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It was a good year when we see the list of new smartphones released in 2015. It is December and the year is about to end, we are eagerly waiting for the New Year 2016 because there is so many smartphones and gadgets which will be launched in 2016. Here I am going to show top 5 anticipated upcoming smartphones in 2016. Big brands of smartphones release their new handsets almost every year. Here I am listing the most awaited smartphones to be released in 2016. These new handsets come with more upgrade features and specifications. A tech guy always waits for more upgraded gadgets even they have the latest configuration, so I have the list of much-awaited smartphones which will release next year.

Top 5 Anticipated Upcoming Smartphones in 2016

1. Apple iPhone 7

Apple iPhone 7Apple devices have a huge fan following people start expecting the next handset just after the release of current. Apple has released their iPhone 6 flagship handsets this year. We are expecting Apple iPhone 7 in 2016. Rumours about the features and specifications have already started spreading. This time, we are going to see something amazing in iPhone. The new iPhone will be a water resistant and it may not have a 3.5mm Audio jack. It is not yet official, but the news is spreading that Apple is trying to remove the 3.5mm audio jack. Other specifications of the handset include Apple A10 Chipset Processor, bigger screen than its predecessors, 256 GB of Internal Storage. These are just rumours or truth will know once the device specification is announced. It is also said that iPhone 7 have an inbuilt projector to project the movies and spreadsheets on a flat surface.

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2. Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung Galaxy S7-minAfter the release of Samsung Galaxy S6 early this year, Samsung has released Galaxy S6 Active tougher and water resistant. Now people are waiting for the release of Samsung Galaxy S7. There are no official release date yet made of Galaxy S7, but it is expecting to release in February or March 2016. It will first release in USA, Brazil and other big countries. Here are some specifications of Galaxy S7 which we are expecting. Galaxy S7 will have a 4 GHz quad-core processor and 8 GB of RAM. The phone will also support 5G network and will run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. It may have a 5.5-inch ultra high super AMOLED Screen with 4K resolution.

3. LG G5

LG G5 minAnother upcoming smartphones in 2016 is LG G5. After the launch of LG, G4 people are expecting the LG G5 to release soon. Fingerprint sensor security has become a normal thing nowadays LG G5 will come with an iris recognition security feature. Developers of LG G5 are developing an iris detection lens. The hardware module for the phone is already complete. Still the engineers are trying to increase the sensor accuracy from 30 cm to 50 cm. Other features include Ultra UHD Display. The phone may have 4 or 5 GB of RAM. The phone may have Snapdragon 810 or any other high processor and it will have a 21 Megapixel of the camera. The LG G5 will run on latest Android operating system Marshmallow. Iris detection is an excellent feature which is exciting users.

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4. OnePlus 3

OnePlus 3 concept image-minOnePlus is a Chinese smartphone company founded in 2013. In only two years, the phone have built a strong user base with its three flagship devices. OnePlus One, OnePlus Two and OnePlus X launched in November 2015.  However the company has faced much criticism of their customer care and invite system, still it has made huge fans of its devices. Now users are waiting for OnePlus 3 handsets. The rumoured specifications of OnePlus 3 are a 5.5 inch of Ultra AMOLED Screen and it will run on Oxygen operating system based on Android platform. The phone will have a 4400 mAh battery and runs Snapdragon 820 processor. OnePlus 3 will have 5 GB of RAM. It may have 21 Megapixel of back camera and 13 Megapixel of front camera for selfies. It is supposed that the OnePlus 3 will have a faster fingerprint sensor. These are the expected specification of the upcoming smartphones in 2016 the OnePlus 3.

5. Sony Xperia Z6

Sony Xperia Z6Another most anticipated upcoming smartphones in 2016 are Sony Xperia Z6. After the launch of Xperia Z5, users are waiting for the next device release. However the past Xperia devices don’t offer much difference, but Xperia Z6 will have big changes. Sony is planning to include the major changes in their upcoming handset. It is also in news that the phone will have other variants Xperia Z6 Compact and Xperia Z6 Ultra. The rumoured specifications of the device are it has 5 inches of screen, the phone may run on Qualcomm 820 Chipset or 3 GHz Octa-Core processor. It has 27 megapixels of the camera which can be rotated. The phone may have a fingerprint sensor and retina sensor also.

Final Words

These are the top 5 anticipated upcoming smartphones in 2016. There are so many handsets which release in 2016, but these handsets will stay popular all over the year. Next year the winner will be a handset which can provide greater specification with retina and fingerprint scanner. Also, that phone must have 4 or 5 GB or RAM and must have at least 128 GB of internal storage. People’s expectations are increasing day by day. So the phone with higher configuration and the valuable price will win the heart of buyers in 2016.


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