Occasionally smartphone companies partner with other brands to produce something special, so in this article, we pulled together the best limited-edition smartphones of 2022. The collaborations on this list exist between various smartphone brands, movies, and fashion brands. These limited edition devices stand out from the regular entries in their design, but retail the same specifications.
Red magic 7s Pro Bumblebee edition
This is a fine blend of Nubian Red Magic’s gaming smartphone the 7s Pro and the transformer movie character Bumblebee! The theme of the smartphone is yellow and black, following that of the movie character. Also, it comes with custom wallpapers and some edits bringing Bumblebee across the interface.
Specifications of this device include a 6.8-inch AMOLED full-screen display with a 120Hz refresh rate and an under-display camera sensor. The device also uses the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor with up to 18GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB of storage. For its full specification check our coverage of the device in this article, it retails for $962.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 Maison Margiela edition
When leaks of this device’s presence hit the internet, no one knew what to expect from Samsung and Maison Margiela. This device brings the design philosophy of the Maison Margiela fashion brand with a matte white finish. Elements of the Maison Margiela design language carry on the smartphone’s body and into its software as well.
The device brings a 6.7-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED screen and an additional 1.9-inch Super AMOLED external display. This clamshell foldable device uses the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor with up to 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. The starting price of this device is not yet available, but more information on its pricing will be available in the coming weeks.
Realme GT Neo 3 Thor Love And Thunder edition
Ahead of the Thor Love and Thunder movie release, Realme announced a partnership to bring a limited edition smartphone with the movie’s theme. The device to feature this limited edition collaboration was the GT Neo 3, and it came with a fancy design and 150W fast charge to mimic the “thunder” theme. In terms of design, it looks so much like the basic GT Neo 3 except that it comes with a new colour option “Nitro Blue.”
The device comes with a 6.7-inch AMOLED screen display that supports a 120Hz refresh rate. As for its processor, this device comes with the MediaTek Dimensity 8100 SoC with up to 12GB of RAM. The retail price for this device is $526, and it comes with special packaging and some Thor-themed accessories.
OPPO Reno 8 Pro House of Dragon edition
This is one of the most interesting limited edition devices of 2022 since it features a movie that came to be loved by many people. OPPO took to collaborate with the House of Dragons movie to make a special device for the movie’s fans. The design and presentation of this device are by far the most attractive of all devices on the best limited edition smartphones of 2022 list. It doesn’t only come with a house of dragon themed device, but also a set of accessories that follow the same design trend.
The specifications on this device include a 6.7-inch AMOLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate. Under the hood is the MediaTek Dimensity 8100 processor, and it comes with up to 12GB worth of RAM. As for the pricing of this OPPO Reno 8 Pro House of Dragon edition smartphone, there is no information currently. But it will retail at a price higher than the standard OPPO Reno 8 Pro, which starts at $750.
These are the best limited edition smartphones of 2022 as they stand out in terms of their design and collaboration. Every year, smartphone manufacturers partner with various brands to bring these devices to fans across the world. With the coming of next-generation flagship devices, we will get to see new limited-edition entries that might leave us in awe.