Don’t know your megapixels from your ultra pixels? Confused about video calling? You’ve come to the right place. The smartphone market can be difficult to navigate if you’re a new user, but don’t panic – there’s help out there. By the end of this article, you’re going to have a clearer understanding of three of the hottest smartphones that are due for release in 2016. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s get started!
Best smartphones for new user in 2016: LG G5
One of the most eagerly-anticipated new phone models of 2016 is, of course, the LG G5 – an Android smartphone that is expected to drop in the Spring. So, what can we expect? Well, if rumors are true, a 4K display, 20 – 23 MP rear camera, an octa-core processor and maybe even 5G wireless technology. Sounds pretty impressive, right?
LG phones have been popular for several years now, and the LG G5 is expected to be jam-packed with the latest features. Word on the street is that the front camera will boast an impressive 5.1 megapixels – making this one of the top models for photo technology in 2016. But that’s not all. The optical image stabilization is expected to be more responsive than the G4, and the eight-core processor could improve battery efficiency and phone speed considerably.
Although it’s yet to be seen what the LG G5 will have in store for technology fans, you can expect this phone to have the latest specs and deliver plenty of features. The cost hasn’t yet been released, but experts believe that the phone will have a $900 launch price.
- More responsive than the G4
- 5.1-megapixel front camera
- Octa-core processor
- 20 – 23 MP rear camera
Best smartphones for new user in 2016: iPhone 7
The iPhone is synonymous with style and is the preferred choice by many phone owners across the country. The latest model – the iPhone 7 – is expected to be just as spectacular when it’s released next year. And just like every Apple release, the new phone is shrouded in secrecy. However, we can make a number of predictions now – just under a year before the expected release date of September 2016. For starters, the new iPhone is expected to have the quad-core A9 processor. What does this mean for you? Well, a faster, more reliable iPhone! You’ll instantly notice the difference and will be able to navigate through iOS quicker than ever before.
Then there’s the rear iSight camera, which will come with 20MP, and the Facetime HD camera with 2MP – two features that are expected to attract budding photographers around the world. Want to take a selfie? A pic of your family? Well, now you can – with crystal-clear picture quality. The iPhone 7 is also expected to have a battery made from organic materials, which will ensure it can be charged for a longer period of time.
However, there’s one feature of the new iPhone 7 that’s got everyone talking. And we have to admit, it’s pretty awesome. The new model will come with an integrated projector – allowing you to display slides and watch videos on a flat surface. You’ll be instantly able to turn any room in your home or office into a cinema – all with the touch of a button. Although it’s still early days, expect more news about the iPhone 7 as we move through 2016…
- Integrated projector for video displays and home movies
- iSight 20MP camera
- 2MP Facetime HD camera
Best smartphones for new user in 2016: HTC One M10
The HTC One M10 is expected to be one of the hottest phones for 2016, and will come with a huge number of features. 4K 5.2 inch display? Check. Octa-core processor? Check. 27-MP primary camera? Check! The HTC One M10 has everything you need to text, make calls, take photos and browse the net, and its 3.1 GHz 812 processor will make it one of the quickest smartphones out there.
You can also expect an instant charging system which will make waiting hours and hours for your phone to be charged a thing of the past. The metal case that houses the phone is expected to be similar to the HTC M9, according to speculation, but will have even more resistance to dust and water. Although the price of the model has yet to be released, the phone is expected to have a bigger screen than the M9 and is likely to be one of the most sought-after models of the year. Expect more details about the HTC One M10 throughout 2016.
- 277-MP primary camera
- 3.1 GHz 812 processor
- 4K 5.2-inch display
- New instant charging system
- Bigger screen than M9