Upcoming Mobiles in India in 2018

Top 20 Upcoming Mobiles in India in 2018

Are you planning to upgrade your mobile phone in 2018? If you just nodded in affirmation, you should fasten your seat belts and get ready to embrace the list of highly anticipated smartphones in 2018. As the smartphones segment is undergoing consistent and rapid evolution, you can expect some of the mind-boggling technologies in the upcoming mobiles in India in 2018.

Whether you are seeking a premium mobile phone or a budget smartphone; the list encompasses all variants from reputed manufacturers. Check out the expected launch date, the expected price of the gadget, and the exclusive features, and accordingly, strengthen your decisiveness to purchase an apt mobile phone as per your requirements. Check out this list of 20 Best Upcoming Mobiles in India in 2018.

Here are the Top 20 Upcoming Mobiles in India in 2018:

 

Google Pixel 3

Google Pixel 3

• Expected Launch Date: 20th February 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 69,990

After storming the Indian market with Google Pixel 2 in 2018, you can expect Google Pixel 3 to arrive at the shores by 20th February 2018. The flagship phone from Google is expected to be powered by an Octa-core processor and whopping 6 GB RAM. The latest Android operating system Oreo v8.0 will drive the performance of Google Pixel 3. The trend of the dual primary camera will be seen on this smartphone as well. 12 + 12 MP dual primary camera, along with dual LED flash, will be the highlight of this elegant mobile phone from Google.

 

iPhone 9

iPhone 9

• Expected Launch Date: 11th or 12th September 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 74,990

There are speculations in the smartphones fraternity that Apple may integrate Super Retina display, also known as OLED display. Further, you can expect Face ID recognition feature, thus, ditching the concept of the fingerprint sensor. In addition to these, 12 + 12 MP dual primary camera along with Quad LED True Tone Flash, and a 7 MP front camera make the list of anticipations. The actual name of the iPhone 9 is a mystery right now. Some of the rumors hint at the Apple iPhone 8S while some suggest Apple iPhone X2 and Apple iPhone XS.

 

iPhone X Successor

iPhone X Successor

• Expected Launch Date: 11th or 12th September 2018
• Expected Market Price: Around 1 Lakh

Since Apple celebrated the 10th anniversary of iPhone by launching Apple iPhone X, the legacy is expected to march forward with Apple iPhone X Successor. The name is still not evident, but it might sound like iPhone XS or iPhone X2. The A12 chipset may debut with the successor, and the screen may witness a transformation into a 6.4-inch OLED display with a pixel density of 480-500 PPI. In addition to these, dual primary camera and a beefed battery are the most evident features to be witnessed in Apple iPhone X successor.

 

iPhone SE (2018)

iPhone SE (2018)

• Expected Launch Date: 7th February 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 26,990

iPhone SE received rave reviews when it made a debut in 2016. According to the latest reports, Apple will be launching Apple iPhone SE 2 or SE (2018) in early 2018. The most expected months are February and March. Further, the device will be manufactured in India by Wistron (produces iPhone SE as well), the Taiwanese manufacturer. The gadget will be powered by Apple A10 chipset and iOS v10. The screen size will be the same 4.5 inches. The aim is to furnish a budget-friendly smartphone for the buyers.

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

• Expected Launch Date: 7th March 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 79,990

The curvaceous Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is awaited by most of the buyers around the world. Expected to be launched around 7th March 2018 in India, the mobile phone will be driven by an octa-core processor, 6 GB RAM, and 64 GB storage space (expandable up to 2 TB). The Super AMOLED Full HD display will again mesmerize users with its impeccable and detailed visual quality. There are high chances that the dual primary camera will be replaced by a 16 MP primary camera.




Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini

Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini

• Expected Launch Date: 22nd February 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 39,990

Although the expected release date in India is 22nd February 2018, Samsung may unveil it at Consumer Electronics Show (CES), happening in Las Vegas from 9th to 12th January 2018. The device is the condensed version of Samsung Galaxy S9. It will be integrated with a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED screen featuring a pixel density of 439 PPI. The presence of 12 + 12 MP primary dual camera and a massive 3300 mAh battery are favorable technical specifications in the S9 Mini.

