Last Updated On – March 25, 2017

Best Upcoming Smartphones

The blog below is to provide insights on the 10 upcoming smartphones that are expected to spellbind the mobile market with their looks, components, wonderful quality, and the uniqueness. These forthcoming mobiles will have some distinct features that will separate them from each other. The ongoing market rivalry among these top smartphone makers has forced them to attempt something big and unique, to maintain their own specific reputation in 2017. The flagship mobile handsets that are going to rock the smartphone market are listed beneath with their expected specifications and features.

Ranking Smartphone Expected release dates
1 LG G Flex 3 September – 2017
2 Samsung Galaxy S8 April – May 2017
3 Xiaomi Mi 6 2017
4 OnePlus Four (4) Mid-2018
5 Oppo Find 9 May 2017
6 Apple iPhone 8 September 2017
7 Microsoft Surface Phone been in rumors since 2012
8 HTC One X10 April 2017
9 Nokia 8 2017
10 Google Pixel 2 October 2017

1. LG G Flex 3

LG Flex 3

As we all know that LG has just unveiled LG G6 at MWC 2017. But the Korean company is likely to release LG G flex 3 in 2017 which we can likewise call as the successor to the LG flex 2. Earlier, LG Flex 2 received worldwide accolades for its twisted U-shape body, so this time, we can expect more smooth and sleek design with LG G Flex 3. This upcoming LG flagship mobile might be dispatched in IFA Berlin September 2017. The upcoming LG G flex 3 will come equipped with a 5.5-inch QHD screen, Snapdragon 830 processor and will accompany a 20.7 megapixel back camera which will be best for recording 4K recordings, and 8Mp front camera for selfies and video calling. The device is likely to have 4GB RAM and will be fuelled with a greater 3500mAh battery with quick charging capability. Other Key Specs worth mentioning are fingerprint scanner and either 32GB or 64GB internal storage capacity with a microSD card slot.

2. Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8 is the most anticipated smartphone for the year 2017 after infamous battery blast issue faced by many Galaxy Note 7 handsets. At the moment there is no affirmed release date of the gadget, yet it appears as it might be launched in coming 1 or 2 months. The Samsung Galaxy S8 will incorporate some top of the line specifications, and yes without a doubt the gadget will accompany some upgrades in camera and the display segments. Samsung Galaxy S8 will feature Samsung’s new AI assistant, Bixby and will use Samsung’s revised eight-point battery testing procedure. A much narrower bezel, dual-curved display along with ultra-high-def 4K resolution, facial recognition and iris scanning, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or Exynos 9 processor, and dual rear cameras are some of the expected and rumored features for this flagship Samsung mobile in 2017.

3. Xiaomi Mi 6

Xiaomi Mi6

Xiaomi Mi 6 will be the next Xiaomi Smartphone and it’s a fact that Xiaomi is the brand which is widely acclaimed for its budget smartphones with high-end features. From our perspective, Xiaomi will be making lead executioner this time and will accomplish something out of the world with its upcoming Mi6 smartphone in 2017. The recent unveiling of Mi 5 has escalated the expectations from Mi 6.

On the specification front, the Xiaomi Mi 6 is likely to have 256GB of interior stockpiling, for the processor they will utilize Snapdragon 830 this time. The upcoming smartphone will be pressed with 6GB RAM and will accompany Android N OS. Other may be specifications of the smartphone includes Ultra HD 2160 x 3840 pixels Super AMOLED display, may come with the 5g network, 4200mah battery and 21-Megapixels back and 13-Megapixels front camera.

4. OnePlus Four (4)


OnePlus has been consistently manufacturing high-quality devices in a mid price range in order to attract a large number of consumers globally. After its success on its latest device Oneplus 3T, the expectations of people are getting higher with the upcoming OnePlus 4. The company launched its first device OnePlus One in April 2014, OnePlus 2 in July 2015, OnePlus 3 in June 2016, and Oneplus 3T in June. By this, we can have an estimate that the upcoming device will land in mid-2018. There is no official announcement about this upcoming OnePLus mobile but rumors are telling that the company will increase the resolution of the screen to QHD or Higher Resolution Display in the same screen size of 5.5 inches to give users the experience of virtual reality on the device. The design is expected to have the same metallic touch just as OnePlus 3T. It is rumored to have the power of 8GB Ram and improved quality of Camera and Battery life.

