This yr has already seen various manufacturers launch their top-end ‘flagship’ telephones. These embody the Samsung Galaxy S22 Collection, the iQOO 9 Professional and the Realme GT 2 Professional. Nonetheless, the second half of the yr is when the competitors will get extra intense, particularly Apple introduces its iPhone sequence. And on condition that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ has been introduced, various Android flagship smartphones may even make an official look earlier than the top of the yr. These new telephones will include higher efficiency, improved digital camera capabilities and extra. Listed below are the flagship telephones we’re but to see in 2022.
Apple’s iPhone 14 sequence
Apple’s annual replace to the iPhone lineup is ready to happen in September this yr. The iPhone 14 sequence is predicted to drop the ‘mini’ variant and shuffle the lineup with a brand new iPhone 14 Max variant. We’re nonetheless anticipating 4 telephones from the corporate. The lineup will embody the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Max, iPhone 14 Professional and iPhone Professional Max. This time the lineup will embody two 6.1-inch variants and two 6.7-inch choices. So sure, the iPhone 14 Max could have an even bigger show identical to the Professional variant, although it may not include a number of the options seen on the Professional possibility. The Professional sequence will clearly be way more costly.
With the iPhone 14 sequence, Apple is predicted to introduce different adjustments as effectively. It’s rumoured to that Apple final yr’s A15 chip on the non-Professional variants which might be the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max. Solely the Professional variants will get the brand new A16 chip, together with different differentiators like assist for All the time-On Show. Among the options such because the notch-less show is also restricted to the Professional choices.
Google Pixel 7 sequence
The Google Pixel 7 sequence was revealed again at Google I/O this yr as a shock reveal, months forward of its precise launch, which is ready to happen someday this fall. Whereas we don’t know a lot in regards to the telephone apart from the brand new design, Google is predicted to place in a brand new Tensor-series chip within the Pixel 7 and seven Professional. A current leak additionally reveals that each the Pixel 7 and seven Professional will function the identical 11.1MP entrance digital camera sensor that was on the Pixel 6 professional, giving each gadgets the 6 Professional’s highly-rated entrance digital camera video high quality together with 4K recording assist. Extra particulars on the Pixel 7 sequence are anticipated to floor within the subsequent few months.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4, Flip 4
Samsung is predicted to replace its lineup of foldable telephones this yr with the successors to the Galaxy Z Fold and the Galaxy Z Flip 4. Not a lot is understood in regards to the new foldables but, however we count on Samsung to proceed its pattern of providing flagship-level options on the foldables alongside whereas bettering the sturdiness of the hinged designs with every era.
The Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Flip 4 are anticipated, as per leaks, to launch in August this yr, though there hasn’t been any official affirmation on the identical from Samsung.
Xiaomi 12S sequence
Xiaomi is predicted to unveil three new telephones underneath its 12S sequence days any more July 4. The three telephones are anticipated to succeed the Xiaomi 12 sequence and include a brand new design and improved internals. Xiaomi has additionally partnered with Leica to develop the cameras on the brand new gadgets.
The Xiaomi 12S Extremely, the highest fashions within the sequence can be anticipated to function the brand new Sony IMX989, one of many largest digital camera sensors on the market proper now with a one-inch sensor dimension. The Xiaomi 12S Extremely can be anticipated to pack the brand new Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset. The Xiaomi 12S sequence might come to India later this yr.
The Motorola Frontier is one more smartphone anticipated to launch later this yr with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip. The upcoming flagship can be anticipated to launch subsequent month in July and will include a 200MP digital camera and 125W quick charging. The Motorola Frontier can be anticipated to function Android 12 out of the field and include as much as 12GB RAM and 256GB storage.
ASUS ROG Telephone 6 sequence
Anticipated to be some of the highly effective telephone sequence of 2022 is the Asus ROG Telephone 6 sequence, which contains an everyday and a Professional mannequin. Asus ROG is ready to launch the brand new gaming telephone on July 5 subsequent week as a successor to the ROG Telephone 5 and 5S.
The ROG Telephone 6 is ready to launch with the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset underneath its belt, together with different highly effective, performance-oriented specs. The telephone may even get a brand new again design that has now been leaked on-line. Different anticipated options embody shoulder set off buttons for gaming, a secondary LED show on the again and new ROG equipment to boost the gaming expertise.
iQOO 10 sequence
The iQOO 10 sequence is predicted to iQOO’s subsequent flagship sequence, succeeding the iQOO 9 sequence. The iQOO 9 Professional. The iQOO 10 Professional is predicted to pack a 6.78-inch 2K 10-bit LTPO show and is ready to function the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip inside. The telephone can be anticipated to pack a 50MP+50MP+14.6MP rear digital camera setup together with a 4,550mAh battery with assist for 200W quick charging. The iQOO 10 Professional can be anticipated to launch in July, though we don’t have a precise launch date from iQOO but.