2018 was one of the great year for the smartphone manufacturers more than 41 million smartphones were shipped in India. We saw a lot of innovation in the smartphones in 2018. In 2018, we saw a lot of premium features in smartphones like display notch, triple rear camera, powerful processor and much more.
2018 was a great year for smartphone manufacturing industry and 2019 is going to be bigger. Smartphone makers such as Samsung, Nokia, Honor, Xiaomi are ready to begin this year with a bang. Here is the list of some of the best upcoming smartphones in January 2019.
UPCOMING SMARTPHONES IN JANUARY 2019
HONOR VIEW 20
Honor View 20 is one of the best upcoming smartphone and was launched in China last month and will be launched globally on January 22. View 20 in- display hole for the camera. This smartphone has a 25MP front camera, while the dual rear camera has a 48MP primary camera along with a TOF 3D sensor for depth sensing. Honor View 20 is powered by the company’s powerful Kirin 980 processor with 6GB/8GB RAM and 128GB/256GB internal storage.
The 6GB/128GB variant priced at 2999 Yuan(roughly Rs 30,000) and 8GB/128GB variant priced at 3499 Yuan(roughly Rs 35,000).
NOKIA 9 PUREVIEW
There is no official confirmation about the release of Nokia 9 PureView, but there are several rumors that Nokia will launch it this month. Nokia released the teaser image with the phone and a tag written that Nokia 9 will launch in a month. This smartphone will have Snapdragon 845 processor.
Nokia 9 PureView has 5 rear cameras along with death sensing camera. These cameras come with Carl Zeiss optics.
REDMI PRO 2
Xiaomi released the image of a mysterious smartphone with a 48MP rear camera last month later Xiaomi confirmed that it is Redmi pro 2. This smartphone has sony IMX 586 48MP rear camera with in- display camera. Redmi pro 2 is powered by Snapdragon 645 and will be going to launch on 10th January.
Realme has captured the market of mid-range smartphone and is all set to launch it’s new mid-range smartphone i.e Realme A1. Like Realme U1, this smartphone will also have a waterdrop notch display and is rumored to be launched in January or early February.
Huawei Y9 was announced on October 2018 and will launch in India on 7th January. Y9 has 6.5-inch full curved display and is powered by Kirin 710 processor with 3/4GB RAM.
Huawei Y9 runs on Android 8.1 and has a 4000mAh battery. Y9 has a dual rear and front camera of the 13MP+2MP and 16MP+2MP camera respectively.
SAMSUNG GALAXY M SERIES
Samsung is going to release it’s new M series smartphone and rumored to launch three smartphones i.e M10, M20, M30 in January 2019. According to rumors, M10 will be powered by Exynos 7870 and Galaxy M20 will be powered by Exynos 7885 chipset. This will be the first smartphone of Samsung which a notch display.