Top Trending Smartphones: Redmi Note 8T, Mi Note 10, Realme 5S, Mi A3 Pro, OnePlus 8 Pro, Redmi K30, Poco F2, Realme X2 Pro, iPhone 12
The Mi Note 10 series has been certified, and two new Mi Note 10 smartphones are on the way: Mi Note 10 and Mi Note 10 Pro. The flying rumours suggest that both the smartphones will run on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor and sport the alleged 120Hz display.
Also, Mi CC9 Pro launch date has been officially confirmed, which may launch as a remodelled Mi A3 Pro in India.
The Mi CC9 Pro as Snapdragon 730G processor, a 108MP camera triple rear camera setup and 4,000 mAh battery, Android 10 out of the box, 20W fast charging and more. Redmi K30 has been teased, while Realme 5S may launch next month in India alongside Realme X2 Pro.
Let’s check out the top trending smartphones from this week.
Redmi Note 8T
The live Redmi Note 8T images are now out, and the launch seems imminent. Xiaomi is ready with 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 probably feature Qualcomm’s latest gaming-centric budget Snapdragon 730G chip. Redmi Note 8 Pro already runs on MediaTek Helio G90T, a mid-end flagship gaming processor. Redmi Note 8T will have better AI-powered gaming features, some added features and an enhanced camera processor.
Mi Note 10 Series: Mi Note 10, Mi Note 10 Pro
Mi Note 10 and Mi Note 10 Pro have already been certified and spotted on multiple certification sites from Thailand and China. Mi Note 10 is speculated to have a model number M1910F4G, while Mi Note 10 Pro a model number M1910F4S. Xiaomi Mi Note 10 and Mi Note 10 Pro both are being leaked to to come with the latest Qualcomm flagship chip, the Snapdragon 855+ SoC. Currently no Xiaomi smartphones run on the latest Snapdragon chip. Mi Note 10 and Mi Note 10 Pro will come with an alleged 120Hz display.
Coming to optics, Mi Note 10 smartphones will come with 50X zoom support. The Mi Note 10 devices will probably have a quad camera system with support for optical 50X zoom with the help of a periscope styled setup. The presence of 50X zoom has been spotted on the recent MIUI 11 Camera app version.
Moto G8 Plus
The new Moto G8 Plus has been launched in India at a price of Rs 13,999 for the single 64GB variant. Moto G8 Plus comes with a 48-megapixel multi camera system including top features and a segment-first stereo speaker setup. A first of its kind, Moto G8 Plus comes with stereo speaker setup tuned by Dolby. Moto G8 Plus on top has a 6.3-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display with narrow bezels with a water drop notch. The notch packs a 25-megapixel selfie camera.
Moto G8 Plus runs on the much-new Snapdragon 665 chipset paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. Moto G8 Plus comes with a 48-megapixel quad-pixel camera system, powered by a 4,000mAh battery with support for 15W TurboPower fast charging.
OnePlus 8 Pro
The next OnePlus Pro smartphone has been leaked, and there’s a lot in the box to talk about. OnePlus 8 Pro will come with some first time features including some of the top flagship-level specifications. OnePlus 8 Pro will be the first OnePlus smartphone to come with quad cameras. OnePlus 8 Pro design will be similar to already leaked OnePlus 8 and it will come with a punch-hole display.
OnePlus 8 Pro will have a slightly larger display this time at 6.65-inch, up from the 6.5-inch screen size, already leaked for the standard OnePlus 8. The smartphone will be including a 3D ToF sensor of the four camera system.
Mi A3 Pro / Mi CC9 Pro
Xioami is supposedly bringing Mi A3 Pro. Mi CC9 Pro official launch date is out, and it may launch in India as a remodelled Mi A3 Pro. The company launched a remodelled Mi CC9 in the country as Mi A3, and now Mi CC9 Pro has been launching soon, and it could be Mi A3 Pro for India. Xiaomi is also focusing more on the Mi series to re-brand some product lines, hence Mi CC9 Pro may come to India as Mi A3 Pro.
Mi CC9 Pro have some top notch features onboard which includes the gaming-centric flagship-level Snapdragon 730G processor, a 108MP camera triple rear camera setup and 4,000 mAh battery, Android 10 out of the box, 20W fast charging and more.
There are wide rumours making news that Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO is coming back, and the company will supposedly launch a new device soon. 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.
Poco F2 will come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC coupled with 6GB or 8GB of RAM featuring 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.
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.
The upcoming Realme budget smartphone is going to be another version of the current Realme 5S. The company already has a wide lineup in the budget segment, and presently Realme 5 is the most affordable quad camera smartphone in the country. Realme 5S have already received the BIS certification, hence the India launch seems imminent. It has been trending in the country since the leak, and the launch is expected next month.
Realme 5S will come with a similar quad camera setup, but with some downgraded internals to keep the price below Realme 5. The Realme 5S will launch at a very aggressive pricing, probably at the price of Realme 3 to take on smartphones in the sub-8,000 segment.
iPhone 12 Series
An analyst at MR firm Wedbush said that the Cupertino based giant will actually launch four flagship variants of the iPhone 12 in 2020. Plus some other rumours suggest that iPhone 12 may debut with quad cameras, in-display camera and motion sensor. As the current iPhone 11 series continues to do well, the company will bank upon the same move with growing response and demand for the different variants of iPhone 11.
Already the rumoured iPhone SE 2 is said to be in the works, and that means Apple will launch five smartphones next year which includes four different variants of the iPhone 12. iPhone 12 variants may feature some a radar-luke sensor as Soli on Pixel 4. Apple may also ditch the three-year old notch with iPhone 12 series, and come with an under-display selfie sensor.
Realme X2 Pro
Realme X2 Pro has been unveiled in China, and the device is launching on November 20. 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.