Who would have known that after using flip phones in the early 2000s, the world would transcend to QWERTY-keypad phones and touchscreen phones, and now to the era of foldable smartphones? These foldable smartphones are revolutionary and have fluid screen continuity, multiple cameras and major software tweaks. Some of the best smartphone brands launched their top phones in 2019 while many others are gearing up for releases in the new year. Let’s take a look at some of their features and specifications.
Samsung Galaxy Fold
The Samsung Galaxy Fold, priced at Rs. 1,64,000, created a lot of buzz after being launched in mid-2019 as it was the first foldable smartphone from a reputable brand. The Galaxy Fold has a generously wide 7.3-inch screen and an aspect ratio of 4.2:3. It has an infinity flex display that can accommodate 3-4 apps at one go and folds towards the inside like a book. It has a high-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Soc Processor, 12GB of internal RAM and a whopping storage capacity of 512GB. The two batteries of 4,380mAh and six cameras make it one of the best phones of 2019.
Huawei Mate X
Keeping up with the competition, Huawei released one of its own best phones. The Huawei Mate X folds in the opposite direction when compared to the Galaxy Fold. This was a great move by Huawei, as you get a full-screen view on all eight inches of the smartphone whether the smartphone is open or closed. It’s powered by Huawei’s Kirin 980 chipset and offers 5G connectivity. It has a triple-camera setup (40MP+16MP+8MP) and a 4,500mAh battery for longer usage. The phone is expected to be priced at around Rs. 1,85,000 and be launched in January 2020.
The Motorola Razr brings nostalgia back as it looks like a flip-phone but with a 6.2-inch dual flip-view display. It’s powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor, has a 2,510mAh battery and has a traditional rear camera of 16MP and a front camera of 5MP. The phone has pretty basic features, but since it’s one of the first foldable phones, it’s one of the most anticipated among top phones 2019. It is priced around Rs. 1,07,000.
Xiaomi Mix Flex
Fancy a smartphone tip? Look out for the Xiaomi Mix Flex, as it’s touted to be one of the best smartphones to be launched in mid-2020. Xiaomi’s president, Lin Bin was spotted flaunting the Mix Flex prototype in a video that offered a glimpse of the phone.
An MIUI-skin coated dual-folded display was noticed. The mid-screen looked large, and the two side-screens smaller could be used as holding support for the main screen. Not much is known about its features as the phone is still in production. However, the Mix Flex is expected to feature the dual functions of a tablet and smartphone.
Foldable phones are sure to take the market by storm. In addition to the ones mentioned above, brands such as Oppo, Microsoft, and LG are also in the process of developing their prototypes. If you’re planning to get your hands on any one of these top phones but are worried about the price, you can consider mobile loans. Tata Capital’s consumer durable loans are specially catered for tech devices and offer EMI mobiles that are easily repayable. Check your eligibility today!