Upcoming phones 2020

Upcoming Phones in 2020: top 11 flagship smartphones

No doubt 2019 was an innovative year. 2019 has given us many revolutionary devices, and of course, smartphones are on top of the list. The enhancement in the field of technology was far more than our anticipation. Many leaked rumors are wandering around about the upcoming phones. Many amazing things are waiting in the wings. You can hope 2020 to be even more amazing than in 2019 with aspects of technology. 

Back in 1995, did you even think of owning a smartphone with such brilliant features? 

Of course not! 

Let’s get straight to the point. We are going to list down some intriguing details about some of the most anticipated mobiles. Hopefully, they are all ready to ship in 2020.

List of top 11 upcoming phones in 2020:

One thing is for sure!  2020 is not going to disappoint you. The leaked rumors show that there is going to be an exponential advancement in the features of mobile devices.

Speaking of advancements, folding phones are here too.  

Let’s have a look. 

        1. Samsung Galaxy S20 or S11:

Launch date: February 11, 2020(Source link).

Expected price: $1000 range.

Is there any other brand that can beat Samsung in its consistency?  No, there’s none! That’s what we think, what do you think?  

Samsung continues its trend to launch a new model of smartphone every year. Samsung is the second-largest mobile phone company in the world. After the Galaxy S10 note series, we are expecting something huge in 2020. 

Ice Universe tweeted that Samsung is going to name this model as Samsung S20 instead of S11. Samsung S20 will be competing with Apple and Huawei’s upcoming phones. Hopes are up to the skies. They are working hard to satisfy consumers. Rumors are suggesting that S20 is going to be the costliest device by Samsung to date. Some reporters are even saying that it will Cross $1000 mark. Although elder and younger brothers of Samsung S20 are in the line too.

Expected features:

The leaks suggest the device comprises the following elements(just speculations, no official announcements yet). 

  • Five High-quality cameras.
  • Colors are going to be black, white and pink (source: a report by SamMobile).
  • 108-megapixel camera. 
  • 8K video recording at 30 fps. 
  • 5000mAh battery. 
  • Punch hole at the center of the panel(same as that in Galaxy note 10, but smaller in size).
  • Two fingerprint sensors.
  •  Snapdragon 865 chipset and Exynos 990 chipset in US and European markets, respectively.
Samsung S11 or Samsung S20

Image source: TechTalkTV

        2. Apple iPhone XII

Expected launch date: August 2020.

Apple has launched three series of iPhones just a few months back. iPhone 11, iPhone11 pro, and iPhone pro max. All these handsets got an overwhelming response from the people. It has not been much time, but still, the leaks are suggesting Apple is going to launch three iPhones of 12 series.

iPhone XI had the best processor than any other smartphone. Now we all are waiting to see the exclusive features of the iPhone XII. Ben Gaskin first leaked the news about the design and concept of the iPhone 12 series.

Expected features:

  • In 2019 no 5G phone was released. The upcoming model may have 5G connectivity. 
  • It may be port-less. And if this news is factual, then there must be a wireless charging process. 
  • Size of all 3 models – 5.4 inches, 6.1 inches, and 6.7 inches. 
  • 120 Hz display.
  • Notch less screen. 
  • A13 or A14 chipset. 
  • 40-64-megapixel camera. 
  • Faster charging features(maybe 30-40 Watts charger).
  • OLED display screen. 

These are just facts gathered from leaked news. To know the exact planning of the company, we have to wait till early spring of 2020.

iPhone 12

Image source: PhoneArena

        3. Motorola RAZR

Launch date:  November 13, 2019(Shipment starts from 2020).

Expected price: $1500 range.

Do you remember a clamshell phone which was released back in 2004 and became the biggest hit? 

It is so far the best-selling clamshell phone in the entire world. Within just four years, 130 million units were sold!

Smack!  The incredible smartphone is coming back with some new features.

Officials have confirmed the launch of Motorola RAZR. Possibly it is going to be the first folding phone to be officially released in 2020. On the 13th of Nov, 2019, the phone was out for debut. It gets a lukewarm response from the people. Some news is also coming that the brand has signed a deal with Verizon. Verizon will be responsible for the distribution of this model all over the US. 

