Top 10 Upcoming Smartphones Launching In August
After a super busy July, we are heading to a new month of smartphone launches. July turned out to be one of the busiest months in terms top smartphones launching in India, and August too has its bags full. The month of Independence will see some top devices launching in the country.
Xiaomi unveiled two of their most important smartphones in July, Redmi K20 and K20 Pro.
In August, the company will probably launch their already announced Mi A3 in the country. The Android One smartphone was unveiled a week back at Spain, and it’s now ready to make its global debut across multiple markets. The list is long, and we have devices from Realme, Honor, Vivo, Samsung and more.
Xiaomi has already unveiled the much-anticipated Mi A3 in Spain, and it should shortly arrive in the country, probably by the end of next month. Mi A3 is a rebranded newly-launched Mi CC9 smartphone. The specs are quite disappointing, especially the only-HD+ display. While India may get a slightly better features, the current Mi A3 stands to be the rebranded Mi CC9e. It features a 6.08-inch HD+ AMOLED display with a circular drop styled notch and 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
The handset comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor, powered by the Snapdragon 665 SoC coupled with up to 4GB of RAM.
Mi A3 has a triple rear camera setup featuring a 48-megapixel primary sensor, 8-megapixel secondary sensor with a 118-degree wide-angle 2-megapixel tertiary sensor. Upfront Mi A3 features a 32-megapixel selfie camera.
Vivo also officially released some of the renders including the highlighting features. Some of the key features are similar to the existing Z series smartphone, Vivo Z1 Pro. There are a few inclusions, and this time the company will be using a 48MP sensor, in-display fingerprint sensor and more. The TENAA listing of Vivo Z5 have almost leaked everything you would want to know about the upcoming Vivo flagship.
The Vivo Z5 smartphone will come with a similar design technology as Vivo Z1 Pro. The company will again use the same build as the existing Z series smartphone. The Z5 device will be built out of high quality plastic polycarbonate body.
It will again use a gradient finish on the out with varied colour schemes and colour patterns. The phone just measures 8.3mm. The Vivo smartphone will feature a 6.38-inch AMOLED display, Snapdragon 712 chip, 48MP camera, 4,000mAh battery and fast charging support.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 & Note 10 Plus
The smartphone comes with a 6.3-inch screen size. It’s going to an AMOLED panel offering 60Hz refresh rate. It’s going to be a punch hole display as the Galaxy S10 series. Galaxy Note 10 will come with a base variant running on 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage in the base configuration. The company will launch an additional Plus model as other Pro variants.
Galaxy Note 10 Plus will come with 12GB of RAM as standard variant along with the same 256GB of storage as the regular model.
Under the hood, the device will run on the new Qualcomm chip. The company will be using Qualcomm’s newly announced Snapdragon 855 Plus for the regular Note 10 model, as per the new leak. The company will unveil the Note 10 smartphones this August, and it will hit the Indian shores by the end of the month.
Asus ROG 2
The brand new gaming beast from Asus packs in features and functions which beats some top flagships in the market, in almost every department. The Taiwanese tech giant recently unveiled the second generation ROG smartphone in China, now scheduled to launch in the country this month. The company has already sent the review units, and it’s looking at launch in the country in August.
Asus hasn’t left any loophole for you to complain about, be it cameras or software or overall ergonomics.
The Asus ROG 2 smartphone is very well balanced with everything that will cater to the needs of both gaming users and general users. The ROG Phone 2 runs on the latest Qualcomm flagship processor, the world’s first smartphone to run on Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC.
Redmi 64MP Camera Phone
The Redmi GM Lu Weibing has posted a few snaps on Chinese microblogging site Weibo sharing a few details about its upcoming Redmi products. Among all, a Redmi phone has been confirmed by the company with a four camera setup. The new independent sub-brand will soon be launching soon a 64MP camera phone under its belt.
Apart from sharing the news, the company GM also posted some camera samples shot with the 64MP Redmi camera phone. Previously Realme CEO Madhav Sheth did the same with Realme’s upcoming 64MP camera phone.
To add to the excitement, on Monday, Xiaomi VP and India MD Manu Kumar Jain also posted the same camera samples shot with the Redmi 64MP camera phone. This directly hints at India launch of the Redmi 64MP camera phone soon, probably by August end or early September.
Scheduled to launch in India on August 7, the new Vivo smartphone will target the budget line. After being launched in Indonesia early this month, the smartphone will now launch in Indian market. Vivo S1 comes with a full-HD+ Super AMOLED display featuring a triple rear camera setup. Vivo S1 will run on an octa-core MediaTek Helio P65 SoC, 128GB of onboard storage and a 4,500mAh battery.
Vivo has officially confirmed that S1 will launch in India on August 7, and the company is bringing the new S-series smartphone this month.
Vivo S1 has been launched in Indonesia at IDR 3,599,000 (around Rs 17,750) for the single model with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage option. Vivo S1 will comes in two colour options: Cosmic Green and Skyline Blue. The company originally launched S1 in China back in March with S1 Pro.
Honor 9X & Honor 9X Pro
Honor 9X and 9X Pro recently launched in China, and the devices may land in the country soon, probably in August. The devices are in line with the Honor 20 series featuring the glass back in gradient colours with X-shaped patterns. Honor 9X nad 9X Pro feature all-screen no-notch displays with an 6.59-inch OLED display on top.
Both the Honor 9X smartphones are powered by the new Kirin 810 chipset, based on an 7nm process.
Honor 9X offers a dual camera setup featuring a 48MP primary camera coupled with a 2MP depth sensor. Honor 9X Pro model has an additional third 8MP ultra wide-angle sensor. On top, the pop-up camera houses a 16MP selfie camera. Both the Honor 9X and 9X Pro come with the same 4,000mAh battery with support for fast charging.
Realme 64MP Smartphone
Realme CEO Madhav Sheth has shared multiple pictures with their 64MP Quad Camera smartphone. The company has the smartphone ready, and will probably launch in India in a month or so. If no company launches a 64MP camera device before Realme, the company may become the first smartphone brand to launch a device with a 64MP rear camera system.
The company is planning to launch the device soon, probably in August. The official date is not out yet, but it has been confirmed that the device will launch in India first.
Xiaomi and Samsung are also in the race, and we need to wait to see who launches it first. The Realme 64MP smartphone is also going to be Realme’s first quad camera smartphone, a four camera system at the back.