Smartphones have come a long way, from tiny screens and slow devices to today’s big-screen, fast, and smooth smartphones. Hence in recent years, the smartphone world has become a highly competitive zone. Thus with such increasing competition, smartphone companies are working on the more exciting and advanced stuff. So in 2020, it is expected that we could witness more uniquely and innovatively designed smartphones with advanced processor improved software and. Further, nowadays, the camera of the smartphone plays a vital role; thus, today, phones are coming with a multiple-lens module. However, it is predicted that the upcoming smartphones 2020 will get a boost, too, with more improved software, processor, design, and, most importantly, enhanced camera lenses.
Best upcoming smartphones 2020
As a fact we know that there are numerous giant smartphone companies out there competing, thus every brand has planned unique devices to be put out. Hence with lots of rumors circulating about these devices, it has left the world with lots of curiosity. Therefore in here, we have summed up some most awaited upcoming smartphones 2020 so that it gives you an idea of what to predict in the future.
As per reports in 2020, we could see a unique 5G Nokia phone called Nokia 10.
According to available information, the Nokia 10 is expected to feature a rear five-camera set up with a flash module. Further, the leaked photos show a circular Penta camera setup in addition to a flash and a laser auto-focus sensor. Also, It may have a 13MP front camera and on the rear, a dual-camera setup of 16 MP + 8 MP camera with features like Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus. The image resolutions are of 4616 x 3464 Pixels. Further, it has continuous shooting mode and high dynamic range mode (HDR).
Thus with all the above features, it is said that Nokia 10 could be the best camera phone in 2020 because ZEISS Optics has given the responsibility of camera lenses.
So display wise Nokia 10 might have a super AMOLED display. And screen with a resolution of 2160 x 3840 pixels and 734 PPI pixels. Further, the screen is likely to be protected by a durable Scratch Resistant Gorilla v5 glass.
Operating system and processor
Nokia 10 smartphone runs on the Android 7.1 (Nougat) operating system. And then, the phone is powered by a 2.45 GHz Octa-core snapdragon 835 processor.
In the context of the storage, it has 6 GB of RAM, which will help the phone run smoothly even the most memory intensive applications without any signs of lag. Moreover, Nokia 10 comes with 128 GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 256 GB via a microSD card.
The phone in all possibility will come with a massive 4000 mAh battery to upkeep its 6-inch screen. And the battery type is Li-ion. Further, it has a quick charging option, as well.
It has connectivity options in terms of 3G, 4G, GPS, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth capabilities.
The Nokia 10 Smartphone is expected to be made available only in one color; however, there are rumors that it might come in black and gold colors.
The details on how much it might cost are not available.
It has a Proximity sensor, Light sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, and further, it is water and dustproof. It comes in two primary colors black and gold.
Xiaomi Mi 10
Xiaomi phones are notable for their unbelievable value for money compared to today’s leading Android Phones. But Xiaomi phones also pack top-end features and flawless design. Thus Xiaomi Mi 10 is the company’s upcoming flagship, and it’s due in February 2020. So Obviously, the Xiaomi Mi 10 will be among the leading models with top-level configuration, including a 5G modem. Hence here is available information about the upcoming flagship.
It is said to adopt a curved OLED display design. It will also have the 120Hz refresh rate, which would provide a smooth gaming experience to its users. The flagship model is also touted to come with a punch-hole design for the selfie camera with a diameter that may be less than 2mm. Further, it is known that this phone will receive a 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED screen. Moreover, Xiaomi Mi 10 displays a 6.4-inch IPS LCD with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels along with a pixel density of 403 PPI.
The focal camera provides support for 5x optical zoom, and this effect is accomplished through the use of three lenses that are with a resolution of 64MP, 12MP, and 12MP. Further, it is expected that there will also be a premium version of the phone, in which the camera will be quadruple. The image resolution is 12000 x 9000 pixels. The front camera is a 20Mp camera. There is a wide-angle rear lens, which can fit the landscape easily, providing users with the best photo-shoot experience.
