There have been tons of smartphones launched in 2018 and there has been marginal differentiation between each other. Now as we start the new year we expect to see some amazing trend-setting smartphone being launched this year. Last year was ruled by smartphones with stunning cameras for superior photography.
This year we expect a lot as already the smartphones no more have a notch display and a with the constant push from budget smartphones to match with premium quality smartphones at competitive prices it’s certainly going to be exciting. We have made a list of 5 Smartphone Trends Of 2019 that will surely blow your mind this year.
1. Superior Picture Quality
Smartphones are able to deliver superior picture quality which can match with some high-end photo cameras. It is getting even better as we enter the year 2019 as manufacturers are focusing on adding more and better lenses.
There are a number of manufacturers gearing up to launch their smartphone, Xiaomi is ready to launch its 48-megapixel camera this year. It will beat Huawei 40 megapixel Mate 20 Pro and P20 Pro followed by Nokia Lumia which comes with a 41-megapixel camera.
Get ready to see a smartphone with more lenses, LG already filed a 16 lens smartphone patent. Its does sound unreal but you never know, there will be other players as well looking to add more lenses to their smartphones.
2. Quick Charging
Smartphones are getting slimmer, sleek and huge display which tend to consume a lot of power. Certainly, there is a huge demand for powerful battery and quick charging smartphones. Manufacturers like Huawei, Oppo, OnePlus, Motorola and Meizu on the way to offer to charge at real super speeds. The introduction of the latest triple charge system by Qualcomm can offer up to 32W for wired charging and 15W for wireless charging.
3. Face Unlock
Apple has introduced the Face ID feature quite some time ago and seems will be picked up by most Android manufacturers this year. It certainly enables fast, reliable and secure methods for payments.
The focus has shifted from the fingerprint sensor which used to generally be at the back, to the screen making way for Face ID. The feature seems to work fine with most smartphones but has a certain limitation as far as the design is concerned. This will perhaps be sorted out sooner by moving the fingerprint sensor from the back to on-screen, but this too does not seems to have failed to impress the techies.
Just as the year started there was news of Face ID payments systems set up in China. It becomes quick and easy to unlock your phone via Face ID and is secure. Google too has partnered with Huawei to make 3D face unlock system to work with Google Play. Keep watching out for more smartphones coming up with Face ID in 2019.
With the demand for faster internet speeds, there is huge anticipation for the 5G network. 5G promises to offer lightning speeds and handsets are ready to embrace it with both hands. Earlier AT&T has launched its 5G network services in December in the US. It will take sometime before it reaches the masses on a global scale. Certainly, something looks out for this year, Samsung had displayed 5G Smartphone Prototype Of Galaxy S10 X at this years CES 2019. This year more and more players will certainly be geared to introduce the 5G tech smartphones.
5. Foldable Phones
Already we are being able to witness some folding smartphones in development stages. Manufacturers like Xiaomi and Samsung have displayed their upcoming smartphones. It might be a bit early to say the models displayed will see the days light. Foldable phones certainly will be high priced to start off with a chunky given the fact that it’s still in the early stages of its evolution. The future of foldable phones is inevitable and a move forward where you can use your smartphones as tablets and carry around in your pockets.
With a stream of new entrants in the smartphone markets and new features showing up certainly price will be a major factor which will set the tune for various smartphone manufacturers in 2019.
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