Not into entry-level or mid-range smartphones? That leaves you a flagship model that usually comes with high-end specs and premium designs. It can be anything from the top-of-the-line processor to high-resolution display and multiple-camera setup. Here are the 6 High-End Smartphones in 2020 You Can Buy So Far!
True to its name, the sleek-looking OnePlus 8 Pro packs plenty of bells and whistles that you can expect with a flagship phone. It features a large 6.78″ QHD+ display, offering vibrant colour reproduction and incredible brightness at 1300 nits. That means you don’t have to squint your eyes even if you view your phone under direct sunlight. Expect buttery-smooth frames at a whopping 120Hz refresh rate regardless of watching an action-packed movie or playing a fast-paced mobile game.
Also a true multitasker of a phone, it boasts a high-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor that offers enough power and speed even for heavy users. In terms of photography, the OnePlus 8 Pro comes equipped with a quad-camera setup, notably a 48MP ultra-wide-angle lens that allows you to broaden your shot up to 120° field of view. The 4,510mAh battery capacity can last up to 10 hours while it supports both fast wired and wireless charging at 30W. Finally, the OnePlus 8 Pro has an IP68 rating that is both resistant to dust and water splashes.
Size does matter for Samsung’s trio of Galaxy S20 models including 6.2″ (S20), 6.7″ (S20+) and 6.9″ (S20 Ultra) displays. All three models sport a stunning QHD+ resolution with 16 million colour depth. Powered by octa-core processors, these phones are built with multitasking in mind with an 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. But if you need more space, they include microSD slots that allow you to expand up to 1TB.
Then, there’s the multiple-camera setup for different shooting conditions, with the S20 Ultra’s 108MP main sensor that gives you sharper shots in well-lit scenarios. And what’s more, even if you crop a specific part of the photo, most of the details remain intact. Other highlights include 8K@24fps video recording resolutions, Super Steady stabilisation system that minimises camera shakes and durable battery life up to 5,000mAh capacity (S20 Ultra).
Far from your usual affordable phone commonly associated with the Xiaomi brand, the Mi 10 Pro comes with a hefty price tag at RM3,899. And unsurprisingly, the phone is equipped with premium specs ranging from the high-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor to 256GB UFS 3.0 flash storage. The biggest highlight of all? It has to be the phone’s 108MP main camera that also supports 8K UHD video recording.
Other goodies you can expect from Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro include a large 4,500mAh battery that supports both fast wired (50W) & wireless (30W) charging, a VC Liquid Cooling system to help regulate your phone’s internal temperature and a 6.67″ AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution and 90Hz refresh rate.
Given its ultra-premium price at RM 4,599, the Oppo Find X2 Pro certainly doesn’t skimp on specs and features. This includes a 6.7″ OLED curved screen with QHD+ resolution & 120Hz refresh rate, a Snapdragon 865 processor with 12GB RAM & 512GB of internal storage and a large 4,260mAh battery capacity. For the latter, it supports fast charging using the 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 flash charging system.
When it comes to the camera department, the Oppo Find X2 Pro includes two 48MP lenses (wide-angle & ultra-wide-angle) and a 13MP periscope telephone lens. Selfie lovers, in the meantime, can look forward to its stunning 32MP HD front lens. For mobile video shooters, it has essential features like Ultra Steady Video that helps to reduce camera shakes and a 3-mic recording microphones with wind noise reduction.
Snapdragon 865 chipset, a 6.44″ Super AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate and a choice of 128GB or 256GB storage capacity — these are some of the specs you can expect from the flagship Realme X50 Pro model. The phone packs a 4,200mAh battery capacity and it supports fast charging at 65W.
For the camera, it comes with a quad combo including a 64MP primary shooter as well as 8MP wide-angle lens and a 12MP 2x telephoto. On the back of the phone, you will find a 2MP monochrome depth camera. It also features a dual selfie camera setup, with 32MP wide and 8MP ultra-wide lenses.
As evidently seen in their past Huawei P series, the flagship P40 Pro continues to impress with its multiple-camera setup. And here, they pack all the goodies include a 50MP main shooter, a 40MP ultra-wide as well as 12MP telephoto lenses and a 3D depth-sensing camera. The latter comes in handy for those who like to shoot their photos with pro-like bokeh effects. On the front, you’ll get a 32MP selfie camera as well.
As for the rest, the Huawei P40 Pro packs a high-end Kirin 990 5G chipset with 8GB RAM and 256GB of internal storage. It also comes with external memory support, where you can slot in a Nano Memory (NM) SD card up to 256GB. Display-wise, it has a 6.58-inch screen in a glorious Full HD+ resolution with 90Hz refresh rate. In terms of battery, the phone comes equipped with a 4,200mAh capacity where it supports fast wired (40W) and wireless (27W), as well as reverse wireless (27W) charging.
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