We’ve seen a lot of great smartphones launched this year. For instance, Samsung has released its 2020 flagships, the Galaxy S20, and Galaxy Note 20 series. Apart from that, many other Android OEMs, including OnePlus, Google, Xiaomi, and Oppo, have also released some of the best smartphones from their brand. However, we still expect to see many more smartphones before the end of the year. In this post, we’ll be sharing with you the list of the top 10 best upcoming smartphones of 2020-21. Our list comprises smartphones ranging from flagship phones to budget-friendly devices. Therefore, everybody can rest assured of having a smartphone to wait for.
The List Of The Top 10 Best Upcoming Smartphones Of 2020-21
1- iPhone 12
Sitting on the first position on our list of the top 10 best upcoming smartphones of 2020-21 is the iPhone 12. This year, we expect Apple to launch four variants of the smartphone. They include the iPhone 12 mini (5.4-inch), iPhone 12 (6.1-inch), iPhone 12 Pro (6.1-inch), and the iPhone 12 Pro Max (6.7-inch). For now, the company hasn’t yet released an official statement as to the release date of the flagship devices. However, according to the latest leak, the company will unveil them at its October event. Furthermore, Pre-order for the smartphones will likely start on October 16, which is 3 days after the iPhone 12 event. Additionally, we expect the iPhone 12 series to launch, powered by Apple’s latest processor, A14 Bionic chipset. Apart from that, we also expect them to come with OLED displays and support the 5G network.
2- OnePlus 8T
The OnePlus 8T sits on the second spot on our list of the top 10 best upcoming smartphones of 2020-21. Not long ago, OnePlus released the OnePlus 8 series. Interestingly, the smartphones pack a host of amazing features and specifications. In case you don’t know, the OnePlus 8 series is the first from the Chinese company to support the 5G network. Now, the company is already getting prepared to release the ‘T’ iterations of its 2020 flagships, OnePlus 8T. We expect the device to launch with a host of great features, including the 5G network. Apart from that, OnePlus has also assured that the device will support 65 Watts fast charging. We won’t have to wait long to see the new OnePlus 8T devices come to us. According to the company, the launch event of the smartphone series has been set to hold on Oct. 14 at 7 a.m.
3- Sony Xperia 5 II
Next on our top 10 list of the best upcoming smartphones of 2020-21 is Sony Xperia 5 II. According to reports, we expect the device to come, powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset. Apart from that, we also expect it to come with a refresh rate of 120Hz, up to 8GB of RAM, and 128GB internal storage. Although pre-orders for the device will start today, the new device won’t be available until December 4, according to the latest report.
4- Google Pixel 4A 5G
The new Google Pixel 4A 5G occupies the fourth position on our list of the top 10 best upcoming smartphones of 2020-21. According to reports, the device will come with a host of great features, including being powered by Snapdragon 765G chipset. Also, it’ll likely come with a 6.2-inch display, up to 128GB internal storage capacity, and up to 8GB of RAM. According to the latest rumor, it’s possible that we’ll see the device come to us on October 8, 2020.
5- Google Pixel 5
Next on the list of the top 10 best upcoming smartphones of 2020-21 is Google Pixel 5. According to several reports, the upcoming Google Pixel 5 will come with a hole-punch camera, wireless charging, and a fingerprint sensor on the back. However, you shouldn’t expect it to feature a headphone jack. Just like the upcoming Google Pixel 4A, Pixel 5 will also offer support for the 5G network. In case you’re wondering about its price, recent leaks suggest that it’ll come at a starting price of $735, £575, or AU$1,035. Furthermore, as far as the release date of the device is concerned, we expect it to launch on October 8.
6- LG Wing
The new LG Wing occupies the sixth spot on our list of the top 10 best upcoming smartphones of 2020-21. Speaking of the device, rumors have it that it’ll come with Snapdragon 765, and a 6.8-inch OLED display. For now, there’s yet to be an official statement regarding its release date. However, we expect it to launch sooner than later.
7- Nokia 9.3 PureView
Sitting on the seventh position on the list of the top 10 best upcoming smartphones of 2020-21 is Nokia 9.3 PureView. Although the device isn’t ready yet, rumors have it that it’ll be ready very soon. As such, we expect it to launch in November alongside the Nokia 7.3 5G. The upcoming Nokia 9.3 PureView is expected to come with a host of great features and specifications. Some of them include Snapdragon 865 chipset, 120 Hz OLED screen, and 108MP primary camera sensor.
8- Nokia 7.3 5G
According to reports, the upcoming Nokia 7.3 5G smartphone was supposed to be announced on September 22. However, that wasn’t right as it missed out on the alleged release date. Now, a new unofficial leak has suggested that the device will arrive around November. We expect the Nokia 7.4 5G smartphone to launch, powered by a mid-range processor Snapdragon 690 chip. Apart from that, we expect it to pack some amazing features, including up to 12a 0Hz, 48MP primary camera sensor, and a battery capacity of 4,000 mAh, with 18W fast charging.
9- Huawei Mate 40 Pro
Huawei Mate 40 Pro sits on the month spot on the list of the top 10 best upcoming smartphones of 2020-21. That’s because the device is expected to launch either in the coming weeks or in November. Speaking of the smartphone, we expect it to come with great specs and features.
10- Huawei Mate X2
Last on this list is the new Huawei Mate X2. In case you don’t know, the device is the next-gen folding smartphone by Huawei. However, according to a recent leak by Ross Young, it’s unlikely that the device will launch this year. Furthermore, the leaker mentioned that the reason for that is because of the US government’s restrictions on the brand.