With 2021 almost coming to an end, smartphone manufacturers have started to update their catalogue with the next generation of smartphones. Motorola announced a bunch of new G-series smartphones, including the Moto G31, G41 G51, G71, and G200. Meanwhile, OPPO introduced the brand new OPPO Reno7 series. We also had Lava making a comeback with the Agni 5G, which is the brand’s first 5G phone in India. Then, Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 11T 5G in India, the successor to the Redmi Note 10T 5G. These and a lot more phones were launched in November 2021. Let’s take a look at some of the major phones released in November 2021.
OPPO’s new Reno7 series includes three new smartphones – the Reno7 5G, Reno7 Pro 5G and Reno7 SE 5G. The Reno7 series smartphone comes with a 90Hz AMOLED display, Android 11, 4,500mAh battery, and a 5G network support. The OPPO Reno7 and Reno7 Pro are powered by the Snapdragon 778G and Dimensity 1200 chipsets. Meanwhile, the Reno7 SE comes with the Dimensity 900 chipset. The Reno7 and Reno7 Pro feature a 32MP Sony IMX709 sensor. The new sensor increases light sensitivity by 60% and reduces noise by 35%. The OPPO Reno7 series is expected to debut in India in January.
Redmi Note 11 4G
The fourth addition to the Redmi Note 11 series in China, the Redmi Note 11 4G, brings the Redmi Note 10 with a new name. The Redmi Note 11 4G features a 6.5-inch FHD+ LCD with a refresh rate of 90Hz. The smartphone is powered by the Helio G88 chipset paired with 4GB/6GB RAM LPDDR4X and 128GB EMMC 5.1 of internal storage. The Redmi Note 11 4G boasts a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. The 4G variant of Redmi Note 11 comes with a 50MP main camera, an 8MP ultrawide, and a 2MP macro camera. The Redmi Note 11 4G starts at CNY 999 (around Rs 11,658).
Moto G Power 2022
Moto G Power 2022 was launched in the United States for USD 199.99 (around Rs 14,840). The Moto G Power 2022 has a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate. The Mediatek Helio G37 chipset powers the smartphone. Under the hood, the chipset is paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage. The Moto G Power 2022 features a rear triple camera setup consisting of a 50MP main camera and a pair of 2MP depth and macro cameras. The phone boasts a 5,000mAh battery with support for 10W charging. The Moto G Power 2022 comes with an IP52 rating for water and dust resistance.
Lava Agni 5G
Earlier this month, Lava introduced the Agni 5G, one of the first 5G smartphones from an Indian brand. The Lava Agni 5G (review) sports a 6.78-inch FHD+ LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by the Dimensity 810 chipset paired with 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The Agni 5G runs near-stock custom skin on top of Android 11. It features a 64MP main camera on the rear, a 5MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and a pair of 2MP depth sensor, and a macro camera. There’s a 16MP camera on the front for selfies. The Lava Agni 5G is priced at Rs 19,999 in India.
Redmi Note 11T 5G
Last month, Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi Note 11T 5G in India, the successor to the short-lived Redmi Note 10T 5G in India. The Redmi Note 11T, a rebadged Redmi Note 11 5G for India, is the first Redmi Note 11 series smartphone launched in India. The Redmi Note 11T 5G features a 6.6-inch FHD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, it comes with the Dimensity 810 chipset paired with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The smartphone runs MIUI 12.5 on top of Android 11. The Redmi Note 11T 5G features a dual-camera setup consisting of a 50MP main camera and an 8MP ultra-wide camera. A 16MP camera on the front is housed inside the centred punch-hole cutout. The smartphone boasts a 5,000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. The Redmi Note 11T 5G price in India starts at Rs 16,999.
Moto G31, G41, G51, G71 and G200
In November, Motorola launched a new roaster of Moto G series smartphones in Europe. The Moto G roaster includes G31, G41, G51, G71, and G200. The Moto G200 is the headliner of the G series and comes with the top-of-the-line Snapdragon 888+ chipset. The Moto G71 is powered by the Snapdragon 695 chipset and features a 50MP main camera. The Moto G51 comes with a 120Hz LCD display, Snapdragon 480+ chipset, and a 50MP primary camera.
Meanwhile, the G41 and G31 are powered by the Helio G85 chipset and are the only 4G smartphones of the lot. The Moto G31 was recently launched in India at Rs 13,999. Also, the Moto G51 is set to launch in India on December 10th.
Samsung Galaxy A22s
The Samsung Galaxy A22s was launched last month in Russia. The Galaxy A22s features a 6.6-inch FHD+ with a refresh rate of 90Hz and a waterdrop notch for the selfie camera. Under the hood, the Galaxy A22s is powered by the Dimensity 700 chipset paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage. The smartphone comes with a 48MP main camera accompanied by a 5MP and a 2MP camera. It boasts a 5,000mAh battery with support for 15W fast charging. The Galaxy A22s runs Samsung’s One UI custom ROM on top of Android 11.
Last month, Realme announced a new mid-range offering dubbed Realme Q3t in China. The Realme Q3t features a 6.6-inch FHD+ IPS LCD panel with a refresh rate of 144Hz. The smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 778G chipset paired with 8GB LPDDR4x RAM and 256GB UFS 2.2 storage. The Q3t comes with a 48MP primary sensor, a 2MP depth lens and a 2MP macro camera. It runs on Android 11 OS with Realme UI 2.0 on top of it. The Realme Q3t is priced at RMB 2,099 (around Rs 24,400) in China.
POCO M4 Pro 5G
POCO M4 Pro 5G is a rebranded Redmi Note 11 5G that launched in Europe last month. The POCO M4 Pro features a 6.6-inch FHD+ LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate. It is powered by the Dimensity 810 chipset paired with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The POCO M4 Pro boasts a 5,000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. It runs MIUI 12.5 on top of Android 11. It comes with a 50MP primary camera paired with an 8MP ultra-wide camera. On the front, it gets a 16MP camera for selfies. The POCO M4 Pro price starts from EUR 229 in Europe.
Vivo V23e 5G
Vivo V23e 5G is a 5G variant of the V23e, and successor to Vivo V23e was launched last month in Thailand. The V23e 5G comes with a 6.44-inch AMOLED display, MediaTek Dimensity 810 chipset, 44MP selfie snapper, 50MP triple cameras, and Android 11 OS. There’s no word on the global availability of Vivo V23e 5G.
Infinix Note 11i
In November, Infinix announced a new smartphone in the Note 11 series, the Note 11i, joining the Note 11, Note 11 Pro, and Note 11S. The Infinix Note 11i was launched in Nigeria for USD 160 (roughly Rs 11,900). It comes with a 6.95-inch IPS LCD, Helio G85 chipset, 48MP triple camera, and 5,000mAh battery.