Top Trending Smartphones: OnePlus Nord 2, Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, Poco F3 GT, Realme 9 Pro, Poco X3 GT, Poco F3 GT
OnePlus Nord 2 5G render leaked the front display with a punch-hole camera on the corner and slim bezels. OnePlus Nord 2 launch date is out, will happen on July 24. The upcoming OnePlus phone will come with narrow bezels on three sides with a thin chin, volume rocker is on the left, power button on the right with an alert slider. OnePlus Nord 2 will come with MediaTek 1200 5G and 12GB RAM. The device will feature a Realme X9 Pro spin-off, same as Oppo Reno 6 Pro+.
Google Pixel 5a launch date has been tipped to happen in August. Pixel 5a sale is said to start in the same month.
Google Pixel 6 has been trending again. The upcoming Google Pixel 6 launch will happen in October 2021. Pixel 6 price will be in line with the predecessor, expected to start at $699 (around Rs 51,500).
Here’s the top trending smartphones from the week.
Realme 9, Realme 9 Pro
Realme 9, Realme 9 Pro renders continue to pour in. The design has been recently leaked revealing a headphone jack, side fingerprint sensor, 64MP camera and some key details. Realme 9 India launch will happen by September, as the upcoming Realme phone has been spotted previously on official Realme India website. The latest leak revealed a set of upcoming Realme smartphones in India which includes Realme XT 3 and the Realme GT 2 apart from Realme 9.
The upcoming Realme 9 will be a part of the Realme 9 series including Realme 9 Pro. The company will launch specific 4G and 5G variants of Realme 9 series, expected to arrive in a few weeks from now.
Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro
Popular tipster Jon Prosser leaked the Pixel 6 series first look on YouTube revealing the complete design of the upcoming Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro / Pixel 6 XL. Google Pixel 6 release date is not out yet, but the internet giant is going to follow the same launch period for Pixel 6. The upcoming Google Pixel 6 launch will happen in October 2021. Pixel 6 price will be in line with the predecessor, expected to start at $699 (around Rs 51,500). Pixel 6 will run on Google’s Whitechapel custom chipset, an XDA report reaffirms. Pixel 6 has already been leaked a few times to come with an in-house Google chip.
The upcoming Google flagship will be running on the in-house Google-made chipset codenamed, Whitechapel. The latest report by XDA Developers again confirms the same with a screenshot of ‘Whitechapel’ text mentioned in a code change submitted to AOSP in the URL. At the same time Pixel 5a launch is expected by June, and it will feature the Snapdragon 765G SoC.
OnePlus Nord 2
OnePlus Nord 2 latest renders leaked the first look. Shared by tipster Steve Hemmerstoffe (OnLeaks) in association with 91Mobiles, the leaked OnePlus Nord 2 image revealed a hole-punch cutout display and a similar OnePlus 9 series inspired camera bump. It also revealed narrow bezels on three sides with a thin chin, volume rocker is on the left, power button on the right with an alert slider. OnePlus Nord 2 specs recently was spotted on the AI Benchmark hinting at a July launch.
The AI Benchmark listing revealed the upcoming OnePlus phone will come with MediaTek 1200 5G and 12GB RAM. The device will feature a Realme X9 Pro spin-off, same as Oppo Reno 6 Pro+.
Redmi 10 Series
Redmi 10 series is coming to India. The company teased the launch with a special teaser calling it Redmi Revolution. The tagline says: brace yourselves for the #RedmiRevolution, clearly hinting at Redmi 10 series. The series has already been leaked on earlier occasions, and the latest teaser hints at a July launch in the country. The tweet also mentions a special hashtag, #10on10, so be sure that the upcoming Redmi phones will be from Redmi 10 series in July.
Redmi 10 series may include four to five smartphones just as last year, all will be inspired heavily by Redmi Note 10 series lineup at a budget pricing around Rs 10,000. The upcoming Redmi 10 series will primarily include four phones, though the lineup may extend further given Xiaomi is known often to expand a particular series with multiple handsets.
Poco F3 GT, Poco X3 GT
Poco F3 GT, Poco X3 GT are soon coming to India, freshly spotted on Malaysian SIRIM certification site, heading up for an imminent launch. Poco X3 GT India launch date could be around July, while Poco F3 GT launch by August. Poco X3 GT is going to be a rebranded Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G China variant. The device will succeed the Poco X3 Pro in the mid-range category, while Poco F3 GT will be a rebranded Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition in India. Poco F3 GT will be the first-ever gaming-centric device by the brand.
Xiaomi already launched the other Redmi K40 models in India as Mi 11X series, rebranded Redmi K40 and Redmi K40 Pro+. Poco F3 India launch will take place in the form of Poco F3 GT, a rebranded Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition. Redmi K40 has been unveiled as Poco F3 in different countries which came to India as Mi 11X series.
Google Pixel 5a launch date has been tipped to happen in August. Pixel 5a sale is said to start in the same month. The leaked report revealed Pixel 5a launch will happen in August and Pixel 5a India availability is expected in the same month. The upcoming Pixel mid-ranger was previously being expected in June, but the upcoming Google phone is now said to arrive late, in August, as per popular analyst Mark Gurman with Bloomberg.
Google will follow the same strategy with Pixel 5a as the previous generation Pixel 4a in 2021, no fancy features, just a budget pricing with some really good specs on-board.