Expected features:

  • Foldable screen. But wait, it is not like ordinary foldable screens. It won’t turn in to a tablet-sized screen on unfolding. The actual screen size is the same as the usual mobiles. However, it will become smaller and eventually more portable upon folding. 
  • It weighs about 205g. 
  • At present, it is only in black. More colors will come hopefully. 
  • It is splash-proof. 
  • No headphone Jack. 
  • Flexible OLED display and hinge system. 
  • Two years warranty. 
  • No visible crease in the middle of the screen. 
  • An extra 2.7-inch screen. This mini screen will display notifications and will allow some quick responses. 
  • Two cameras. 16MP and 5MP. 
  • Snapdragon 710 chipset. 
  • 2510 mAh battery. 
  • 15-Watt charging. 

        4. Huawei P40 and P40 Pro

Launch date: March 2020, confirmed by Richard Yu.

Expected price: £650 or above. 

Huawei P30 series and then in later 2019 Mate 30 and Mate 30 pro has amazed the world. The astonishing capturing features of these devices left everyone awestruck. Unfortunately, the trade war between China and the US affects these devices. These smartphones don’t have access to any of Google’s apps but most likely they are going to fight to get to the top spot in the smartphone industry without google services.

Expected features:

    • Metal and glass design. 
    • Size may be between 6.5-6.7 inches. 
    • Ingenious front camera. 
    • Fingerprint sensor. 
    • An OLED display with HD+ resolution. 
    • There is a difference of opinion when talking about cameras. However, from the previous models, we can take an idea, the camera is not going to disappoint us. 
    • 64-megapixel main camera. 
    • 8 or 16-megapixel telephoto lens. 
    • Kirin 990 chipset (same as Mate 30).
    • 4G and 5G connectivity. 
    • 5500 mAh battery. 

      5. Xiaomi Mi 10

Launch date: February 2020.

Expected price: $600 range.

Xiaomi is a brand that always has pleased people by launching budget-friendly smartphones. Rumors are floating that all the upcoming phones by Xiaomi will have 5G connectivity, except some of the cheap models. 

Of course, we can expect Xiaomi Mi 10 to be the most affordable flagship as compared to other brands. 

Expected features:

  • Snapdragon 865 processor. 
  • Fast charging technology (66 watts). 
  • 108-megapixel main camera. 
  • 6.5-inch waterfall screen. 
  • 90 Hz display. 
  • The internal storage can be variant as 128, 256, and 512 GB. 
  • Can accept up to 512 GB expandable storage. 
  • 5000 mAh non-removable battery. 
  • 5G support system. 
  • 8, 10 and 12 GB of RAM variants. 

        6. Galaxy fold 2

Launch date:  February 11, 2020(Source link).

Expected price: Around $840 to $1000.

Samsung has launched so many foldable devices. Galaxy fold 2 is coming in competition with Moto RAZR. You can turn this foldable smartphone into a small square that can easily fit into one’s pocket. Google has introduced an efficient and distinct android OS for foldable devices. This step by google has set a trend of launching foldable phones. Many brands are gearing for this. 

Galaxy fold 2 is the successor of Samsung Galaxy fold, which didn’t go well. The device had so many flaws and broke down in reviewers’ hands. We hope not to see such troubles in the upcoming phones. The market is full of rumors. Some are also expecting it to be a clamshell phone. 

Expected features:

  • 6.7-inch original screen. You can fold this phone into a pocketable size. 
  • Two main cameras. 
  • punch-hole front camera.
  • Up to 10 hours of battery life. 
  • 4.6 AMOLED screen. You can use it without unfolding. 
  • 5G connectivity. 
  • Snapdragon 865 chip. 
Galaxy fold 2

Image source: XeeTechCare

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        7. OnePlus 8

Launch date: In April or May 2020.

Expected price: $700 range.

Oneplus is well-known for providing the best value phones for money. So many leaks about Oneplus 8 are spreading in the marketing. Oneplus 7, which is the successor of Oneplus 8, had a high selling rate, especially in Asia. The reason was its smart features at a very affordable price. The leaks have revealed the overall design of the phone. We can expect Oneplus upcoming phones to have more improved cameras and battery power. 

