Upcoming Camera Phones 2020: Upcoming Camera Smartphones By Realme, Xiaomi, Samsung, OnePlus, Vivo, Oppo
Here’s a complete list of all the top camera smartphones launching in 2020. Camera smartphones continue to be a hit in the market. 2019 had some great camera smartphones, and 2020 is going to be bigger.
In India, the mid-range and budget market will continue to boom.
Better value-for-money camera smartphones will rain in 2020. Redmi and Realme will be the frontrunners in the categories, with the flagship market gradually changing lead by OnePlus.
Here goes our complete list of the upcoming camera phones 2020.
- 1 Upcoming Camera Phones 2020, Upcoming Smartphones 2020
- 1.1 Redmi K30 Pro
- 1.2 OnePlus 8 Lite
- 1.3 Realme X3
- 1.4 Xiaomi Mi 10
- 1.5 Realme X3 Pro
- 1.6 Realme 7
- 1.7 Realme X50
- 1.8 Realme 7 Pro
- 1.9 Redmi Note 9
- 1.10 Redmi Note 9 Pro
- 1.11 Samsung Galaxy S11
- 1.12 Samsung Galaxy S11 Plus
- 1.13 OnePlus 8
- 1.14 OnePlus 8 Pro
- 1.15 Google Pixel 5
- 1.16 Google Pixel 5XL
- 1.17 Samsung Galaxy Note 11
- 1.18 Samsung Galaxy Note 11 Plus
- 1.19 iPhone 12
- 1.20 iPhone 12 Pro
- 1.21 OnePlus 8T
- 1.22 OnePlus 8T Pro
Upcoming Camera Phones 2020, Upcoming Smartphones 2020
The smartphones scheduled to launch in 2020 have been listed here. All these upcoming camera smartphones are expected to launch in India in 2020.
Redmi K30 Pro
With the first smartphone of the Redmi K30 series already out, the next K30 Pro is set to arrive in 2020. Redmi K20 Pro in India has been quite successful, and it’s currently a bestseller in the entry premium flagship segment. Just as Redmi K30, the Redmi K30 Pro will also pack in a wide range of top specs.
K30 Pro will don the latest Qualcomm flagship chip: Snapdragon 865 along with other premium features.
OnePlus 8 Lite
The new leaks revealed a toned down version of the original OnePlus 8. The Lite model will sit under the pyramid of the OnePlus 8 series, being the most affordable OnePlus 8 model with all the top features and functions. Unlike the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, the affordable OnePlus 8 Lite would feature a dual camera setup on the rear.
Upfront, the smartphone will feature a punch-hole cut as the original model with the front-facing camera.
Realme has already unveiled Realme X2 and Realme X2 Pro, and they will be upgrading the current mid-range flagship Realme devices in less than two quarters. Realme X3 will be a part of the earlier Realme X series and a much-upgraded Realme XT model. Realme X3 is expected to come with a better display and other specs.
The company may opt for a punch-hole display this time for Realme X3 and Realme X3 Pro as the upcoming Realme 6 smartphones.
Xiaomi Mi 10
Xiaomi Mi 10 has been officially confirmed by the company, and the company VP and co-founder Bin Lin confirmed that its next flagship. Xiaomi Mi 10 will be powered by Snapdragon 865, announced by the company chief at the ongoing Qualcomm Summit in Hawaii.
Mi 10 will be the company’s next top flagship smartphone with the best of the specs preceding Mi 9, expected in the first quarter of 2020.
Realme X3 Pro
With the penta camera fever catching up, both Realme X3 and Realme X3 Pro might come with penta camera powered rear camera systems. Realme X3 Pro will succeed X2 Pro with an expected design upgrade and some additional functionalities.
Both Realme X3 and Realme X3 Pro will arrive in the second of 2020. Realme X3 Pro may feature the 108MP Samsung sensor.
While Realme is yet to unveil the next generation Realme 6 smartphones, the devices are about to arrive, within a month or two we will have Realme 6 and Realme 6 Pro in our hands, and the succeeding Realme 7 and Realme 7 Pro within another quarter.
Similarly, next year the company will bring in the successors in the later half of 2020, probably by the end of the first half of the year: Realme 7 and Realme 7 Pro.
The company has finally confirmed its first-ever 5G smartphone, the Realme X50. The company CEO has previously confirmed that the Realme 5G phone i.e Realme X50 will also launch in India once the 5G infrastructure is ready in the country. The company has officially announced the 5G Realme smartphone, and it’s going to be called Realme X50.
Realme 5G phone aka Realme X50 will support dual-mode NSA and SA 5G network, confirmed by Realme CMO Xu Qi Chase in a Weibo post.
Realme 7 Pro
Realme is known to upgrade its devices in quick successions, and hence Realme 7 and Realme 7 Pro won’t take much time to launch. For Realme 6 and Realme 6 Pro, the company will offer rear penta camera systems, punch-hole displays and newly upgraded Snapdragon chips.
Both Realme 7 and Realme 7 Pro will come with penta camera systems offering some top notch photography on a budget.