Operating system and processor
The Xiaomi Mi 10 will be powered by Qualcomm’s next-gen Snapdragon 865 chipset and also would have a UFS 3.0 flash memory. It is also expected that Mi 10 will run MIUI 11, which is the next version of its custom operating system and it will be based on Android 10 Q. Yet given that MIUI 11 is in development, with new features comprising improved battery, new icons, and screenshotting controls and, moreover interestingly, a built-in app tray, which will bring it closer to standard Android.
The chipset would have a 5G modem onboard that would support NSA/SA networks. Further, the connectivity features of the device include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth, USB Type-C, GPS with A-GPS, etc.
It is expected to have 128 GB internal memory, and it is not expandable. Further, the Xiaomi Mi 10 is assisted by an Adreno 640 GPU and a massive 6GB RAM, that will help to maintain a smooth flow of apps along with enhanced performance.
It compromises of a non-removable Li-Po 5260 mAh battery. It is coupled with wireless charging support and a quick charging feature. Thus the device is predicted to have support for 40W wireless fast charging, which may even come with 50W wireless charging support. However, at the moment, the highest wireless charger rating is 30W. We may also see the fast charger yet is tipped to arrive in Xiaomi phones next year, so the Mi 10 may be the first.
LG G9 ThinQ
LG has always been a well-known company for producing quality cell phones for long. All their cell phones are durable, attractive, and high-quality. Thus continuing their legacy, LG is launching a new smartphone named LG G9 ThinQ in February 2020.
LG claims that their upcoming cellphone LG G9 ThinQ will surely leave a genuinely long-lasting impression on its users. Thus you might have heard of LG G9 ThinQ, so you might be interested in knowing more about its features, specifications, and all about the phone.
As a tradition, LG publicizes about their newly launched phones every year at MWC in February in Barcelona. Likewise, this year, the first announcement for LG G8 ThinQ was made in February 2019, following that the cell phone was launched one month later in March 2019.
Similarly, in its annual event at MWC in February 2020, LG company has announced to launch LG G9 ThinQ.
Talking about the price, we can assume that the phone might not be too expensive because when we compare the costs of the G series, it is evident that these series are not that expensive. Thus we can assume that LG G9 ThinQ might come at $900 to $950.
The camera is the feature that makes LG G9 ThinQ stand out from others. Since the phone is well-known for comprising sixteen cameras. This may be surprising, but it is a fact as it has sixteen camera options.
However, there are only a few rear lenses. Thus the phone might have either three or four lenses.
The LG G9 ThinQ has got an improved and enhanced OLED display. Over the years, LG has not succeeded in providing an excellent display. Since their plastic OLED panels have not impressed the users, particularly when compared to Samsung’s Super AMOLEDs. Further LG’s display lacks both in terms of color accuracy and peak brightness. Hence LG G8 ThinQ has shown an improvement over in terms of display. So that it is expected that the LG G9 ThinQ might have an enhanced and much improved OLED display.
It comes out as a shock to know that the LG G9 ThinQ will not support 5G. Knowing that 5G will become the most comprehensive technology by 2020, this would be a significant drawback of LG.
However, LG has stated the Android Authority at MWC 2019 that all their V-series phones will support 5G, while all G-series will support only 4G.
The LG G8 had a 3500 mAh battery, which is on the small side by leading standards. However, the battery pack was boosted to 4000 mAh in the LG G8X ThinQ. Hence there is hope that the LG G9 might have more significant power.
iPhone x fold
There are new reports that claim that Apple is working on a folding iPhone. Everybody assumed that Samsung and Huawei would lead the foldable gadgets market and that both brands will make a splash this year. However, both companies made a splash for all the wrong reasons, and now it appears Apple has all the motion to come out with a better option.
However, Apple did not openly announce that it will release a foldable iPhone anytime soon; thus, there are not enough details about the phone rather than rumors.
Smartphones are a competitive industry being that Huawei P40 is an upcoming smartphone rumored to be announced in 2020.
The Huawei P40 might have a 2K OLED display at 1440 x 3120 pixels resolution.
