3 smartphone trends to look for in 2020

Smartphones have changed the way internet users consumed platforms and services. The next big thing in smartphone evolution is going to be 5G. Here are 3 biggest smartphone rends to watch out for.

Telecom operators and countries around the world are experimenting with 5G connectivity. Top smartphone makers including Samsung, LG, Huawei, ZTE, and Xiaomi have unveiled their 5G enabled smartphones. These phones allow faster download speeds, 4K video calling, and reducing latency for playing games or using AR.

Mobile carriers are still striving to upgrade their networks for the emergence of consumer-ready 5G services. Only two centuries – the United States and South Korea have had access to commercial 5G networks in selected cities.

Samsung and Huawei have already taken their stance on foldable smartphones. Other brands like Xiaomi, Oppo, and TLC have unveiled their own prototypes of folding smartphones. As the new form factor emerges, there will be more takers for foldable smartphones. Consumer interest may not directly translate into sales.

The foldable phones offer compelling use cases. They carry ideal design helping users to comfortably carry a device with a screen bigger than a typical smartphone.

Cryptocurrency has gathered a lot of eyeballs. Tech firms have already launched apps that support crypto. HTC’s Exodus 1 is the first blockchain phone available in the market. The gadget maker has also announced a partnership with Opera to allow users to make micropayments to sites. Even the latest Samsung flagship device, Galaxy S10 includes a storage system that helps in storing crypto private keys.