upcoming smartphones 2017

Top Best Upcoming Smartphones of 2017

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1. Apple iPhone 8
2. OnePlus 5
3. Xiaomi Mi 6
4. Google Pixel 2
5. Samsung Galaxy Note 8
6. HTC 11
7. Oppo Find 9
8. Microsoft Surface Smartphone

Top Best Upcoming Smartphones of 2017

1. Apple iPhone 8:
Apple recently launched iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus which were both massive hit across the globe. People are waiting for the upcoming flagship smartphone iPhone 8 from Apple coming with significant Design, UI and Software changes making Apple iPhone 8 the most anticipated Upcoming Smartphone 2017.

Apple iPhone 8

Expected Specifications of iPhone 8

5.8-inch 2K AMOLED curved edge display
No home button and no bezels
iOS 11 OS
Apple A10/A11 Chipset
Fingerprint Sensor
Dual Camera
16MP & 12MP rear camera and 8MP front-facing camera
Li-Po 3000 mAh Non-removable battery

Expected Launch Date: Q4 of 2017

2. OnePlus 5

After launching OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T with 6 GB RAM, Wonderful Design and performance which got huge fame worldwide, the company is going to release it’s upcoming model OnePlus 5. OnePlus will launch the best upcoming smartphone 2017 next year.


Expected OnePlus 5 Specifications

5.5-inch QHD Bezel-less Display
Quad-Core 64-bit Snapdragon 835 processor
Adreno 530 GPU
64GB/128GB internal memory
Android 7.0 Nougat based on Oxygen OS
16MP+16MP Dual rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, OIS, Laser AF and 4K video recording support
16-megapixel front Camera
Dual SIM
Fingerprint sensor
4G LTE with VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band (MIMO), NFC, GPS, USB Type-C

Expected Launch Date: Q2 in 2017 i.e. May/June 2017

3. Xiaomi Mi 6
Good news for all those who are looking for best upcoming Android Smartphones 2017. Xiaomi announced the Mi6 in China on Wednesday 19 April 2017. At Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium Xiaomi officially unveiled the Mi6. This smartphone is significantly cheaper than the UK competition thus it offers amazing specs at a highly economical price. The best way to buy Chinese phones in the UK is ordering from eBay, Amazon or importers such as Geekbuying, GearBest or Coolicool.

xiaomi mi6

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Expected Xiaomi Mi6 Specs and Features

Model Mi6 128GB/Ceramic
Operating system MIUI 8.0 (Android 6.0)
Screen 5.15in full-HD, four-sided curved glass
Processor 2.45GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 quad-core
Graphics Adreno 540
Storage 128GB
MicroSD support No
Fingerprint scanner Yes, under-glass
Audio Dual speakers, USB-C audio
Wi-Fi 2×2 dual-band
Waterproof Splashproof
Rear camera 12Mp dual-camera, 2x optical zoom, 4-axis OIS
Battery 3,350mAh non-removable
SIM cards Dual Nano-SIM

Xiaomi Mi6 release date: 19 April 2017


4. Google Pixel 2

Google Pixel and Pixel XL got huge success in terms of performance and camera. Google is going to launch Google Pixel 2 by making Google Pixel series even better. It will be waterproof, and it will feature an improved camera.

Google Pixel 2

Expected Specifications of Google Pixel 2

5.5-inch QHD+ Almost Bezel-less Display
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
Quad-Core 64-bit Snapdragon 835 processor
Adreno 530 GPU
64GB/128GB internal memory
Android O
12MP+12MP Dual rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, OIS, Laser AF and 4K video recording support
8-megapixel front Camera
Dual SIM
Fingerprint sensor

Expected Launch Date: Late 2017, possibly October

5. Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is one of the Best upcoming smartphones 2017 and is one of the most awaited Note series smartphones without any doubts. Samsung will focus on quality, espeically in the Battery department and performance and overall aesthetics.

samsung galaxy note 8

Expected Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Note 8

5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED curved dual edge display
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
64 bit Octa-Core 14 nm Exynos 8890 processor or Quad Core Snapdragon 835 processor
64GB (UFS 2.0) internal memory
External memory up to 256GB with microSD
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
12-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, Smart OIS, f/1.7 aperture, dual-pixel PDAF
5-megapixel front camera, f/1.7 aperture
IP68 ratings water and dust resistance
Fingerprint sensor, Heart rate sensor, Iris scanner, Barometer
S Pen stylus
Single SIM/Dual SIM
4G LTE Cat.12, Bluetooth 4.2 LE Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2X2 MIMO), USB Type-C, NFC
4000 mAh battery with fast charging

Expected Launch Date: October or November (Autumn of 2017 is very likely)

6. HTC 11

Another upcoming smartphone 2017 is HTC 11. HTC launching the next flagship smartphone HTC 11. Early word is that HTC 11 will be a 5.5 inch mobile, fully water resistant just like Samsung Galaxy S8. It is expected that HTC 11 will come with Snapdragon 835 processor with impressive power in more portable form with quick charge 4.0 support that makes the charging quicker than expected.

htc 11

HTC 11 Specifications (Expected)

5.5-inch 2K Display
Octa-core Snapdragon 835 chipset
12-megapixel rear camera/ Dual Camera
8-megapixel front-facing Camera
4/6 GB RAM
BoomSound stereo speakers
Water resistant technology
Fingerprint Sensor

Expected Release Date: May 16, 2017

7. Oppo Find 9

Oppo Find 9 is an upcoming Smartphone 2017 accross the globe including USA, UK, Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. The Opo Electronics is creating Quality Smartphone for the Android Mobile users worldwide. The Oppo F 9 or Oppo Find 9 will come with Snapdragon 835 processor with Android Nougat 7.1 Operating System.


Expected Specifications of Oppo Find 9

5 inch 2K Display
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor
21 MP Exmor rear camera and 8 MP front camera
64GB of inbuilt memory
Fingerprint sensor
Fast charging support

Expected Release Date: No News Yet
8. Microsoft Surface Smartphone

Long-awaited, desperately needed and one of the best upcoming smartsphones 2017; Microsoft Surface Smartphone. During an interview, Nadella explained: “We will continue to be in the phone market, not as defined by today’s market leaders, but by what it is that we can uniquely do in what is the most ultimate mobile device.” Microsoft will be working with Qualcomm to bring the full Windows 10 desktop experience to smartphones and other mobile devices.

windows surface phone

Expected Specifications of Microsoft Surface Mobile

64GB/128GB internal storage
Expandable storage up to 256GB with MicroSD
Intel Atom x3 (SoFIA) 64-bit processor
Windows 10
21MP rear camera with PureView Zeiss 6-lens and 8 MP front camera
5.5-inch AMOLED display with 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
ClearBlack Gorilla Glass 4 protection
USB Type-C connector and wireless charging

Expected Release Date: First Half of 2017

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