#Smartphone #GalaxyS8 – Five Upcoming Smartphones Worth Waiting For: OnePlus 4, Samsung Galaxy S8, Xiaomi Mi 6 And More : The competition in the hotly contested smartphone space is heating up as OEMs try to trip each other up with feature-rich devices that are backed by aggressive marketing campaigns.
Even as the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, LG V20 and iPhone 7 are trying to lure consumers, we check out some cool upcoming smartphones that are worth waiting for.
Google Pixel XL
The Google Pixel XL, the bigger sibling of Google’s rumored new smartphone lineup, is anticipated to debut on Oct. 4. Rumors hint at a 5.5-inch QHD screen for the handset, and under the hood, it will house the Snapdragon 820 processor and 4 GB of RAM.
It is expected to offer a maximum of 128 GB storage space and sport a 13-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing snapper.
The smartphone is anticipated to come pre-loaded with Android 7.0 Nougat.
Microsoft Surface Phone
Microsoft may not have shared anything about its Surface Phone, but leaks and rumors point to a metal body for the handset as well as a unique fingerprint scanner that will be embedded in the display itself.
Three variants of the handset are rumored, with the consumer model sporting a 5.5-inch screen and the business user-centric model boasting a 6-inch display. Under the hood, the smartphone could house Intel’s upcoming Kaby Lake processor.
The consumer variant would tout 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB onboard memory, whereas the enterprise version will have 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB storage. The third variant will reportedly house the Snapdragon 820 processor and boast a whopping 8 GB of RAM and 512 GB onboard storage.
A 21-megapixel primary camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera will be available. The battery capacity is expected to be 3,000 mAh and the device will likely run on Windows 10 Mobile.
The Surface Phone could release either in early 2017 or October this year.
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