Top Upcoming Smartphones Expected to Launch in 2018 in India

As we are approaching the end of this year, the curiosity about the upcoming smartphones in 2018 has started gaining momentum. We have already witnessed several exciting smartphone launches of this year. Many mobile makers have managed to strengthen their foothold in the Indian market this year. And the expectations from the smartphones launching in 2018 are certainly high.

Here, we have rounded up the top upcoming smartphones of 2018 from brands like Apple, Samsung, LG, Xiaomi, OnePlus, HTC, and others which are likely to launch in India. We have also mentioned the expected specifications of these upcoming smartphones in India.

(Editor’s Note: The list includes rumoured and expected specification of the upcoming smartphones in India. As this is based on the rumours, the accuracy of the mentioned specifications with the final products may vary. The list will be updated on a regular basis when more information arrives.)

Upcoming Apple Mobiles in India

Apple iPhone 9

  • 5.2-inch display with resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • iOS 12 operating system
  • A12 Chipset
  • 13MP primary rear camera with 8MP selfie snapper
  • 4GB RAM and 64GB/256GB internal storage
  • 3200mAh battery

Top Upcoming Smartphones Expected to Launch in 2018 in India

Apple iPhone XI or iPhone 11

  • 6.5-inch display with 1125 x 2436 pixels resolution
  • 12MP + 12MP dual camera at rear
  • 8MP Front camera
  • 256GB internal storage
  • iOS 12 operating system
  • A12 Chip with 3GB/4GB of RAM
  • 2716mAh battery

Apple iPhone 9 Plus or iPhone XI Plus

  • 6-inch Display with 750×1334 pixels resolution
  • iOS 12 operating system
  • 4GB RAM with A12 chipset
  • 18MP + 8MP dual rear camera

Upcoming Google Mobiles in India

Google Pixel 3 XL

  • 6.0-inch AMOLED display with 1312×2560 pixels resolution
  • Android 9 OS
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core SoC
  • 4GB/6GB RAM with 128GB internal storage
  • 16MP primary rear camera
  • 8MP selfie shooter
  • Non-removable Li-ion battery

Google Pixel 3

  • 5-inch AMOLED display with 1312×2560 pixels resolution
  • Android 9 OS
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core SoC
  • 4GB/6GB of RAM with 128GB storage
  • 16MP rear camera and 8MP front-facing camera
  • Li-ion battery

Upcoming Samsung mobiles in India

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 or Galaxy Note X

  • 6.3-inch 4K (1440×2960 pixels) Super AMOLED display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Android O or Android 9 OS
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon/Exynos octa-core processor with 6GB RAM
  • 64GB storage
  • 12MP rear camera and 8MP selfie shooter
  • 3500mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy S9 or Galaxy SX

  • 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display with 2160×3840 pixels resolution
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon/Exynos octa-core processor
  • 6GB RAM or 8GB of RAM
  • Android O or Android 9 OS
  • 64GB/128GB internal storage
  • 16MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
  • 4200mAh battery

Top Upcoming Smartphones Expected to Launch in 2018 in India

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus or Galaxy SX Plus

  • 6-inch Super AMOLED display with 2160×3860 pixels resolution
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon/Exynos octa-core processor
  • Android O or Android 9 OS
  • 6GB RAM or 8GB of RAM
  • 64GB/128GB internal storage
  • 16MP rear camera and 13MP selfie shooter
  • 4500mAh battery

Upcoming Sony mobiles in India

Sony Xperia X Ultra

  • 6.45-inch IPS LCD Quad HD (1440×2880 pixels) display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • Android 7 or Android Oreo OS
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core SoC
  • 4GB of RAM with 64GB internal storage
  • 19MP rear camera and 13MP selfie snapper
  • 3050mAh battery

Sony Xperia Z6

  • 5.2-inch Full HD+ (1080×2048 pixels) IPS LCD display
  • Android 7 or Android Oreo OS
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core SoC
  • 4GB of RAM with 32GB internal storage
  • 24MP rear camera and 8MP selfie snapper
  • 3430mAh battery

Upcoming LG mobiles in India

LG G7

  • 5.7-inch AMOLED Quad HD (1440×2880 pixels) display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon octa-core chipset
  • Android O or Android 9 OS
  • 6GB RAM or 8GB of RAM
  • 64GB/128GB internal storage
  • 13MP rear camera and 8MP selfie shooter
  • 4000mAh battery

LG V40

  • 6-inch OLED Quad HD (1440×2880 pixels) display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Android O or Android 9 OS
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core SoC
  • 4GB RAM or 6GB of RAM
  • 64GB/128GB internal storage
  • 16MP rear camera and 13MP selfie snapper
  • 3300mAh battery

HTC Upcoming Smartphones in India

Top Upcoming Smartphones Expected to Launch in 2018 in India

HTC U12

  • 5.2-inch IPS LCD display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 octa-core processor
  • Android O or Android 9 OS
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 32GB/64GB internal storage
  • 16MP rear camera and 16MP selfie camera
  • 3000mAh battery

HTC 11 Evo

  • 5.5-inch Quad HD (1440×2560 pixels) Super LCD3 display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 octa-core chipset
  • Android O or Android 9 OS
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 32GB/64GB internal storage
  • 16MP rear camera
  • 8MP selfie shooter
  • 3200mAh Li-ion battery

Upcoming Nokia mobiles in India

Nokia 12

  • 5-inch OLED Quad HD (1440×2560 pixels) display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor
  • 6GB RAM or 8GB of RAM
  • 64GB/128GB internal storage
  • Android O or Android 9 OS
  • 21MP rear camera and 12MP selfie snapper

Nokia 9

  • 5.5-inch OLED display with 1440×2560 pixels resolution
  • Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • Android O or Android 9 OS
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core SoC
  • 4GB RAM or 6GB of RAM
  • 64GB internal storage
  • 16MP rear camera
  • 12MP front-facing camera
  • 3900mAh battery

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Nokia Edge

  • 5.5-inch IPS Full HD (1080×1920 pixels) display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 octa-core chipset
  • Android O or Android 9 OS
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 64GB internal storage
  • 23MP rear camera and 8MP selfie shooter
  • 3880mAh battery

Other Upcoming Smartphones in India

Xiaomi Mi 7

  • 6-inch OLED display with 2160×4096 pixels resolution
  • Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • Android O or Android 9 OS
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor
  • 6GB RAM or 8GB of RAM
  • 32GB/64GB internal storage
  • 16MP rear camera
  • 16MP front-facing camera
  • 3500mAh battery

OnePlus 6

  • 5.5-inch Full HD (1080×1920 pixels) Optic AMOLED display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Android Oreo or Android 9 OS
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon octa-core processor
  • 6GB or 8GB of RAM
  • 64GB and 128GB internal storage options
  • 21MP primary rear camera
  • 16MP front-facing selfie snapper
  • 4000mAh battery with fast charging tech support
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Rahul R is a Content Writer at Mobikart. He covers the latest trends, news, and rumours on Mobiles, Gadgets, and Laptops.