The year 2020 is definitely a year of great innovation. Even though we are in the early days of the year, the technology market already knows the trend and devices to dominate the technology world.
The introduction of 5G network is an addition to goodies that comes with the year 2020. Along with it will come bigger batteries in our smartphones, faster speeds, more and better cameras that allow you to zoom further, capture ultra-wide images and get more detail in pictures.
All smartphone makers are expected to launch a plethora of phones in 2020 featuring mind-boggling features to entice the audience. Thus, smartphone manufacturer like Apple, Samsung, Huawei, Google, infinix, Tecno, Xiaomi and more.
Listed below is the list of phones coming this year 2020
- Samsung Galaxy S11 series
- Samsung Galaxy Fold 2
- Apple iPhone 9
- Huawei P40 Pro
- OnePlus 8
- Google Pixel 4a
- Oppo Find X2
- LG G9 ThinQ
- Xiaomi Mi 10
Samsung Galaxy S11
Samsung as one of the giant of smartphone industry is planning to unveil its main flagship line-up in (Q1) first quarters of 2020. The MWC 2020 has always been a platform used by Samsung to launch its S flagship devices.
Samsung will be introducing a class-leading 120Hz display. The company also claims the Galaxy S11 will use Samsung’s newly unveiled Snapdragon 865 which has 20% faster graphics rendering than the Snapdragon 855 in the Galaxy S10 and 35% more power efficiency with a 5G connection to back it up.
WiFi 6 will also come as standard and Samsung is retaining the microSD expansion slot. The phone will also spot a Qualcomm 3D Sonic Max fingerprint sensor which allows for the use of two fingerprints at the same time. Galaxy S11 will pack a massive battery juice with 45W ‘Super Fast’ charging feature.
Samsung Galaxy Fold 2
To be launch alongside the Samsung galaxy S11 is the Samsung Galaxy Fold 2. This will be the upgrade of the last year launched Galaxy fold. The Galaxy Fold faced a lot of setback been the first foldable device of the company, however, all the setbacks has been turn to strength to perfect the Samsung Galaxy Fold 2.
Compare to last year large screen fold, rumor has it that Samsung is planning to make a smaller version of the Fold with a 6.7-inch display that closes into a square, to take on Motorola’s Razr reboot. It states that Samsung is looking into a pocketable square fold phone along with a punch-hole selfie camera.
There is rumor circulating that the Fold 2 might have a 108MP main lens and a lens with 5x optical zoom. like the original Fold it will have two batteries, backed with a fast charging feature.
This Samsung Flagship device is expected to be unveiled in February 2020.
Apple iPhone 9
Apple in 2017 released the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X, skipping over the iPhone 9 entirely. In 2018, Apple released the XS, XS Max, and XR, and in 2019, Apple released the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max, with no sign of the iPhone 9.
Apple has revisited the product table and notice he omitted the Iphone 9 thus, the plan to finally add it to the collection of devices to launch in 2020, but it will be launch earlier in the first quarter of the year.
The device is going to feature a design that’s similar to the iPhone 8, with a single lens camera, thick bezels, and a Touch ID Home button. It will be known as Apple low-cost smartphone but with high end features and design. Apple iPhone SE2 has it is called will use the new A13 chip that’s also in the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro models, which means it’s going to be super speedy.
Huawei P40 Pro
Huawei has confirmed that the P40 series will be launched in March 2020 with an event in Paris. Although the Huawei P30 series as suffered an unexpected blow from the Trump administration, the company is set to restrengthen the P series device.
The device is expected to be driven by HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G chipset coupled with Mali-G76 GPU.
It is a long-rumoured that the P in Huawei P Series stand for Photography, thus, it is expected to spot a incredible photography feature. The optics department is rumored to have a triple 48MP + 8MP + 16MP rear camera, while, another 40MP front-facing camera for selfies. We expect the P40 Pro to continue improving in all these areas: zoom, night time and detail and clarity.
