Smartphones are constantly getting launched every month of the year now it seems. The October 2018 new phone releases are seeing a total of six major launches in the span of only a few weeks. Not to mention they happen to be the most highly anticipated smartphone releases of this year.
The biggest release of them all is definitely the Google Pixel 3 XL and Google Pixel 3, but we’ve also got some tough competition from OnePlus, Samsung, LG and more. The releases are not only for smartphones but will also likely be unveiling accessories and other products.
The list below can give you an idea of what October 2018 smartphones are bringing to the table.
LG V40 ThinQ (October 3)
The LG V40 ThinQ is going to be the state-of-the-art smartphone released by the South Korean company.
The most standout aspect of the V40 will likely be the triple-camera set up on the back, a trend started earlier in 2018 with Huawei P20 Pro. However, the V40 will also have two front-facing cameras, which would make the V40 the first phone to feature a total of five lenses. It will comprise of the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and a Quad DAC for high-quality audio,
Nokia 7.1 Plus (Rumored)
It’s being speculated that the Nokia 7.1 Plus will be featuring Android One, which will mean an Android experience with fast updates.
Of all the releases being launched, this is the one with the least news available.
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL (October 9)
The Google Pixel 3 had quite a roller-coaster of a year with unscheduled releases and black market prototype selling.
The Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL will most probably feature the best camera in the game. It will also certainly be featuring the latest specs, including the Snapdragon 845, and bring wireless charging to the Pixel line. Along with the phones, Google is also expected to release a new smart display and 2-in-1 touchscreen Chromebook.
Razer Phone 2 (October 10)
The original Razer Phone was the first smartphone specifically geared towards gaming connoisseurs.
The Razer Phone 2 is going to be a slight variation of the Razer Phone formula and not a complete makeover. In fact, the leaked images reveal a device that looks almost identical to the original Razer Phone.
Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro (October 16)
The way things are shaping up, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro could be a major competitor to other releases. With the Kirin 980 processor, it will be the first 7-nanometer chipset in an Android phone. This could potentially make it the most power-efficient Android phone available. The Mate 20 and Mate 20 are also rumored to have triple rear cameras and wireless charging
OnePlus 6T (October 17)
The OnePlus 6 is one of the company’s most successful devices. The OnePlus 6T will likely be introducing new features like the highly anticipated in-display fingerprint sensor and for the first time ever will be launching in the United States. However, the OnePlus will no longer have a headphone jack, a disappointment to many users.