Which 5G smartphone will wow the Indian market this year as a number of tech giants are getting ready to compete against one another to claim the largest share in the market? Today’s article takes a look at the prospects of 5G mobile phones in India in 2019.
With the growing demand in data communication, especially as regards online apps, games, music, videos, and other similar data-intensive services; network carriers and phone brands are not leaving any stone unturned to live up to the demand of the present generation of smartphone users. There are over 1.4 mobile phones in India as of August 2018, making the country the second largest mobile phone market in the world behind China. Let’s dive into the features and capabilities of the 5 best 5G smartphones in this country this year.
Top 5G Phones to Expect in India in 2019
5G promises a slew of exciting features for smartphones and tablets: Augmented reality (AR — computer graphics that merge with real-life happenings), virtual reality (VR), more powerful streaming resolutions, improved power, next-generation cloud computing, holographic displays, and so on. Here are the best 5 5G mobile phones to look out for this year in India:
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3
The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, confirmed in October 2018, will hit stores in the UK and Europe in Q1 2019. Sporting a 6.4” OLED display and 1080 by 2160-pixel resolution, the phone will come with a sleek bezel-less design and a screen-to-body ratio of 93.4%. The 5G Mi Mix 3 is powered by a 2.8 gigahertz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor that works in tandem with 8GB/10GB RAM and 256GB of inbuilt storage. It has a dual rear camera setup comprising 24MP & 2MP.
While Oppo is a recent entrant in the 5G mobile phone race, the Chinese tech company has accelerated its plan to become a force to reckon with in the market of 5G-enabled smartphones as it has established a successful connection between a customized Oppo R15 device and 5G mobile network. Even though the connection was created in the 5G communication protocol lab of Oppo, it is, nevertheless, a good omen that the phone brand has now got a firm grasp on its ability to incorporate the technology into its mobile phone, a development that could pave the way for a 100% commercial release in 2019. The Oppo R15 may be released around March or April and will feature a 6.28-inch display, a 1080 by 2280-pixel resolution, an Octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 processor, 6GB RAM, among others.
Samsung Galaxy S10
The Galaxy S10 — scheduled for launch on February 21, 2019 — is definitely one of the mobile phones that will be at the forefront of the 5G race this year. Designed with a 6.2-inch display and with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2960 pixels, this device will be powered by a 2.7 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, which runs on 6 GB RAM. There is another 5G variant of the smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, which will come with 12GB of RAM, with 1TB of built-in storage.
According to the rumor mills, the OnePlus 7 is billed to launch on February 28, 2019, with a 6.4-inch screen display as well as a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2280 pixels. The phone brand is collaborating with American carriers to release a 5G mobile device in q1 2019, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau confirmed at Mobile World Congress (MWC), held in Shanghai, China. This smartphone will be featuring a 2.95 Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 processor that works in collaboration with 6GB of RAM.
Motorola Moto Z4
Motorola Moto Z4 is set to be unveiled later this month, according to rumors peddled on the Internet. The 5G-enabled phone is expected to come with an inbuilt fingerprint sensor as its chief security feature, coupled with an impressive range of connectivity options, such as GPS, 3G, 4G, WiFi, Bluetooth, and others. The Moto Z4 will sport a 6” display, a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2160 pixels, an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 64GB ROM, and 4 GB RAM.
These are the best 5G smartphones to anticipate their releases in India this year. Indeed, the 2019 5G race will be marked with suspense, fierce competition, and cutting-edge innovation, most importantly.