Weekly Trending Smartphones: Redmi 5G Phone, Vivo U20, Galaxy S11 Plus, Redmi Note 8, Mi Note 10 Series, Redmi K30, Realme 6
Vivo continues to throw in surprises in the budget category one after another. The company started with a value-for-money Z1 Pro, Z1X and then came the Vivo U series. Vivo U10 was a sleeper hit, and now Vivo is set with the successor, Vivo U20.
Realme 5S would be taking on the current hit Redmi Note 8 with similar specs and a 48MP quad camera.
Realme 6 live images are out, and they are in line with the previous retail box leak details. Realme 6 was previously leaked to have a Penta camera setup running on Snapdragon 710 processor, and they seem legit.
Let’s check out the top trending smartphones from this week.
Redmi 5G Phone
A Xiaomi phone with 5G connectivity has received 3C certification, which is being tipped to launch in December 2019. The upcoming Xiaomi 5G phone also supports 66W Fast Charging support according to the 3C certification. The company previously confirmed that they will launch a 5G budget smartphone under Redmi, so this could be the Redmi 5G phone. But other reports say that this Xiaomi 5G device is a new member of the already launched Mi 10 series.
The company will add a new 5G variant to the current Mi Note 10 Pro. The leaked Xiaomi 5G phone comes with model numbers M2001J1E and M2001J1C. While nothing officially has been confirmed yet, the alleged Redmi 5G phone or Xiaomi 5G phone may drop in a few days.
Samsung Galaxy S11 Plus
The leaked pictures reveal the upcoming Galaxy S11 Plus from all sides. You can notice the sheer resemblance of the boxed rectangular camera module on Galaxy S11 Plus to the current generation iPhone 11 models, and even the Pixel 4 smartphones. On the front, the Galaxy S11 Plus will have a similar design as the Galaxy Note 10 with a punch-hole in the middle of the top of the display. Lastly, the display will have a curved panel, much like the previous generation Samsung Galaxy S smartphones. It’s going to be a Dynamic AMOLED panel with almost no bezels and a slightly thin chin.
According to the leaks, Samsung Galaxy S11 will feature an estimated 6.9-inch curved display. The curvature is rumoured to get lesser than the predecessor with an in-display fingerprint sensor. It will be a Dynamic AMOLED panel featuring Quad HD+ resolution. The CAD renders confirm that the upcoming device will feature a massive rectangular rear camera bump.
Redmi Note 8
A special Redmi Note 8 Cosmic Purple edition has been unveiled for India. The Cosmic Purple Redmi Note 8 will be available in both the storage variants: 64GB and 128GB. The regular Redmi Note 8 features a 6.3-inch Full HD+ screen offering 90 percent screen-to-body ratio with a dot drop notch on the front. The device sports a glass sandwich body with Gorilla Glass 5 support on the front and back. Redmi Note 8 comes with a quad rear camera setup featuring a primary 48MP Samsung GM1 sensor.
Redmi Note 8 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor backed by a 4,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging support and the same USB Type C port. The device runs on Android 9 Pie based on MIUI 10.
Vivo U20 is going on sale tomorrow. The new budget Vivo smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 chip. With a similar design language, Vivo U20 sports a gradient design on the out, much like the Vivo U10. The water drop notch is there upfront with minimal bezels and a slight chin. In terms of optics, Vivo U20 have a similar triple camera setup featuring a three camera setup.
Vivo U20 has been launched in two variants starting at Rs 10,999 come with up to 6GB RAM and 64GB storage (4GB/64GB and 6GB/64GB). As the predecessor, Vivo U20 also packs in a massive 5,000mAh battery supporting 18W fast charging bundled with the 18W fast charger in the box.
Mi Note 10
So finally Xiaomi India has officially confirmed that the just-launched Mi Note 10 series is coming to India. India will soon be getting its first ever 108MP camera smartphone. The company CEO Manu Kumar Jain has tweeted confirming the launch in India. Mi Note 10 with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage starts at EUR 549 (around Rs 43,200). Mi Note 10 and the Mi Note 10 Pro come with a similar display sized at 6.47-inch. It’s a Full HD+ AMOLED display offering a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels.
The devices have sandwich glass display body protected by Gorilla Glass 5. Mi Note 10 comes with 6GB of RAM, while the Mi Note 10 Pro packs 8GB of RAM along with 128GB storage and 256GB storage respectively. Both the Mi Note 10 smartphones Pro run on MIUI 11.
Mi Note 10 Pro
Both Mi Note 10 smartphones are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G processor. Mi Note 10 series will become the first 108MP camera smartphones to launch in the country. Both the Mi Note 10 models are expected to launch in India, while the prices are expected under 30,000 in the entry premium flagship category. Mi Note 10 Pro with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage starts at EUR 649 (around Rs 51,000). Both Mi Note 10 devices comes with a five camera setup at the back.
Mi Note 10 devices have a 108MP primary image sensor, 20-megapixel secondary wide-angle sensor, a 5-megapixel telephoto camera with 5X optical zoom, a 12-megapixel telephoto camera with 2x zoom, and 2-megapixel macro camera. Up front, they feature a 32-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture.
Realme 6 continue to trend. The live images have been leaked, and they are in line with the previous retail box leak details. Realme 6 was previously leaked to have a Penta camera setup running on Snapdragon 710 processor, and they seem legit. The retail box leak is in line with the other leaks with the new additional display design technology. Realme 6 will come with a punch hole display upfront without any notch this time.
Realme 6 will have five cameras at the back with different sensors for different purposes. Realme 6 will run on a more enhanced processor, the Snapdragon 710, to offer top level performance on a budget.
Realme X2 Pro
The fastest charging flagship in India, Realme X2 Pro has been launched in the country starting at Rs 29,999, the current best smartphone under 30000. The new Realme flagship runs on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus platform featuring 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.
Realme X2 Pro has been launched starting at Rs 29,999 in a couple of variants. Realme X2 Pro packs in 50W VOOC Super Fast Charging support and 64MP powered quad camera with 20X zoom.