With the relentless innovation in technology you would be remiss to blink and miss the next slick piece of technology. In the current technological landscape, no day goes by without being smothered by news of the advent of some new tech. It’s almost a tradition that we see new smartphones doled out every year without fail, better and dare we say- smarter. Equipped with the latest in hardware and software, we cover ourselves in anticipation and witness the marvelous medley of smartphones showcased every year. It can be tough to whittle down your choices when you don’t know what to expect. Getting your purses in order can be a hard ask if you are caught off guard with updates and releases. But fret not, we have you covered. We have assorted a few names that will have you buzzing for 2021! With each name speaking for itself, you better be ready for what’s about to come next year! 2020 may have been rough but with these slick beauties touted for release next year, you will be overjoyed!
Without further ado, here are some wonderful names to go through!
One Plus 9
Here we have one of the big boys in the business! Safe to say, OnePlus has been fairly consistent with its releases each year. With endless updates in tech and software, it has cemented its place as one of the staple of the smartphone landscape. Although no clues have been released so far, we expect a fruitful release in spring 2021. With March 2021 as the touted period of release, it’s certainly an enticing prospect. Apart from that, we reckon that it will snap up Qualcomm. Snapdragon 875, with an announcement expected in December 2020.
Realme X60 Pro 5G
Realme impressed with the release of an immaculate high-end smartphone in 2019, and it duly followed that feat with by unveiling Realme X50 Pro 5G. With the latter laced with support for dual-mode NSA and SA 5G networks. Powered by the Snapdragon 865 processor, it packed a real punch. And without fail the successor will also be powered by the next generation Qualcomm flagship chipset release in 2021– Snapdragon 875. The Realme X60 Pro 5G will have you buzzing for a swift release. Rest assured, the Realme X60 Pro 5G will be imbued with the Snapdragon 875 and continue to harbour dual-mode 5G connectivity with latest in hardware. Keep your eyes peeled!
iPhone 13 series: iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13, and iPhone 13 Pro
It wouldn’t be a list without mentioning the tech juggernaut that is Apple. With the release of iPhone 12, there are already murmurs surrounding the unveiling of iPhone 13 series. With the company adding a new Mini variant to its regal assortment, expect a similar release of iPhone 13 Mini in 2021. Mini will be released alongside the usual iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max. There will be a successor to iPhone SE 2020 as well although expect a delay on that front. Apple is gradually targeting the entry level market, so hold expectations for iPhone 13 Mini. With the iPhone SE doing admirably, it’s safe to assume that there will be more releases in the ₹40,000 range.
Xiaomi Mi 11 and Mi 11 Pro
With the Xiaomi Mi 10 series running on the prime Snapdragon 865, expect the company to go big in 2021. The next iterations – the Mi 11 and Mi 11 Pro, and will be imbued with the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 875. Although the names are yet up in the air, both Mi 11 and Mi 11 Pro will sport 108MP primary camera sensors. The next releases are touted to be unveiled in February 2021, and will join the select group of smartphones to be powered by the Snapdragon 875.
Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 5a 4G
Joining the revered and most anticipated list of smartphones are the Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 5a 4G. It’s not blasphemy to suggest that the Pixel series has underwhelmed on the smartphone platform and Google wants to get the buzz going with the Pixel 6, Pixel 5a and Pixel 5a 5G.
The upcoming Pixel series seeks to cement its place amongst the elite and are coming in with the new midrange Snapdragon 5G chips with enhanced cam sensors.
There we have it folks! With these releases set to grace your choices, now you know what to expect in 2021. With each passing year, expectations hit a new ceiling, pushing the boundaries of what tech is truly capable of; this especially holds true for smartphones. Be smart with your decisions and choose wisely, your tech cravings are set to be satisfied in no time. Bring it on in 2021!