India, Dec. 31 -- 2019 was arguably insignificant for the smartphone industry. Sure, sales grew, more phones were launched and so on, but as reviewers, we struggled to see real innovation. And we don't see 2020 to be that different.

Having said that, 2019 did lay the groundwork for future improvements in smartphones, and that is what gets us excited about the phones we'll see in 2020. Here's what we are looking forward to:

Google Pixel 4a

Google didn't bring the Pixel 4 and the Pixel 4XL to India, primarily because of the radar-based motion-sensing feature, a.k.a Project Soli. They will probably remove it entirely or deactivate it for the Pixel 4a if they are bringing it here. Also, given that the Pixel 3a was a more affordable Pixel, ...