High-end Phones Released So Far In 2018
Mthandazo Dube 11 August 2018
Every year we witness releases of great flagship smartphones by great names like Samsung, Apple, Huawei, LG and many others. This year is no different year. Already we have seen great phones being released by a number of tech giants. Take a look at some of the high-end phone released so far this year.
Price in SA: R 18,999,00 (128GB) / R23,999 (512GB)
Samsung has unveiled its biggest, most powerful and most expensive phone; the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. The 6.4 inch phablet boasts of 8GB Ram, 128GB/512GB internal storage and 4000mAh battery. It also comes with an improved stylus (S-Pen) and it is powered by a powerful octa-core processor. It comes in four colours; Midnight Black, Metallic Copper, Ocean Blue and the Lavender Purple. It will be available in SA from the 24th of August 2018.
Price in SA: R 14 999,00
This March 2018 Samsung released it's flagship phone, the 5.8" Galaxy S9 running Android 8.0. The phone is so similar to last year's S8 althought it is packed with great new features like the Super Slow-mo camera and a mechanical iris which physically switches between two different apertures. It comes in 6 colours; Lilac Purple, Midnight Black, Titanium Gray, Coral Blue, Sunrise Gold and Burgundy Red.
Price in SA: R17 499,00
As expected, in March 2018 Samsung Also released the bigger 6.2" Galaxy S9+. Unlike the S9, the galaxy S9+ has 6GB of RAM and has dual rear cameras. It comes in Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red and Sunrise Gold colors.
Price in SA: R15 499,00
Huawei suprised the tech world this April with their release of Huawei P20 Pro. The high-end phone has a tripple lens camera with a whooping 40mega-pixels! It also has an AMOLED display and a screen-to-body ratio of ~82.0% thanks to its thin bezels and a notch similar to that of Apple's Iphone X.
Price in SA: R 13 499.00
In May 2018 LG released their flagship, the LG G7 ThinQ. The 6.1" phone has a screen-to-body ratio of ~82.6% thanks to slim bezels and a notch similar to that of Apple's Iphone X. It also has a 16MP camera and has 6GB of RAM.