If you’re a Samsung Galaxy S6 user then you’re probably on cloud nine after seeing and hearing about the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Though there isn’tmuch difference when it comes to the look, you just know the mobile phone is loaded complete with all the bells and whistles a powerful, high-end phone should have.
Samsung’s latest flagship phones however are not the only new releases to look forward to this year. If you’re looking to buy the best upcoming mobile phone this 2016, here are some options that are coming our way before the year-ends:
Samsung Galaxy S7 & Galaxy S7 Edge
Let’s start off the list with Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. For this year’s offering, Samsung listened to the customers and brought back the MicroSD slot and waterproofing features. In addition, both phones also boast a set of enhancements including the Quad-HD SuperAMOLED screen and longer lasting batteries.
Apple iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus
Come September 2016, Apple will be unveiling a brand new flagship phone, which is believed to be the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Key features of the upcoming Apple phones are yet to be confirmed but rumors are already circulating online and in the mobile phone industry. It is believed that the next iPhones will sport bigger changes including a D-jack headphone jack, thinner profile, eSIM and waterproofing feature.
HTC One M10
With HTC releasing last year’s HTC One A9, it’s safe to expect that we may be seeing the HTC One M10 hit the market very soon. With HTC lagging behind from its competition especially in terms of screen resolution, HTC customers are expecting to see key improvements for the HTC One M10. General improvements on performance are also sure to bump up the phone’s standing in the market.
On 21 February, LG announced that the company would be releasing the follow-up to the LG G4 this 2016. Unlike other upcoming releases for this year, LG delved into creating its first modular-design mobile phone. Not only will the phone sport a sleek aluminum unibody but it will easily transform into a digital camera or Hi-Fi player. Other key specs to look forward include the phone’s powerful Snapdragon 820 processor, removable 2800mAh battery and 4GB RAM.
New Google Nexus 6 2016
In case you don’t want an iPhone or an Android phone, there’s always Google’s upcoming New Google Nexus 6 2016. Most of the information we have about the phone is mostly rumors as of now but what we do know is that Huawei will make it. According to what we’ve heard, the phone will feature a more powerful and efficient processor, the Snapdragon 820 chip.
It was a good 2015 for OnePlus considering the success and positive reception of both its phones, the OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X. Expectations are high for what the brand has to offer this year and rumors has already circulated that we can expect to see the OnePlus 3 to hit the market before the year ends. Among the key features we can expect include the Snapdragon 820 chip and 1080p full-HD screen.
If you’re looking for something not as expensive as the new iPhone or Galaxy phones, you can look into the Nextbit Robin smartphone offer. While the brand is new to the market and the first few releases weren’t really impressive, the brand may have gotten something right this time with its cloud-first smartphone. Considering that it’s also cheaper that most of the phones on list, the Nextbit Robin is really worth looking at.