 

Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung Galaxy S9+

• Expected Launch Date: 24th January 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 62,990

Featuring similar technical specifications to its predecessor, it will be hard for Samsung to entice customers to opt for Samsung Galaxy S9. There are no major upgrades as such. The fingerprint sensor has been adjusted so that it can be accessed effortlessly. The device will be driven by an octa-core processor, Android v7.1.1 Nougat, 6 GB RAM, and 64 GB storage. The improved version may feature only a single lens primary camera. The 3500 mAh battery backup will be beneficial in rendering a prolonged battery life.

 

Samsung Galaxy S9+

Samsung Galaxy S9+

• Expected Launch Date: Either February or June 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 79,990

In 2017, Samsung created a stir in the market with its flagship phones S8 and S8+. This year, it is all geared up to compete against Apple and Google with its Galaxy S9+. The smartphone will feature a dual primary camera with dual LED flash, Fingerprint sensor, edge-to-edge Quad HD display with 474 PPI pixel density, and face unlocking feature. These are the most prominent highlights of the massive smartphone integrated with a 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display.

 

Redmi Note 5

Redmi Note 5

• Expected Launch Date: 25th January 2018 or second quarter of 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 12,990 – Rs 15,000

After the grand success of Redmi Note 4, Xiaomi is eagerly waiting to launch its Note 5 in the Indian market. However, according to some reports, the launch may be postponed to the second quarter of 2018 since the device is still in the testing stage. As per speculations, the Redmi Note 5 will delight buyers with a bezel-less display and dual primary cameras. Moreover, the 5.99-inch Full HD screen will feature an aspect ratio of 18:9. An octa-core processor with 4 GB RAM will propel the functioning of this trustworthy device from Xiaomi.

 

Xiaomi Mi 7

Xiaomi Mi 7

• Expected Launch Date: 10th January 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 26,990

Till now, Xiaomi has been unsuccessful in attracting buyers in the premium range segment. But with Xiaomi Mi 7, the tables will be turned. Speculated to feature a bezel-less design and a UHD resolution with whopping 722 PPI pixel density, the device will pose a stiff competition to its competitors like OnePlus and Huawei. According to some reports, the use of glass black will enable wireless charging. The presence of 16 + 16 Mp dual primary cameras, 6 GB RAM, and Snapdragon 845 processor will surely boost the performance of the device to unprecedented levels.




 

Mi Mix 3

Mi Mix 3

• Expected Launch Date: 20th February 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 38,999

Mi Mix 2 received mixed reviews in the Indian market. But here, we have reports that suggest Mi Mix 3 will be launched in the first quarter of 2018. The phone will feature a robust technical configuration comprising of a Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor clocking at 2.45 GHz, 6 GB RAM, 64 GB storage space, 12 + 12 MP dual primary camera, and a 4000 mAH battery. To run the device most efficiently, the integration of Android v8.0 Oreo is a welcoming consideration.

 

OnePlus 6

OnePlus 6

• Expected Launch Date: 18th January 2018 or June 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 44,990

OnePlus is known to launch its smartphones semi-annually. The next expectation is the reliable and beefy OnePlus 6. You can expect a fingerprint sensor just beneath the QHD AMOLED display screen. Further, the device will be powered by the latest Snapdragon 845 processor, coupled with 6 GB RAM and Android v8.0 Oreo. The incomparable camera performance will be throttled by a 23 MP primary camera and a 16 + 16 MP dual front camera.

 

Moto G6

Moto G6

• Expected Launch Date: 21st February 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 14,000

The Moto G series garnered precious reviews from the buyers owing to its durability and swift processing speeds. In 2018, gear up for the launch of three smartphones in the G series. The device will feature a 12 + 12 MP dual primary camera, and a dual LED flash. The 5.9-inch Full HD IPS LCD screen will have a pixel density of 409 PPI. To ensure damage from the external environment, Corning Gorilla Glass protection and splash-proof protection will be incorporated.

