Mobile Phones have become a very important part of the System in 2013, it’s almost impossible to live without a mobile phone in today’s era. Mobiles have become smarter and they are no longer used only to make phone calls, rather you can do a lot of intelligent stuff from a mobile phone. It can help you check and send an email, check text messages, make a video or take a photo, chat with your friends, check your facebook notifications and ever increasing similar list. Mobile Phones with better and added features and fast processors are coming up on regular basis year after year. We have seen iOS become extremely popular over the years, then Android and now Windows Phone is fast catching up.
Also there are a lot of new OS’es that would debut in 2013 which includes the all new Blackberry OS, Firefox Mobile OS, Jolla and so on. Also the latest YouM flexible display technology was featured by Samsung in CES 2013 which is sure to make it big in the coming year. There is also going to be huge anticipation for the Upcoming Blackberry 10 OS device and it really looks solid till now. Here we have combined and made up a list of the most anticipated upcoming mobile phones in the year 2013. Make sure you go through this list before you upgrade your SmartPhone because there are a lot of Android Phones and Windows Phones that would be launching in year 2013. However if you can’t really wait and need to upgrade to a new phone right away then here is the list of Best Phones for you. Here is the list of best 10 upcoming mobile phones for 2013:
10. Samsung ATIV S
Samsung’s upcoming Windows 8 smartphone ATIV S is a front runner flagship phone for Samsung’s Windows 8 platform. Samsung ATIV S has no funky colors or covers unlike Lumia or HTC 8 series phone’s. The phone boasts high end configuration like 4.8 inch and amazing 720 X 1280 pixels Super AMOLED capacitive display which has 306 ppi pixels density and has Corning Gorilla Glass 2 for super display protection. The Phone will have Dual-core Krait 1.5 GHz MSM8960 Snapdragon Processor with 1GB Ram and 16 GB or 32 GB storage space. Samsung ATIV S will come with 8 MP Primary Camera and 1.9 MP Secondary camera which would make video calling a breeze. The Phone would come with Windows 8 OS Pre loaded and would have a 2300 mAH battery which would enable enough juice from the phone. Samsung ATIV S is an highly awaited phone and has a strong following depite it’s not much unique looks.
9. Google’s Nexus 5
This is by far the most awaited smartphone specially for Android enthusiasts. Google’s Nexus series have been immensely successful so far thanks to the quick Android upgrades it has always got. Nexus 5 is an upcoming Android Google flagship smartphone which is surely going to be powered by Android OS 5.0. We would expect this upcoming smartphone to have around 5 inch 1080 HD display along with 1GB or more RAM, quad core processor and LTE Connectivity. The upcoming Nexus 5 could possibly be built by HTC and we would expect it to come with funky looking colors unlike the past Nexus phone’s so that it gives tough competition to Windows 8 smartphone’s atleast in terms of styling. The nexus 5 is expected to launch in Q4 2013, and Google would need to make sure that they extensively feature pack this phone so that it carries on the Nexus legacy.
8. Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Samsung has been known to be build beautiful, unique and very popular mobile phones. Samsung Galaxy Note is one series of smartphone’s that has been one of the best selling smartphone’s in the world. Samsung Galaxy Note 1 and 2 have been very popular because of it’s different and stylish features and large displays. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 would possibly feature an even larger display which would make the phone more of a phablet type. We expect this upcoming mobile phone to have close to 6 inch display and is sure to have a quad core processor which would give it enough processing power under the hood. The phone is expected to come with Android 5.0 and would be customized by Samsung so as to offer some unique features that would differentiate it from other phones in the same category. The very popular S Pen would remain as it is in the new upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The phone would also come with even stronger battery back up so that it can work for you for complete day with ease and this is surely going to be one ultimate smartphone which would give rich multimedia, business and entertainment features on the go (provided you are able to carry it in your pocket).
7. HTC 8X
HTC 8X is the upcoming windows 8 mobile phone from HTC’s stable. The phone would come with Windows 8 OS and it’s bold design has already been liked by a lot of people despite having strong similarities to Nokia’s Lumia 920. The phone would come with 4.3 inch which can support 720 x 1280 pixels and has S LCD2 capacitive display with 342 ppi pixels density. The phone would have Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection which we feel would be made default protection for all high end mobile phones in 2013. The phone has Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait Snapdragon Processor with 1GB ram and 16 GB internal storage which can be expanded. The phone would have 8MP primary camera and 2.1 MP secondary camera and would have added features like Beats Audio sound enhancement. The unlocked version of the phone is expected to come at around $700.
6. Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 is an upcoming mobile phone, which would feature Windows Phone 8 OS like other Lumia series phone’s. It’s hardware specs resemble that of it’s bigger brother Nokia Lumia 920. The Phone would have 4.3 inch AMOLED display with Nokia Clear Black type which supports upto 480 X 800 pixels. The phone would have Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait Snapdragon processor and 1GB Ram and 8 GB internal storage which can be expanded. It would have 8MP primary camera and VGA secondary camera. This upcoming phone would also have added features like Dolby Headphone sound enhancement. The phone is expexted to cost around $550 for unlocked version.
5. Sony Xperia Z / ZL
Sony Xperia ZL is a very powerful upcoming Android powered smartphone with LTE connectivity, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait Processor with 2GB Ram and 64 GB Internal Space. The phone would be powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and would and up gradable to Android 4.2. The phone would have 13 MP primary camera to give you great camera experience and 2 MP secondary camera for awesome video calling. It would be powered with amazing 5.0 inches display which can support 1080 x 1920 pixels and 441 ppi pixels density. Sony’s upcoming flagship phone’s display would have Shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass and is also water proof so that you can take your calls even when in shower. This is going to be one amazing phone and would be a very strong competitor for Samsung Galaxy SIII, Note 2 and other Androids. The phone is expected to come at a price range of $750.
“It would be interesting to see if this new innovative feature rich phone from Sony is able to make a buzz in an overcrowded Android Phone segment”
4. Blackberry BB Z10
The redesigned, reinvented and reengineered Blackberry device is finally here. Blackberry couldn’t have sustained on the only touchpad device’s and that bad blackberry os any longer so they decided to bring in a total new BB OS 10 on a new Touch device Z10. The upcoming Blackberry phone looks extremely promising in the review videos and it’s os looks very capable. The phone is one of the most awaited upcoming mobile phones of 2013 because of huge blackberry followers around the world. Blackberry BB Z10 specs are still unknown but we expect the phone to come with a Dual Core Processor with 1GB ram and 4.5 inch display. The Phone would also have great multimedia features apart from it’s standard BB messenger. Blackberry BB Z10 is expected to launch in Q1 2013 at a price range of around $750 and is sure to have a lot of eye balls rolling.
Update: This Latest BB device has been confirmed and would be launched by feb 1st week 2013 at price of 550 Euro or $750.
3. Nokia Lumia 920
This is one phone that can change the fortunes for both Nokia and Windowe Phone OS. This upcoming Nokia mobile has been extremely well received by mobile phone users around the world. Nokia Lumia 920 would come with 768 x 1280 pixels, 4.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection and Pure Motion HD+. The phone has Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait snapdragon processor with 1GB ram and 32 GB Internal Storage. One thing that stands out on this top notch Nokia Lumia 920 is it’s Amazing Pureview Camera which comes with 8.7 MP primary and 1.3 MP secondary camera. The camera is best among all mobile phone’s in the market because of it’s amazing clarity and image stabilization features. The phone also has Dolby Headphone sound enhancement and very powerful 2000 mAH battery. This Windows Phone is expected to release in Q1 2013 at a price range of $700. Also Remember to check out the list of Best Windows 8 Mobile Phones available in the market before you go with this Windows 8 Mobile.
“Nokia Lumia 920 is one Phone which we feel is extremely Polished and works extremely Flawlessly (thanks to Windows Phone OS) and is sure to become one of the Best Selling Mobiles in 2013″
2. Samsung Galaxy S IV – I9500
Samsung Galaxy S series has sold close to 100 million phone’s that itself shows the popularity of the Galaxy series of Phones. Samsung Galaxy S IV is another upcoming droid that can again capture the massive market for Samsung and Android. Samsung Galaxy S IV is hugely anticipated specially after the success of Samsung Galaxy SII and SIII. There has been no official announcement by Samsung yet but as per the rumors the S IV is expected to have 5 inch HD display, 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 Quad Core Processor and 2GB Ram. The Phone is also expected to have LTE Support and NFC support. It would come pre installed with either Android 4.2 or Android 5.0. The phone’s hardware and design is what generally differentiates Samsung’s Phone from other premium Smartphones in the World. The phone would have better battery support, display, processor and might also include an S Pen Stylus. The phone is expected to be launched in Q2 of 2013.