Operating system and processor
Huawei P40 smartphone runs on the Android v9.0 (Pie) operating system. And the phone is powered by the Octa-core processor. Further, it runs on the HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G Chipset. It is a processor that is capable of offering high-level performance and is equipped with a particular unit dedicated to artificial intelligence.
The most reliable rumors claim that the Huawei P40 will have a Penta-lens camera on board. Hence it is to have a triple 48MP + 8MP + 16MP rear camera while another 40MP front-facing camera.
Storage and battery
Talking about storage, Huawei p40 could pack up to 512GB of internal storage along with up to 12GB of LPDDR5X RAM. Moreover, the Huawei P40 battery should is expected to be above 4500 mAh with 45W fast charging support along with 25W fast wireless charging.
However, there is no information on how much the Huawei P40 will cost, yet it is expected that the phone will be priced from £799.
Samsung galaxy s11
Samsung’s Galaxy S series is one of the most awaited smartphone releases. Samsung’s Galaxy S11 is expected to be launched in the first quarter of 2020, likely around mid to late February.
Many rumors point towards a smaller punch hole front camera that is centralized, offering a more streamlined look. Further, it is expected to see a metal and glass combination of materials. Furthermore, reliable build quality and waterproofing are also expected, along with an under-display fingerprint sensor is expected.
Display-wise, the edges of the screen are curved, but it is also possible that Samsung might keep a flat display around for the S11e just like it did with the S10e.
Further, Samsung is always known for offering beautiful AMOLED displays; thus, there is no doubt that the Galaxy S11 devices have them on board. Since three sizes have been reported for the 2020 devices and it is claimed all will offer dual-edge designs. Moreover, it is expected to see vibrant colors, HDR support, and a decent resolution.
With the competition really heating up in the smartphone camera zone, it is no surprise to see Samsung making more improvements for the Galaxy S11. Moreover, there have been talks about adding. There have been talks of a 108-megapixel sensor, along with the support for 8K video recording.
Furthermore, the triple camera is expected at least on the rear of the Galaxy S11. On the other hand, Galaxy S11 is also said to support 5x optical zoom, by being the first smartphones to support 8K video that captures 30 frames-per-second.
The price of the Samsung Galaxy S11 is expected to be a small increase, as the Galaxy S10 was pricier than the Galaxy S9
The Galaxy S10 had a 3,400mAh battery – but this is not sufficient for a person who uses the phone always. Hence it is expected that the Samsung galaxy s11 would surpass that with a bigger capacity with 4000 mAh or above.
OnePlus usually announces a couple of smartphones a year; however, in 2019, it announced two options of the first smartphone being the OnePlus7 and OnePlus 7 Pro. Moreover, two options of the “T” version were also launched as OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro.
So it is predicted that the company will introduce the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro in the first half of 2020.
Rumors put forward that in 2020, the OnePlus is expected to have a 90Hz display, which is around 6.5 inches.
Camera-wise, the buyers can get a 24 MP Front Camera, and on the rear, there is a 48MP + 16MP + 12MP camera with features like Auto Flash, Digital Zoom, Face detection and Touch to focus.
And as for the price, it is hard to comment on as there is nothing official yet. But as per the upgrades that are coming, OnePlus will manage to keep it within $50 and $100 or more.
The phone is supported by a 4500 mAh battery. On the other hand, wireless charging is possibly the most essential feature OnePlus devices are missing when compared to other flagships. However, it is predicted that this might change in 2020. So as some rumors suggest that the OnePlus 8 will be the first phone from the brand with wireless charging.
Microsoft andromeda foldable smartphones
Microsoft is one of the world’s biggest tech companies is now looking to try its hands on the smartphone industry. Thus there have been rumors about Microsoft andromeda foldable smartphones since 2018. However, it is said that the company might have plans for launching in 2020. The phone is rumored to be called “Andromeda,” as it is said to be a hybrid device offering usability as both a smartphone and a tablet.
