Top 6 Trending Smartphones This Week: Realme X, Realme 3i, Vivo Z1 Pro, Redmi K20 Pro, Mi A3, Redmi K20
Realme unveiled two smartphones this week in the country, a budget Realme 3i and a mid-range Realme X. Xiaomi is also all set to launch Redmi K20 series in the country today. The Redmi K20 devices has been in the news since the initial China launch in May.
Alongside Redmi K20 series in India, the company may also launch Mi A3 in the country today.
Vivo launched Z1 Pro in the country at a very aggressive pricing to take on similarly designed devices as Galaxy M40 and Moto One Vision. It’s also been on a run after Redmi Note 7 Pro and Realme 3 Pro in the same price category under 15,000 bucks.
Let’s check out the top trending smartphones from this week.
Realme X has finally been launched in the country India launch this week. The first Realme notch-less smartphone runs on the Snapdragon 710 chip 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. Realme X will be available via Flipkart.
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. The company will also unveil a special Spiderman variant on the same day.
Realme launched a new smartphone at under 8,000 rupees with features very similar to the existing Realme 3. With a plastic body on the out, Realme 3i sports a 6.22-inch HD+ display in an 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It’s a large edge-to-edge display with minimal bezels and a thin chin. Under the hood, Realme 3i is powered by MediaTek Helio P60 SoC with upto 4GB RAM and 64GB storage supporting additional storage via an external memory card.
Realme 3i packs in a rear dual camera system comprising of a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel depth sensor running on ColorOS 6.0 based on Android 9 Pie, backed by a massive 4,230mAh battery. Realme 3i will be available via Flipkart starting at Rs 7,999.
Redmi K20 Pro
Xiaomi will launch its first flagship series under Redmi in the country today, K20 series. There will be two devices under K20: Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro. The Pro model, Redmi K20 Pro continues to trend in the country since it topped the AnTuTu list to become the world’s fastest smartphone beating all the top flagships available in the market. Redmi K20 Pro runs on the latest Qualcomm flagship processor Snapdragon 855 with upto 12GB of RAM.
The device will come with a three rear camera system, notch-less display, in-display fingerprint sensor, a pop-up selfie camera with support for the latest Android Q beta version, 4,000mAh battery supporting 27W fast charging.
Xiaomi will take on Realme X in the sub-18,000 segment with Redmi K20. The device packs in some flagship level features available at a budget cost running on Snapdragon 730 chip. Realme X will fight Redmi K20 in India with such similar features. The Redmi smartphone will come with Snapdragon 730 processor featuring an 6.39-inch AMOLED Full HD+ display with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage.
Coming to optics, Redmi K20 packs in a triple rear camera featuring 48MP Sony IMX 582 sensor along with 8MP amd 13MP sensors, and finally a 20MP pop-up selfie camera. It runs on Android 9 Pie based MIUI 10 with a 4,000mAh battery backing it supporting 18W fast charging.
On top of all the news, Mi A3 is trending in the country, speculated to launch in the country today alongside Redmi K20 series. Previously Mi A3 was rumoured to be launching as a re-branded Mi CC9 in the country, while Mi A3 Lite may be the toned-down Mi CC9e. The device was again leaked online, rumoured to be sporting a 48MP primary sensor inside the three rear camera setup. The leaks of Mi A3 hint at a similar design as Mi CC9, the newly launched Xiaomi device in China. At the same time, the device runs on Android One.
While the company is yet to confirm anything, it’s better to wait. If the news is true, Xiaomi will launch three smartphones in the country today, Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro and Mi A3.
Vivo Z1 Pro
Vivo launched an all new series in the country, the Z series. Aimed at youth, the company plans to take on Xiaomi, Realme and Asus in the segment. The first Z series device, Vivo Z1 Pro has been trending since launch. It’s currently the cheapest smartphone in India to come with a punch-hole display. Vivo Z1 Pro comes with a three camera setup at the back, Snapdragon 712 processor, 5,000mAh battery and a punch-hole display.
The company surprised all with the price as Vivo Z1 Pro only starts at Rs 14,999. It will directly challenge other punch-hole display smartphones in the market, at the same time taking on the budget superstars: Redmi Note 7 Pro and Realme 3 Pro in India.