These include a potential iPhone 15 Ultra in a titanium case and the Pixel Fold, Google’s first foldable smartphone.
2022 was a great year for smartphones, but the tech industry never sleeps, so we’re already looking forward to the gadgets of 2023. The authors of the TechRadar portal have compiled a list of devices that we will hear about very often in the coming year.
It is quite expected that all the listed gadgets are flagships – budget and mid-budget ones are not among them. So, the potential iPhone 15 Ultra in a titanium case and the Pixel Fold, Google’s first foldable smartphone, made it to the list.
The most anticipated smartphones of 2023
On the first step, journalists placed future Samsung flagships from the Galaxy S23 series. According to rumors, the Ultra model will be equipped with a 6.8-inch screen and a 200-MP camera, and all models will be powered by a top-of-the-line Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor.
Pixel 8 was on the second step. Journalists are expecting a proprietary Tensor 3 processor from a Google smartphone, support for satellite communication, and the best cameras on the market.
The top three was closed by another Google smartphone – the folded Pixel Fold – the release of which has been rumored since 2020. TechRadar hopes to see the implementation of new ideas in the “folding” form factor that were not previously used by other manufacturers.
TechRadar’s list of expected devices also includes the iPhone 15 Ultra, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 / Flip 5, Sony Xperia IV, Xiaomi 13 Pro and OnePlus 11.
The best smartphones of 2022: the experts made a rating
According to most journalists and observers, the best smartphone in 2022 was the Pixel 7 Pro. It stands out from the competition with a memorable design, a productive Tensor G2 chipset and first-class software.
At the same time, the “budget” Pixel 6a was recognized as the best camera phone of 2022 according to users. At the same time, it surpassed the more expensive flagships in the form of the iPhone 14 Pro Max and the Galaxy S22 Ultra.