Due to the rapid development of new smartphone features people can use for social media and mobile games, something new is always on the horizon. You only catch sight of the newest smartphone once you begin to anticipate its successor.
There have been many brand-new smartphones recently, including foldable ones, cheap blowers, and new flagships. You're probably here, though, to learn about what's coming up soon. To help you stay up-to-date with the latest and greatest in smartphone technology, we have compiled a list of 2023's confirmed releases, likely launches, and rumored disclosures.
Apple iPhone 15
There haven't been many credible rumors about the iPhone 15 for a while, but that doesn't mean it shouldn't be at the top of a list of the greatest forthcoming smartphones. It's scheduled for delivery in September 2023 (thank goodness, Apple is usually reliable with their release dates). We hope the sophisticated Dynamic Island notch is included in all iPhone 15 models, not just the more expensive ones. To further compete with the lossless 10x optical zoom given by the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra, we'd also want to see 8K video recording (because why not) and a periscope zoom camera.
First Foldable iPhone
iPhones that fold in half? Have you heard of them? True to expectations, the foldable phone will debut in 2023. Speculation suggests that Apple is working on not one but two foldable iPhone designs: a hybrid tablet with a foldable display and a clamshell model.
However, due to the use of multiple layers in manufacturing, the price of foldable iPhones may increase.
Google Pixel Fold
A question concerning the mysterious Pixel Fold. Any Google user will consider it the best new phone available. Many different rumors are floating around about what to expect, and they all depend on who you ask. The Google Pixel 6 was rumored to be flexible by some. Some have speculated that a standalone Pixel Fold device could debut as early as 2021. Not only did neither occur but there was also a dearth of foldable Google phones in 2022. What, a foldable Pixel phone won't be available in 2023? The opposite is true.
I'm curious to see what features Google's foldable phone lists. That's even less likely to happen. If the Pixel 6 and Pixel 7 Pro are any indications, we can anticipate a clean, premium design with a stock Android experience optimized for a foldable display.
Nothing Phone 2
The engineer who doesn't mind being seen Nothing's first smartphone made waves when it launched last year thanks to its alluring glyph illumination and powerful mid-range technology at a very reasonable price. It avoided the extremely competitive US market in favor of Europe and India. The verified development of the Phone 2 promises to alter that.
Carl Pei, the co-founder of Nothing, said on stage at Mobile World Congress that the new phone would have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 CPU. However, he did not specify whether it would be the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 already in circulation or a new generation version of the Snapdragon 8 that has yet to be released since the company is aiming for a release in 2023.
We only know a little else about the device, save that it will have a higher-end pricing point and a build quality, materials, and internal components that are commensurate with that price range. Expect the glyph illumination to return and the cameras to compete with others at similar price points. Value-oriented customers will be crossing their fingers that it ranks high among the greatest forthcoming phones.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5
It would be disappointing if Samsung stopped with the Galaxy Z Fold 4, despite being the company's best folding smartphone to date. And it's quite unlikely that they will. That's why we're putting the Z Fold 5 at the top of our list of the best forthcoming folding smartphones.
Currently, there are hardly any rumors being spread.
Samsung Galaxy S23 Series
Modest aesthetic upgrades and enhanced system performance are anticipated for the Samsung Galaxy S23 series. Supposedly, the standard camera bulge will be gone in Samsung's 2023 flagship phones. Along with ditching the beige, a whiter tint would be introduced.
The S23 Ultra may take a similar approach to its design as its forerunners. In addition, rumors suggest that the phone will have a flatter design than its predecessors from last year. In addition, the S23 Ultra model could feature a 200MP camera.
Samsung Galaxy A54 Series
The Samsung Galaxy A54 may be an upcoming mid-range model. A 5G variant with an Exynos 1380 chipset is rumored to be on the way. Thanks to its chipset, the phone's processing speed should be relatively high. Due to its chipset's restrictions, though, the A54 won't be the best smartphone for running multiple apps at once.
The Galaxy A54's price will likely be comparable to that of the A53 5G. Additionally, the predicted release date of A54 is between March and April 2023. The forthcoming update could include the improved performance of the A54, thanks to a faster processor and more memory.
Sony Xperia 1 V
Sony's mobile division has remained relatively quiet in 2023, but a fifth-generation flagship is rumored to be on the horizon. The Xperia 1 V, based on the leaked images, has a design very similar to the Xperia 1 IV from last year, with the main modifications occurring internally. This time, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 CPU should be cooler and more efficient than the one in the last phone, which limited performance and prevented it from recording 4K video.
The primary use case is likely photography, although it is currently unclear if Sony would implement the 1-inch sensor it created with Xiaomi or remain with a lesser-sized one. The only known hardware leak claims that the time-of-flight and RGB IR sensors have been removed, leaving only three lenses. Experts may anticipate a powerful combination of telephoto and ultrawide lenses and a comprehensive camera app.
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