Apple’s iPhone 14 is the most anticipated smartphone release of 2022


iPhone 14 series

A recent study from Mozillion reveals the new smartphone releases that people are most excited for, from the new Apple iPhone model, to the latest iteration of the Samsung Galaxy. The research revealed that 2022’s most hotly anticipated smartphone is the iPhone 14. Likely to arrive in September 2022, just like September 2021’s release of the iPhone 13, the iPhone 14 series has garnered over 1 million global searches in the last year – more than double that of the next phone in the rankings (the Samsung Galaxy S22 with 518,000 searches). 

With millions of Apple smartphone users across the globe, it’s no surprise that the Apple iPhone SE 3 ranked in third place, with just over 285,000 global searches last year. The iPhone SE 3 is a perfect alternative for those who might not want to wait until the end of the year for a new iPhone, with a potential release rumored as early as March 2022.

Models from Chinese brands Vivo (the V23 garnered 195,700 global searches) and Xiaomi (the Xiaomi 12 received 165,300 searches) make up the top five most anticipated releases. Interestingly, the only foldable phones to find themselves in the top 20 are the Oppo Find N and Google’s Pixel Fold, and Finnish brand Nokia places highly in the ninth position with the much-anticipated X50.

Sony camera for iPhone 14 Pro

The Top 20 Most Anticipated Phone Releases for 2022

Rank
Phone
Global Searches (Last 12 months)
1
Apple iPhone 14
1,110,030
2
Samsung Galaxy S22
518,000
3
Apple iPhone SE 3
285,470
4
Vivo V23
195,700
5
Xiaomi 12
165,300
6
Oppo Reno 7
162,610
7
OnePlus 10
148,100
8
Realme GT 2
134,700
9
Nokia X50
92,100
10
Honor Magic 3
89,720
11
Oppo Find N
76,900
12
Huawei Mate 50
44,900
13
Poco X4
40,500
14
Google Pixel 6a
37,000
15
Redmi K50
37,000
16
Nokia 10/X60
33,700
17
Google Pixel Fold
24,700
18
Poco F4
22,200
19
Oppo Find X4/X5
16,920
20
Asus ROG Phone 6
16,500

While the base model iPhone 14 will reportedly be relatively similar to the 13 when it comes to aesthetics, the Pro, Pro Max and a potential new model currently known as the iPhone 14 Max will likely have a completely overhauled design. This is set to include a new solution for the notch, in addition to various camera and processing improvements, highlighting yet another step forward for Apple’s flagship product.

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Len Leeson, Founder of Mozillion, comments:  “Brands such as Apple and Samsung are consistently popular with consumers, but it’s great to see our research revealing demand for less well-known brands such as Xiaomi, Vivo and Oppo too.

  • Researchers at mobile phone marketplace Mozillion have analysed Google search volumes to reveal the upcoming phone models that people are most excited to see released this year
  • Apple’s iPhone 14 is the most searched for phone release in 2022, with over 1.1 million searches for the model in the last 12 months
  • The Samsung Galaxy S22 and Apple iPhone SE 3 follow to make up the three most hotly anticipated 2022 phone releases, each with over 285,000 searches globally
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3 Comments

  1. Marius Cirsta
    February 1, 2022

    I can totally understand. I can barely sleep at night waiting to hear what surprises Apple has.
    I wouldn't even be surprised if it's their best iPhone ever or if they improved it significantly and it's now x time more powerful.
    On a serious note phone releases these days are boring … Except maybe, rarely, for some Xiaomi or Samsung stuff ( Fold or Mix ).

  2. Josh Heinink
    February 2, 2022

    Samsung foldables not there how?

  3. Darren Hogan
    February 12, 2022

    Wow, I e-mailed Apple in 2019 and told them how to do away with the notch. Seems they finally listened and have succeeded with the 14. They still haven't solved my Apple home system yet though. If anyone is reading, it's where you have speakers in each room and as you walk from room to room with your mobile, the music follows you and so fades out in the previous room. Free and easy idea for anyone interested.