A new year means fresh rumors of innovative technology and there are sure to be plenty of Android handsets released in 2023. From the major brands to the up-and-coming names, what new Android handsets can fans look forward to in 2023?
Samsung Galaxy S23
We start with the biggest name in Android smartphones, Samsung, and in 2023 we expect the release of the Samsung Galaxy S23. The Samsung Galaxy S23 and the additional handsets that usually accompany a flagship Samsung release, including the Galaxy S23 Plus and Galaxy S23 Ultra, are likely to be the most popular Android smartphones of 2023. Every model of the Samsung Galaxy S23 will come with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset and there is even talk of the Ultra version of the device having a huge 200MP camera. There could also be some screen improvements from the S22 and the Samsung Galaxy S23 is the most anticipated Android handset of 2023.
Google Pixel 8
The Google Pixel series has won many fans in recent years and that is set to continue in 2023 with the release of the Google Pixel 8. The Google Pixel 7 Pro was one of the top-rated handsets of 2022 and there is plenty of excitement regarding the next installment in the Google Pixel range. Faster wired charging times is one of the major improvements expected with the Google Pixel 8 in addition to a superior camera setup and screen. The phone could come with a Tensor 3 chipset and 12GB of RAM making the Google Pixel 8 one of the top Android handsets of 2023.
Xiaomi 13 Pro
The Xiaomi 13 Pro has already been released in China, but we are still waiting for the worldwide rollout of what looks a fantastic Android device. The global launch of the Xiaomi 13 Pro could come in the first quarter of 2023 and there are sure to be many people in line to buy the handset. Some of the stunning features of the Xiaomi 13 Pro include an OLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate, a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, up to 12GB of RAM, 50MP f/1.9 primary camera, 50MP f/2.2 ultra-wide camera, and 50MP f/2.0 telephoto camera. The screen and processor mean playing games on the Xiaomi 13 Pro will be a pleasure, whether it be first-person shooters, sports sims, or pay-by-mobile casino games.
Sony Xperia I V
Sony handsets may not be as popular as Samsung or Google devices but the Sony Xperia I V is one of the leading Android handsets fans can look forward to in 2023. The Xperia 1 IV won many fans due to the variable telephoto rear camera that boasts continuous optical zoom. There is plenty of speculation regarding how Sony are going to improve on the camera but at the time of writing, there is little detail emerging about the possible features on the phone. What we can guarantee with the Sony Xperia I V is a high-quality screen and processor.
With the global launch of the OnePlus 11 set for the 7th of February, this is going to be one of the first major Android releases of 2023. Complete with a QHD+ 120Hz screen, Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, powerful triple lens camera setup, 16GB of RAM, and 100W charging, the OnePlus 11 is a strong contender for Android handset of the year. Having been released ahead of the other big name Android brands, OnePlus will be hoping those eager for a new Android phone in 2023 will jump onboard. The setup certainly catches the eye and the OnePlus 11 is one of many wonderful new Android handsets to look forward to in 2023.