5 Phones to Grab in 2020

Published/Updated on 25th April 2020 – #DuringCovid19Pandemic

In terms of hardware, we are so far ahead that the devices in the previous years are just as fast as the devices that are being released today. The software that we are using on our phones is not pushing them hard enough to make them feel slower. In the year 2020, a lot of brand new flagship killer smartphones would be coming out in the market and there’s going to be a lot of affordable phones under $500 to $600, and these smartphones with the price range of $500 to $600 and below will be having 90- 95 % of the features and performance of the more expensive ones.

Let’s have a look at some of the mobile
devices which are in news, regarding their launch and of course its specifications.
Before going in-depth about these phones, let us see which are the top picks
for the year 2020.

Top 5 mobile picks for the year 2020

IPhone SE(2020)

The new Apple iPhone SE is a great device for people who want a simpler phone that supports IOS support. Apple Services doesn’t burn a hole in a pocket and delivers the essentials in today’s standards. When it comes to performance iPhone SE  is simply dancing with the flagships, in the CPU test it is right there with the iPhone 11 series in low power mode, which is actually a higher score, and when we switch to the compute test iPhone SE is leading the pack. The body of this smartphone is small at least by today’s standards and is thin and lightweight. Though SE stands for Special Edition officially, I would just state it as Small Edition. The body is also IP67 water and dust resistant and it gives glass pact for wireless charging. The logo on this phone is moved a little down to the middle. This is a budget iPhone which checks all the necessary selling points in the price range, and the selling point would be that it is an iPhone.The single-camera system without any depth sensors and extra lenses may sound less impressive, but the processing power combined with the neural engine and software algorithms, this device can take pretty impressive photos.

IPhone SE 2020

Price – Starting @ $399
OS – IOS
Screen Size – 4.7-inch
RAM – 3 GB
HDD –
64 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB
Camera Back – 12 MP
Camera Front – 7 MP
Add Ons – Dual Sim, Water Proof, Dust Proof, Wireless charging, and more.

Apple iPhone SE comes in three different colors: red, black, and white. The weird part of the phone may be just that the screen doesn’t wake up on dual click, swiping from bottom up to control center and if you want to turn off the phone, you have to hold the power button. In an area, where everyone is trying to release the big flagship phone, I think Apple did a really clever move and just updated one of its old phones. I think this would be one of the best selling iPhones this year for different price ranges –  $399 (for 64 GB), $449 (for 128GB) and $549 (for 256GB).

One Plus 8 Pro

One Plus has launched the newest highest-end phone taking another step up in the ladder of their phones getting slightly more expensive every year but alongside it, they have also dropped One Plus 8, which is a premium mid-range phone that starts at $ 699.This year one plus has added an improved camera, wireless charging, and an official ip68 water and dust resistance, making its build quality great. One plus 8 Pro is a flagship phone which has a smooth 120 Hertz refresh rate plus 240 Hertz touch sampling rate. It allows you to run both a high refresh rate and high resolution at the same time.

One plus 8 Pro

Price – Starting @ $899
OS – Android
Screen Size – 6.55-inch
RAM – 8 GB / 12 GB
HDD – 
128 GB, 256 GB
Camera Back – 48 MP + 16 MP + 2 MP
Camera Front – 16 MP
Add Ons – Dual Sim, Water Proof, Dust Proof, Wireless charging, and more.

Further, there is an optical fingerprint reader underneath the screen which is fairly reliable. If you like big-screen phones, then you would be happy having this device. It has got a 4510-milliamp hour battery and yes doing all kinds of stuff can last a full day. The price of One plus 8 pro is about $899, but the company has not disclosed the price in other Nations yet. Due to coronavirus breakdown, all retail shops are temporarily closed and the online stores are delivering some essential goods only. So, it may some time for the device to come in the market but you can surely wait for this snapdragon 865 phones.

