Weekly Trending Smartphones: Redmi K40, OnePlus Lite Z, Mi A4, Pixel 4A, Realme C11, Poco M2 Pro, Realme X3, Galaxy M41, OnePlus 8T
Redmi K40 coming? Spotted on a certification site, a mysterious Xiaomi smartphone is leaked with a similar model number as the predecessors in the series: Redmi K30 and Mi CC9 (launched in India as Mi A3). The spotted device could be the upcoming Redmi K40 or Mi CC10.
OnePlus 8T will come with 65W Super Warp Charge technology, spotted in the “OnePlus Engineering Mode” code
Realme C11 details are out. The upcoming Realme smartphone is said to come with MediaTek Helio G35 budget chipset with an all-new camera layout running on a new range of specifications. The company will soon unveil Realme X3 series in India alongside Realme Buds Q.
Let’s check out the top trending smartphones from this week.
Spotted on a certification site, a mysterious Xiaomi smartphone is leaked with a similar model number as the predecessors in the series: Redmi K30 and Mi CC9 (launched in India as Mi A3). The spotted device could be the upcoming Redmi K40 or Mi CC10 (which will come to India as a rebranded Mi A4 later). Redmi K30 was unveiled last year, while the upcoming Redmi K40 could be Poco X3 in India.
The company launched a remodelled Redmi K30 in India under the Poco brand as Poco X2, and the next Poco X3 could be a remodelled Redmi K40 as well. The new smartphone spotted online could be Redmi K40 as more details are being revealed.
Realme C11 details are out. The upcoming Realme smartphone is said to come with MediaTek Helio G35 budget chipset with an all-new camera layout running on a new range of specifications. The company will soon unveil Realme X3 series in India alongside Realme Buds Q. Realme has officially confirmed that the first smartphone running on MediaTek Helio G35 will be from it’s brand.
Realme C11 will be the world’s first smartphone to come with MediaTek Helio G35 chipset. The latest Realme C device will first be unveiled in Malaysia, and then the device will come to India on a later date. Reported by Lowyat, the teaser image gives us a glimpse.
Realme X3 specs out on Geekbench. The company will unveil two smartphones under Realme X3 series in India: Realme X3 and Realme X3 SuperZoom. While the SuperZoom model has already been unveiled, Realme X3 will make its debut in India. Realme X3 will be a toned-down X3 SuperZoom model with a different chipset and camera setup. Realme X3 Google Play listing confirms Full HD+ display, Android 10 OS, 8GB of RAM which matches with the same model number RMX2085 kn Geekbench.
Realme X3 will come in an 12GB RAM variant where the device managed to score 2307 in single-core and 8216 in multi-core tests. The Snapdragon 855 Plus scores are higher, so Realme X3 will come with a low-specced Snapdragon 700-series processor.
Poco M2 Pro
Poco M2 Pro price and specs are out. Certified now, Poco M2 Pro launch is expected to happen soon. The company’s GM recently hinted at a new Poco device launching in India within three weeks. While it was being assumed to be Poco F2 Pro, the recently unveiled Poco device from Europe, but it seems to be the all-new Poco M2 Pro. The Poco M2 Pro has been previously spotted on Bluetooth SIG and Wi-Fi Alliance, and now it has received the BIS certification for launch in India.
Leaked by serial tipster Mukul Sharma, Poco M2 Pro has been found on the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) site with model number M2003J6CI. The model number matches up with the previously leaked Poco smartphone from Bluetooth certification and Wi-Fi Alliance sites.
OnePlus 8T will come with 65W Super Warp Charge technology. As already revealed in the last leak, Super Warp Charge Technology will power upto 65W. XDA Developers spotted in the “OnePlus Engineering Mode” code about 65W fast charging technology on OnePlus 8T series. OnePlus 65W charger has been certified in May with certification from TUV Rheinland. This is more than double the fast charging speeds offered by OnePlus 7 series.
The OnePlus 8 series also offers 30W fast charging technology with the 30T Warp Fast charger. Warp fast charging technology is based on Oppo’s VOOC technology, while SuperVOOC 2.0 is currently the most powerful charging solution commercially available.
