Upcoming phones 2021? Upcoming smartphones 2021? There are multiple smartphones lined up for 2021 who will be using top features as 5G, 108MP camera sensor and Snapdragon 875. Samsung and Xiaomi will use the 108MP sensor and Snapdragon 875 for Galaxy S20 Ultra and Mi 11 series.
There are multiple high-profile phones lined up for 2021.
From mid-range as Redmi Note 10 Pro, Realme 8 Pro and Poco X4 to premium devices as OnePlus 9 Pro, Realme X40 Pro, Galaxy S30 series, Redmi K40 Pro and more.
Checkout the upcoming phones in 2021 in India.
- 1 Upcoming Smartphones 2021: Upcoming Phones 2021
- 1.1 Redmi Note 10, Redmi Note 10 Pro
- 1.2 Realme 8, Realme 8 Pro
- 1.3 Realme X4, Realme X4 Pro
- 1.4 Realme X60 Pro 5G
- 1.5 Poco X4, Poco X4 Pro
- 1.6 iPhone 13 Series: iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro
- 1.7 Redmi K40 Pro / Poco F3 Pro
- 1.8 Xiaomi Mi 11, Mi 11 Pro
- 1.9 Samsung Galaxy S30, Galaxy S30+, Galaxy S30 Ultra
- 1.10 OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9 Pro
- 1.11 Samsung Galaxy Note 12, Galaxy Note 12 Plus
- 1.12 Google Pixel 6, Pixel 5a 4G
- 1.13 Oppo Find X3, Oppo Reno 4
Upcoming Smartphones 2021: Upcoming Phones 2021
While 2020 saw multiple smartphone launches being postponed or cancelled, the upcoming smartphone launches in 2021 will happen in time and in a phased manner.
Here are the upcoming smartphones in 2021.
Redmi Note 10, Redmi Note 10 Pro
The upcoming Redmi Note 10 series could come as a massive upgrade over its predecessor. Redmi Note 10 10 and Redmi Note 10 Pro are said to come with the 108-megapixel camera. Redmi Note 10 could become the most affordable 108MP camera phone. Leaked by Digital Chat Station, the higher-end variant of the Redmi Note 10 will come with the latest Snapdragon 750G processor, 108-megapixel primary sensor, 4800mAh battery with 33W fast charging.
The report revealed that multiple Redmi Note 10 variants will launch, which will also include a budget Redmi Note 10 model with 48-megapixel main sensor running on MediaTek’s Dimensity 720 5G chipset.
Realme 8, Realme 8 Pro
The upcoming generation Realme series phones are said to come with 108MP camera sensors. The company recently unveiled Realme 7 series in the country, and the next generation Realme 8 and Realme 8 Pro may come by March 2021. The top-end Realme 8 Pro may come with the 108MP sensor as its primary camera. Both Realme 8 and Realme 8 Pro will see some substantial upgrades in terms of hardware.
The company is said to be working on a Realme 7 Pro+ model as well. It is tipped to come with the next-generation flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 chip, so the 108MP sensor could be a part of it as well.
Realme X4, Realme X4 Pro
Realme unveiled Realme X2 Pro with Snapdragon 855 Plus in 2019, and they will be upgrading it with Realme X3 Pro in 2020 with Snapdragon 865. The next successor, Realme X4 Pro will be powered by the upcoming Snapdragon 875 chip. The company may opt for a punch-hole display this time for Realme X3 Pro with Snapdragon 865 powering the smartphone.
With the penta camera fever catching up, Realme X3 Pro might come with a penta camera. Realme X3 is about to launch in a few weeks, and Realme X4 series will soon hit the development phase with two new devices: Realme X4 and Realme X4 Pro, where the latter will run on Snapdragon 875.
Realme X60 Pro 5G
Realme unveiled a top-end 5G smartphone in 2020, the Realme X50 Pro. Realme X50 Pro 5G supports dual-mode NSA and SA 5G network helmed by the Snapdragon 865 processor. Similarly, the successor will also be powered by the next generation Qualcomm flagship chip, the Snapdragon 875 in 2021.
Realme X60 Pro will again support dual-mode 5G connectivity with upgraded internals. Realme X60 Pro 5G will be powered by Snapdragon 875 with 5G support backed by other top features.
Poco X4, Poco X4 Pro
The next generation Poco X series smartphone, Poco X4 will probably feature a 108MP sensor as primary camera. The all-new Poco X3 didn’t come with much of any upgrade, but the upcoming Poco X4 could see some major changes including hardware, cameras and display. Finally we could see an AMOLED display on Poco X4 with a quad camera setup powered by the 108MP primary sensor.
