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Here are 7 New Phone Models to be Released Soon!

05 June 2018 | MJ Mendoza

With the second quarter of the year almost at an end, big phone brands today are releasing a lot of new models. The Oneplus 6, Vivo V9, Huawei P20 Lite, and many others just hit the shelves. This week, we are seeing a lot of Nokia and Xiaomi phone models which many of you are looking forward. Here are 7 brand new phone models that you should watch out for.

LG V35 ThinQ

Speculated to be released on June 8, the LG V35 ThinQ is going to have upgrades on its chipset and minor changes in the camera. It will also feature Android Oreo, an octa-core processor, and dual-lens camera.

Release Date

June 8, 2018

Chipset

Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845

Processor

Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)

RAM/ROM

128 GB, 6 GB RAM (V35+) or 64 GB, 6 GB RAM (V35)

Camera

16 MP (f/1.6, 1µm, 3-axis OIS, PDAF) + 16 MP (f/1.9, no AF), phase detection & laser autofocus, LED flash

Screen Size

6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~81.2% screen-to-body ratio)

Battery

Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery

Meizu M6T

Chinese brands are making their presence felt in the international market with their brand new Meizu M6T. With specs enough to compete with mid-range phones from Xiaomi and even Samsung, this phone is speculated to feature a fingerprint scanner, 4GB RAM, and a 13MP+2MP camera.

Release Date

June 2018

Chipset

Mediatek MT6750

Processor

Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)

RAM/ROM

32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

Camera

13 MP (f/2.2) + 2 MP (f/2.4), phase detection autofocus, LED flash

Screen Size

5.7 inches, 83.8 cm2 (~75.4% screen-to-body ratio)

Battery

Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery

Nokia 2.1

Looks like it’s a good year for Nokia. Following the success of their announcement on MWC, Nokia is bound to release three new models for their 2, 3, and 5 series. The Nokia 2.1, you could say, is the budget phone of the bunch.

Release Date

July 2018

Chipset

Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425

Processor

Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53

RAM/ROM

8 GB, 1 GB RAM

Camera

8 MP, autofocus, LED flash

Screen Size

5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~70.0% screen-to-body ratio)

Battery

Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery

Nokia 3.1

The second Nokia phone to be released real soon is the Nokia 3.1. As an upgrade to Nokia 3, the 3.1 features mid-range specs such as 2GB/3GB RAM, a 13-MP camera, 5.2-inches of screen. Here’s a quick run-down of this phone’s specs.

Release Date

June 2018

Chipset

Mediatek MT6750

Processor

Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)

RAM/ROM

32 GB, 3 RAM or 16 GB, 2 GB RAM

Camera

3 MP (f/2.0), autofocus, LED flash

Screen Size

5.2 inches, 69.8 cm2 (~69.4% screen-to-body ratio)

Battery

Non-removable Li-Ion 2990 mAh battery

Nokia 5.1

Last but certainly not the least on the latest Nokia phone, the Nokia 5.1 is another mid-range model set to be released in July 2018. It features an octa-core processor, 2GB/3GB RAM, and a 16-MP camera. Here’s a quick spec sheet on the Nokia 5.1.

Release Date

July 2018

Chipset

MediaTek Helio P18

Processor

Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53)

RAM/ROM

32 GB, 3 RAM or 16 GB, 2 GB RAM

Camera

16 MP, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash

Screen Size

5.5 inches, 78.1 cm2 (~73.1% screen-to-body ratio)

Battery

Non-removable Li-Ion 2970 mAh battery

Xiaomi Mi 8 SE

Xiaomi has put out a lot of great phones in the past. This new mid-range phone will be the first ever model to have Qualcomm’s latest 710 chip. Would it be able to beat the latest phones from Apple or Samsung? You can find out when it releases later within the month.

Release Date

June 2018

Chipset

Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710

Processor

Octa-core 8x2.2 GHz Kryo 360

RAM/ROM

64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM

Camera

12 MP (f/1.9, 1.4µm, dual-pixel PDAF, gyro-EIS) + 5 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm), dual pixel phase detection autofocus, LED flash

Screen Size

5.88 inches, 87.6 cm2 (~81.3% screen-to-body ratio)

Battery

Non-removable Li-Po 3120 mAh battery

Xiaomi Mi 8

As a commemoration of Xiaomi’s 8th anniversary, the Xiaomi Mi 8 as a completely tricked out model from the brand. It features a flagship Snapdragon 845 chipset, dual-lens cameras, and a 6.21-inch screen.

Release Date

June 2018

Chipset

Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845

Processor

Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)

RAM/ROM

64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM

Camera

12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.55", 1.4µm, 4-axis OIS, dual-pixel PDAF) + 12 MP (f/2.4, 1/3.4", 1.0µm), 2x optical zoom, dual pixel phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash

Screen Size

6.21 inches, 97.1 cm2 (~83.8% screen-to-body ratio)

Battery

Non-removable Li-Po 3400 mAh battery

Which phone are you looking forward to getting? Let us know what you think in the comments section!

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