A Huawei exec has also said that the P40 will have a “never seen” design, suggesting big changes to the look, and that it will run Android 10 (without Google services), and have performance and photo quality improvements. Hence we should expect more from Huawei P series this year.
The real design of the OnePlus 8 has already leaked. The leak revealed that the phone will feature a punch-hole camera on the front for selfies and video calls. The phone from the front looks a lot like Samsung with a punch-hole and curved display.
The OnePlus 8 in 2020 will be more akin to the OnePlus 7T Pro. It is rumored that it will get a 6.4-inch 1080p AMOLED display with curved edges and 90Hz refresh rate. This phone will get to use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset which will be paired with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. It will pack a 4000mAh battery along with support for Warp Charge 30. The OnePlus 8 is also said to get a 60-megapixel camera along with a 20-megapixel and another 12-megapixel camera, completing a combination of triple cameras at the back.
Google Pixel 4a
The Google Pixel 4a will be a successor to the last year launched Google Pixel 3a. and an improved version of the Pixel 4.
it is the first ever Pixel phones to feature more than one rear camera sensor. According to rumor speculating, Pixel 4a will be equipped with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and a punch-hole selfie camera in the top right-hand side of the screen.
Likewise, the same camera on the Pixel 4 is expected on the pixel 4a, featuring 12.2MP primary sensor and a 16MP 2x telephoto rear camera. Thus, this mid-range phone is one of the mostly anticipated phone in 2020.
Oppo Find X2
After the successful launch of Oppo Find X last year, the company has immediately started the making of the upgraded version Oppo Find X2 so it can be launch the first few months of the year 2020. An Oppo representative confirmed that a new Snapdragon 865-chipset will be arriving in the Oppo find X2 in 2020 Q1. According to the company, the Find X2 will be one of the first phones to launch with Qualcomm’s new processor, which gives the X2 access to a bunch of new features like two-gigapixel processing, 25% faster performance, and more. He also confirm that the phone camera will spot the new Sony sensor coupled with high resolution display.
One of the selling point of the phone is the full screen design which is possible due to the under-display selfie camera. The powerful battery life and 65W fast charging features is an addition to the alluring specs of the phone.
Although Oppo hasn’t publicly announced that this phone will be launch at the CES 2020 but it is one of the expected phones for early 2020.
LG G9 ThinQ
The upcoming LG G9 ThinQ flagship phone is much expected early this year 2020. After the successful launch of LG G8 thinQ, which is one of 2019’s most overlooked phones, the company has decide to storm 2020 with an upgraded version.
According to image leaks, the phone is said to have a bezel-less design and a small camera notch up top, with either 6.7 or 6.9-inches. The screen is reported to measure up to 169.4 x 77.6 x 8.8mm dimension. It is also expected that the phone will use Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 865 processor, at least 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of expandable storage. We should also see an OLED display, as the G8 was the first phone in the G-series to use an OLED panel instead of an LCD one.
Although LG phones aren’t the most popular out there, however, we believe that the year 2020 could make a difference in the industry.
Xiaomi Mi 10
Although, Xiaomi has not been calling shot in the industry, the company has however, been able to turn heads. The Mi 10 and the Mi 10 Pro been the latest flagship device to expect in 2020 Q1 at the Mobile World Congress in late February is set to feature trending specs worth of recognition. According to the company, the Xiaomi Mi 10 will have an OLED screen of at least 6.5-inch size with 90Hz refresh rate and will be powered by the Snapdragon 865 with the non-Pro offering either 8GB or 12GB of RAM.
Similarly, Xiaomi Mi 10 will reportedly have a quad-camera setup with a 108MP main camera, accompanied by a 20MP, 12MP and 5MP snappers (likely ultrawide, telephoto and depth). The Mi 10 will have a 4,500mAh battery with 40W wired, 30W wireless and 10W reverse-wireless charging.