OnePlus 7 Pro to Realme X: Top new smartphones set to launch this week
From OnePlus 7 Pro, Asus Zenfone 6 to Motorola One Vision, here are top smartphones scheduled to launch this week.Updated: May 13, 2019 15:38 IST
If you’re planning to buy a new smartphone, you may want to hold on for a week.
From OnePlus to Asus, a range of new smartphones will debut this week. Expect the new phones to feature the latest processor, improved camera and design. Some of the latest phones are powered by Snapdragon 855 processor, Qualcomm’s flagship chipset for 2019. There will also be mid-range phones with high end specifications. Here are top phones set to launch this week.
OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus 7
The hottest launch of the week is OnePlus 7 series. The latest flagship lineup features two new smartphones, OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 7. Ahead of the official launch, OnePlus has already confirmed top features of OnePlus 7 Pro which is going to rival the likes of Samsung Galaxy S10e, Apple iPhone XR and more. OnePlus 7, however, is expected to be incremental upgrade and may skip the bold changes that the Pro model is going to come with. The OnePlus 7 series will launch in India on May 14.
Xiaomi’s first Redmi phone with Snapdragon 855 processor will launch in China on May 14. Called Redmi X, the smartphone will come with a pop-up selfie camera, up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. The smartphone could feature a 6.39-inch full HD+ display. Just like Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi X will feature a 48-megapixel camera. Overall, it will have three rear cameras.
Motorola One Vision
One Vision, Motorola’s first smartphone with gradient design and 48-megapixel rear camera, is expected to launch in Brazil on May 15. Apart from a new back panel design, Motorola One Vision will also sport a punch-hole camera on the front, suggest leaked renders of the phone. Interestingly enough, Motorola is speculated to use Samsung’s Exynos 9609 processor on its new phone.
Alongside One Vision, Motorola is said to be readying a new entry-level phone, Moto E6. The device is expected to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with 2GB of RAM and up to 32GB storage. Other key features of Moto E6 include 5-megapixel selfie camera, 13-megapixel rear camera, Android Pie, and 5.45-inch HD+ display.
Realme is set to debut in China market on May 16 with a brand new Realme X smartphone. It’ll also be the first smartphone from Realme to offer a pop-up selfie camera. Set to compete with Redmi X, Realme’s X phone will feature a notch-less 6.5-inch full HD+ display. It is also expected to come with dual-rear cameras including a 48-megapixel sensor. It will run on an octa-core processor with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Realme X will be accompanied by a cheaper Realme X Youth.
Asus Zenfone 6
Asus is getting ready for its first big smartphone launch on May 16. The company will unveil Asus Zenfone 6, the successor to last year’s Asus Zenfone 5 and 5z phones. Ahead of the launch, Asus has confirmed availability of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 processor, USB Type-C support, and 3.5mm headphone jack.
First Published: May 13, 2019 10:47 IST