Samsung Galaxy S4 is finally out, as expected the phone features 5 inch amazing HD Display (441 pixels) which supports 1080 x 1920 pixels. Also the phone has 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 Quad Core Processor and comes with 13 MP primary and 2 MP Secondary camera.
Samsung Galaxy S IV is finally coming out on 14th March 2013 and is expected to come with some unheard features like Auto Screen Scrolling, Ability to Use Dual Camera’s together, Super HD Display, etc.
1. Apple iPhone 6
How could you keep an iPhone out of the list of top best upcoming mobiles. iPhone has been immensely popular since the first gen came out and since then Apple has been continuously upgrading the iPhone to have better features and hardware so that it outclasses the other phones in the market. The new Apple iPhone 6 is expected to get some drastic improvements over the previous gen iPhone’s which can include a Quad Core Processor, 12 MP Primary camera, better Battery Life, LTE and NFC Support, and others. We can also see some major improvements in Apple iPhone 6 OS so as to match Android and Windows. Also Maps is surely going to be made better so that the next phone is perfect. Apple iPhone 6 launch date hasn’t been out yet but we expect it to come in Q4 2013.
P.S: Mobile World Congress has brought in some awesome mobile phones that are shortly coming up this year. Some are Nokia Lumia 720, Nokia Lumia 520, ZTE Grand Memo, Asus Padfone Infinity, and a bunch of devices running FireFox Mobile OS.
Oops! We missed out Blackberry Q10 in the list.
Bonus: HTC Would bring in HTC One (M7) in Q1, 2013. The phone would come pre installed with Android OS V4.1 which would be heavily modified. The phone would have a power horse 1.7 GHz Quadcore Processor with 2GB Ram and 32 GB Internal Memory. The phone’s primary camera would be a 4 Ultra megapixel Camera and early reviews suggest that the camera results would be pretty delightful. The Phone is expected to be priced around $750.
Bonus 1: Also as suggested by the User below in comments LG Optimus G Pro looks like a very solid entrant in android phones market this year. The Phone specs beat some of the very highly anticipated phones and with such specs on board the phone is sure to provide awesome Android experience. It has True Full HD IPS 5.5 inch display with 401 ppi pixels density, Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300 processor, 13 MP Primary Camera and comes with Android 4.1.2 preinstalled.
Bonus 2: Be Prepared to see another Windows Phone flagship device from Nokia in the coming months: Nokia Lumia 950. The phone is expected to come with 4.8 inch AMOLED touchscreen with a 1,280×768-pixel resolution, 2GB of RAM. No details about the phone’s processor, camera are out yet.
The leading Android smart phone manufacturer Samsung is said to be planning to launch two new android mobile phablets in the coming months.
Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 and Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8
As the name suggests the Mega 6.3 would have a 6.3 inch Super AMOLED Capacitive Display and Mega 5.8 would have 5.8 Inch Super AMOLED Capacitive display.
Also these phablets would essentially run on Samsung Galaxy S4 platform and have very similar features as that of S4. Also the phone’s wouldn’t have a S Pen Stylus as expected since Samung wouldn’t want Galaxy Mega series to affect sales of Note series. The Phone’s would come with Quad core processors clocked at 1.4 Ghz and have 8 MP primary and 2 MP Secondary camera. The company would be targeting mid range segment with these new mobile’s and we expect the phone’s to be released in the market starting May 2013.
Some other latest cell phone’s that we could see soon in market:
HTC M4 (HTC One M7 Mini Version), HTC First, Nokia Asha 210
P.P.S: Remember to checkout the Windows Phone 8 issues before you go with a new Windows Mobile.
All these top most mobile phone’s are surely going to tempt you to make the mobile phone change, Also we have seen as per our user reviews that the best mobile phone’s (user preferred mobile phones) are mainly from Android, iOS and Windows OS.
We are going to see some major improvements in Android with Android 4.3 and Android 5.0 launching this year and it would be interesting to see if Windows and iOS is able to keep up to the Android challege.
Let us know which upcoming mobile phone would you be buying in 2013? What do you think about these upcoming mobiles 2013 below in comments and what changes would you like to see in them.