It’s New year rhymes everywhere. We are still celebrating our New year 2016. It’s better to do something new or get something new in the new year, other than making crazy promises that i’ll do better in the coming year. We have seen many things in the previous year and in this new year we would see something above that, even if it is in the real life or in the tech world. Earth is rotating faster, you know!
Anyway i’m gonna show you the 11 upcoming best android phones 2016 that will really drop your jaw! Yes, the android smartphones which i’m yet to show you is loaded with astonishing features that make your coming year more fruitful than the previous one.
‘Apple Iphone 7‘ is another milestone that is yet to launch in 2016 and it has got some very special features that you can’t just think of! I will be writing a seperate post for that piece of awesomeness.
Let’s get into our topic;
11 Upcoming Best Android Phones 2016
I had included the upcoming best android phones from each smartphone brand that i think will conquer the market. Most of these smartphones are loaded with Android 6.0 Marshmallow which is not yet popular among android users.
1. Nokia C1 (Android)
How many of you know that Nokia had launched its first android tablet in November 2015? Now the microsoft owned company is going to enter into the competition in android smartphone market with its brand new android smartphone Nokia C1.
Nokia C1 is an Android Smartphone running Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) and features , Intel processor. It has a 5.0 inches (720 x 1280 pixels, 294 ppi) display, and is powered by Non-removable Li-Ion battery. In terms of storage it has 32 GB, 2 GB RAM and storage is not expandable. It also has a 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels primary camera with LED flash and a secondary 5 MP camera for video-calls. It is not announced yet and is not yet available. It also has GPS, Wi-Fi as well as microUSB v2.0 connectivity.
The price of this smartphone is expected to be less than 20,000 if the rumors are true.
Nokia C1 Specifications
- 5-inch Full HD Display with Gorilla Glass 3
- Fully laminated zero air-gap display
- Most Advance Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Nokia Z Launcher
- Faster 64-Bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor
- Camera 8-MP+5-MP
- Powerful 3100mAh battery
2. One Plus 3
One plus is a new brand in the smartphone world and it started to launch products in 2015. It soon become a successful and made its seat among the list of top smartphones. One plus 1 which was released earlier in 2015 was a great success and many people were impressed by its mind-blowing feature. It had released One plus 2 later in August 2015 which was also very successful. Now its time to launch its 3rd big budget and cost efficient smartphone One plus 3 which might also keep the brand position as such.
The expected features that may include in One plus 3
One plus 3 Specifications
- 5GB RAM
- Feature a 5.5-inch UHD display
- 4400mah battery
- Snapdragon 820 processor
- 21-megapixel back and 13-megapixel front cam
- Run on Oxygen OS with Android Marshmallow
3. Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung Galaxy S7 is another flagship smartphone that is yet to launch from one of the top smartphone brand ‘Samsung’. As the S series of these smartphone is a great success, they are constantly releasing new smartphones every season by including the latest features to compete in the smartphone world. After launching the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, the people are looking at the the upcoming Galaxy s7 Device.
- Samsung galaxy S7 will be packed with Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Quad-core 4.0 GHz 64 bit processor With 6 or 8 GB of RAM
- Samsung Galaxy S7 will support a 5g network
- Ultra high super amoled display which is 4k, or 5k 5.5-inch.
- Approximately US: $1111 and in india Rs 70,500
- Launch expected in March or April 2016
4. LG G5
LG released its latest smartphone LG G4 which has a lot more advanced features just like any other phone competing against it. LG has also designed its new venture LG G5 to stand up in the battle.The LG G flagship has shown a successful trend from past few years with launching G2, G3 and LG G4 mobile phones. LG G5 is going to be an out of Box Smartphone with beautiful uni-body design and high performing specifications. Also LG is going to have fully metal body smartphones this time.
The released date of this smartphone is expected to be at February 2016
LG G5 Specifications
|Specifications||LG G5 Specs|
|Camera Features||3D Camera, Auto Focus, Digital image stabilization, Dual LED|
|Camera Front||20 MP Front Camera|
|Camera Rear||5.1 MP Rear Camera|
|Color Options||6 LG G5 Color options including White, Black, Blue, Gold, Copper, and Pink|
|Features||retina eye scanner, wireless charging technology,|
|Memory||16, 32, 64 GB internal memory and expandable to 128 GB with optional external micro SD card|
|Operating System||Current 2016 Android Operating System|
|Price||$800 – 900 USD on-contract and $399 USD off-contract510 – 570 GBP645 – 710 Euro94630 Japanese Yen/JPY5000 Chinese Yuan49,500 Indian Rupee|
|Presales||US – 2nd week June 2016Europe – 3rd June 2016Japan – 1nd week June 2016China – 1st week June 2016India – 3rd week June 2016|
|Processor||Snapdragon Qualcomm 810 Chipset Octa-Core 2.9 ghz processor|
|Release Date||LG G5 US release date – 3rd week June 2016
LG G5 Europe release date – 4th week June 2016LG G5 Japan release date – 2nd week June 2016LG G5 China release date – 2nd week June 2016LG G5 India release date – 4th week June 2016
|Sensors||Barometer, compass, dustproof, heart rate, shockproof, spo2, thermometer|
|Screen Display||Sapphire 5.6” quad HD 4K display with 545 ppi|
5. Xiaomi Mi 6
Xiaomi Mi6 is yet another great flagship phone from the chinese brand Xiaomi which developed in a short period of time.
