Best Upcoming Smartphones Of 2017

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Top 10 best upcoming Smartphones are expected to rock the technology and are the best of its versions. Also, they are expected to get a good market share with uniqueness and impressive quality. Nowadays, a smartphone has become a very common thing for each and everyone. And equally, with the market of these products, all the companies are releasing new and different models.

Apart from these, you might have some expectations that not all the smartphones can hold them. Out of a number of rumors being spread and official announcements, here is a collection of the top 10 best upcoming smartphones.

1. Apple iPhone 8:


In the recent times, Apple has released iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. And obviously, both the devices are a huge hit. However, people will look for the next upcoming smartphones. The next device will get some significant changes and development in terms of Design, UI, and Software.

There’s a new rumor about iPhone that Apple might skip iPhone 7s and go for iPhone 8. Apple iPhone 7 Plus has Dual Camera. Apple is getting nearer to its 10th Anniversary in the next year. It’s expected that iPhone will get a new makeover.

Some of the new updates about iPhone are that Apple will launch three smartphones this year. Two of them will be Apple iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus. The third will be a high-end device code-named “Ferrari”. Apple is also working to make iPhones in India so as to reduce the price in the Indian market. iPhone 8 will be one of the best upcoming smartphones in India for 2017 as the iPhone 6S.

Expected Specifications:

  • 5.8-inch 2K AMOLED curved edge display
  • iOS 11 OS
  • No home button and no bezels
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Apple A10/A11 Chipset
  • 4GB RAM
  • Dual Camera
  • 16MP & 12MP rear camera and 8MP front-facing camera
  • Li-Po 3000 mAh Non-removable battery
  • Expected release date: 4th quarter of 2017

2. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

samsung-galaxy-s8 plus

We know the explosion issues with Samsung Galaxy Note 7. After that, it’s planning to launch Galaxy Note 8 at the earliest. It is confirmed that Galaxy S8 will be the first smartphone to feature Snapdragon 835 SoC.

Some of the updates are that the new leak reveals Samsung to call Galaxy S8 Plus as “Galaxy S8+”. This year both variants of Galaxy S8 will have curved almost bezel-less display. The Display size will be different and there will be different variants in terms of RAM, SoC, and storage. The Fingerprint sensor will be placed on the right side of the Camera panel instead of the downside.

One of the rumors about Galaxy S8 is that it will come in two variants 5.8-inch Display and 6.2-inch Display. The device will be powered by both Snapdragon 835 SoC and Exynos chipset. The fingerprint sensor will be placed at the back beside the rear camera panel. The specifications of the camera will be similar to the Galaxy S7 Edge with a few improvements. It’ll have an Iris Scanner on the front.


  • QHD 5.5-inch 2K, 90% Screen-to-Body Ratio display
  • Snapdragon 835 / Exynos 8895 chipset
  • 6GB RAM
  • Mali-G71 GPU
  • 64GB / 128GB internal storage
  • 12MP primary camera and 8MP front camera
  • Type C USB port
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Advanced Iris Scanner
  • 3450 mAh Battery
  • Expected release date: April 2017

3. Sony Xperia Z6

Sony Xperia Z6

Sony Xperia Z6 will continue the Xperia flagship after Z5. Sony has scrapped a strategy to launch a flagship every six months. We have some list of rumors and expectations going on through. Sony Xperia Z6 will probably be launched in March this year at MWC. Xperia Z6 is expected to carry a few top features in the Z5 and also be upgraded. This smartphone will be a very important launch for the future of Sony.

Expected Specifications:

  • Qualcomm 821 chipset
  • Octa Core processor 3GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 2-inch IPS display with 1080 x 1920 resolution
  • Touch ID
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Eye(Iris) scanner
  • 32 GB internal storage
  • Shockproof, waterproof and dustproof
  • Fast charging battery
  • Expected release date: April 2017

4. Google Pixel 2 and 2B

Google Pixel 2

We already know the previous flagship smartphones of the Google namely Pixel and Pixel XL. Now it’s rumored that it’s the time for Google 2 and 2B with the upgraded specifications. The upcoming Google Pixel 2 and 2B are rumored to come with top notch camera. It’s also rumored that Google is testing Snapdragon 83X chip and an unknown Intel Chip with this smartphone. This smartphone comes with a smartphone technology with IP67 to IP68 that can resist in water up to 1 to 1.5 meter for 30 minutes.

Expected Specifications:

  • 6-inch FHD display
  • Snapdragon 820 Processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 20MP rear camera
  • 16MP front camera
  • Quick charging capable battery
  • Waterproof
  • Expected release date: October 2017

5. HTC 11:

HTC 11

We know that HTC is one of the biggest smartphone makers present in the world now with its unique designs. We will surely see the upgraded variant of HTC 10 in 2017 called as “HTC 11” the upcoming flagship devices. 2016 was a great year for smartphones, and we have seen a hell lot of development in every aspect of the smartphone this year and also HTC has released HTC Bolt. We hope for the best for the upcoming smartphones of 2017 from HTC, and we have speculated some of the key specs which might be there in HTC 11.

