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Many new flagships will be unveiled in the year 2015. The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that will kick off in the first week of 2015 and the Mobile World Congress (MWC) that will take in March are the two major events that will be used by major tech brands to unleash their flagship smartphones. Here are the top five smartphones that are expected to arrive in the first half of the year 2015:

HTC One M9
HTC is going to present at CES on Jan. 5. Tech enthusiasts feel that the Taiwanese tech giant will announce the HTC One 9 that is often dubbed as HTC Hima. GSMArena says that according to AnTuTu benchmarks, the HTC One M9 will feature 5-inch full HD screen, 64-bit Snapdragon 810 chipset featuring Adreno 430 graphics, 3 GB of RAM, 20.7 MP rear camera, 13 MP frontal camera and Android 5.0.1 Lollipop overlaid with Sense UI 7.0

Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung is rumoured to unravel not one but two Galaxy S6 smartphones in the coming year. Decked with metal body, the Galaxy S6 will come with 5.5-inch full HD display, Snapdragon 801 chip, 3 GB of RAM and Android 5.0 Lollipop OS. Another premium edition of the S6 called the Galaxy S6 Edge will come with 5.3-inch dual edged display supporting quad HD resolution. It is also rumoured to feature Snapdragon 810 chip and 4 GB of RAM.

The LG G4 is expected to come with 5.3-inch screen supporting quad HD resolution. The other major features that are expected to come onboard with LG G4 are 64-bit Snapdragon 810, 4 GB of RAM, 20.7 MP rear camera, G Pen stylus, Android 5.0 Lollipop and a massive 3,500 mAh battery.

Sony Xperia Z4
The Xperia Z4 is also expected to arrive very soon in the coming year. The rumoured specs of the Xperia Z4 include 5.5-invh quad HD display, 64-bit Snapdragon 810 chip clocking at 2.8 GHz, upgraded 20.7 MP camera, and Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Xiaomi Mi5
The Xiaomi Mi5 is expected to get showcased at the upcoming CES event. It is expected to feature 5.7-inch quad HD screen, Snapdragon 810 chip, 3 GB of RAM, 20. 7 MP camera and more.

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