The Mi 5 features a Octa Core Snapdragon 820 CPU 5.5 Inch Quad H.D Display. 4 GB ram.
According to the info. The Xiaomi Mi6 might feature a 4 K Resolution Display (4096 X 2190 pixels.), Snapdragon 820 CPU, 4 GB ram. If this information holds true then it would be no wrong to call it a beast of a Performer.
Xiaomi Mi6 Specifications (Rumored)
|CPU/GPU||Qualcomm M.S.M 8996 Snapdragon 820 CPU. | GPU Adreno 530.|
|DISPLAY||5.2 /5.5 Inch. U.H.D 4 K Display. Resolution 4096 x 2190 pixels. (> 600 p.p.i pixel density).|
|CAMERA||REAR 23 MP. | Features: Touch focus, face detection, panorama, H.D.R, Geo-tagging. | Video Features: 2160 p @60 fps Recording, H.D.R recording.| FRONT/SELFIE CAMERA 8 MP, 1080 p.|
|NETWORK||2 G/3 G/4 G L.T.E support.|
|BATTERY||Non Removable Li-Po 4130 m.Ah.|
|STORAGE||16/64 GB Options. Might be expandable up to 200 GB. Via micro SD card.|
|FEATURES||Retina Scanner. | Fast battery charging: 60% in 30 min. (Quick Charge 2.0). | O.I.S (optical image stabilization featured Rear Camera).| Enhanced Selfie Camera. | 4 K Screen. | 4 GB Ram.|
|SENSORS||Accelerometer. Barometer. Gyro. Proximity. Compass|
|CONNECTIVITY||Bluetooth v 4.1. | W.I-F.I 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, W.I-F.I Direct, Hot spot. | Dual S.I.M (G.S.M) Size Micro S.I.M|
6. Samsung Galaxy Note 6
At the moment, not even Galaxy note 5 has been released.
So In comparison to the present era of smartphones Galaxy note 6 would be a very better smartphone. It would be very advanced smartphone.
As the smartphone Note 6 is expected to come in Quater 3 of 2016 till then the technology is going to be very advanced and may be we will witness the era of foldable smartphones. So if we have a look at the Raw specifications of Note 6 the smartphone then it would be 8 GB RAM.
Yes 8 GB RAM. Because it would be 2016 not 2015. So the smartphones would be very much better as compared to present era.
|Specifications & Features||Galaxy Note 6 Specs|
|Battery Power||4500 mAh|
|Camera Features||Auto focus, Optical image stabilization, rapid charging, wireless charging, 3D-4K Resolution|
|Camera – Primary||30 MP Primary camera|
|Camera – Front Facing||16 MP front-facing camera|
|Colors||Black and White|
|Features||Bendable or fold-able display, fingerprint or Retina Scanner|
|Operating System||Current 2016 Android Operating System|
|Price||$1200 USD, 1063 Euro, 767 GBP|
|Processor||Snapdragon Qualcomm octa-core 2.9 GHz processor|
|Release Date||Quater 3 of 2016|
|Screen Display||6” – 6.2” 4K screen display with at least 800 ppi|
|Sensors||Barometer, compass, dustproof, heart rate, shockproof, SPO2, thermometer|
|Video Recording||2160p @ 30 fps, 1080p @ 60 fps, 720p @ 90 fps|
7. ASUS Z1 Titan
Asus is preparing some unique and powerful in 2016. As we know Asus as a tough competitor for all the smartphones brands either budget or high-end. All the biggest brands are busy in doing some extra task for upcoming smartphones in 2016. As we are listening lots of rumors about the differ differ brand. But this time Asus looking top in the race in terms of specifications, as per the rumors which we are getting, that asus is also doing hard work for 2016 to establish some position in the high-end smartphones market.