Expected Specifications:

  • 5.5-inch 2K HD Display
  • 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
  • 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: March 17, 2017

6. LG G6:


The company is looking forward to launching LG G6 after its LG G5 and LG V20. This LG G5 hasn’t got any equal response as the HTC 10 which was launched this year. As everyone wishes to use upgraded devices, this is using the Snapdragon 835. And 821 is almost used in all the main flagship smartphones. The LG G6 is rumored to come with a dual rear camera that is capable of recording 4k videos and 8MP front camera. The selfie camera will help you make video calls.

LG will probably skip the modular things with G6, and they will not take any risk in this competitive market. But again LG have to work really hard to make something really special and that too at an affordable price for the customers.

Expected Specifications:

  • 4/6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB internal storage
  • Expandable storage up to 256GB with MicroSD
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
  • Android N Nutella
  • 21MP and 12MP Dual Rear Camera
  • 8MP front camera with LED Flash
  • 4000mAh battery
  • Fingerprint sensor and Iris scanner
  • 2560 x 1440 pixels QHD display
  • 5.1 or 5.5-inch display
  • Expected release date: April 8, 2017

7. Xiaomi Mi 6

Xiaomi Mi-6

Xiaomi is the most well-known company for delivering back to back quality handsets. It costs cheaper than other companies. It is also known for the high budget Smartphone models. Xiaomi has recently launched Mi 5 which is now the flagship device of this company. Xiaomi Mi 6 is the first Chinese smartphone to feature Snapdragon 835 SoC.

Mi 5 initially had a good response from users. because of this reason, Xiaomi is looking forward to their next upcoming smartphones Mi 6. It is rumored to come with some inventiveness. Officially, no specifications are yet declared. But some of its expected specifications are available. This smartphone will be the most praised device among the upcoming smartphones.

Expected Specifications:

  • QHD 2K Super AMOLED display
  • Qualcomm Deka core Snapdragon 835 processor
  • Snapdragon chipset
  • 4G VoLTE network support
  • 5000 mAh non-removable battery
  • 16MP & 12MP Dual Rear Camera and 13MP front camera
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Health-related and Fingerprint sensor
  • Expected release date: March 2017

8. OnePlus 4


OnePlus 4 is expected to be launched with the most powerful Snapdragon Processor. OnePlus 3, its predecessor, was a huge hit. It was featured with 6GB RAM, Design and performance. One of the best upcoming smartphones of 2017 will surely list OnePlus 4. and now OnePlus 3 is now the most popular Android smartphone last year. So OnePlus 4 will also be a huge hit for this year for sure.

Rumored Specifications:

  • 5-inch Full HD Display with 1920×1080 pixels resolution
  • Quad-Core 64-bit Snapdragon 835 processor
  • Adreno 530 GPU
  • 64GB/128GB internal memory
  • Android 7.0 Nougat based on Oxygen OS
  • 21MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, OIS, Laser AF and 4K video recording support
  • 8MP 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 release date: March 2017

9. Honor V9

Honor V9

The Honor V9 brings with it some awesome set of specifications for an affordable price. Surely, V9 is going to be one of a most high-end device of the brand. It is said that the device will come with a dual lens camera. The predecessor of this, Honor V8 smartphone was a huge success in China and the company is hoping the same for its successor.

It is rumored that the phone comes in four colors: Blue, black, red and white/gold.

Expected Specifications:

  • 5.7-inch QHD display with 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
  • Octa-core kirin 960 processor clocked at 2.5GHz
  • 4GB/6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB internal storage
  • Expandable storage up to 128GB
  • Android 7.0 Nougat OS
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 4000mAh battery
  • Type-C USB (USB 2.0)
  • EMUI 5.0
  • 12MP Dual rear facing camera
  • 8MP front camera
  • Expected release date: February 28, 2017

10. Microsoft Surface Smartphone

Microsoft Surface will be running with the Windows 10 OS. Microsoft Surface Smartphone is expected to have a 4GB RAM. There will be anyhow a few information and rumors about the Microsoft Surface Mobile. It seems like people are waiting to get it on hands. This device might launch in the second quarter of 2017. It is expected to feature an Intel Chipset and a magnesium alloy chassis.

Expected Specifications:

  • 5.5-inch AMOLED display with 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
  • 4GB RAM
  • 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
  • ClearBlack Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • USB Type-C connector and wireless charging
  • Expected release date: 2nd quarter of 2017

So these are the top 10 best upcoming smartphones of 2017. We have already come across a huge variety of smartphones with different specifications and features until last year. Hopefully, the trend will continue in 2017 with smartphones getting better, especially its battery and processor.

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