Top 5 Upcoming Smartphones : December Edition
The year 2018 has been a big one for smartphones. Companies from all over the globe are trying to take a piece out of this ever-growing market. The year is about to end but a lot of devices are yet to be launched. Here is a list of highly anticipated smartphones which are expected to launch in the month of December.
Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2
The Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 was launched earlier this year. Now the company has announced that its successor Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2, will launch on December 11th. The company has been sharing a lot of tweets which reveal some key features of the upcoming device. The Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 will have a mammoth 5,000 mAh battery, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and Gorilla Glass 6 protection. It will also have a wide notch at the top of the display which will house the front-facing camera. If the company can carry forward the aggressive pricing from its predecessor, the ZenFone Max Pro M2 will also be a sensational hit in the Indian market.
Vivo launched the Nex S smartphone earlier this year and now the company is about to launch its successor, the Nex S2. According to previous leaks, the smartphone will have unorthodox features like dual displays and a triple camera module. The front of the device has an edge-to-edge display and an additional smaller sized display on the rear. Like its predecessor, it is also expected to have an in-display fingerprint sensor. To sum up, all the doubts and rumors surrounding the device will be cleared up as the company officially announces it on December 11th.
The Nokia X7 aka Nokia 8.1 has already been launched in China. Latest tweets from Nokia India indicate that the device will launch soon in India as well. The Nokia 8.1 has a 6.18 inch Notch display with a pixel density of 403 ppi. The smartphone features the Octa-Core Snapdragon 710 SoC and is powered by a 3,500 mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging. For security, it also has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The Nokia 8.1 has dual 12 MP + 13 MP rear cameras and a single 20 MP front-facing camera. Except for a few India specific changes, the smartphone is expected to carry most features from its Chinese counterpart. However, all details regarding price and specifications will be cleared at its time of launch which is set for the 10th of December.
Meizu is a Chinese consumer electronics manufacturer which is about to launch its first smartphone in India. The company will launch its high-end Meizu 16 smartphone in the country on 5th December. The smartphone has a 6-inch Super AMOLED display with a 2160 x 1080 px display. Under the hood, the smartphone features the Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 CPU and Adreno 630 GPU. For photography, the Meizu 16 gets 20 MP front-facing camera and a dual 12 MP + 20 MP rear cameras along with a 6 LED Ring flash. It packs a 3010 mAh battery which supports fast charging at 24 watts.
Google Pixel 3 Lite
The Google Pixel 3 Lite aka Sargo has been continuously making rounds of the internet. According to reports, it is a low specced variant of the previously launched Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL. In terms of looks, it has a similar design language as the Pixel 3. It has thin right and left bezels while the top and bottom bezels are quite prominent. The leak suggests that the smartphone packs the Octa Core Snapdragon 710 SoC and is powered by a 2,916 mAh battery. Surprisingly, it also has a 3.5 mm jack which the elder siblings miss out on. The device is expected to be a sub $ 500 smartphone and if it gets the same camera as the Pixel 3, it will definitely turn a lot of heads. Although Google has not officially announced its launch date, it is expected to launch before this year ends.