Top 5 smartphones of 2018: Here's a look at the best smartphone launches of this year across segment - Times Now
Year end smartphone picks
With a slew of smartphone launches in 2018, we saw the phone industry evolving to a great extent. This year was all about the premium features introduced to mid-segment smartphones and the premium handsets coming out with another set of killer features like powerful processor and better optimisation. The exciting thing to see in 2019 would be how the flagship smartphones will get designed and crafted to compete against the premium handsets of 2018.
Well, 2018 has come to an end, and so we handpicked the top 5 smartphones of this year to give you a quick tech recap in the smartphone segment. Here's the list with price and highlights of the smartphones.
Top 5 smartphones of 2018
1. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: The smartphone features 5.99-inch HD display and packs a 4000 mAh battery. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro sports a 12-megapixel primary sensor coupled with a 5-megapixel depth sensor secondary camera. While at the front it features a 20 + 2-megapixel dual front cameras. The 4GB RAM and 64GB storage Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is priced at Rs. 14,999.
2. Nokia 8.1: The Nokia 8.1 measures 154.8x75.7x7.9mm and weigh 180 grams. The smartphone packs a 3500mAh battery — the phone sports a 2-megapixel primary rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, 1.4-micron sensor along with a 13-megapixel rear camera. At the front, the Nokia 8.1 features a 20-megapixel camera for selfies.
3. OnePlus 6T: The One Plus 6T comes in a 6.41-inch screen display with 3700mAh battery. The 6GB RAM and 128GB storage One Plus 6T is priced at Rs. 37,999 and the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage come at Rs. 41,999. The handset mounts a 20 + 16-megapixel Dual rear cameras with16-megapixel front camera.
4. Samsung Galaxy Note 9: The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 features a 6.4-inch display with 4000 mAh battery. It sports a12 + 12-megapixel Dual Rear Cameras along with an 8-megapixel front camera. The 6GB + 128GB storage Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is priced at Rs. 67,900 while the 512GB + 8GB storage version comes at Rs. 84,900.
5. iPhone XS: The 4GB RAM and 64GB storage i Phone XS is priced at Rs. 99,244 while the premium model of 4GB RAM with 512GB storage comes at Rs. 134,900. The phone features a 5.8-inch display and packs a 2658mAh battery. Talking about the camera, at the back it sports a12 + 12-megapixel dual rear cameras and at the front a 7-megapixel selfie camera.