5 Upcoming Smartphones 2016-2017

We have been witnessing a massive change in the smartphone industry for the past few years now. Good phones are getting cheaper and cheap phones are getting good.

There are a number of smartphones tech lovers are anticipating. In this post, I am going to fature a few upcoming smartphones and their expected features. I hope you will find this article informative.

Upcoming Smartphones 2016-2017

Upcoming Smartphones 2016-2017

Of course, there are tons of smartphones yet to be launched. Still, I have some personal preferences.. And, they are popular too.

Are you ready to find out them? Here you go.

#1. Apple iPhone 7

We all know people are crazy about iPhones. They consider Apple products as a symbol of royalty. The rumours suggest the fact that we are going to see the best iPhone ever created in the history of Apple.


  • The iPhone 7 will be packed with iOS 10
  • Have an e-SIM traditional SIM card will no more.
  • Upgraded Apple A10 chipset processor
  • Reversible USB charger
  • Waterproof Technology
  • Slimmer iPhone ever created
  • No headphone jack this time
  • iPhone 7 will be cost approx Rs. 61454.72 in India and USD $937
  • Will be available in 4.7-inch, 5.5-inch, and 6-inch variant.

#2. OnePlus 4

OnePlus is a sensational brand that becomes popular within a short period of time. Their OnePlus One device was a phenomenal success. But the second generation couldn’t carry the glory of the predecessor. This year, OnePlus 3 became a huge hit and, the tech arena is buzzing for OnePlus 4 now.


  • 6 and 8 GB RAM Variant
  • Snapdragon 830 processor
  • 5-inch AMOLED QHD display
  • Oxygen OS with android N
  • 21-megapixel back and 12-megapixel front cam

#3. Salfish and Marlin (from hTc and Google)

After the success of Nexus 5X and 6P, Google is set to join their hands with hTc to launch their new set of devices. There will be two phones initially called as Marlin and Salmon.

Specs of Marlin

  • Quad-core Qualcomm processor GHz (Unknown)
  • 12MP rear camera, 8MP front
  • 5″ QHD (2560×1440) AMOLED display
  • 4GB RAM
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • 32/128GB of storage
  • 3450mAh battery

Specs of Salmon

  • 5″ 1080p display (~440PPI)
  • 4GB RAM
  • Quad-core 2.0GHz 64-bit processor
  • 32GB storage
  • 2770mAh battery
  • Rear fingerprint scanner
  • 12MP rear camera, 8MP front
  • Bottom Speaker or speakers
  • USB-C port

#4. Microsoft Surface Phone

Microsoft has dropped their Nokia brand name. And now they are set to release a new smartphone called Surface phone. We don’t really know the exact name, though.


  • Quad HD 5.5-inch AMOLED screen
  • Snapdragon processor 830
  • Gorilla Glass 4
  • 21-megapixel rear camera and 8MP front camera
  • 8GB of RAM (DDR4)
  • 4000mAh battery
  • 64GB or 128GB of internal storage

#5. Xiaomi Mi 6

Mi 5 didn’t really capture the minds of smartphone lovers. Xiaomi is all set to achieve their lost glory with their new Mi 6 line ups.


  • Ultra HD 2160 x 3840 pixels Super AMOLED display
  • with 6GB of powerful RAM
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 830
  • 4200mah battery
  • may come with 5g network
  • 21-Megapixels back and 13-Megapixels front camera

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