While a number of well-known smartphones, including the iPhone 15 series, Samsung S23 series, Pixel 8 series, and more, were released in 2023, many well-known flagships are anticipated to launch as early as January 2024, making the upcoming year even better for smartphone enthusiasts.
Top 5 smartphones that 2024 should see the release of:
Apple’s 16-series iPhone:
Although Apple hasn’t formally announced the release date of its flagship iPhone 16 smartphone series, the company 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 giant may not release many new hardware innovations, instead depending on generative AI-based software upgrades in the iOS 18 operating system to draw in new users.
The Chinese smartphone manufacturer, OnePlus, has confirmed that the OnePlus 12R and OnePlus 12 will launch simultaneously in India on January 23, 2024.
The 6.82-inch Fluid AMOLED display on the OnePlus 12 is an impressive 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 durability against scratches and drops for the display.
It is powered by an advanced 5nm process Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor, which has the following internal specifications. 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.
Galaxy S24 from Samsung:
Although the Korean smartphone manufacturer has not yet made an official announcement regarding the release date of its next flagship models, a number of reports indicate that the Galaxy S24 launch event may occur on January 17, 2024.
According to earlier reports, Samsung applied for a number of 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 that the company is considering incorporating a number of AI-related features into its upcoming smartphones.
Xiaomi 14 Pro :
In October of this year, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer held a launch event to introduce the Xiaomi 14 Pro. Reports, however, suggest that Xiaomi’s high-end smartphone might be unveiled in February 2024 at the Mobile World Congress.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor powers the 6.7-inch WQHD+ resolution display on the Xiaomi 14 Pro, which also has a pixel density of 522 ppi and a peak brightness of 3,000 nits.
The high-end smartphone has a 4880mAh battery that supports both 50W and 120W wireless and wired 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 regarding 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 process. It supports 2,160Hz PWM dimming, 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, and 3,000 nits of peak brightness.