Top Trending Smartphones: Redmi K30, Pixel 4, Poco F2, Redmi Note 8 Pro, Realme XT 730G, Redmi Note 8T, Realme X2 Pro
The new Google Pixel smartphones will launch tonight, Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. Realme launched Realme X2 Pro in China, and has already confirmed that two new flagships are coming to the country in December: Realme X2 Pro and Realme XT 730G.
Redmi K30 has been teased, and Xiaomi is working on K30 series including Redmi K30.
There are wide rumours making news that Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO is coming back with Poco F2 soon. Xiaomi also confirmed that Redmi Note 8 Pro is coming to India on October 16. The Redmi 64MP smartphone will be available via Amazon India.
Let’s check out the top trending smartphones from this week.
Google Pixel 4 & Pixel 4 XL
The much-awaited Pixel smartphones will be debuting tonight, Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. Set to launch today, the upcoming Google flagships will be the first ever Pixel smartphones to come with more than one camera at the back. Pixel 4 smartphones will feature a 12.2MP primary sensor coupled with an ultra-wide-angle lens and a telephoto lens. Both the Pixel 4 devices will run on Snapdragon 855 SoC coupled with 6GB RAM, 128GB storage and the latest Android 10 out of the box.
Pixel 4 XL will sport a 6.23-inch Quad HD+ AMOLED 90Hz display in an 19:9 aspect ratio, Pixel 4 will have a smaller sized display. Pixel 4 XL will have a 3,700mAh battery with fast charging support, while the regular Pixel 4 will come with a 2,800mAh battery. The devices will feature Soli radar for gesture navigation and Motion Sense features.
Redmi has officially teased Redmi K30, the next generation top-end K series smartphone confirming that they are already working on the successor, Redmi K30 and also the Pro variant, Redmi K30 Pro. The new Redmi K30 will not come with pop-up camera as the current Redmi K20 series, but will have a punch-hole approach on the front instead. Just as Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, the latest Redmi K series flagship will come with a dual punch-hole capsule shaped setup.
Redmi K30 is the first Redmi phone to come with a punch-hole screen. Not only dual selfie camera, Redmi K30 has also been rumoured to come with quad cameras. The device will feature a four camera setup sporting four sensors. Redmi K20 already has three cameras, the K30 will have an additional macro lens as the Redmi Note 8 Pro.
Realme X2 Pro
Realme X2 Pro has been launched in China, and the device is coming to India in December. The new Realme flagship runs on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus platform. Realme X2 Pro is Realme’s first premium flagship in the entry-level premium space. Realme X2 Pro features a number of first-time features for a Realme smartphone as 90Hz fluid AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855+, dual stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos, Certified Hi-Res Sound Quality support.
X2 Pro also packs in 50W VOOC Super Fast Charging support, 64MP quad camera with 20X zoom and more. Realme X2 Pro India launch will happen in December alongside Realme XT 730G. Realme X2 Pro India price is expected under 30,000 rupees in the entry premium flagship space.
Redmi Note 8 Pro
Redmi Note 8 Pro India launch has been confirmed. The 64MP Redmi smartphone is launching in India on October 16. A direct competitor to the super-hit Realme XT, the Redmi gaming beast will come with a 6.53-inch Full HD+ screen offering an immersive 91.94 percent screen-to-body ratio with a 3D curved CG5 glass sandwich body. Redmi Note 8 Pro also comes with a quad camera system at the back. Note 8 Pro comes with the 64MP Samsung GW1 sensor with f/1.7 aperture, 2MP depth sensor, 8MP Ultra Wide lens and 2cm Macro lens.
Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with the newly launched gaming-centric flagship MediaTek Helio G90T processor with upto 8GB RAM and 128GB storage with a larger 4,500mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging support running on Android 9 Pie based on MIUI 10. Redmi Note 8 Pro starts at Rs 14,000 in China for the 4GB/64GB model (converted).
Redmi Note 8T
Xiaomi supposedly working on a new Redmi Note 8 smartphone, as per the leaked sources. With both the Redmi Note 8 models out, the leak hints at the T model, which was even earlier hinted in multiple leaks. The company has been upgrading its smartphones very quick, and the latest generations have very little gap. Hence a T model will allow the company to offer the upgraded features in a short period instead of launching a new generation series altogether.
The freshly leaked Redmi Note 8T smartphone will come with Qualcomm’s latest gaming-centric Snapdragon 730G chip. Redmi Note 8 Pro already runs on MediaTek Helio G90T, a mid-end flagship gaming processor. Snapdragon 730G packs in AI-powered gaming features with higher clock speed and better performance compared to Helio G90T.
Realme XT 730G
Realme XT 730G India launch has been confirmed. The new Realme XT will come with Snapdragon 730G with almost the same features as the current XT model. Realme XT 730G will feature an AMOLED screen, quad camera system, 64MP Samsung GW1 sensor, in-display fingerprint sensor and the big battery will be there as it is. Snapdragon 730G features an improved Adreno 618 GPU and has special gaming-centric features to offer an enhanced flagship-level gaming experience.
The rear cameras on Realme XT 730G will remain the same as the standard Realme XT. But this time Realme XT 730G edition will support faster fast charging at 30W. Realme XT 730G will come with 30W VOOC FlashCharge support and an improved 32MP camera upfront inside the notch with Realme OS based on Android 10 expected.
There are wide rumours making news that Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO is coming back, and the company will supposedly launch a new device by this month. As an upgrade, Poco F2 will come with a dot-notch display and thin bezels on the sides with a slight chin at the bottom. Poco F2 will feature an AMOLED screen, triple camera system at the back, rear-mounted fingerprint scanner instead of in-display fingerprint scanner, Snapdragon 855 and Android 9 Pie-based MIUI 10.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC will pair with 6GB or 8GB of RAM with a 6.39-inch display. Poco F1 still remains the most affordable Snapdragon 845-powered smartphone, and similarly Poco F2 will be again launched in the same 20,000-range.
OnePlus 7T Pro
OnePlus 7T Pro is now available in India. Successor to OnePlus 7 Pro, the 7T Pro comes with the same features as OnePlus 7 Pro. As OnePlus 7 Pro, the 7T Pro features a similar design, pop-up selfie camera, vertically-aligned rear cameras and curved 90Hz Fluid display. As a difference, OnePlus 7T Pro runs on the latest Snapdragon 855 Plus chip, Warp 30T new fast charging support and triple cameras.
The triple camera system includes a 48-megapixel sensor, an 8-megapixel telephoto unit with 3x zoom, 16-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, 4,085mAh battery, in-display fingerprint scanner and Android 10 OS out of the box at Rs 53,999.