Samsung Galaxy M41
Samsung Galaxy M41 has been leaked. The device will feature an OLED display, expected to launch in India later in June. Samsung Galaxy M41 will come with a 6.67-inch flexible OLED Full HD+ display in an 19:5:9 aspect ratio. The flexible OLED panel has been previously seen on Xiaomi Mi 10 series and Motorola Edge series, the top-end flagships, while Galaxy M41 is said to come at a much affordable pricing.
Samsung Galaxy M41 will ship with Exynos 9630 SoC with 6GB RAM and a 64-megapixel primary sensor powered multiple camera system. Further it will pack a 12-megapixel ultra-wide and a 5-megapixel depth sensor running on Android 10 OS with OneUI 2.0 skin on top.
Mi A4 could be coming soon. Mi CC10 series is in the works, and the upcoming CC10 device will probably be remodelled as Mi A4 in India. The device is said to be launching as early as next month, as it will succeed the Xiaomi Mi CC9 series. Mi CC9 in India was unveiled as a remodelled Mi A3, and the upcoming Mi A4 is expected to be remodelled Mi CC10 for India.
Mi A4 concept renders leaked early this year as well and some key details were leaked about the upcoming Xiaomi Android One smartphone. The recent leak about the upcoming Mi A4 sheds more log har about the camera setup and hardware. Read everything here!
ASUS ROG Phone 3
ASUS ROG Phone 3 has been leaked on TENAA, the Chinese regulatory platform. The revealed specifications give out some key details about the upcoming ASUS ROG Phone 3, the third generation ASUS ROG Phone series. Qualcomm previously confirmed Asus ZenFone 7 and ASUS ROG Phone 3 will run on Snapdragon 865 SoC with 5G connectivity and 16GB on-board alongside.
The gaming-centric ASUS ROG Phone series will continue to pack in the best of the hardware available in the market. ASUS ROG Phone 3 will come preloaded with Google Stadia and latest ROG gaming features. ROG Phone 3 will feature Aura Lighting, Refresh Rate Control and Performance Boost.
Google Pixel 4A
Pixel 4A is said to be launching on July 13, tipped by serial leakster Jon Prosser. The device will come at a cheaper price tag than the current entry-premium iPhone SE 2020. While amid the pandemic Google Pixel 4A is yet to have a launch date, the pricing leaks continue to pour in, and the latest is said to undercut iPhone SE 2020 by a good margin. The previous leaks hinted at a similar price for Google Pixel 4A as iPhone SE 2020.
Pixel 4A was said to be Starting at $399 (around Rs 42,500) for the base model. The recent 9to5Google report hints at Pixel 4A starting at $299 (Rs 22,650) for the base model with 64GB storage, while the 128GB Pixel 4A is said to cost $349 (around Rs 26,450).
OnePlus Lite Z
OnePlus Lite Z has been officially teased by the company. The Lite Z launch will happen between July 6 and July 12, expected on July 10. OnePlus Lite Z specs are out as well including the expected price. OnePlus Lite Z launch will happen first in India, as been cryptically teased by OnePlus. Recently OnePlus Lite Z live images were leaked revealing the complete design. OnePlus Lite Z will come with a triple camera running on Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, so OnePlus Z will come with 5G support.
Leaked by Slashleaks, the live images show us a punch-hole display upfront. Tipster Ishan Agarwal previously estimated OnePlus Lite Z to start at Rs 37,500 (converted), expected to come at under Rs 30,000 in India.
Realme X3 SuperZoom
Realme X3 SuperZoom India launch teased. The device has been unveiled in Europe, and the device will soon be coming to India. Realme X3 SuperZoom will sport a 6.6-inch Full HD+ display with 120Hz refresh rate. Upfront, the display will pack in dual-punch hole cameras. At the back, Realme X3 SuperZoom will come with a quad-camera setup at the back. The rear camera system will include a 64MP Samsung GW1 sensor.
Inside the dual punch-hole camera system upfront, Realme X3 SuperZoom will pack a 32MP IMX616 selfie camera with a secondary depth lens. Realme X3 SuperZoom will house a sizable 4,200mAh battery with support for 30W Dart Flash Charge fast charging.