With the pace of new smartphone features evolving almost daily, there’s always something to catch up to. Maybe you bought a new phone last year. Guess what? There’s a better one coming up this year. Here’s a list of what you should expect from the upcoming devices in 2018.
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+
After lots of rumors, the S9 and the S9+ finally saw the light of the day. The phones are still having the same QHD+ HDR display we’ve accustomed to in the recent years, an octa-core Exynos 9810 processor and 64GB of storage. The S9 sports a single 12-megapixel camera with a f/1.5 aperture, while it’s bigger brother features a dual 12-megapixel camera with f/1.5 and f/2.4 aperture. Also, the S9 series will finally have stereo speakers, something everybody wanted to happen for a long time from Samsung.
The phones have been released on 16 March for £739 and £869.
Nokia 1, 7 Plus, 6, 8 Sirocco and 8110 4G
A variety of Nokia devices have been announced at MWC 2018. Nokia teases for them to have very different features, each 5 of them presenting its own uniqueness.
The cheapest one being the Nokia 1, starting at the price of 85$ is built for newcomers in the world of smartphones. It has a 4.5in IPS display and a quad-core processor. It’s going to be released in April 2018.
The Nokia 6, on the other hand, is meant to be a mid-range smartphone. Priced at €279 It has an octa-core Snapdragon 630 and a 5.5in Full HD. It’s also coming in April 2018.
If you’re looking for a bigger display mid-range smartphone, Nokia has got you covered. The Nokia 7 Plus. It features an octa-core Snapdragon 660 processor and a 6in display. It will also launch in April for €399.
Moving up on the ladder we meet the Nokia 8 Sirocco, the flagship. It has a Snapdragon 835, a 5.5in beautiful OLED display with a 2k resolution that just looks amazing. It’s due to launch in April for €749.
And then, there’s the Nokia 8110 4G, the “Matrix” phone. This phone is not built for those who want a flagship device, it’s built for those who want a nostalgic experience. It’ll be released in May 2018 for only €79.
The phone is rumored to have an 18:9 display, a set of an impressive dual-lens camera a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and a super fast Kirin 970. We’ll see more about the P20 later this year.
Just like the Huawei’s flagship device, LG was expected too to release a preview for the G7 but that didn’t happen. Due to recent rumors, it seems like LG is delaying it until June 2018. It will feature an 18:9 display and a Snapdragon 845 and a new camera.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
The Note 9 is rumored to come out in August, this year. All the excitement this phone is producing is all because of a rumored under-display fingerprint sensor, which will be the first of its kind. The design will stay the same except the rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Every year iPhone announces a new iPhone at their notorious press conference. There are little to no rumors about the newest iPhone yet. Probably it won’t even be called the iPhone 9. Everybody is hoping for never before seen features on the newest iPhone.