While a number of well-known smartphones, including the iPhone 15 series, Samsung S23 series, Pixel 8 series, and more, were released in 2023, several well-known flagships are anticipated to premiere as early as January 2024, making the future year even better for smartphone aficionados.
Top 5 smartphones that 2024 should see the release of:
Apple’s 16-series iPhone:
Although Apple hasn’t yet announced the release date of its flagship iPhone 16 smartphone series, the corporation may choose to introduce its high-end models in September 2024 based on past performance and a plethora of media reports.
According to a report by Mark Gurnman of Bloomberg in November, the Cupertino-based tech company may not release many new hardware innovations, instead depending on generative AI-based software enhancements in the iOS 18 operating system to draw in new users.
The Chinese smartphone manufacturer, OnePlus, has stated that the OnePlus 12R and OnePlus 12 would launch simultaneously in India on January 23, 2024.
The 6.82-inch Fluid AMOLED display on the OnePlus 12 is an outstanding feature with a refresh rate of 120Hz and support for HDR10+. Crisp 1440 x 3168 pixels with a pixel density of 557 per inch make up the resolution. Corning Gorilla Glass Victus provides resilience against scratches and drops for the display.
It is powered by an innovative 5nm process Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor, which has the following internal characteristics. With a Prime core clocked at 3.2GHz, three Gold cores clocked at 2.7GHz, and four Silver cores clocked at 2.0GHz, the CPU features a Kryo 780 architecture. For seamless graphics performance, this is enhanced by the Adreno 730 graphics processor.
Samsung Galaxy S24:
The debut date of the Korean smartphone manufacturer’s next flagship devices has not yet been formally announced, but a number of reports indicate that the Galaxy S24 launch event may occur on January 17, 2024.
Previous rumours claimed that Samsung had applied for multiple artificial intelligence-related trademarks in the UK and Europe prior to the release of the S24 series, including for “AI Phone” and “AI Smartphone,” suggesting a wide range of AI-related features that might be included in the upcoming smartphones.
Xiaomi 14 Pro:
The Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi, unveiled the 14 Pro at a launch event in October of this year. On the other hand, rumours suggest that Xiaomi’s high-end smartphone might make its debut at the February 2024 Mobile World Congress.
Under the hood of the Xiaomi 14 Pro is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 CPU paired with a 6.7-inch WQHD+ resolution display that has a peak brightness of 3,000 nits and a pixel density of 522ppi.
The high-end smartphone has a 4880mAh battery that supports both 50W and 120W wireless and cable charging. The Xiaomi 14 Pro’s optics include a 50MP Light Hunter sensor with an adjustable aperture of f/1.42 to f/4.0. A 50MP telephoto lens, a 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 32MP selfie camera are among the additional cameras.
The Vivo X100 line:
Vivo has announced that on January 4, 2024, its smartphones, the Vivo X100 and X100 Pro, will make their debut in India. Following the two smartphones’ November launch in China, there has been much conjecture over their potential worldwide release.
The 6.78-inch curved AMOLED display on the Vivo X100 and X100 Pro series is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 9300 processor, which is based on a 4-nanometer technology. It supports 2,160Hz PWM dimming, 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, and 3,000 nits of peak brightness.