The Most Anticipated Smartphones of 2019
The mobile phone sector is constantly boiling and especially in constant renewal. The new smartphones follow one another and are often very similar, but that does not prevent us from waiting for some models impatiently. If you have not followed all the news, here is a summary of the rumors about the 2019 novelties and the latest smartphones expected at the end of 2018.
The big launches of the coming months
Obviously, all these dates are to take with big tweezers. How did we determine them? By taking into account the rumors as well as the dates of the exits of the old models. There are also confirmed events.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3: potential launch end of the year
Nokia 9 Pureview: potential launch before the end of the year
Samsung Galaxy S10: at the beginning of the year 2019
Samsung Galaxy F: at the beginning of the year 2019
Huawei P30: at the beginning of the year 2019
The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is Xiaomi‘s year-end flagship. Already unveiled in China, and taken in hand by us, Mi Mix 3 is now expected firmle. Again, this smartphone does not succumb to the notch by adopting a completely borderless design with sliding screen to hide the sensors on the front. Xiaomi should also offer in Europe a model compatible with 5G networks.
Nokia 9 Pureview
After the Nokia 8 Sirocco, the Finnish brand is expected to unveil a new flagship for the end of the year, the Nokia 9 Pureview. According to rumors, this phone would include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chip, a 5-lens camera and an OLED screen edge. It should come out before the end of the year, even if the period is no longer conducive to the launch of high-end smartphones.
Honor View 20
We look forward to the successor of the Honor View 10, which should benefit from some of the innovations of the Mate 20 Pro including the SoC Kirin 980. The release of the device is expected in France for the beginning of 2019, but his presentation is expected to take place in China before the end of 2018.
Samsung Galaxy S10
After the release of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, the next smartphone expected at Samsung is very logically the Galaxy S10, scheduled for the beginning of 2019.
Samsung seems to be the manufacturer with the most advance, since in addition to having filed several patents, he announced his ambition to release a product in 2019. The Samsung Galaxy F should be unveiled in March, with a price of Selling high enough, more than that of the Galaxy S10. The brand would have planned to produce only one million units to start.
Huawei P30: drive the nail
Nothing seems to stop Huawei, which after having achieved its 2018 year with the P20 Pro and Mate 20 Pro, seems even more ambitious for 2019. According to Huawei’s CEO, Richard Yu, the “P30 will be better than the Mate 20 Pro. ” The smartphone could take advantage of Kirin 990, a new SoC that would be a revision of the Kirin 980 launched in 2018. It would be compatible with the 5G modem from the Chinese manufacturer.
The brand would once again bet on the photo, with the addition of a fourth photo sensor and the possibility of having a zoom x10. The presentation is expected for the beginning of 2019.
A Google Pixel 3 cheaper
Since the beginning of 2018, Google seems to work on developing a smartphone more accessible than its Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL high-end. The device is known as the “Bonito” code and would incorporate a Snapdragon 710 from Qualcomm. This code name reappeared at the end of 2018 in the source code of Android, then in the source code of ARCore.
It is impossible for the moment to know if Google really intends to commercialize such a device, or if it is only an internal project.
For several years, Microsoft has been developing a smartphone-like mobile device that could be expanded into a tablet.
This high-end device is intended for professionals and imagined as a notebook for note taking and work in mobility. Originally, the device was to be marketed in 2018, but was rejected. Microsoft would like to avoid the successive failures it has experienced on the mobile and make sure to have a device that can find its audience was niche.