Weekly Trending Smartphones: OnePlus Nord, Realme X3 Pro, Redmi Note 9, Redmi K40, Realme C15, Oppo Reno 4, Poco M2 Pro, Pixel 4A
The company CEO Madhav Sheth teased a “big announcement” at the upcoming IFA 2020, expected to be Realme X3 Pro. The company recently announced the 125W UltraDART fast charging technology, and Realme X3 Pro could become the first device to come with the latest charging solution.
Redmi K40 will come with MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ chipset, 120Hz LCD display and 4,500mAh battery.
Realme is also gearing up to launch the next Realme C series device, the Realme C15 smartphone in Indonesia. The leaked Realme C15 specs confirm a 6,000mAh battery, 18W fast charging support, mid-range specs and quad camera system.
Let’s check out the top trending smartphones from this week.
Realme is also gearing up to launch the next Realme C series device, the Realme C15 smartphone in Indonesia. The leaked Realme C15 specs confirm a 6,000mAh battery, 18W fast charging support and mid-range specs. Realme C15 will feature a fingerprint sensor at the back with a quad camera system inside a square-shaped module on the rear side. Upfront, the phone display will feature a water drop notch with thin bezels.
Realme C15 will succeed the recently unveiled Realme C11 smartphone. The device will house a massive 6,000mAh battery witn 18W fast charging support. The device will ship with Android 10-based Realme UI. Realme C15 price is expected to start at around Rs 10,000.
Realme 6i is said to be coming soon in India as Realme 6S. Realme 6i price and India launch details are out. It could be a rebranded Realme 6S which was unveiled in Myanmar in May. Realme 6i price in India is said to be under Rs 15,000 in the mid-budget segment. Realme 6i is said to be powered by a MediaTek Helio G90T SoC. The device will have a similar design as Realme 6S, expected to be a rebranded version in India.
Realme 6i could be a rebranded version of the Realme 6S. The leaked design of Realme 6i is the same as of Realme 6S. So the device would have a four camera setup at the back with a punch-hole display upfront.
Redmi Note 9
Redmi Note 9 has been launched in India starting at Rs 11,999. Redmi Note 9 in India will join the Redmi Note 9 series with Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max. In India, Redmi Note 9 price starts at Rs 11,999 for the base model with 4GB RAM, 64GB storage. Redmi Note 9 features a 6.53-inch IPS LCD Full HD+ display with a punch-hole cutout upfront, but on the corner unlike the Redmi Note 9 series. Redmi Note 9 is powered by Helio G85 chipset, the first smartphone to run on the new MediaTek chip. At the back, Redmi Note 9 packs square shaped quad camera design.
The four camera setup on Redmi Note 9 sports a primary 48-megapixel sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera, a 2-megapixel depth camera and a 2-megapixel macro camera. Redmi Note 9 runs on Android 10 with MIUI 11 on top. Redmi Note 9 houses a 5,020mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging. The 18W fast charger will ship with the device.
OnePlus Nord will boast a 90Hz display sporting a touch sampling rate of 180Hz. OnePlus Nord will be powered by mid-range Qualcomm 5G chip, the Snapdragon 765G with 12GB RAM and 128GB/256GB UFS 3.0 internal storage. The device will run on Android 10 out of the box with OxygenOS. In terms of optics, OnePlus Nord will come with a quad-camera set-up featuring a 48-megapixel Sony IMX 586 main sensor with an f/1.75 lens with Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) + Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS) support.
The setup will further include a 8-megapixel ultrawide lens with 119 field-of-view (FOV), a 5-megapixel macro lens with an f/2.4 aperture, and 2-megapixel depth sensor unit. Upfront, the OnePlus Nord will have a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 sensor, the whole system backed by a 4,115mAh battery with 30W fast charging support.
Redmi K40 leaked online alongside Xiaomi 120W charger. The leaked details reveal Redmi K40 with MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ chipset, 120Hz LCD display and 4,500mAh battery. Chinese tipster Digital Chat Station on Weibo leaked out the details hinted at the device being Redmi K40. It was previously spotted with 33W fast charging support on China’s 3C certification site. Redmi K30 was unveiled last year, while the upcoming Redmi K40 could be Poco X3 in India.
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. The 120W charger from Xiaomi will become the fastest charging technology available commercially.
Realme X3 Pro
The company CEO Madhav Sheth teased a “big announcement” at the upcoming IFA 2020, expected to be Realme X3 Pro. The company recently announced the 125W UltraDART fast charging technology, and Realme X3 Pro could become the first device to come with the latest charging solution. The device may feature the upcoming 108MP camera sensor from Samsung, the HM2 108MP lens as their primary sensor. Realme X3 Pro will replace Realme X2 Pro in the entry-premium category.
Realme X3 Pro will have Snapdragon 865 or Snapdragon 865 Plus powering it with support for 65W Dark super fast charging technology. As the X3 series, the Realme X3 Pro series may have two variants as well.
Oppo Reno 4, Oppo Reno 4 Pro
Oppo Reno 4 and Reno 4 Pro India launch will happen in July. The devices have already been unveiled in China. Reno 4 smartphones will come with punch-hole design, triple camera setup and 5G connectivity. Oppo Reno 4 and Reno 4 Pro features 6.43-inch and 6.55-inch AMOLED displays respectively. They are powered by the Snapdragon 765G SoC with 8GB, 12GB RAM and 128GB, 256GB storage options running on Android 10 OS with ColorOS 7.0 UI.
Oppo Reno 4 Pro sports a 48MP primary sensor, a 12MP secondary lens, and a 13MP sensor. Upfront, it features a 32MP shooter. Reno 4 dons a pill-shaped punch-hole to house a 32MP primary sensor with a 2MP secondary lens. Both Reno 4 phones are backed by 4,000mAh batteries with 65W fast charging support.
Poco M2 Pro
Available now starting at Rs 13,999, the Poco M2 Pro shares a similar design as the already available Redmi Note 9 Pro. The device dons a glass back with dualtone finish of either black, green or grey. The device has a textured finish on the lower side. Poco M2 Pro comes with a similar 6.67-inch LCD display with 60Hz refresh rate. Poco M2 Pro runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G coupled with Adreno 618 GPU.
The new Poco smartphone will have 4GB or 6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB storage with support for expandable storage. Poco M2 Pro runs on MIUI 11 based on Android 10 and upfront Poco M2 Pro features a 16-megapixel selfie camera inside the punch-hole.
Google Pixel 4A
Pixel 4A is said to be launching in July, 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).