Expected features:

  • Punch hole cameras. 
  • Waterproof(IP53 rating).
  • Alloy frame with glass back. 
  • Gorilla Glass 6 on the front screen.
  • 90 Hz display. 
  • 6.4-inch screen. 
  • 2400×1080 resolution. 
  • AMOLED panel. 
  • Curve at edges. 
  • Snapdragon 865 chipset. 
  • 5G capabilities
  • 8GB RAM.
  • 4000 mAh battery. 
  • 50W charging. 
  • Three cameras with 64, 20, and 12-megapixel lenses. 
  • It is supported by Android 10 software. 
OnePlus 8

Image source: Wccftech

         8. Google Pixel 5

Expected launch date: 14th of Oct, 2020.

Expected price: under $1000 range.

Among so many futuristic devices coming in 2020, Google pixel is on top of the list. With so many impressive models near to launch, there’s a fierce competition of survival. The plus point that Google has is the fact that Google owns android itself. Despite having not, higher battery power and RAM, they are still very well optimized. There were some battery issues with the previous phones by Google. We hope those flaws don’t appear in upcoming phones. Hopes are also high to see some stylish and appealing designs. 

Expected features:

  • 3080 mAh battery. 
  • Ultra-wide-angle lens. 
  • 5G connectivity. 
  • Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 processor. 
  • Dual camera. One at the front and one at the rear. 
  • Screen sizes will vary for each model in the pixel 5 series. 

Image source: PhoneArena

        9. Sony Xperia 2 

Launch date: February 2020.

Expected price: $1000 range.

Other manufacturers overshadowed some of the leading mobile brands in the past few years. Sony is one of them. It had ruled the mobile for many years. Sony Xperia 1 and Xperia 5, both handsets were incredible with specs and features But it was not enough to become prominent in the last year. 

Here’s a piece of big news. Sony is back with a bang! We all hope that Sony will make a tremendous comeback in 2020 with Xperia 2. 

So many things about the features of Xperia 2 are not confirmed yet. All we can do is wait until the official specs sheet and launch date. 

Expected features:

  • Snapdragon 855 processor. 
  • 21:9 aspect ratio
  • Triple lens rear camera. 
  • 6.2-inch inch screen
  • 1234×2880-pixel resolution. 
  • 128GB internal storage. 
  • 6GB RAM
  • 3000 mAh battery. 
  • Wireless charging. 
Sony Experia 2

Image source: Flipboard

        10. Nokia 10

Launch date: Most probably in the first week of Jan 2020.

Expected price: $700 range.

Nokia has a huge fan base. People always expect Nokia to launch something new and compelling. Nokia 10 PureView is going to be one of the best upcoming phones in 2020. As per reporters and the leak photos, the smartphone will have six cameras. 

Woahhhh!!  Isn’t this amazing?

Source: t3 has written an article where they shared the rumors and a concept video of Nokia 10 PureView’s six cameras.

Expected features:

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. 
  • 6GB RAM
  • 4000 mAh battery
  • 6 inches display screen 
  • Dual camera with 16 and 8 megapixels at the rear. 
  • 13 MP front camera
  • 2160×3840 pixels resolution. 
  • 128 GB of internal storage. 
Nokia 10

Image source: t3

        11. OnePlus Concept One

Launch date: 7-10 Jan 2020 at CES(Consumers Electric Show), in Las Vegas.

Pete Lau, the CEO, and founder of OnePlus didn’t give any hint about the features. In one of his tweets, he wrote: “The company is going to showcase ‘something special.”

However, last night OnePlus revealed that something special they talked about is actually disappearing or you may call them invisible cameras. Unfortunately, the technology that is used to make cameras disappear is in OnePlus Concept One will not be used to manufacture for their consumer phones, and that is due to the reasons of cost and difficulty of the manufacturing process.  

Wrapping up:

The list of upcoming phones doesn’t come to an end here. There are many more to mention like Google pixel 4a, Xiaomi Mi Note 10, Samsung A series, etc. We are personally desperate for the launch of Samsung Fold 2 and Motorola RAZR. The news and leaks about both the phones are just putting me on the peak of excitement. However, one thing should be clear that these specifications and descriptions are not authentic. We have collected this information from news reports, rumors and leaks. You have to wait until companies officially reveal the details. 

Which upcoming smartphone is making you most impatient? 

Let us know in the comment section below.


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