If you’re due for an upgrade, 2018 will be a fantastic year to purchase a new smartphone. From 4G to 5G network, From wireless charging to futuristic foldable phones, this year will see a host of new and revolutionary innovations in the world of mobile technology.
We have put together a few of those devices we think are credible and exciting, but yet to hit the shelves.
Best Upcoming 2018 SmartphonesBefore we dive into the details, here are some of the anticipated upcoming handsets for 2018:
- Nokia 9 - Potential 19 January 2018 launch
- Huawei P11 - Potential February 2018 launch
- Sony Xperia XZ2 - Potential February 2018 launch
- Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ - Potential April 2018 launch
- HTC U12 - Potential May 2018 launch
- Samsung Galaxy Note 9 - Potential August 2018 launch
- Apple iPhone 9 - Potential October 2018 launch
- Google Pixel 3 - Potential 4 October 2018 launch
Rumor suggests that the Nokia 9 would surface early 2018.
Huawei P11: The P11 will be a successor to the company's current flagship, the P10. In common with the Mate 10, it will likely get the Kirin 970 chip, which Huawei claims deliver 25 times better CPU performance and 50 times greater energy efficiency.
HTC U12: HTC has added the HTC U11+ to its 2018 line-up, shifting to an 18:9 display and boosting a number of areas of this phone. It comes at a strange time and feels like the foundation for the 2018 flagship.
The only other leak relating to HTC at the moment its render that appears to be bezel-free.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9: The Note 8 has barely gone on sale, but Samsung is already talking about the Note 9. In an interview, the development team confirmed that they'd moved straight into planning for the next Note model, including working on enhancing notable features, like the S Pen.
Google Pixel 3: Google is believed to be prepping three takes on its Pixel 3, with a high–end, premium model sitting alongside upgraded versions of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.
Do let us know what you expect from this year's smartphones, and what you hope to see, via the comments section below.