According to a concept video on a YouTube channel called Concept Creator, the device is predicted to have a clamshell design. Hence there will be no buttons, and it can be unfolded into a complete tablet. However, Microsoft has not confirmed the specification of the device yet.
Since there is no official information yet, again, it is predicted that the foldable phone would feature a 9-inch display.
Operating system and processor
It is predicted that the Microsoft foldable smartphone probably runs the Intel Lakefield 10nm hybrid SoC. Thus Windows on a foldable phone is fascinating and practical than a foldable Android phone.
However, Microsoft has stated that it would have “Lots to Share” during the E3 2019 conference.
Xiaomi mi mix flex 2020
Xiaomi, Mi is one of the leading smartphone manufacturers in recent days. Thus all the Xiaomi models smartphone is within the affordability range of every kind of income segment. Hence the brand “Xiaomi” has all set to win the hearts of millions of people with the advanced model of flex. This has come up with new up-to-date technology and offered at a minimum possible lowest price. Most importantly, the Xiaomi brand has gained popularity among most of the mobile users while successfully establishing the brand value in the telecommunication market.
The Xiaomi Mi Mix Flex foldable technology of the phone features a dual display. This is a feature that is entirely new in the smartphone industry. Thus the dual-display features a primary and secondary display that is to be found at the top of the rear panel of the smartphone. Moreover provides a full vision to the users with an edge-to-edge display.
Moreover, Xiaomi Mi Mix Flex foldable phone can be used in two different modes, which are display mode and compact mode. With the compact model of this phone, the users can use it more conveniently during long journeys
The phone has a display of 6.2 inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, and the screen resolution is 1440 X 2160 pixels along with 16M colors. Thus this pattern of the display screen provides the users with a better experience both indoors and outdoors. Moreover, the screen of the foldable phone is secured by the Corning Gorilla Glass 6. Hence the phone is safe from water drops, dust particles, or scratches. The display of the Xiaomi Mi Mix Flex foldable smartphone is made with flexible and durable polymer so that it is more efficient on folding or unfolding the phone.
Moreover, the phone is upgraded by the technology of fingerprint scanner within the display with sensors, and further 3D face unlocks technology that provides the user with sufficient security.
According to sources The “Xiaomi Mi Mix Flex” has a setup of a triple rear camera, hidden earpiece, and a pop-up selfie camera. The resolution of the triple rear camera is 20MP + 16MP + 8MP, and it placed in a rectangular vertical box with the dual-LED flashlight. And the front camera is 25MP lens along with other sensor and beautification mode. Further, the rear camera has autofocus, panorama mode, 4K recording capacity, portrait mode, background blur, continues shooting mode, geotagging, and face detection. Thus these options provide maximum image clarity with the high definition picture quality.
Moreover, the pop-up selfie camera at the front of the display has a 25MP lens along with other sensor and beautification mode. Hence with all these features, the Flex model of Xiaomi has a compact design and look.
The phone has 8 GB of RAM and 128GB of internal memory. Further, the memory of the phone is expandable up to 256GB or 512GB with the support of micro SD card.
Operating system and processor
The Xiaomi Mi Mix Flex 2002 is loaded with an Android 9.0 operating system; moreover, it is the most advanced and fastest version of Android. Hence this version of the operating system promises some innovative and latest features on the phone. Further, this technology provides top-notch security to the data loaded in the phone.
The Xiaomi Mi Mix Flex foldable smartphone is operated and powered by an Octa-core processor along with the clock size 2.2 GHz. Further, with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset and Adreno 630-GPU. Hence with such system configuration, it enables smooth operation and the functioning of the phone.
The Xiaomi Mi Mix Flex smartphone has a long battery life with an in-built Li-ion battery, which is non-removable. The capacity of the battery is 4200mAh. Moreover, the battery is featured with fast and wireless charging.
Same as 2019, 2020 seems to be an exceptional year for smartphone brands. However, it is too quick to expect anything as no one knows what is exactly going to happen in the world of smartphones. Yet, the above listed Upcoming Smartphones 2020 can be taken as a pinch of salt.