The year 2018 was a good year for smartphones. Dual camera, notch displays and entry of good cheap smartphones for the Asian market.
The year was solid form the Chinese smartphone brands. Companies like One plus, Vivo and Oppo demonstrated some great technology like in-display fingerprint sensor, pop-up selfie cameras and more.
A lot more is expected in 2019, from big brands like apple, samsung, one plus and nokia.
2019 will witness the launch of the iPhone XI in the beginning of the 3rd quarter, i.e september like always. Rumors expect three rear cameras in the newer iPhones. The notch is likely to become smaller or go away. Also there were some reports that this years iPhone will support the apple pencil.
One Plus 7
One plus will launch the one plus 7 in May or June this year. Reports reveal that the phone will have an edge to edge display with a tiny water drop notch. It could have 3 cameras and come with a variant having 512 GB built in storage. The one plus 7 will likely support 5G connectivity.
Samsung Galaxy S10
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Galaxy S series. The phone will be out in weeks from now. It’s expected to have a 5G variant. A horizontal mount triple camera setup at the rear could be expected.
A recent leak doing the rounds is with a 5 camera in the rear forming a hexagon. All the cameras are expected to have the ZEISS optics. All the lens are ultra wide, and it could be the first phone in the world to be fitted with 5 cameras. Its expected to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, with 8GB RAM and up to 128GB storage.