Best upcoming smartphones of 2018

Smartphone evolution is moving so fast, there’s always something new in the wings! The case is no different in 2018. Smartphones are now at a very saturated stage of their history. Simple upgrades to specifications are not enough to woo the consumers and the expectations are high which makes the smartphones manufactures always seeking for unique upgrades to meet the customer’s’ expectations.

If you’re thinking to upgrade your smartphone, you first need to Check out this list of best upcoming smartphones in 2018. With this Best Smartphone 2018 list,  we’ve compiled reviews of the top smartphones of 2018 and other upcoming cell phones devices.

Best upcoming smartphones of 2018


  • Nokia 9
  • Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+
  • Sony Xperia L1
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9
  • Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
  • Motorola Moto X4
  • Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro

Nokia 9

Nokia 9
Nokia 9

Nokia has made a great comeback with the Nokia 8, and we can only expect more with Nokia 9, it’s next flagship. It’s said to be more premium than the recently-announced Nokia 8.

The phone is yet to be launched, however, here are some of the rumored specs and features:

A 5.5-inch QHD OLED edged display with 1440 x 2560 resolution
An all-metal body
Water resistance
A dual-lens 16 MP Carl Zeiss camera
An 8 MP front-facing camera
A huge 3400 mAh battery
Fast charging
Octa Core processor
4GB RAM with 64GB, 8GB RAM with 128 GB
Android Oreo
3D audio recording
A fingerprint scanner

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Samsung Galaxy S9
Samsung Galaxy S9

It wasn’t so long after the launch of Samsung’s newest flagships S8 and S8+ that we hear about Samsung’s future plan for S9 and S9+ the next flagships in 2018. The Samsung Galaxy S9 is thought to be coming in two sizes once again and sticking with the Infinity Display and we’d expect to see it in April 2018.

Expected Galaxy S9 features:

Snapdragon 845 chipset
Dual lens back camera
Support for modular accessories

Sony Xperia L1

Sony Xperia L1
Sony Xperia L1

The Sony Xperia L1 is the true definition of style and gentility. Sony announced the phone, however, the cell phone is pending release.

Sony Xperia L1 features:

A 5.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

The phone runs android 7.0
The Xperia L1 comes fitted with a MediaTek MT6737T chipset
Memory: internal memory stands at 16GB and 2GB ram, memory is expandable up to 256 GB through microSD
The primary camera is 13 megapixels while the secondary camera is 15-megapixels
2620 mAh Li-Ion battery
Color: Pink, Black, and White

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Galaxy Note 9
Galaxy Note 9

Giant smartphones manufacturers never sleep! The Galaxy Note 8 is just released, however, In an interview, the development team confirmed that they’d moved straight into planning for the next Note model, including working on enhancing notable features, like the S Pen.

There are no confirmed or even rumored features of the next Samsung Galaxy Note 9, but we’d expect Samsung to be unveiling the Galaxy Note 9 in late August 2018, with more enhanced S Pen features.

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Pixel 2 XL
Pixel 2 XL

Google unveiled the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL on 4 October, with pre-orders opening immediately with the new phones available from late October. With the 5-inch screen for Google Pixel and 6 inches for 2XL the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 platform, there’s plenty of power in these new Google phones.

Motorola Moto X4

Motorola Moto X4
Motorola Moto X4

Motorola, under the stewardship of Lenovo, announced an update to the Moto X at the end of August 2017. The new device comes in the form of the Moto X4 and it brings with it an aluminium frame with a 3D contoured glass body and front-mounted fingerprint sensor.

The 5.2in phone has a Full HD display, a dual-camera (12- and 8-megapixel), a front 16-megapixel selfie camera, a Snapdragon 630 with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded through its microSD card slot.

Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro

Mate 10
Mate 10

Huawei’s Mate smartphones have made a bit of a name for themselves as powerhouse devices that come with long battery life and a big screen. With a 50-hour battery life and premium design, the Mate 10 Pro is no exception.

Huawei Mate 10 Specifications:


  • Screen: 5.90in
  • Processor: 1.8GHz octa-core
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64GB

Operating system: Android 8.0
Camera: Dual rear camera, 20MP monochrome, 8MP front-facing camera
Connectivity: LTE, Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS

Dimensions: 150.50 x 77.80 x 8.20

Weight: 186.00

Huawei Mate 10 Pro Specifications:

Screen: 6in FHD+ OLED (402 ppi)
Processor: octa-core Huawei Kirin 970
RAM: 4 or 6GB of RAM
Storage: 64 or 128GB
Operating system: EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo
Camera: Dual rear camera 12MP colour with OIS, 20MP monochrome, 8MP front-facing camera
Connectivity: LTE, Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS
Dimensions: 154.2 x 74.5 x 7.9 mm
Weight: 178g

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