Asus Z1 Titan Specifications
|Display Size, Type||5.5″, IPS LCD, 534 PPI (pixel density), Multi-touch|
|Resolution, Colors||2560 x 1440 pixels, 16 M|
|SIM Type||Dual SIM|
|Processor & Chipset||Quad core 2.2 GHz & Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 SoC|
|GPU||Adreno 530 GPU|
|RAM||6 GB RAM|
|Internal Memory||256 GB|
|External Memory||Expandable upto 128 GB (MicroSD)|
|Battery, Talk Time, Stand By||Li-Po 3500 mAh, Up to 12 h, Up to 450 h|
8. Sony Xperia Z6
Xperia Z6 is future flagship from Sony and the successor of Xperia Z5. As the Xperia Z5 flagship has been unveiled recently and Sony scheduled to release new smartphone in Xperia Z series every six months, it is not too early to start discussion about the Xperia Z6 flagship. According to six months cycle, Sony may unveil Xperia Z6 in MWC 2016 in March 2016. Otherwise the Japanese tech giant may bring it early in February.
According to the usual 6 months schedule, Sony will launch Xperia Z6 flagship in MWC 2016 which takes place in first week of March 2016. So the flagship will be released into the Market by the end of March and in April in some regions. Sony may also go for an early launch of Z6 in February also. So we have to wait a few days to know the launch date of the next flagship accurately. The 32 GB internal memory variant of Xperia Z6 may be available in the range of $700-800.
Sony Xperia Z6 Specifications
|Specifications||Sony Xperia Z6 Specs and Features|
|Camera Features||Phase detection auto laser focus, HDR, geo tagging, facial recognition, panorama|
|Camera – Front||7.0 Megapixels|
|Camera – Rear||25 Megapixels|
|Colors||Black, blue, chrome, gold, green, pink yellow, white > depends on which model|
|Features||Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, fingerprint scanner, retina eye scanner, wireless charging, rapid charging, mini projector|
|Memory||32 and 64 GB internal memory and expandable with dual micro SD cards|
|Operating System||Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system preinstalled|
|Price||$650 – 750 see below|
|Processor||Snapdragon Qualcomm 810 octa-core processor|
|RAM||4 GB RAM|
|Release Date||June 2016 – See Below|
|Screen Display||4.6”, 5.2”, and 5.6” 4K display with a 4096 x 2160 screen resolution|
9. HTC One M10
HTC One M10 will be the successor of M9, as we know that HTC is well known for high-end and premium smartphone. Upcoming smartphone HTC M10 will be the best from all the series. HTC will surely use its most advancing technology in the device to make it world famous, as we have seen previous HTC One M9 which is very much disappointing with its design, this will be not repeated again, yes this time we can expect more innovative design from M10. The expected Launch date of the M10 is 2016 before March. So let us discuss some of the most best rumoured specifications which may hit in this device.
As of HTC One M10 processor is concerned, you must know HTC only incorporated the powerful snapdragon chipset and for the smartphone of early 2016, there would be Qualcomm 820 / 82X chipset that are going through the testing and early sample manufacturing stage. However, there is no clue from the Qualcomm the chip giant.
- Processor – Qualcomm 82X with 3.X GHz Octa-core HMP cyclone technology (6 instruction per cycle capability)
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB / 128GB on-board memory solution
- Dual-SIM support (Nano-version)
- 27MP front and rear sensor camera with phase detection Auto-focus technology
- 3500 mAh battery
- 5 inches 4K / 2K resolution display
- New design
- Two Stereo speakers (powerful)
- Waterproof and dustproof certification
- Heart rate sensor
- Touch ID scanner (fingerprint)
10. Lenovo K4 Note
Lenovo has now officially posted a teaser on Twitter, confirming that the upcoming K4 Note will feature 3GB RAM. The previous iteration, the K3 Note featured a 2GB RAM. The company plans to launch the device in India on 5 January.
Teasers shared earlier hinted at a metallic frame along with a fingerprint scanner. It is also said to be powered by a MediaTek Helio X10 processor and come equipped with an internal storage of 32GB.
Lenovo K4 Note Specifications
- 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920) OGS IPS display
- Pixel density of 401 ppi
- 3GB of RAM and an all-metal body
- NFC Support
- Fingerprint sensor
11. BlackBerry Priv
BlackBerry, earlier called Research in Motion, is a Canadian smartphone-maker that made a name selling QWERTY devices, but is struggling to stay relevant in a world dominated by iOS and Android.
The phone comes with a 5.40-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels at a PPI of 540 pixels per inch.
The BlackBerry Priv is powered by 1.44GHz hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 2000GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the BlackBerry Priv packs a 18-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 2-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
So these are the 11 upcoming best android phones in 2016. You can analyse the features and determine which should you buy in 2016 and can choose the best smartphone that fits you most in 2016.
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