2015 has seen some of the amazing smartphone launches. But, 2016 is going to bring even more extraordinary smartphone models. The increasing market competitions among the smart phone companies, is leading to different type of innovations in this particular industry. Some of the upcoming smartphones in the coming year are going to take over the technology world with their unique features and awesome quality. In this article we have listed ten upcoming smartphones, which are expected to make a major difference in the technology world.
10 Best Smartphones of 2016 to look out for
1. iPhone 7
Apple is likely to launch its newest version of iPhone, i.e. iPhone 7 around the month of September in 2016. Even though it hasn’t been revealed that what kind of new features can be expected from this iphone, it has already been speculated that Apple will surely introduce a more powerful and efficient device following its past trend. The model is also expected to become slimmer. It is also being speculated that Apple will also release two versions of this iphone as well.
There are certain rumours about its technologies. It is being said that, Apple will introduce glass-on-glass touch panels, but, some are saying that it will stick to its in-cell panels. However, similar to iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s plus, iPhone 7 will also use Force Touch Technology.
2. Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are two of the most exciting smartphones of this year, which is likely to be followed by the launch of Galaxy S7 in 2016. According to the latest rumours, is that both Galaxy S7 and Galaxy Note 5 are going to come with curved screens. As Samsung has given some big orders to Taiwanese manufacturers, it is also being speculated that, they are going to put flexible displays in Galaxy 7S models. Some of the other features, which are being expected in this model are that, it will have Android 6.0, a 5g network, ultra high super amoled display of around 5k 5.5 inches and will have 6 or 8 GB of RAM. It is most likely to be launched in March or April 2016.
3. LG G5
LG G4 could not reach that height of greatness because of a few minor flaws. Thus, LG G5, which will be launched in 2016, is really going to be a smartphone to look out for. One of the biggest rumours about this upcoming set is that, it’s going to have an iris scanner, which can recognize you just by your eyes. Even though we have not seen this feature in any of the earlier smartphones, but, we have already seen LG to include innovative features in its products, so you can very much expect this one as well.
4. Xiaomi Mi6
Xiaomi smartphones are known for their cheap prices and high-tech smartphones. It is becoming one of the fastest growing Android manufacturers. Xiaomi Mi6 is said to be making its debut in the markets like, Canada, US, etc. This model is rumoured to have some of the serious upgrades which will be offered at a budget friendly price. It is speculated that, this model will get 4K screen and 4096 X 2160 resolution. The rumours also suggest that it will come with a 23 MP rear camera and 7 MP front camera. It is also expected to have a metal body design with a premium finish.
5. HTC One M10
After the launch of M9 this year, the company is gearing up to bring HTC One M10 in the market next year. Depending on its past records, one can expect HTC to release this model in the month of march in 2016. It is being speculated that the One M10 will have 27 MP dual-camera both in the rear and front along with phase detection auto focus technology. It is also likely to come up with a 2K resolution, if not 4K. It is also likely to have Qualcomm 82X with 3.X GHz Octa Core HMP cyclone technology.
6. Microsoft Lumia 940
This will probably be launched on 6th October 2016. Both the Lumia 940 and Lumia XL, will become the first Windows Phones to run Windows 10. Some of the other specifications of this model are, 2.7 GHz Snapdragon 805 processor, 3GB RAM, 64 or 128 GB Storage, 5 inch Full-HD screen with Gorilla Glass 4, 24 MP PureView Camera with LED flash and 4K video recording. The front camera is expected to be 5 MP with 1080 pixel video.
7. Google Nexus 6
Google Nexus 6 has a stunning 6 inches Quad HD display, which offers a great experience while watching movies, videos, reading e-books or playing games. Its dual front facing speaker enhances the sound quality. It has a 3220 mAh battery, helps us to use it throughout the day after every charge. Some of the other specifications of this smartphone are 13 MP IMX 214 Image Sensor, Optical Image Stabilization, Ring flash with dual LEDs and 2.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 with quad-core with CPU, Areno 420 GPU.
8. Sony Xperia Z5
Sony has already announced the launch of the Sony Xperia Z5, which is expected to come with industry’s first 4K display. It is also likely to have a 23 MP rear camera, 2160 pixel video, a secondary microphone which makes it active in noise cancellation, front-facing stereo speakers, a stamina power saving mode which can promise two-day battery life, expandable storage capacity via the micro SD card slot up to 200 GB, etc.
9. Oppo Find 9
It is rumoured that Oppo Find 9 will launch on 19th September 2016. Teasers have also been released to support this rumour. This model is the successor of Find 9, which was released in May in the last year. The upcoming version is going to be powered by Snapdragon 810 chipset and will most likely have a 2K display. It will most likely come with a 4 GB RAM and 21MP rear camera. It will run the latest Android Lollipop OS and will also have a special feature of a finger-print sensor.
10. Nokia C1
After the launch of its first Android N1 this year, Nokia is said to be planning to come up with Nokia C1 in the next year. This version is likely to run Android 5.0 Lollipop. It is likely to have a 5inch display along with 2 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal storage, 8 and 5 megapixel rear and front camera respectively. The rumours also suggest that it will be powered by Intel Chipset.