Upcoming Smartphones April 2020: Poco F2, Galaxy M41, OnePlus 8, Redmi K30 Pro, iPhone 9 Plus, Oppo Find X2, Honor 30S
Upcoming smartphones in April 2020 include a few big names as OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, iPhone 9, iPhone 9 Plus, Poco F2 and more. There are smartphones which have already been unveiled, and they will come to India in April 2020.
The recent COVID-19 outbreak has already cancelled or postponed multiple launches.
There would be multiple devices coming to India in April 2020, and they are expected to be available during the same period.
The production schedule has been hampered due to the novel Coronavirus, and thus there will be some delays. Also, the recent GST hike will be adding up to the prices of the smartphones to be sold in India.
Checkout the expected top upcoming smartphones in April 2020.
OnePlus 8 is said to be unveiled in mid of April. The device will come with a glass body design featuring a 6.55-inch AMOLED FHD+ display offering 90Hz refresh rate. OnePlus 8 will run on Snapdragon 865 with 6GB, 8GB and 12GB RAM supporting 128GB or 256GB UFS 3.0 internal storage. The smartphone is said to feature a triple rear camera setup featuring a 48-megapixel main lens, a 16-megapixel wide-angle lens and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.
Upfront, OnePlus 8 will have a 32-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL GD1 sensor. The OnePlus device will pack a 4,000mAh battery supporting 30W fast charging. Wireless charging is yet to be confirmed.
OnePlus 8 Pro
OnePlus 8 Pro will also be unveiled during the same period as OnePlus 8, as per the rumours. The device will come with a 6.5-inch AMOLED Quad HD+ display offering a screen resolution of 3180 x 1440 pixels. The OnePlus 8 Pro screen will offer 120Hz refresh rate. The smartphone will run on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC with 8GB or 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB, 256GB or 512GB UFS 3.0 internal storage.
OnePlus 8 Pro may feature a quad camera setup with a 64MP main camera, a 16MP wide-angle lens and a 13MP telephoto lens and a 3D ToF sensor. Upfront, OnePlus 8 Pro will have a 32-megapixel sensor, backed by a larger 4,500mAh battery supporting 50W super fast charging.
Redmi K30 Pro / Poco F2
In India, the upcoming Redmi K30 Pro may launch as Poco F2 as per some reports. Set to be unveiled in March, Redmi K30 Pro will come to India in April or later, either under Redmi or as Poco F2. The device has been confirmed to feature a 64-megapixel main camera inside a quad camera with dual OIS support. The smartphone will sport a HD10+ certified Super AMOLED display with DC Dimming.
Redmi K30 Pro will pack a 4,700mAh battery with upgraded 33W fast charging technology. It will run on Snapdragon 865 with dual-mode SA and NSA 5G support, pairing with 8GB or 12GB of RAM in multiple storage options, prices to start at CNY 3,299 (around Rs 33,000).
iPhone 9 Plus
As reported by 9to5Mac, Apple is working on two new iPhone 9 models which includes a larger iPhone 9 Plus as well. While the iPhone 9 will come with the same old iPhone 8 design featuring a 4.7-inch LCD and TouchID. The iPhone 9 Plus may have a similar shape and design as iPhone 8 Plus. The iPhone 9 series may launch in April.
The code in iOS 14 reveals a larger 5.5-inch model, which is incidentally the same as iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus. Both iPhone 9 and iPhone 9 Plus will run with the latest A13 Bionic chip as the current iPhone 11 phones.
iPhone 9 will come with the specs and features as iPhone 11, but at a cheaper price tag. The iPhone 9 series may launch in April given how the production schedule got delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Said to be a rip-off as iPhone SE, the iPhone 9 will target the entry premium market with similar specs as the current iPhone 11. The iPhone 9 will launch officially in India and other markets at a very attractive price tag.
The renders hint at as similar features as iPhone 11, sporting a 4.7-inch display with an iPhone 8 like design. iPhone 9 Plus will have a larger 5.5-inch display. The iPhone 9 will basically offer a refreshed experience with the same body and design.