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5. Oppo Find 9

Oppo Find 9

Oppo Find 9 is going to be the Oppo‘s best smartphone ever and is being considered as the successor of Oppo Find 7 smartphone. The rumors about the device are high since 2015 but the gadget is yet to arrive. The Oppo Find 9 is expected to incorporate 8GB RAM with 128-GB of inbuilt memory. The device may come up with a 4K display along with screen size of 5.5 inches and 2560x1440p pixels resolution and can also have a 20-megapixel dual rear camera and an 8-megapixel selfie camera. The device may fuel with the processor of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 SoC and also have the new and improved quality of fast charging.

6. Apple iPhone 8

Apple iPhone 8

Apple, the Cupertino-based class smartphone maker, after the unveiling the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus the company is now expected to launch iPhone 7 by the end of 2017. It’s a fact that a huge number of individuals have craziness towards the apple gadgets. So now sit tight for the Apple iPhone 8, which is expected to have something more on the top of the line in the list of upcoming smartphones. This time, we may witness the best ever iPhone till date. As this upcoming smartphone is expected to include features like iOS 10, an upgraded Apple A10 chipset processor, 12-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front camera. Apple has a major iPhone redesign planned for 2017, with a glass body and edge-to-edge OLED display that includes an integrated Touch ID fingerprint sensor and front-facing camera. The new iPhone may be sold alongside upgraded 4.7 and 5.5-inch iPhones.

7. Microsoft Surface Phone


Microsoft is presently searching for another big game changer smartphone and Microsoft Surface smartphone can be that. This upcoming Windows smartphone is expected to have the assistance of Intel processor and will have the capacity to run 32bit Windows stuff on the gadget itself. It will come equipped with a Quad HD screen with (2560 x 1440 pixel) resolution and will accompany Gorilla Glass 4. The upcoming surface smartphone in 207 is expected to have a 21-Megapixel rear camera with Zeiss 6-lens, which will be best ever sensor in any Microsoft gadget. For the front segment, there will be an 8-megapixel Zeiss wide-point lens, for more extensive selfies and radiant quality. Some worth mentioning feature that this smartphone can have included Quad HD 5.5-inch AMOLED screen, Gorilla Glass 4, Intel Atom x3 (SoFIA) 64-bit processor, 4GB of RAM (DDR4), 21-megapixel rear camera and 8MP front camera, 64GB or 128GB of internal storage and 4000mAh battery.

8. HTC One X10

HTC One X10

HTC One X10 is one among the highly awaited smartphone in 2017. This upcoming HTC handset will be the successor to the HTC One X9 from last year. The One X10 is expected to be unveiled in April 2017 and is is speculated to feature a 5.5-inch display that is expected to carry support for a display resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. As previous rumors have stated, the mid-range smartphone is rumored to be powered by MediaTek MT6755 chipset. The SoC includes a 64-bit octa-core processor that works at 1.9 GHz and Mali-T860 graphics. On the camera front, this upcoming HTC flagship mobile may come with OIS enabled 16-megapixel rear snapper along with a front-facing camera of 8-megapixel. A 3,000 mAh battery is expected to fuel the smartphone.

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9. Nokia 8

Nokia 8

Nokia is back in the smartphone business with the launch of Nokia 6 – an android based mobile, in November 2016. The return of Nokia has escalated the speculations from the company, and the market is at buzz with rumors that Nokia is all set to launch Nokia 8 in 2017, to take on all the heavyweights of the mobile sector. This upcoming Nokia 8 is expected to come with a 5.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels. The phone may pack 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. On the camera front, the Nokia 8 is rumored to pack a 24-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 12-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The upcoming Nokia mobile is expected to operate on Android 7.0 and be powered by a 3999mAh nonremovable battery.

10. Google Pixel 2

Google Pixel 2

The Google Pixel 2 will be the successor to the Google Pixel smartphones launched in 2016. This upcoming Goole mobile is expected to come with Android O (8.0) out of the box and may have Snapdragon 835 processor. As we know that the Pixel and Pixel XL already have one of the absolute best smartphone cameras on the market today, but unsurprisingly, Google plans to keep pushing the tech for the next round. A report claims that we won’t see a big megapixel bump (from 12.3MP), but that the Pixel 2 should have even better low-light performance and other feature enhancements. The Google Pixel 2 smartphone is expected to be unveiled in October 2017.

I just Hope that the above-described information about all the upcoming flagship smartphones from the top mobile makers of this planet for the year 2017, will prove worthy and enlightening. Do put forward your comment or suggestion and can also write down to get info about any other mobile handset.