The year 2019 was very good for the smartphone market. More than one smartphone was also seen this year. Companies like OnePlus and Realme first launched several smartphones in the Indian market. The Indian market is a much larger market from the perspective of smartphones. Especially the demand for smartphones of budget and mid range segment is very high here. Here we are talking about those trends which were seen a lot in smartphones in the year 2019. Here we are incorporating the trend especially for the Indian market.
Mainstream Pop-up Selfie Camera:
In the middle of the year 2018, Vivo launched the pop-up selfie camera module camera for the first time at NEX. After this, Vivo launched the pop-up selfie module in the mid-range segment with the V15 Pro. After this, this module was seen in many smartphones. A real-time selfie camera in the range of 16 thousand was given in Realme X this year. Also, flip cameras were also seen in smartphones like Asus 6Z. Samsung also included a rotation camera module this year in one of its premium smartphones.
Lots of experimentation with the camera:
Earlier this year, Xiaomi created panic in the Note 7 series by offering 48MP camera smartphones in the Affordable segment. After this 48MP camera started becoming the primary camera of every smartphone. After this, Realme carried this story forward and launched a 64MP smartphone in India for the first time. After this, now Xiaomi is going to bring 108MP camera phone in India, which will be launched next year. With the increase of megapixels, companies also tried to provide low-light photography and excellent zoom capability. Not only this, multi camera setup was also very popular this year. For the first time in Realme 5 series, Reality was given a quad camera setup in the budget segment. It includes a macro lens.
On the one hand, this year, from the budget segment, batteries started being given here with very high capacity. So at the same time, the trend of fast charging support has increased a lot this year. Recently, Realme has supported 50W Super VOOC fast charging in its X2 Pro smartphone, which makes this phone fully charged within just 33 minutes. This is the first smartphone in India to be charged so quickly.
Another new thing to be seen in the smartphone this year is the smooth display. That is, a display with fast refresh rate. This year, OnePlus launched the display with a 90Hz refresh rate in its OnePlus 7 series. Now it has come in trend. Currently, a similar refresh rate display was given in Reality’s X2 Pro.
This year, smartphone companies launched a unique experiment, which seemed unimaginable, foldable smartphone. It has Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X in particular. After this, Motorola recently launched its foldable phone Razr and Xiaomi is also preparing to bring a new foldable smartphone. However, Samsung has launched Galaxy Fold in the Indian market. It received a very good response in India beyond expectations. Its price is more than one and a half lakh. More foldable phones will be seen in the market in the coming days.