10 Upcoming Smartphones In June 2018; Exciting Releases Lined Up!
There are some exciting smartphones releasing in June 2018.
After a jam-packed streak of smartphone releases in May, June is all set with some big upcoming launches. From budget smartphones like Honor 7A, Honor 7C to Realme 1, the last month saw some major releases in India. As we head to June, this month too has some exciting smartphone launches lined up.
June has already started with the launch of the much-awaited Moto G6 and Moto G6 Play. In the list we have the newly-launched Mi 8 flagship, the next successor to the Redmi Y1, the next Xiaomi Android One device Mi A2, the Asus Zenfone 5 and more.
Top 10 Upcoming Smartphones in June
Here are the top 10 smartphones which are expected to launch in the month of June in India.
1. Moto G6 & Moto G6 Play (Already Launched)
The much-awaited Moto G6 has finally landed in India. After a huge launch in Brazil last month, the Moto G6 and G6 Play were launched in India yesterday. The Moto G6 has a 18:9 widescreen 5.7 inch Full HD+ display and features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset under the hood. It has two variants –
- 3GB RAM + 32GB Storage
- 4GB RAM + 64GB Storage
It has a rear dual-camera setup featuring a 12MP primary sensor coupled with a 5MP secondary sensor, 16MP front camera and a 3000mAh battery.
On the other hand, Moto G6 Play features an only HD+ 18:9 widescreen 5.7 inch display, a Snapdragon 430 chipset, single 13 megapixel rear camera, 8 megapixel front camera backed by a massive 4000mAh battery.
2. Xiaomi Mi 8 & Mi 8 SE
Xiaomi recently unveiled its much-awaited Mi 8 flagship at its annual event. The Mi 8 is expected to be launched globally in eight countries including its biggest market outside its home market, India. Mi 8 will come with the with a Full HD+ Super AMOLED 6.21 inch OLED display, Snapdragon 845, up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Mi 8 will feature an AI-enabled 12MP dual rear camera with a 20MP front camera and 3400mAh battery.
The company hasn’t confirmed yet whether Mi 8 SE will be launched globally or not, but the SE edition is expected to launch as well. It features a 5.8 inch AMOLED display, rear dual camera of 12MP and 5MP sensors, the new Snapdragon 710, a 20MP front camera and a 3120mAh battery. Botu the smartphones will run the latest MIUI 10 based on Android 8.0 Oreo.
3. Xiaomi Redmi Y2
Xiaomi will be unveiling its Redmi Y1 successor in India on June 7. The smartphone is expected to be an Indian version of its recently-launched Redmi S2. Redmi Y series was launched as a selfie-centric series of smartphones in India exclusively, and Redmi Y2 will be a slight upgrade over its predecessor.
It features a 5.99 inch widescreen 18:9 display, Snapdragon 625, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. Redmi Y2 will pack a 12 megapixel + 5 megapixel dual rear camera and a 20 megapixel front camera. It runs Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box with MIUI 9.5 on top powered by a 3080mAh battery.
4. Lenovo Z5
The smartphone has already launched in China, and it might make it to the country by the end of this month. Though, Lenovo Z5 was teased to be a flagship killer, turns out that it was a pure marketing gimmick by the manufacturers. The smartphone is not anything alike as it was expected to be. Instead Lenovo Z5 has launched with a Snapdragon 636 chipset, a 19:9 full HD+ elongated 6.2 inch display with a curved 2.5D Corning Gorilla in top and some mid-range features.
Lenovo Z5 has a 3300mAh battery with 15W fast charge support, a rear dual camera consisting a 16 primary sensor and an 8 megapixel secondary sensor backed by AI capabilities and costs equivalent to Rs 13,700 in China.
5. Xiaomi Mi A2
Recently Xiaomi discontinued is Mi A1 smartphone in India as it launched Mi 6X in China, which will launch again in India as Mi A2. The Mi A series was launched in collaboration with Google, under its Android One project. The upcoming Mi A2 is expected to launch in India by the end of June or mid-July with the latest Android Oreo 8.1 on board. Mi A2 features a 5.99 inch widescreen 18:9 display, Snapdragon 660 processor and 4GB of RAM.
Mi A2 has 64GB of onboard storage and it features a 20 megapixel front camera and a 12MP+20MP dual rear camera. With Android 8.1 Oreo on board, the device will be powered by a 3010 mAh battery.
6. Nokia 7 (2018)
An updated version of Nokia 7 is expected to launch in China this month, and may come to India as early as June. Nokia already has a Nokia 7 Plus selling in India featuring a 6 inch full HD+ 18:9 widescreen display, Snapdragon 660, 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Nokia 7 Plus comes with a dual rear camera system of a 12 megapixel primary shooter coupled with a 13 megapixel secondary shooter.
Up front, Nokia 7 Plus features a 13 megapixel front camera and will run the latest Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box, backed by a 3800 mAh battery unit.
7. Oppo Find X
Oppo is bringing back its Find series smartphones after four years with Oppo Find X. The smartphone is scheduled to launch on June 19 at Paris. Find X is expected to come to India by the end of June or July. The Oppo Find X may feature the latest 5G support and 3D facial recognition system with a Snapdragon 845 chipset.
The Find X will come with 8GB of RAM, 256GB internal storage and a 6.42 inch bezel-less OLED 19:9 elongated display with 2K resolution and a 4,000mAh battery with Super VOOC fast charging.
8. Samsung Galaxy A9 Star & Galaxy A9 Star Lite
As per a leak, Samsung is working on two new premium smartphones, allegedly called Galaxy A9 Star and Galaxy A9 Star Lite. The new smartphones may launch on June 7 globally, or later. The Galaxy A9 Star and its Lite version will come with edge-to-edge bezel-less displays, rear dual camera setup and AMOLED displays on top in a 18:5:9 screen aspect ratio.
The devices will have with 4GB or 6GB of RAM with 64GB internal storage, which can be further expanded. The A9 Star may back up with an 3,700 mAh battery unit with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.
9. Nokia X6
The newly launched Nokia X6 is an iPhone X inspired Nokia version, which was recently launched in China last month. The Nokia X6 is also the first Nokia smartphone to feature a notch at the top of the display. The Nokia X6 has gone out of stock with a few seconds in its first two flash sales in China. The smartphone is available in two storage versions of 4GB RAM with 32GB internal storage and a 6GB RAM variant with 64GB storage.
Nokia X6 runs a Snapdragon 636 chipset with a 5.8 inch Full HD+ 19:9 elongated display. It runs Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box with a rear dual camera system comprising of a 16MP + 5MP shooters. Up front Nokia X6 features a 16 MP shooter, backed by a 3,060 mAh unit. The Nokia X6 may launch in India in June or early July.
10. Asus Zenfone 5
Unveiled at MWC 2018 in Barcelona, the Asus Zenfone 5 is an iPhone X inspired bezel-less smartphone featuring a notch at the top. The smartphone will get powered by the Snapdragon 636 chipset, similarly like its Zenfone Max Pro M1. The Asus Zenfone 5 was scheduled to launch in India in April, but the release date has been pushed, and it is expected to launch in India by the end of June.
The Asus Zenfone 5 runs the latest Android 8.0 Oreo with an 19:9 6.2-inch HD+ display with a rear dual setup of 13MP+5MP cameras with an 8MP front camera. It has 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage, which can be expanded further. The Zenfone 5 will come with a 3,300mAh battery.