“Anything can change, because the smartphone revolution is still in the early stages.” – Tim Cook
Like the mantra of ‘change is constant’, the smartphone industry is ever-changing and evolving. We possibly cannot imagine a day without our smartphones, yet we are always looking for something new. The smartphone industry has metamorphosed itself over the ages in terms of innovation, enhanced technology, design, smarter apps, and solutions.
So, what’s NEW that going to rock the smartphone industry in the New Year?
According to statistics, smartphone users in India to cross 1 billion in 2023. With new brands in the market offering ‘good’ smartphones at affordable prices, the consumer base is booming like never before.
Are you planning to buy/gift a smartphone? Then, you have just landed at the right place to check out what’s hot in 2023.
1. Apple iPhone 15
Apple’s iPhone 15 will provide the largest display at a lower price. To match the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra’s lossless 10x optical zoom, this new series will bring 8K video recording (iPhone 15 Ultra) and a periscope zoom camera. New iPhone 15 Pro renders bring new haptic buttons.
The company predicts that this would lead price-conscious customers looking for a big-screen phone to choose the iPhone 15 Plus. Apple iPhone 15 price in India is expected to be around Rs. 77 to 80K. It is expected to hit the market by March 2023.
2. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5
2023 will be an era of foldable displays, adding panache and style to smartphones. This stylish handset from Samsung has a 7.6 inches (19.30 cm) display that has a resolution of 1768 x 2208 Pixels for immersive and comfortable viewing. On the rear, it comes with a Single camera setup, which has 12 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP cameras.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 price in India is expected to be around Rs. 1.6 to 1.8 lacs. Though it has been already launched unofficially, it is likely to hit the market by January 2023.
3. Xiaomi 13
It is very likely that the Xiaomi 13 Pro and 13 will continue the maker’s partnership with Leica after the Xiaomi 12S Ultra’s photo-happy nature. The Xiaomi 12S Ultra’s Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip is expected to power both phones. and the Xiaomi 13 Pro will have a brighter panel than its predecessor.
Xiaomi 13 price in India is expected to be around Rs. 47-50K. It is likely to hit the market by February-March 2023.
4. Redmi Note 12 series
If you are looking for a more pocket-friendly option, then you can take a look at this Redmi Note successor. At least two Note 12 handsets will have 6.6in FHD+ panels, according to sources. Note 12 is expected to feature a 4300mAh battery, while the Note 12 Pro will use a 4980mAh cell and a 200MP camera sensor model.
Redmi Note 12 series price in India is expected to be around Rs. 13 to 15K and can go up to 20K as well. It is likely to hit the market by January 2023.
5. Oppo Dragonfly/Find N2
Another foldable beauty at par the Samsung is expected to catch the eye. The Find N’s pocketability makes it appealing. The screen should have 120Hz refresh rates and Qualcomm silicon. The foldable phone is codenamed “White Swan,” whereas the flip phone has the “Dragonfly” codename. Oppo Find N2 Flip has a 3.6-inch OLED outer display with 60Hz refresh rate.
Oppo Find N series price in India is ₹ 89,999. It is already launched on 15th Feb 2023.
6. Samsung Galaxy S23
According to reports, Samsung Galaxy S23 will include a 50-megapixel triple rear camera system, 120hz screen refresh rate, up to 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of internal storage. Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is expected to offer a 200-megapixel primary camera on the rear panel with a curved AMOLED display.
Samsung Galaxy S23 price in India is expected to be around Rs. 69-70K. It is likely to hit the market by February 2023.
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So, which one do you have your eyes on? Tell us in the Comments.
A new smartphone or not, ring into the 2023 with good health and happiness.