Poco X4 launch will happen next year in the first quarter, and the latest upgrades will push the price. Poco X4 price in India will jump upto Rs 20,000. Poco X4 price may start at Rs 18,999 or Rs 19,999.
iPhone 13 Series: iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro
While the latest iPhone 12 series is already out, the rumours about iPhone 13 series have already started to come in. The company recently added a new Mini variant, and a similar iPhone 13 Mini will launch in 2021 alongside iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max. The company will unveil a successor to iPhone SE 2020 as well, though that might get delayed. iPhone SE Pro 2020 may come in 2021.
Apple is slowing targeting the entry-level premium market, so expect a lot from iPhone 13 Mini. iPhone SE is already doing well, so more iPhones in the INR 40000 bracket are expected in 2021.
Redmi K40 Pro / Poco F3 Pro
Redmi K30 Pro may come to India as Poco F2 Pro or Poco X2 Pro with Snapdragon 865 powering it. Though the launch has been delayed for long, we are still expecting it by 2020. As Redmi K30 Pro dons the latest Qualcomm flagship, the next generation Redmi K40 Pro will run on Snapdragon 875, which may come to India as Poco F3 Pro or Poco X3 Pro in 2021. Poco F3 Pro or Redmi K40 Pro will come with 108MP primary camera.
Redmi K40 Pro will come with 120Hz refresh rate display, multi camera setup, 12GB RAM, 5G connectivity and more. The device will be powered by Snapdragon 875.
Xiaomi Mi 11, Mi 11 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 10 series run on the latest Snapdragon 865, and the company is also bringing Mi 10 to India. Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro are powered by Snapdragon 865. Next year, the Mi 11 and Mi 11 Pro will be powered by the top Qualcomm chip, the Snapdragon 875. The names are yet to be confirmed, so they could be Mi 20 and Mi 20 Pro as well. Both Mi 11 and Mi 11 Pro will come with 108MP primary camera sensors.
Mi 10 series launched back in February. The next Mi flagships will happen in February 2021, and it will be among the first smartphones in the world to be powered by Snapdragon 875 SoC.
Samsung Galaxy S30, Galaxy S30+, Galaxy S30 Ultra
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S130 series series will launch in early 2021, and it will have three devices under the series as the current S20 series: standard Galaxy S30, Galaxy S30+ and Galaxy S30+ Ultra. The Galaxy S30 series will come with upgraded internals and some slew changes on the out including the optics. The Galaxy S30 series will feature 108MP primary camera sensors.
Galaxy S30 series will be powered by Snapdragon 875 featuring Dynamic AMOLED panels with Quad HD+ resolution. It may continue with the box shaped modules for rear cameras with multiple sensors for different purposes.
OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9 Pro
The OnePlus 8 series is already out, and now there’s OnePlus Z in the line with OnePlus 8T series later in the year. The company for the first time adopted a punch-hole design technology with the current Qualcomm chip under the hood. The OnePlus smartphones next year will be powered by Snapdragon 875, the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro.
OnePlus 9 series may come with 108MP primary camera sensors. Both the OnePlus 9 smartphones will be powered by Snapdragon 875, expected to launch in mid-2021 globally, probably in April 2021.
Samsung Galaxy Note 12, Galaxy Note 12 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Note 12 series will come in 2021. Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 will power Note 12 and Note 12 Plus in the US, and the top-end similarly powered Exynos chip in other countries including India. Galaxy Note 12 series will have certain improvements over the current series alongside a 5G model. Galaxy Note 12 series will also have two models, a standard and a plus variant.
Coming to optics, Galaxy Note 12 is expected to have a multi camera setup with a quad or penta camera system powered by 108MP primary camera sensors.
Google Pixel 6, Pixel 5a 4G
The upcoming Pixel 6 and Pixel 5a 4G are going to be one of the most awaited phones. The Pixel series haven’t been able to generate much buzz among smartphone buyers, and Google is trying to make it up with Google Pixel 6, Pixel 5a and Pixel 5a 5G. The upcoming Pixel 6 smartphones including Pixel 5a and Pixel 5a 4G will create a lot of hype in 2021.
In 2021, the Pixel 6, Pixel 5a and Pixel 5a 5G will come with the latest mid-range Snapdragon 5G chips with better cameras.
Oppo Find X3, Oppo Reno 4
The Snapdragon 875 smartphone is expected in the form of Oppo Find X3. Another BBK-owned company, Oppo has flagship smartphones running on the latest Snapdragon flagship chip, and hence it will definitely be upgrading it’s next flagship with the upcoming Snapdragon 875.
Snapdragon 875 will power different Oppo phones, which will be a part of the current Reno series, or also the popular Oppo R series, multiple Oppo smartphones will be powered by Snapdragon 875 in 2021.