Samsung Galaxy M41
Samsung could soon be bringing the successor to Galaxy M40 with a few upgraded features and specs. The company recently launched new successors: Galaxy M31 and Galaxy M21. The Galaxy M41 may come with the same punch-hole camera design with a better camera, most probably with a 64MP main sensor with a better chipset and 6,000mAh battery.
The just-unveiled Galaxy M21 came with 48MP triple cameras, 6GB RAM, Android 10 OS powered new OneUI 2.0 custom skin, 6,000mAh battery powered by Exynos 9611 SoC.
Huawei P40 Series
Huawei P40 Pro will come with a 52-megapixel main camera, the first for any smartphone. It will couple with a 40-megapixel cine shooter and an 8-megapixel telephoto camera with 125 mm lens. The P40 phones will come punch-hole displays. The leaked images revealed that Huawei P40 will come with a flat screen while the P40 Pro will feature a curved screen, both with big punch-hole cut-outs.
Huawei will unveil three smartphones under the new series: P40, P40 Pro and P40 Premium on March 26. The devices are expected to be available in India in April 2020.
The new Nokia 5.3 is expected in India by April or sometime later. It comes with a 6.55-inch display running on Snapdragon 665 under the hood. Nokia 5.3 also packs in a four camera system on the back featuring a 13MP main camera, 5MP ultra-wide angle shooter, 2MP macro sensor and 2MP depth sensor. Upfront Nokia 8.3 houses a 8MP camera housed in a notch.
The device is backed by a 4,000mAh battery. Nokia 5.3 runs Android 10 out-of-the-box with guaranteed two years of Android updates. Nokia 5.3 price starts at 189 euros (around Rs 15,100) for the 4GB/64GB model.
Nokia 1.3 is also expected to be available in India in April alongside Nokia 5.3, the new budget offering from HMD Global. Nokia 1.3 features a 5.7-inch HD+ display with basic specs on-board. The budget Nokia phone packs a single 8MP camera at the back with a 5MP on the front. Supporting Android Go features, the device has different streamed down features.
It will support Go apps such as Camera Go and low-light image fusion technology and Gallery Go. Nokia 1.3 runs on Snapdragon 215 under the hood backed by a 3,000mAh battery. Nokia 1.3 starts at 95 euros (around Rs 7,600).
Reviving another Nokia bestseller from the last decade, HMD Global released Nokia 5310 with the nostalgia by Nokia 5310 Xpressmusic. It could launch in India in April 2020. Nokia 5310 has an MP3 player, FM radio, dual front-facing speakers and it offers a 30-day standby battery. It’s a feature phone offering 20 hours of talktime with a 2.4-inch display on top featuring a VGA camera with a flash on the back.
The device is backed by a 1,200mAh battery with dedicated music keys. Nokia 5310 will be available in two colour options: black with red and white with red. Nokia 5320 is said to go on sale from March 2020, prices start at 39 euros (around Rs 3,100).
Oppo Find X2, Find X2 Pro
The Oppo Find X2 and Find X2 Pro smartphones were unveiled in China earlier this month, and they are expected in India in April 2020. Oppo Find X2 Pro features a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED display offering a refresh rate of 120Hz with a maximum brightness of 800 nits, HDR10 certified with a pixel density of 513 PPI. It has a 240Hz touch sampling rate on its display.
Oppo Find X2 Pro and Find X2 are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor and they come with 65W fast charging technology.
Honor 30S will launch in China on March 30 first, and then it may come to India in April 2020 or on a later date. Previous leaks suggested that Honor 30S will come with Kirin 820 5G chipset, a quad four camera setup at the back, 40W fast charging and more. Honor 30S will support 5G. The quad-camera set-up will be placed inside a rectangular module on the top left corner.
Three rear will be vertically aligned cameras and the ToF sensor next to the camera module. Honor 30S feature a side-mounted fingerprint scanner with a sizable battery backing it up.