We can all agree that smartphones have come a long way from where they started – today your smartphone is your navigational system, gateway to the rest of the world, library of knowledge, a way to order everything you need, a way to connect with people, maybe even meet the love of your life, a day planner – the list goes on. Can you even image your life without your trusty pocket assistant?
Are you a tech junkie always on the lookout for the next, best smartphone? Well, we’ve got great news for you – 2020 is gearing up to be revolutionary year for smartphones. Here’s a list of 5 smartphones that might be hitting the market next year, in no particular order:
1. Samsung Galaxy Fold 2
Samsung introduced its first foldable phone this year, and it seems they are ready to continue to improve and deliver on this trend, correcting issues the Samsung Fold might have had.
Reported to be coming to the market in 2020, the Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 will have an improved folding mechanism and offer improved performance. It may also come with a 600mAh battery.
With the trend of foldable smartphones on the rise, Google is also developing a more efficient Android OS for these phones.
2. Apple iPhone X Fold
Not to be left behind, it is rumoured that Apple will be releasing their first foldable smartphone in 2020. There has been news that Apple patented its own foldable smartphone technology, so this is very possible – but only time will tell.
3. Xiaomi Mi 10
After the launch of its flagship phone, the Mi 9, this year, Xiaomi is reportedly planning to release its successor in 2020.
It is being speculated that the Xiaomi Mi 10 will have an improved design, with a dual front camera with minimal holes – meaning more screen space. It is also rumoured that it will be the company’s first smart device with a four-lens rear camera setup. It is expected that the smartphone will run on the Snapdragon 865 flagship security operations centre, in either 8GB or 10GB RAM options.
If speculation can be believed, you’ll be able to get your hands on the Xiaomi Mi 10 early next year. The device is expected to be released in the first quarter of 2020, and will most likely be the most affordable big-brand flagship smartphone.
4. Microsoft Andromeda Foldable Phone
According to reports, Microsoft has been working on a foldable device for years. Codenamed Andromeda, it is speculated that we may finally see this smartphone in 2020. It is rumoured that the clamshell-design device will be a smartphone/tablet hybrid, and will likely have no buttons, maybe coming with a stylus.
5. Nokia 10
Smartphones like the Nokia 1020 and Nokia 808 PureView have brought excellent camera features to the market, and if rumours can be believed, Nokia could be releasing the best camera phone for 2020.
The rumoured Nokia 10 will reportedly have a rear 5 camera setup with a flash module, 20MP front camera, ZEISS Optics, and more. Photos of the smartphone have been leaked, but we will just have to wait and see.
What new smartphone are you most excited about? And what features do you think will shake up the industry in 2020?