Weekly Trending Smartphones: Galaxy M40, Redmi K20 Pro, Pixel 4, Zenfone 6Z, OnePlus 7 Pro, Poco F1
This week’s trending smartphones have a new few new names. The top-selling entry-premium flagships Poco F1 and OnePlus 6T has entered the weekly trending smartphones list after their recent price cuts. Pixel 4 has again been leaked, now with a new design.
The Redmi K20 smartphones under Mi brand will launch in multiple markets as Mi 9T and Mi 9T Pro.
In India, the Redmi K20 smartphones will launch with the same names and wouldn’t be rebranded as Poco F2 devices.
Samsung will be unveiling a brand new smartphone tomorrow, a new addition to its hit M series, Galaxy M40. The new Galaxy M40 will come with a punch-hole design targeting the upper mid-range market in the sub-20,000 segment.
Let’s check out the top trending smartphones from this week.
The last-generation OnePlus smartphone has seen a massive price drop, the steepest ever, making it a worthy buy now. OnePlus 6T is now available at the lowest ever price in India. OnePlus 6T is now selling at Rs 27,999 for the base model at the Amazon Fab Phones Fest with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage model. The top model with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage is also available at a discounted price at Rs 31,999.
Lastly, the McLaren Edition of OnePlus 6T with 10GB RAM and 256GB storage is available at a discounted price of Rs 41,999. Its a limited stock offer. The smartphone recently has been succeeded by the new generation OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro.
Samsung Galaxy M40
Samsung Galaxy M40 has been trending space since last couple of weeks and is all set to launch on June 11 with a punch-hole styled display. Most of the specs are out. Galaxy M40 will run on an octa-core 11nm Snapdragon 675 chip paired with 6GB of RAM and Android 9 Pie based OneUI OS. The Samsung Galaxy M40 will feature a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED Full HD+ display with a 5,000mAh battery supporting 15W fast charging and triple rear cameras including an ultrawide lens and 128GB of internal storage.
Galaxy M40 will have a similar body pattern and build as Galaxy M30 with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The smartphone will be available in three colour options: Blue, Orange and Black at around 20,000 rupees or below.
Redmi K20 Pro / Mi 9T
Xiaomi is all set to unveil its first flagship series under Redmi in the country in mid-July alongside the regular Redmi K20. The confusion has been cleared, and Redmi K20 Pro will launch with the same name in India. Poco F2 is going to be a different smartphone altogether. Redmi K20 Pro will come with 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 out of the box, a huge 4,000mAh battery supporting 27W fast charging and special gaming features to offer the best of smartphone gaming experience.
After the recent price cut, Poco F1 has been trending since then. It’s now available starting at Rs 17,999 in the country. It’s probably the best smartphone you can buy at under 20,000 rupees. Poco F1 comes with a 6.18-inch Full HD+ display offering a resolution of 1080 x 2246 pixels in an 18.7:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, Poco F1 runs on the previous Qualcomm flagship Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with Adreno 630 GPU.
In terms of optics, Poco F1 comes with a dual rear camera setup offering a combination of 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel secondary camera and a 20-megapixel selfie camera.
Poco F1 sports a USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector with a hybrid dual SIM tray backed by a non-removable Li-Po 4,000 mah battery. The smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with a special Poco customised MIUI 9.6 skin on top.
Asus Zenfone 6Z
Asus recently unveiled its much-awaited flagship a few days back at Spain, the sixth generation Zenfone 6. The much-hyped smartphone from Asus will launch in India as Zenfone 6Z after the recent court controversy. It has been trending in the country since launch because of the flagship 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 6Z runs on the latest Snapdragon 855 with almost stock ZenUI 6 skin based on Android 9 Pie with a 48MP Sony IMX 586 reaf sensor and a massive 5,000mAh battery. Zenfone 6 will launch in India in a few weeks, probably by early July.
Google Pixel 4
After the punch-hole design leak, Google Pixel 4 has been leaked again. The smartphone come with physical buttons for various functions with volume control button, the power button and the button for invoking Google Assistant. Google Pixel 4 was being rumoured to be a button-less device and only would sport touch capacitive buttons. But the new leak confirms the buttons will be and there as well as the squeeze option to trigger various tasks.
Google Pixel 4 will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 and will run on the latest Android Q paired with up to 6GB RAM and the next generation Google Assistant 2.0, which allows users to get access to the virtual assistant even without any internet connectivity.
OnePlus 7 Pro
OnePlus 7 Pro is on sale now, and the new-age flagship continues to make news. The OnePlus hype doesn’t seem to be come down easily as sales have already start to grow. OnePlus 7 Pro has been 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.