Choosing a new phone upgrade is almost never easy. There’s always something new around the corner in the tech world, and with Verizon and AT&T adopting their 36-month installment plan, the phone you upgrade to is likely to be the one you’ll be using for the next few years. So trying to figure out when is the “best time” to update can be difficult.
Here are some of the phones worth paying attention to this year and when we think they may come out based on past trends and rumors.
Samsung Galaxy S22
The latest Samsung Galaxy S phones are usually the first big phones this year, and the trend continues in the United States. The latest Galaxy phones boast the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon processors, improved cameras, and at least on, Samsung S Pen stylus slot. All three phones will also work with all Verizon 5G networks.
When will they come out? The new Galaxy phones have already been announced and hit stores on Friday, February 25. Prices start at $ 800 for the regular Galaxy S22, $ 1000 forand $ 1,200 for the S22 Ultra.
Apple iPhone SE 3
Apple’s budget iPhone has long been in need of an update andWhile the phone is expected to retain a similar appearance to the current iPhone SE – meaning yes Home button and large bezels but no Face ID or a larger screen – it is expected to support 5G networks and have a faster processor.
It’s unclear what else Apple could change for a possible 2022 SE, but hopefully it will keep the same low starting price of $ 399.
When is it coming out? Apple is expected to announce the new iPhone SE on its own.
Like Apple, Google is also reportedly working on a new, cheaper version of its Pixel line. Successor to last year’s Pixel 5A according to 9do5Google The Pixel 6A will feature Google’s Tensor chip and two rear cameras: a 12-megapixel main shooter and a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens. On the front we find an 8-megapixel camera.
Report from OnLeaks and 91Mobiles revealed that in terms of design, the phone will have a similar appearance to the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro, including the camera strap along the top of the back of the phone. The screen will be 6.2 inches with a fingerprint reader inside the display.
When is it coming out? Google typically does its Pixel A-series updates in the summer, withand . That said, it’s possible for the phone to show up at the annual Google IO developer event where .
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Z Fold 4
Samsung consistently updates its foldable phones every summer. While the rumors about what to expect in 2022 are quite thin, if you’re a fan of foldable devices, these are two worth paying attention to. Korean news site Elec reports that the Z Fold 4 will follow in the footsteps of the S22 Ultra and will include a slot for the S Pen stylus.
When will they come out? Samsung used its launch in late summer to update its Z line of phones in the past, so if that trend continues, they could come in August or September. Last years.
While the iPhone SE 3 is seemingly imminent, the next major iPhone update isn’t scheduled for fall. Out offor this year’s flagship line of iPhones they include regular CPU and camera updates, and the Pro and Pro Max will likely receive compared to the 12 mega-pixels found in previous iPhones.
Potentially the biggest change to the iPhone 14, however, could be the placement of the front camera on the 14 Pro and Pro Max. Rumors suggest Apple may eventually ditch the notch and opt for a punch or a pill-shaped notch instead.
When will they come out? Apple generally announces its major iPhone updates in September.
Google Pixel 7, 7 Pro and Pixel Notepad
Google is said to be working on several major Pixel updates this year, including the successors to the Pixel 6 line and 9do5Google The Pixel 7 line will feature a second-generation version of Google’s Tensor custom processor, as well as an updated Samsung modem to connect to cellular networks. A recent leak with the OnLeaks and SmartPrix seems to be showing off a 7 Pro design that is similar to last year’s Pixel 6 Pro styling.. According
The store also said the company is working on a foldable Pixel, which it says may be called Pixel Notepad. Little is known about this device, though it is expected to run on a Tensor chip from Google. 9to5Google also gives you a price could be more affordable than the $ 1,800 Samsung charges for the Z Fold 3 and that its design could be more similar .
When will they come out? Google has traditionally done its big Pixel updates in October. Analyst Ross Young tweeted that the phone was folded in particular may arrive in October.