Top 7 Trending Smartphones This Week: Redmi K20, Galaxy M40, Realme X, Zenfone 6, Redmi 7A, OnePlus 7 Pro, Redmi Note 7S
The flagships remain the talk of the week as OnePlus 7 Pro, Redmi K20 Pro and Asus Zenfone 6 continues to trend. Realme X has been slowly picking up again as we near the India launch. The first Redmi flagship, Redmi K20 Pro will also be soon landing up in India.
Xiaomi recently unveiled Redmi 7A in China, expected to hit the Indian market next month.
This week’s big surprise was the Galaxy M40. Samsung seems to be taking up the budget and upper mid-range market seriously now. It’s next will be targeting the sub-20,000 segment in the country against Xiaomi and Realme.
Let’s check out the top trending smartphones from this week.
Redmi K20 Pro
Xiaomi is all set to unveil its first flagship series under Redmi in the country. Ready to take on the latest OnePlus 7 series, the upcoming Redmi K20 Pro is keeping no stone unturned. The smartphone will run on the latest Qualcomm flagship processor Snapdragon 855, three rear cameras, notch-less display, in-display fingerprint sensor and a pop-up selfie camera.
Redmi K20 Pro will also run on the latest Android Q beta version, a huge 4,000mAh battery supporting 27W fast charging and special gaming features to offer the best of smartphone gaming experience.
Samsung Galaxy M40
Samsung Galaxy M40 has been trending in the country since the news came out that the smartphone may launch in India next month. Recently the new Galaxy M smartphone has been granted Wi-Fi certification and was spotted on Geekbench running on the new octa-core 11nm Snapdragon 675 chip. It was paired with 6GB of RAM and Android 9 Pie based OneUI OS. Galaxy M40 will is coming to India soon, alongside a budget smartphone, Galaxy A10S.
The Samsung Galaxy M40 will feature a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED Full HD+ display, 5,000mAh battery supporting 15W fast charging, triple rear cameras including an ultrawide lens and 128GB of internal storage. Reportedly it will be available in three colour options: in Blue, Orange and Black at around 25,000 rupees.
Asus Zenfone 6
Asus recently unveiled its much-awaited flagship a few days back at Spain, the sixth generation Zenfone 6. The much-hyped smartphone from Asus has been trending since launch because of its unique features and the flipping 48MP camera. The unique technology has been used to offer a full-screen display in the form of a flippable dual camera module which doubles as a front and rear camera.
Asus Zenfone 6 runs on the latest Snapdragon 855 with almost stock ZenUI 6 based on Android 9 Pie, a 48MP Sony IMX 586 sensor and a massive 5,000mAh battery. Zenfone 6 will launch in India in a few weeks.
OnePlus 7 Pro
OnePlus 7 Pro is on sale now, and the smartphone is making news all over the country. The OnePlus hype seems to be catching up fast, and the early sales seem to be phenomenal. The new OnePlus 7 Pro smartphone launched in India starting at Rs 48,999. OnePlus 7 Pro has been helmed as one of the best smartphones available in the market right now with probably the best smartphone display and the second-best smartphone camera.
OnePlus 7 Pro runs on Snapdragon 855 featuring a rear triple camera set-up, notch-less display, an in-display fingerprint sensor, pop-up selfie camera and a 4,000mAh battery supporting 30W Warp fast charging.
Redmi Note 7S
Xiaomi unveiled a new smartphone in the country a few days back, a new Redmi Note 7 device, Redmi Note 7S. The new Redmi smartphone is basically a remodelled Chinese Redmi Note 7. The new Note 7S comes with a 48MP main sensor coupled with a 5MP depth shooter. Redmi Note 7S is currently the cheapest 48MP camera smartphone available in India. Redmi Note 7S and Redmi Note 7 shares the same set of features except for the rear camera configuration.
The new Redmi Note 7S comes with the Samsung GM1 48MP sensor, and not the Sony IMX 586 48MP sensor as Redmi Note 7 Pro. The smartphone starts at Rs 10,999 in the country. Xiaomi also confirmed that it will soon discontinue the standard Note 7 in India.
Xiaomi has unveiled its much-hyped entry-level Redmi 7A smartphone in home market China. The company will soon be launching the handset in India as a successor to the much-hit Redmi 6A smartphone. Expected to be available at the same price range, the Redmi 7A smartphone comes a few upgrades and add-on features. It will have the same 5.45-inch HD+ display as Redmi 6A, same 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera.
Coming to upgrades, Redmi 7A will be powered by a 12nm Snapdragon 439 chip, larger 4,000mAh battery, new MIUI based on Android 9 Pie and a new polycarbonate chassis design on the out donning a P2i nano-coating for splash-resistance.
Realme recently launched its very first notch-less flagship in China alongside a remodelled Realme 3 Pro as Realme X Lite. The new Realme notch-less smartphone runs on the same Snapdragon 710 chip as Realme 3 Pro featuring a full-screen AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint sensor embedded beneath the display. The company has used a pop-up selfie sensor to offer higher screen space without a notch.
At the back, Realme X comes with dual cameras featuring the 48MP Sony IMX 586 sensor as the primary shooter. Realme X will be launching in India soon, expected to start at around Rs 18,000.