The current year has already witnessed some of the most interesting announcements by many smartphone giants. Almost all the smartphone makers have announced or showcased their smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2018 in last February month in Barcelona, Spain. Today, we have prepared a list of most anticipated smartphones of 2018. The list includes a variety of brands and their upcoming premium smartphones. Let’s get on to the list right now!
Most Anticipated Smartphones of 2018
1. OnePlus 6
OnePlus 6 is the most anticipated smartphone of the current time. The phone is the successor edition of OnePlus 5T smartphone which was launched last year in the second half. OnePlus launches two smartphones every year and OnePlus 6 would be the first phone from the company.
The CEO has already confirmed the smartphone. The company might announce this phone first in India and then in the other parts of the world. The device would be powered by Qualcomm’s latest, Snapdragon 845 Chipset. There will be a notch on the display just like Apple’s iPhone X. The phone would offer an 8GB of RAM and 256GB of Internal Storage memory on-board. In the United States, the device will be launched in Spring, 2018.
2. LG G7 ThinQ
LG Electronics is all set to launch their new smartphone named, LG G7 ThinQ in the market. We have already seen a promo image of the phone a few days back. The phone to have a dedicated Google Assistant button on-board.
The phone would also be powered by the latest Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 Chipset. The device to retain the dual rear cameras at the back panel. There will be notch on the front just like iPhone X. The phone is expected to be launched in the next month, May 2018.
3. Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Samsung’s upcoming premium smartphone would be the new Galaxy Note 9, a successor edition to last year’s, Galaxy Note 8. The device would be packed with some of the greatest technical specifications including the latest chipset, innovative design and more.
The phone would be powered by exactly the same, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 Chipset which is available on the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones. Unfortunately, there is no much details we know about this smartphone yet, however we would get to see more of the same in the coming days. Samsung will release this device in the third quarter, Q3, 2018.
4. HTC U12+
HTC is still alive in the smartphones industry. The company is somehow doing great in the market with their newly launched, HTC U12 smartphones. Now, the Taiwanese giant is working on a successor edition, HTC U12+.
The phone would be powered by the latest, Snapdragon 845 Chipset with 6GB of RAM. The phone to come with dual cameras at both the sides. Yes, the new HTC U12+ is said to have a pair of cameras at both the sides, back and front. The phone would also be available with its 8GB of RAM and 128GB of Internal Storage Memory as phone’s default memory. Sadly, there is no any information available with us about the launch of this phone. However, the phone will be released sometime this year.
5. Google Pixel 3
Google has recently launched Google Pixel 2 phones which include Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. For this year, the giant is working on a successor edition named Google Pixel 3. The Pixel 3 would come with Pixel 3 XL as well.
There is no any information about the phone’s specs available with us at this moment. However, the new Pixel 3 smartphone will be featuring iPhone X like notch. The device would also acquire the Facial Recognition feature just like Apple’s Face ID on the iPhone X. The new generation Pixel phones would be packed with a set of innovative features.
6. New Generation iPhones
Apple is reportedly working on three new smartphones for this current year. From three new iPhones, two would be an affordable ones while the other would be a premium smartphone from the company. This time, Apple would be using Samsung’s OLED panels on one of the devices.
Apple to launch a 5.8 Inch, 6.5 Inch iPhone X Plus and a 6.1 iPhone 9. However, there is no any confirmation about the actual names of these devices available at this moment. We are certainly not aware about the innovations in the new generation iPhones. However, the giant may introduce a whole new technology to their premium smartphone for this year.
7. LG V35 ThinQ
LG Electronics might also launch a new LG V35 smartphone with ThinQ features under its V series phones. LG is somehow there in the industry and doing great with their newly announced smartphones. For this year, LG would be launching a few new smartphones and the new LG V35 ThinQ would be one of them.
As per the previous rumors, the new LG V35 ThinQ smartphone would be using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 Chipset. The device to come with 6 Inch of OLED panel. The phone to feature a dual cameras at the back panel. It would be a premium range smartphone from the company. The phone would be launched at the end of this current year.
8. iPhone SE 2
Apple is also working on the new edition of iPhone SE 2. As you might know, Apple has designed the iPhone SE phone for low budget consumers. The company has planted their manufacturing department in India where the original iPhone SE was manufactured. Now, the company is reportedly working on a successor edition, i.e. iPhone SE 2.
The phone would carry the same design of its predecessor. However, it would be using a new generation Chip to power-in the device. There will be a new software running on the device with a few innovations in the default behaviour in real life. The new iPhone SE 2 is expected to be launched in the First Half of this current year.
9. ZTE Blade V9
ZTE has introduced their two new smartphones, ZTE Blade V9 and ZTE Blade V9 Vita at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. The company is now preparing for the launch of their new ZTE Blade V9 and Blade V9 Vita smartphones in the market.
The device features full HD display with 18:9 screen aspect ratio. The phone to feature dual rear cameras with low light photography enhancement. The front camera on the device to support Face Unlocking feature. The phone carries all the innovative features of the current generation. The phone would be launched very soon in the market in this current year.
10. Asus Zenfone 5 and Asus Zenfone 5z
Asus has announced their new Asus Zenfone 5 and Asus Zenfone 5z smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. The company is now preparing for the launch of their new Asus Zenfone 5 series smartphones.
The new generation Zenfone 5 series phone comes with wide fullview displays. The displays would also feature a notch at the top just like the iPhone X. The phone would be packed with dual cameras at the back panel as Primary Camera. The Asus Zenfone 5 is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 636 Chipset while the Asus Zenfone 5Z smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 845 Chipset. The phones would be launched in the Summer, 2018.