4 could make its official debut later this year.
In 2019, there are not rumors around the iphones, though the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR are still fresh. we have some predicts stating that Apple might finally ditch the Lightning Port and Apple will go with USB Type-C connection for charging and file transfers along with the standard improvements to performance, camera, and operating system. It is also expected that iPhone can come with Samsung’s flexible touch-integrated OLED display. And it will be the golden moment when we get the surprise of 5G enabled iPhones.