 

LG G7

LG G7

• Expected Launch Date: 27th March 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 59,990

If the sleek and stylish design of LG G6 tempts you, LG G7 will arrive soon to swipe you off the floor. Featuring a stunning 5.7-inch Quad HD display with 515 PPI pixel density, you can expect vivid and detailed visuals. The upcoming Snapdragon 845 octa-core 2.3 GHz processor will throttle the performance of the device. The phone is water and dust resistant, as depicted by the IP68 rating accredited to the device.

 

Nokia 6

Nokia 6

• Expected Launch Date: Either 5th January 2018 or 19th April 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 18,000

Although expected to hit the market in April 2018, recent reports hint at an early launch on 5th January 2018. The revamped Nokia 6 will feature an aesthetically sleek metallic body. The device will be running on Android v8.0 Oreo, the latest in the Android kitty. Along with this, the 4 GB RAM and Snapdragon 630 octa-core processor will ensure lag-free performance. The device will support a fingerprint sensor, a 16 MP primary camera, and an 8 MP front camera.

 

Nokia 9

Nokia 9

• Expected Launch Date: 7th January 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 34,990

Nokia is working relentlessly to recapture the lost smartphone market with its impeccable range of smartphones. Nokia 9 will be the flagship device from Nokia that will be inaugurated in the first month of 2018. Featuring a bezel-less design and a metallic body, Nokia 9 will be integrated with a 5.5-inch QHD AMOLED display. The presence of 13 + 13 MP dual primary camera, along with a 13 MP front camera, is a smart move. The indigenous features – OZO audio and Bothie – allow users to experience surreal 360-degree surround and capture photos with both the front and rear cameras simultaneously.

 

HTC U12

HTC U12

• Expected Launch Date: Second quarter of 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 50,000

HTC, once known for its elegantly designed smartphones, is struggling to maintain its ground in India. Amidst declining sales, HTC is confident of garnering the lost market with its devices, including HTC U12. This smartphone is scheduled to be launched in second half of 2018. A 4K-enabled display, the latest Snapdragon 845 processor, and a dual primary camera are the major highlights of HTC U12. With such robust technical configuration, you can expect blazing fast performance from the device.

 

Huawei P11

Huawei P11

• Expected Launch Date: 20th March 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 38,000

You can expect the unexpected from Huawei in 2018. There are rumors in the air that Huawei P11 will be integrated with a triple-lens camera. While buyers are swooning over dual cameras, Huawei will establish a new benchmark with its triple-lens camera. In addition to this, P11 will support an advanced facial recognition technology. The functionality will be similar to Apple’s Face ID feature. The company’s indigenous Kirin 970 processor will be responsible for the lag-free performance of the device.

 

Huawei Mate 10 Pro

Huawei Mate 10 Pro

• Expected Launch Date: 24th January 2018
• Expected Market Price: Rs 60,990

Huawei is deploying aggressive marketing strategies to capture the smartphone market in the Indian subcontinent. The launch of Huawei Mate 10 Pro in the first month of 2018 is eagerly awaited by the prospective buyers. The phone will be driven by HiSilicon Kirin octa-core processor, 6 GB RAM, and Android v8.0 Oreo. 128 GB storage memory ensures ample space. Further, IP67 rating facilitates resistance against water and dust. The dual combination of 12 + 20 MP primary camera captures photos with DSLR-like bokeh effect.

 

Sony Xperia XZ1 Premium

Sony Xperia XZ1 Premium

• Expected Launch Date: 25th February 2018
• Expected Market Price: Not Known

Sony smartphones are revered for their robust sound and camera performance. You can anticipate the same from Sony Xperia XZ1 Premium, expected to be launched on 25th February 2018 in Mobile World Congress (MWC). As per speculations, it will be integrated with 4K resolution 5.7-inch Triluminous display. Further, it will be powered by Snapdragon 835 processor. The additional information hints at 4 GB RAM, 64 GB storage space, Android v8.0 Oreo, and 3420 mAh battery.

The information about the smartphones above is true and accurate to the best of our knowledge. However, this is the just trailer, and the movie is still in the development stage. Thus, you can consider all the smartphone prospects of 2018, and curate a list of gadgets that satiate your needs most effectively. See our list of best mobile phones under 15000 Rupees.

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