The Most Awaited Phones of 2016


(By Pranjal Govekar)

From Apple iPhone 6s to LG G4, Samsung Galaxy S6 to recently launched Sony Xperia Z5 all devices are flagship devices of respective smartphone making companies which are launched in 2015.

Now few days are left to enter into New Year 2016, and people like you may waiting for flagship devices of 2016. That’s why we are came with the list of most awaited smartphones of 2016.

Our list of most awaited phones of 2016 is not based on official release but based on internet rumours.

1. Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung S7

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As per rumours, Galaxy S7 is going to announced at Mobile World Congress 2016 Event. If it gets true then it might be available in the market from the April.

Expected specification says that the phone back panel and display will be made of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 whereas storage will be available in multiples of 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB and Processor may be Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 or Exynos 8 Octa 8890.

Display 5.1 inches with Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Build Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
Camera 20MP Primary Camera with dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  8MP Front Facing Camera with Dual Video Call
Processor Octa Core Snapdragon 820 / Exynos 8890
Memory Internal 32/64/128 GB and No card Support, 4 GB RAM
Sensors Fingerprint, Gyro, Accelerometer, Barometer, Proximity, Heart Rate
Battery Non-removable battery with fast charging


2. LG G5


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Though LG failed to adapt glass and metal design, but LG making good phones from couple of years and it is expected that LG will announce about LG G5 in March 2016 where it is predicted that it will released in Q2, 2016.

It is expected that LG G5 will be come with iris recognition sensor i.e. a smart eye scanner. Rather than this LG G5 will be with full 4K screen, 4 GB RAM and up to 200 GB MicroSD card support.


Display 5.6 inches with Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Camera 20MP Primary Camera with laser autofocus
  8MP Front Facing Camera
Processor Snapdragon 820
Memory Internal 64 GB Card Slot Supports up to 200 GB, 4 GB RAM
Sensors Fingerprint, iris scanner, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, colour spectrum
Battery 4000 mAh Li-ion battery with fast charging


3. Sony Xperia Z6

Sony Experia Z6

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The DIGITIMES report says Sony Mobile communication is going to reduced new smartphones launched in 2016, and is likely to release only two models. So more expectations from Xperia Z6, Let’s check what rumours says about Xperia Z6 flagship device.

Xperia Z6 will be out with 4K UltraHD Screen and all other features like waterproof, fingerprint sensor.

Currently circulating story also stated that Sony Mobile could launched five members of Xperia Z6 with different screen size which are  Z6 Mini (X45), Z6 Compact (X55), Z6 (X60), Z6 Plus (X65) and Z6 Ultra (X50).


Display 4-inch , 4.6 inch, 5.2 inch, 5.8 inch and 6.4 inch with a 4096 x 2160 screen resolution
Camera 27MP Primary Camera
  7MP Front Facing Camera
Processor Snapdragon 820

4.    iPhone 7

iPhone 7

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Since 2012, Apple releases its iPhones in the month of September, therefore it is expected that iPhone 7 will be available in the market in upcoming September. Where it will be totally redesigned handset with new specifications like waterproof, OLED Display. Also some new specifications are expected to iPhone like Wireless Charging, Fingerprint Recognition from Main Display.

5. HTC One M10

HTC m10

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HTC doing well in the field of smartphones with flagship One phones and it is expected to launch new Member in One’s series in next year that is HTC One M10.

HTC One M10 specification, as per the rumours it includes 27 MP camera, on board 64/128 GB memory, two large front-facing speakers.


Display 5 inch
Camera 27MP front and rear sensor camera with phase detection Auto-focus technology
Processor Snapdragon 820
Memory 64GB / 128GB on-board memory
Sensors Fingerprint, Heart rate sensor
Battery 3500 mAh battery



These are the most awaited smartphones of 2016, addition to this there are some other rumours about upcoming smartphones that One Plus Three, Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Huawei P9 and Xiaomi Mi 6 also coming next year.

Now it’s time to wait and watch which the rumours are and which the true stories are.

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