The new trend in smartphones that are going to be launched in 2019 is the transition from 4G or LTE to 5G. It is true that 2018 has offered us the most advanced technology in smartphones but it doesn’t end there. At this point, it’s hard to believe that technology will reach its limit. It’s never going to stop evolving and innovators are going to keep discovering new enhancements in all fields of modern technology.
Some of the biggest smartphone developers already confirmed their introduction of 5G-ready handsets. The next-gen smartphone technology will extremely alter mobile standards.
Improvements brought about by 5G mobile phones:
- Virtual reality
- Augmented reality
- Streaming resolution
- Holographic displays
- Next-gen cloud computing
- 15-50 percent faster upload and download speed
- Larger capacity during online surfing
- Stronger signal even in crowded areas
The following will launch next year:
Samsung Galaxy S10
The flagship has been released during the Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit in Maui in early December. Aside from the farfetched upload and download speed, Samsung Galaxy S10 will allow its users to play Triple-A games via streaming services and stream high-fidelity 4k movies.
Tentatively, Huawei announced the possibility of having the P30 5G-ready depending on the development of the chipset.
Huawei Mate 30
Mate 30 will be due on October 2019 for its flagship model. If not the P30, Huawei assured that this model will certainly be 5G-ready. Mate 20 has been given positive feedback and they intend to enhance Mate 30 in terms of speed and connectivity.
OnePlus 7 or OnePlus 7T
OnePlus is already working with US carriers to include the 5G network into their next smartphone models.
This brand is along the ride in enhancing to 5G-ready handsets. Oppo did not release a specific model, but in line with this year’s release of the Oppo R15, the probable release date of their 5G smartphone would be between March and April.
The president of Honor confirmed it himself that the company will be launching a 5G smartphone. They even announced that they will be the first to market a 5G-ready handset in 2019.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3
In 2019 they will launch the first 5G-ready. It will be one of the most affordable smartphones in the market this coming year.