Here Are The Top Smartphones Launching In September
The year 2019 has seen smartphone launches from almost every major manufacturer. But, a few months to the year still remain and some major releases are still left. As the month of August draws to an end, here are the top upcoming smartphones to look out for in the month of September.
Apple iPhone 11
The Apple iPhone 11 will be the twelveth major smartphone release in Apple’s product cycle and will be launched on the 10th of September. According to all the reports and leaks so far, at least three devices will be released which will be the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Max. They will be the successors to the iPhone XR, iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max from last year. The upcoming smartphones are expected to retain the design language of their predecessors, with significant changes in the camera setup.
While the iPhone 11 will arrive with a dual-camera setup, the iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max will feature a triple camera layout. Apple is expected to debut some new cinematic shooting modes in its upcoming smartphones. Alongside the cameras, the iPhone 11 lineup will also run on the new Apple A13 chipset and will feature reverse wireless charging alongside a larger capacity battery. More details about the devices are expected to be revealed soon.
HMD Global is expected to launch a slew of mobile devices at IFA next week. These will include the Nokia 6.2, Nokia 7.2 and the alleged Nokia 9.1 PureView. While the former two are expected to be a budget offering from the company, the latter will be a flagship device. Past leaks have revealed that the Nokia 6.2 will run on the Snapdragon 660 SoC, the 7.2 will feature the Snapdragon 710 chipset and the 9.1 PureView will have the Snapdragon 855 Plus inside.
Like other Nokia branded handsets, all three of the upcoming smartphones are expected to have the Android One branding. This means that they are guaranteed to receive major software updates for two years and security updates for three years. Pricing and availability details are expected to be provided at the time of launch
Samsung Galaxy Fold
First announced back in February this year, the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Fold has been delayed multiple times in the past. Due to some serious durability issues, the company kept pushing back the actual launch date of its first foldable handset. However, it announced a few weeks ago that the upcoming smartphone is almost ready for primetime. If leaks are to be believed, the Galaxy Fold may see the light of the day on the 6th of September.
To recall, the Samsung Galaxy Fold features an innovative folding mechanism which folds inwards. There is a 4.6-inch display on the outside and a 7.2-inch display inside. The smartphone runs on the Snapdragon 855 SoC combined with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage. Pricing for the handset remains the same, that is US$ 1980 (INR 1,42,000).
Huawei Mate 30 Series
Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei is also expected to hold a major launch event in September. It will be to announce the company’s upcoming smartphones, the Mate 30 and the Mate 30 Pro. Successors to the Mate 20 series launched last year, they will be a flagship offering by the company. Past leaks have revealed a similar design to their predecessors; with a new quad-camera layout on the back alongside a Xenon flash.
Both the Mate 30 and the Mate 30 Pro are expected to be kitted with the Kirin 985 SoC coupled with up to 12GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage. Like the Mate 20 Pro, the Mate 30 Pro may also feature the super-secure facial recognition technology; alongside an in-display fingerprint scanner. According to certain reports, they will be announced on the 19th of September. More details are expected to be unveiled in the following weeks.
OnePlus 7T/7T Pro
OnePlus broke its traditional cycle of launching one device at a time; with the launch of the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro earlier this year. The devices may already be getting their successors in the form of the OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro on the 26th September. According to previous leaks and reports, the upcoming smartphones will feature a similar design to their predecessors. The real upgrade will be in terms of specifications. Both handsets will run on the latest Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC.
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The OnePlus 7T is also expected to get a camera upgrade, with the company adding a triple camera setup on the device. It may also feature a new display like the OnePlus 7 Pro. Unfortunately, pricing and other details of the smartphones are still a mystery. However, they are expected to be revealed as we move closer to the launch date.