Samsung Galaxy S11

The Samsung is going all-in with the Galaxy S11. The thing that comes at the top of this phone is its camera. Samsung has finally increased its camera sensor size that had been the same since the galaxy s7, so its truly going to be a generational camera upgrade. Some latest news from Korea says that Samsung can use its 1:08 missile sensor along with a 5x optical zoom. Other than the camera, this phone has increased the refresh rate from 60 to 90 or even 120 hertz. Samsung is known for making the best AMOLED displays in the market and this phone will also have that display

Price – Starting @ $1100
OS – Android
Screen Size – 6.4-inch
RAM – 8 GB
HDD – 
256 GB
Camera Back – 108 MP + 13 MP + 8 MP
Camera Front – 10 MP
Add Ons – Onscreen Fingerprint Sensor, Dual Sim, Water Proof, Dust Proof, Wireless charging and more

As per rumors, Samsung is making a massive improvement to its in-display Fingerman scanner and according to some source, the scanning area will become considerably larger from 36 sq mm on the Galaxy s10+ to 64 sq mm on the Galaxy s11. Further, it was said by the Ice universe that Samsung is also developing in Neural Processing AI engine for photos which will work sort of Apple’s deep fusion. It works by capturing abreast of images and combining them to produce a single image with the finest pixel.

Huawei P40 Pro

Huawei has announced a few weeks back their P40 series, including P40 Pro. Rumours suggest that Huawei will be ditching the nosh and opting for a punch hole. It would be the first phone to have a 6.58-inch OLED hole-punch display similar to the galaxy assistant family and along with that, they will be bringing a much more refined version of waterfall display. It has a pill style cut-out on the front for the front-facing camera, but this implementation is a little bit different because it is a single 32-megapixel camera and then IR which is going to help with more secure face unlock. It’s curved not only in its sides but also on the top and the bottom. The under-screen fingerprint scanner is about 30 % larger and works 30% faster than last year. The phone already has a 90-hertz refresh rate to improve screen fluidity and not the biggest battery of 4200 mAh, so adding an ultra high resolution on top of that might push it a step too far.

Price – Starting @ $1500
OS – Android
Screen Size – 6.58-inch
RAM – 8 GB 
HDD –
 256 GB
Camera Back –50 MP + 40 MP + 12 MP
Camera Front –32 MP
Add Ons – 5G, Dual Sim, Water Proof, Dust Proof, Wireless charging, and more.

This phone supports 5G connectivity. One backdrop for this phone would be that it does not use Google, so if you are into using the google apps then this can be a deal-breaker for you. It has its own inbuilt app store and browser. It has a 50-megapixel main camera and even if you crop into these photos, you will have a pin-sharp result. So if you are keen on photography, then you should wait for this phone.

Redmi K30 Pro

Xiaomi has introduced its 2020 true value flagship phone with a snapdragon 865,8 gigabytes of RAM and 256 gigabytes of storage and supports 5G also. It has a 6.67 inch AMOLED screen and no annoying notch cutouts. It has a back camera with a module of 64 megapixels wide main sensor, 5-megapixel macro lens, 13-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and 2-megapixel depth sensor coupled with dual-LED flash and upfront on the pop-up camera, it’s a 20-megapixel wide camera that runs out the complete specification of the phone. Its fingerprint scanner is responsive in a fraction of seconds.

Price – Starting @ $429
OS – Android
Screen Size – 6.67-inch
RAM – 8 GB 
HDD – 
128 GB
Camera Back – Quad Camera – 64 MP + 13 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP
Camera Front – 20 MP
Add Ons – Dual Sim, Water Proof, Dust Proof, and more.

If you are into gaming, then this would be a good choice for sure as it takes a good look at the gameplay with its ultra graphics. Without any punch hole or teardrop notch, it makes your gaming smooth. On the top, it has got an IR blaster to use as a remote control and at the bottom is the speaker grille with an improved linear speaker system. It has a lower refresh rate, but still is a lot brighter and supports that always-on display. This phone has all the features that you expect from UI 11 and with the extremely good performance, it’s really impressive. The specification of this phone makes it a great buy if you are on a lower budget.

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