Weekly Trending Smartphones: Realme 5, Realme 5 Pro, OnePlus 7T, Redmi Note 8, OnePlus 7T Pro, Mi A3, Redmi 8A
Realme is all set to unveil the first budget quad camera series in the country, and it’s been trending since days. The Realme 5 smartphones will go official today, and the devices will be available via Flipkart. Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro are going to be the first-ever budget smartphones in India, probably in the world to come with quad camera systems.
Realme’s biggest competitor in the country, Xiaomi will also be unveiling a new smartphone tomorrow, the third generation Mi A3.
The other trending smartphones include Redmi Note 8, OnePlus 7T, OnePlus 7T Pro and the upcoming Redmi 8A. Redmi Note 8 images are leaked, and Xiaomi’s budget quad camera smartphone is also ready. Also, the OnePlus 7T series leaks continue to pour in. The upcoming OnePlus smartphones is rumoured to be launching in India on September 26 alongside the much-awaited OnePlusTV.
Let’s check out the top trending smartphones from this week.
Realme 5 seems to be the next budget winner in the country. The smartphone will come with some path-breaking features at under 10,000 rupees. Realme 5 has already been confirmed with a 5,000mAh battery, four camera setup at the back and more. The smartphone is supposed to be powered by Snapdragon 665 chip. It also powers the upcoming Xiaomi mid-ranger, the third generation Mi A3, but it costs a lot more. Some leaks hint that Realme 5 will be priced at Rs 8,999 and will be available in multiple storage models.
Realme 5 will come with an HD+ water drop notched display, a brand new Qualcomm processor and a quad camera setup including a 16MP primary camera, an ultra wide-angle camera, a 4cm macro lens and a depth sensor for portrait shots.
Realme 5 Pro
Realme 5 series continue to trend like anything. The devices will go official today in the country, and they are going to be the first budget quad camera smartphones in the country. Realme 5 Pro has already been rumoured to come with an AMOLED display, a pop-up selfie camera and an in-display fingerprint sensor. Though some leaks hint at a similar design as the predecessor with the new camera setup. The device will be powered by either Snapdragon 710 or Snapdragon 712 chip.
The high-resolution 48MP sensor will only come with Realme 5 Pro, while the other sensors including the 4cm macro and telephoto cameras are expected to remain standard to offer some top-notch smartphone camera experience. Realme 5 Pro will come at under Rs 15,000 in multiple storage models.
Redmi Note 8
Xiaomi VP previously officially confirmed that the company will soon be launching a new smartphone under the Note series. Now the full design has been leaked, and the upcoming Redmi Note 8 has been leaked with a four camera module. Among all the details, it is being speculated that the upcoming smartphone is going to be come with a 64MP camera sensor. There are four sensors in the leaked design, and the primary sensor could either be a 48MP or 64MP sensor.
The leaked image of the alleged Redmi Redmi Note 8 gives us a glimpse of Redmi’s upcoming quad camera system, which looks very similar design to the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Note 10+. The four camera system has three camera sensors arranged vertically, while the fourth Time of Flight (ToF) sensor is placed on the right.
On top of all the news, Mi A3 is trending in the country, all set to launch tomorrow. Xiaomi has already unveiled the third generation Mi A3 in Spain. Now the prices are out as well. The new Mi A3 is supposed to start at Rs 14,998, and it will be available in two models. 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, full-glass body with gradient finish, triple camera system and will be powered by Snapdragon 665 SoC coupled with up to 4GB of RAM.
Mi A3 has a triple rear camera setup featuring a 48-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with a 118-degree wide-angle 2-megapixel tertiary sensor. Upfront, Mi A3 features a 32-megapixel selfie camera.
OnePlus 7T, OnePlus 7T Pro
The next OnePlus smartphone leaks are out wide in the air, and the company may launch its first 64MP camera sensor with OnePlus 7T Pro. The live images are already out, and the smartphone could be powered by the new Snapdragon 855 Plus chip. The latest leak hints at a September-end launch. OnePlus 7T series is being rumoured by multiple sources to be launching on September 26 in India. The 7T series sales are supposed to start from mid-October. The US and European markets surprisingly will get the device later with instant available with a launch on October 10.
It’s just the leaks, and you should take it with a pinch of salt. Though, OnePlus will definitely be adapting the latest 64MP camera technology, we don’t know when. It could be OnePlus 7T, OnePlus 7T Pro or a smartphone next year. The company will also be unveiling its first SmartTV in September.
With Redmi Note 8 on its way, the company has now confirmed that other Redmi 8 series phones are also in the making including the next-generation Redmi 8A and the Redmi 8. The budget series Redmi 7A successor has been leaked in full glory. Starting with the design, the rear panel will come with a dual camera system this time, an upgrade over the current single rear camera sensor. It will be followed by a fingerprint sensor, again a first time for Redmi A series smartphones. The dual-camera system on Redmi 8A is aligned vertically as the current Redmi smartphones.
Redmi 8A will come with a Snapdragon 439 chip coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage supporting up to 512GB. The leak reveals that Redmi 8A will come with an 8MP primary back camera (also has a second depth sensor), 6.2-inch HD+ notched display, 5,000mAh battery and Android 9 Pie based on MIUI.