With all the new mobile phone releases for 2015 including the highly successful Samsung Galaxy S6 and much awaited iPhone 6S, it’s safe to say that it’s been a fantastic year for the mobile phone industry. The year isn’t even over yet and we’ve already heard mobile phone rumors that will make 2016 another fantastic year. If you’re already planning on your next handset purchase, here are some of the most anticipated phones to keep an eye on:
Apple iPhone 7
If Apple is to stick with tradition, it looks like the market can expect for a new flagship phone from the giant brand. Come September 2016, we may see another addition to the iPhone series, which is said to be the iPhone 7. According to rumors, the new phone will boasts a set of new features starting with its design. iPhone 7 may feature a D-jack headphone jack and eSIM on top of waterproofing protection. There are no confirmations whether the screen will be bigger but one thing’s for sure, iPhone 7 is set to be faster and better than ever.
Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung’s Galaxy S6 enjoyed unparalleled success this year. The brand hopes to enjoy the same success or even exceed it with its upcoming Samsung Galaxy S7. According to reports, Samsung will release more details about the upcoming phone by March 2016 along with its cousin, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. The Galaxy S7 is likely to feature a lot of similarities to S6 particularly the impressive 5.1-inch Quad HD SuperAMOLED panel screen. It is also believed to feature a fingerprint scanner just like the S6.
Sony Xperia Z6
Not to be left behind, Sony also has a follow up to the successful Xperia Z5. The phone will be called the Sony Xperia Z6 and it will feature waterproofing protection, fingerprint scanners and the usual enhancements and feature improvements. So far, we know little details about the phone. We’ll just need until next year to know more about the upcoming and much anticipated Xperia Z6. Expect for the phone to hit the market around September 2016.
HTC One M10
If you can’t wait until September for the iPhone release then you might want to check out HTC’s 2016 offering. Rumored to release March 2016, the HTC One M10 would make an ideal follow up to the HTC One M9. If the M9 featured a full display, HTC users and the market are expected for a Quad HD display this time around. Naturally, several improvements on key features and performance are also expected.
If you currently own the LG G4, it might not be long before an upgrade is available. Set to be available by Spring 2016, the LG G5 will be LG’s next flagship phone. Although there are little details known about the upcoming release, rumor has it that the G5 may feature an iris scanner. There will be improvements on key features and the battery may be more powerful. It will also still feature the wireless charging option.
LG G Flex 3
LG is set to have a fantastic 2016. In addition to the LG G5, the brand is also rumored to release LG G Flex 3. There are rumors that say the phone will sport a powerful and large capacity 3,500mAh battery. It also features a fingerprint scanner, improved rear and front cameras plus an expandable storage. In addition, the phone will sport a sleeker design featuring a metal body matching its premium price tag.