December is not typically a month that sees plenty of new smartphone announcements, but this week brought plenty of debuts.
Xiaomi a couple of 18:9 entry level smartphones – the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus, which bring impressive hardware for their respective price points. Huawei had the Nova 2s mid-ranger to show, while LG brought an even more premium version of its V30 flagship, dubbed Signature Edition.
Meanwhile, a leak gave us a look at the upcoming Sony bezelless flagship. The Japanese company is the only major player yet to jump on the tall screen bandwagon, but it can’t be long now.
Huawei, Xiaomi, Apple, vivo, and Oppo account for 91% of the market, Samsung sits at just 2.2%.