Redmi Note 9
A few weeks back some reports floated that Xiaomi might not be reviving the Redmi Note series anymore, hence Redmi Note 9 smartphones might not be made ever. It was being considered that the current Mi Note 10 series will replace the Redmi Note 9 series, but they devices of two different segments, and don’t clash with each other.
It’s quite affirmative that Redmi Note 9 series exists, and they will launch in the first quarter of 2020.
Redmi Note 9 Pro
Redmi Note 9 and Redmi Note 9 Pro will succeed Redmi Note 8 series in the under Rs 10,000 and Rs 15,000 segments respectively. We might get to see more better features backed by flagship processors, better camera systems, gaming enhancements and more.
Redmi Note 9 and Redmi Note 9 Pro launch is expected in the first quarter of 2020 with a 108MP powered camera on Note 9 Pro.
Samsung Galaxy S11
The Samsung Galaxy S11 series will launch in February, and the leaks have already revealed pretty much everything about both the devices: the standard Galaxy S11 and Galaxy S11 Plus. There will be three smartphones in the upcoming Galaxy S11 series as the current generation: Galaxy S11, Galaxy S11E and Galaxy S11 Plus.
Samsung Galaxy S11 series will succeed the current Galaxy S10 flagships with upgraded internals including top cameras.
Samsung Galaxy S11 Plus
If we go by the leaked pictures, we see an upgraded rear panel design. Samsung Galaxy S11 and S11 Plus will feature Dynamic AMOLED panels with Quad HD+ resolution. It also has been tipped that Galaxy S11 will come with a five camera module in a rectangular box shaped module.
Samsung Galaxy S11 Plus is expected to feature a 108MP camera as main lens with 5X optical zoom and other sensors for different purposes.
The OnePlus 8 live images have already been leaked, and the new OnePlus 8 smartphones will don a new punch-hole design technology to offer a notch-less viewing experience. Both OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro will come with a punch-hole camera up front without a pop-up sensor or notch as previous devices.
Also, they will have an extra camera sensor, so it will be the first OnePlus smartphones to feature a quad camera setup.
OnePlus 8 Pro
An upgrade over the current 90Hz refresh rate, OnePlus 8 Pro will come with a more enhanced display with 120Hz refresh rate to offer an enriched super smooth experience. Both the OnePlus 8 smartphones will be powered by Snapdragon 865, expected to launch in mid-2020 globally, probably in June.
Google Pixel 5
There’s a lot riding on Pixel 5 in 2020. It could be the last year for Pixel smartphones if they fail again. Both Pixel 3 and Pixel 4 series have not been able to generate much buzz among smartphone buyers, and Google will try to make it up with Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 5XL.
In spite of being good smartphones, the Pixel still aren’t the bestsellers in the market.
Google Pixel 5XL
A new design is expected, and the company may choose to completely transform Pixel 5 smartphones from current Pixel 4 series of smartphones. Google Pixel 5 XL might get more attractive in terms of features and design with Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 platform under the hood.
With camera being the major USP, Google will again keep the focus on cameras for Pixel 5 and Pixel 5XL.
Samsung Galaxy Note 11
Samsung Galaxy Note 11 will launch in the final quarter of 2020, and Samsung will have already started work on the flagship. The leaked concept design of Galaxy S11 hints at a full-screen display without any notch or punch-hole, which may also inspire the Galaxy Note 11.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 will power Note 11 in the US, and the top-end Exynos chip in other countries including India.
Samsung Galaxy Note 11 Plus
Galaxy Note 11 will have certain improvements over the current Note 10 alongside a 5G model. As Note 10 series, the Note 11 will also have two models, a standard and a plus variant. Currently Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is the best camera smartphone available in the market.
Coming to optics, Galaxy Note 11 might upgrade over the triple-lens setup with a quad or penta camera system.
While the next generation iPhones are still almost a year away, the leaks have already started to pour in for the next iPhone 12 series. Each variant of the upcoming iPhone 12 series will come with 5G support out of the box.
Also some leaks suggest that the iPhone 12 series will have smartphones with quad camera systems, probably only the top-end models.
iPhone 12 Pro
The company recently embraced the three camera setup for the latest iPhone 11 variants, and it can soon upgrade to a quad camera system as per the flying rumours. The iPhone 12 models will feature an additional camera module, probably a 3D time of flight (ToF) sensor to gauge three-dimensional depth.
It will act as a rear 3D sensing system for iPhone 12 Pro to offer better pictures. iPhone 12 Pro may also feature a radar-luke sensor as Soli on Pixel 4 with upgraded 120Hz displays.
In the last quarter of 2020, we will have the upgraded OnePlus 8 smartphones: OnePlus 8T and OnePlus 8T Pro. The company is trying to move up the funnel to establish itself as a more premium brand, and OnePlus 8T is going to focus on cameras.
OnePlus 8T will offer more minimalistic design backed by the top features.
OnePlus 8T Pro
The OnePlus T models generally come with slight upgrades, and hence mostly it’s going to be the same between OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8T, and OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8T Pro. OnePlus 8T smartphones will have similar design and features as OnePlus 8 models like the punch-hole camera upfront, quad camera and build.
The OnePlus 8T Pro will have a change with the hardware and some additional functionalities.