Top 5 upcoming Smartphones in the Market

If you’re are looking for a new Smartphone, then this is probably the best time for you. A lots of new phones are getting launched in the coming months. As a reviewer, we have a fair idea of what to expect from most of these devices. Now, on the basis of history and also a general idea of how the smartphone market works, here are our top picks for phones that are worth the wait:

LG G5:

LG G5 comes with an all-metal body with 3D arc design on the top and a Finger Print Scanner at the back of. The device features a 5.3-inch Quad-HD Display with Always On glance feature and a Dual-Camera setup. The rear camera of G5 is a 16 mega-pixel 78-degree lens and a 135-degree wide lens with 8 MP sensor. As for the front camera, LG G5 is equipped with an 8 mega-pixel shooter.

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Image Source: Digital Trends

The Smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor that comes with 4 GB RAM and 32 GB inbuilt storage which can be extended up to 200 GB via microSD. The device is backed with a 2,800 mAh battery which supports Quick Charge 3.0 and Low Power Location Estimation (LPLE) Technology to improve battery backup.

The dimensions of LG G4 is 149.4 * 73.9 * 7.7 mm and it weighs 159 grams. The other features of LG G5 includes USB Type-C connector, supports 4G LTE, USB 3.0 and NFG. The smartphone comes in three colors, Gold, Silver and Titan-Grey respectively.

LG G5 is priced for Rs 52,900 and is available for pre-booking exclusively on Flipkart.

HTC 10

HTC 10 features a 5.2-inch 2K display with an all new aluminium body design. The device is powered by the latest 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor that features 4 GB RAM and 32/64 GB in-built storage. There is a micro-SD slot as well with 200 GB capacity. The smartphone features Boom-Sound Technology with Dolby Surround sound.

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Image Source: Phonearena

HTC 10 features a 12 mega-pixel rear camera with HTC’s Ultra-pixel technology. The rear camera can support 4K recordings and comes with as f/1.8 aperture. The pixel size is 1.55 μm. The front camera is 5 mega-pixel with pixel size of 1.34 μm. The camera features OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) Technology in both front and rear cameras.

HTC 10 runs on an Android Marshmallow OS that comes with HTC Sense UI. The battery on HTC 10 is a 3000 mAh and the company is claiming that the smartphone can easily give a 27 hours of talk-time backup. The Smartphone also features Quick Charge 3.0 Technology and the device can be charged up to 50% with in 30 minutes.

The smartphone supports USB Type-C charging. In terms of connectivity, it has Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz). There’s also a fingerprint sensor on the device.

The HTC 10 will go on sale from June 6 and is priced for Rs 52,990.

LeEco Le Max 2

LeEco Le Max 2 is the successor of the Le Max that was launched earlier in India and is the most expensive and hisghly configured smartphone among all the three variants. Le Max 2 is expected to feature a 5.7-inch quad-HD display, powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor clocked at 2.15 GHz. The GPU in Le Max 2 is expected to be Adreno 530. The device will come with 6 GB RAM with 64 GB in-built memory.

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Image Source: FoneArena

The camera specifications of LeEco Le Max 2 features a 21 mega-pixel rear camera and an 8 mega-pixel front camera. The device will be backed with 3,100 mAh non-removable battery that feature Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 technology.

The price of LeEco Le Max 2 in China is 2,099 Yuan that is approx Rs 21,500 in India.

Lenovo ZUK Z2:

The Lenovo ZUK Z2 will be powered by a 64-bit Samsung Exynos 8890 SoC processor that was seen on the Galaxy S7. The invite however shows the presence of Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC on Lenovo ZUK Z2, so it is expected that the device will be launched in two processor variants.

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Image Source: GSM Arena

Lenovo ZUK Z2 is expected to feature quite similar specifications as that of ZUK Z2 Pro which was announced earlier in two variants, a 64 GB inbuilt variant that comes with 4 GB RAM and a 128 GB variant that comes with 6 GB RAM.

ZUK Z2 is likely to feature a 5-inch full HD Display with dual a dual-SIM card slots. The device will run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. The device is likely to feature a 13 mega-pixel rear camera and a 8 mega-pixel rear camera.

The Lenovo ZUK Z2 is expected to be launched next month.

Asus Zenfone 3

Zenfone 3 is likely to have a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor that comes with 4 GB of RAM. The device will run on Android v6.1 Marshmallow OS. The Smartphone will have a full have a full-HD display and is powered with a 23 mega-pixel rear camera and 8 mega-pixel front camera. As per the reports of Weibo user, Zenfone 3 scored 1,35,000 on AnTuTu’s benchmark listing.


ASUS shared a 30-second video that featured all the three handsets of the Zenfone 3 series. The first with “Clarity” tagline, second with “Desire” tagline and third with “Unlimited”. The Zenfone Series is expected to feature metal frames and a larger size. The Smartphone will also feature a Finger Print Sensor installed at the back of the device.

The Zenfone 3 is confirmed to be launched on May 30.