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Top 10 Smartphones to be released in June 2016

Top 10 Smartphones to be released in June 2016
So many smartphones have been released this year by many different brands, established and startups alike, that you’d think more won’t be released. But that is not to be, as major and upcoming smartphone manufacturers are gearing up to release more spectacular smartphones this June 2016. The devices will be released at a date that will be specified after a press conference by the respective companies.

What Is A Press Conference?

According to Google, a press conference is an interview given to journalists by a prominent person in order to make an announcement or answer questions. It could also be at an event like Computex. Most gadgets including smartphones, laptops, tablets, and devices are firstly announced at press conferences before they are actually released for sale to the general public or several select stores and retail shops by the manufacturing company.

We got wind of several press conferences coming up this month of June, prior to the release of the smartphones, so we decided to bring you the Top 9 Smartphone Press Conferences for June 2016.

1. Apple at WWDC 2016

Apple WWDC 2016

The WWDC, short name for WorldWide Developers Conference, is an annual event held by Apple at the Moscone West convention center in San Francisco, California, where Apple announces the latest of its products – iPhones, iPads, Macs, Macbooks, Smart Watches, Smart TVs, Apps, and OS updates. The WWDC 2016 will start on June 13 and end on June 17. At this year’s event, Apple is expected to release the following:
• iOS 10
• OS X 10.12 update
• WatchOS & TvOS updates
• Retina MacBook Pro, Mac Accessories

Meanwhile, iOS 9 and watchOS 2 were announced at WWDC 2015. OS X was also announced for the first time at the 2015 event.

2. Gionee to release S6 Special Edition?

Gionee Elife S8

Gionee is set to have a press conference on June 13 to announce their upcoming devices and gadgets, and while much is still unknown about what and what will be released at the event, there have been rumors that a device named Gionee S6 Special Edition which is supposed to be the pro version of the Elife S8. The only known specification of this yet-to-be-seen device is that it is powered by a 6020mAh battery. If the rumors eventually turn out be true, then this device will be another addition to Gionee’s flagship devices in 2016.

3. Huawei to release Honor 5A & 5A Plus?

Huawei 5 Image
Huawei 5 ?

On the 12th of June, Huawei will hold its press conference, and there have been indications of a potential release of two middle-range smartphones from the company – the Huawei Honor 5A and Honor 5A Plus. This is what we know of these two devices:

Huawei Honor 5A expected specifications

5-inch Display

720pixels HD Resolution



Quad-Core processor

2200mAh Li-ion Battery

13MP Rear Camera & 2MP Selfie Camera

Android 5.1 Lollipop OS with 4G LTE

Huawei Honor 5A Plus expected specifications

5.5-inches Display

720pixels HD Resolution



Octa-Core 1.8GHz processor

3000mAh Li-ion Battery

13MP Rear Camera & 8MP Selfie Camera

Disclaimer:These are just rumors and may or may not turn out to be true.

4. Meitu to release M6 & V4S?

Meitu M6

June 13 is also the date for the release of upcoming smartphone manufacturing company, Meitu and they are set to release two middle-range Android devices with modest specs: Meitu M6 and Meitu V4S. This is what we know of these two devices:

Meitu M6 expected specifications

5-inch Display

1080pixels HD Resolution with fingerprint scanner

Helio X20 Octa core 2.0Ghz processor

2900mAh Li-ion Battery

12MP Rear Camera & 12MP Selfie Camera

White, Gold and Pink color variants

Meitu V4S expected specifications



21MP Rear Camera

More info on each of these two devices will be released officially on the specified date.

5. Meizu to release upgraded versions of M3 and Blue Charm Metal 2?

Meizu would hold its press conference on the……… you guessed the date right, it’s June 13. There have been rumors about the anticipated release of pro versions of the Meizu M3 and Meizu Blue Charm Metal 2 smartphones. Since this has not been confirmed on their official website, so we won’t be able to state any specifications. However, if the rumors turn out to be true, the new devices will sport upgraded features of the original ones.
Read Meizu Blue Charm Metal 2 Specifications
Read Meizu M3 Specifications

6.Nubia to release Z11 Max

Nubia, former subsidiary of ZTE Mobile Corporation, will be releasing its first flagship device, the Nubia Z11 Max on June 7th. In order to promote the device well, considering they are an upcoming brand, Nubia has hired Cristiano Ronaldo, famous football player, for the presentation of the device at its launch. From the specs we’ve seen so far, the Nubia Z11 is an improved version of the ZTE Nubia Z11 Mini which premiered in April. Below are the specifications:

6-inches Display



Snapdragon 652 Octa-Core 1.8GHz processor

Voice over LTE(VoLTE) call function

7.Oppo to release R9 Barcelona version and A37?

Oppo R9 Barcelona Version

On the same June 13, Oppo will be releasing two new smartphones: the Oppo R9 Barcelona version and Oppo A37. The Oppo R9 will be redesigned to fit Barcelona FC colors as a result of a coalition between the two organizations, resulting in the Oppo R9 Barcelona version with improved specs:

5.5-inches Display

Micro-Sd card support



Helio P10 Octa-Core 2.0GHz processor

2850mAh Li-ion Battery with fast-charge

16MP Rear Camera & 13MP Selfie Camera

Color OS based on Android 5.1 Lollipop

The specifications of the Oppo A37 are not yet known.

8.OnePlus to announce OnePlus 3

Fast-rising smartphone maker OnePlus will release another flagship device in its June press conference. However the date is not the 13th, it’s the 15th. The OnePlus 3 specifications have been listed by us here before, and the latest information we’re getting seems to correspond with the earlier-listed specs.

Read OnePlus 3 expected specifications and price.

9. Tecno Mobile to release Tecno Camon C9

Tecno Camon C9 Image

Tecno Camon C9

The most anticipated middle-range smartphone in 2016, the Tecno Camon C9, the successor of the Camon C8 is set to debut in June 2016 at an unannounced date. With awesome specifications like 4G LTE, Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Tecno HiOS interface, and 13.0MP rear and front camera, this phone is set to satisfy those who would be lucky enough to lay hands on it.
Read full specifications and price of Tecno Camon C9

10. ZTE will release Blade A2

ZTE Blade A1

On June 6, popular smartphone and laptop makers ZTE will be launching the ZTE Blade A2, a budget middle-range Android smartphone designed for the youth and students. As is common with the ZTE Blade series, the Blade A2 is expected to be fairly cheap while still packing modest specs.

These are the smartphones that are set to be released in June 2016, with more even coming later on in the year. So, if you were to buy, which of these devices would you buy? Let me know.

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