Phones launched in India in June 2021: OnePlus Nord CE, Jio Phone Next, Realme Narzo 30, and more

The month of June saw tons of new phones launched in India. As many as 14 mobile phones launched in June 2021 in the country. The list includes the OnePlus Nord CE, JioPhone Next, Realme Narzo 30, POCO M3 Pro, iQOO Z3, Mi 11 Lite, and Realme C25s, among others. Here’s a roundup of all the smartphones that went official in India in June 2021, along with their prices and specifications. If you are not into any of these offerings, worry not, we will soon have a list of upcoming phones in July 2021. So follow this space for more.

Phones launched in India in June 2021

1. Jio Phone Next

The highly-anticipated smartphone broke covers in India at the Reliance AGM 2021. The Jio Phone Next is the company’s ultra-affordable 4G smartphone co-developed with Google. The handset runs an optimised version of Android, which is believed to be a version of Android Go. The Jio Phone Next specifications haven’t been revealed yet, but it’s claimed to come with features like voice assistant, AR filters, language translation, read-aloud of screen text, and more. The smartphone is slated to go on sale from September 10th in the country. There is no word on Jio Phone Next price in India yet.

Read more: Jio Phone Next: here are the cheapest 4G smartphones it will compete against

2. OnePlus Nord CE

OnePlus Nord CE

OnePlus Nord CE (review) is the latest affordable offering from the brand. The handset was launched in India on June 10th. OnePlus Nord CE specifications include a 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED panel clocked at 90Hz, an in-display fingerprint scanner, Snapdragon 750G SoC, up to 12GB RAM + 256GB storage, 64MP triple rear camera setup at the back, 16MP selfie camera, and a 4,500mAh battery that supports 30W fast charging. The OnePlus Nord CE price in India starts at Rs 22,990.

3. Mi 11 Lite

Xiaomi recently took the wraps off Mi 11 Lite in India. The handset has been positioned below Mi 11 Ultra (review) and Mi 11X series, which were launched in India earlier this year. The Mi 11 Lite ships with mid-range Snapdragon 732G SoC instead of Snapdragon 888 SoC. Additionally, the smartphone sports a 6.55-inch FHD+ OLED 90Hz display, Adreno 618 GPU, up to 8GB RAM + 128GB storage, and Android 11 OS with MIUI 12 custom skin. The Mi 11 Lite specs are also headlined by an in-display fingerprint scanner, triple rear cameras with 64MP primary sensor, 16MP selfie camera, and a 4,250mAh battery with 33W fast charging support. The smartphone can be yours starting at Rs 21,999.

4. Samsung Galaxy M32

The list of smartphones launched in India in June also includes Samsung Galaxy M32 (review). It’s a mid-range offering with MediaTek Helio G80 SoC ticking at its core. The handset also sports a 90Hz refresh rate 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED display and an impressive 6,000mAh battery with a 25W fast charging solution. The phone’s specs also comprise Android 11-based OneUI 3.1 custom skin, side-mounted fingerprint scanner, 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad rear cameras, and 20MP selfie camera. In terms of connectivity, the Galaxy M32 features 4G, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, and USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer. The handset is selling in India with Rs 14,999 sticker price for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage option, while the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant costs Rs 16,999. 

5. Realme Narzo 30

The Realme Narzo 30 (review) is the latest smartphone in the company’s Narzo series lineup. The handset is available in 4G and 5G variants. The 4G variant is powered by the MediaTek Helio G95 SoC with Mali G76 GPU, whereas the Realme Narzo 30 5G variant rocks MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G chipset. Apart from this, both Realme Narzo 30 variants ship with a 6.5-inch FHD+ 90Hz LCD display, Android 11 OS with Realme UI, 5,000mAh battery, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer. In optics, the Realme Narzo 30 5G has a triple camera setup on the back, with a 48MP primary sensor, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP B&W portrait sensor. However, the 4G model gets a 2MP depth sensor in place of a 2MP B&W lens. Upfront, there is a 16MP snapper for selfies and video chats on both variants. The handsets sport a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security.

The Realme Narzo 30 is priced in India for as low as Rs 12,499.

6. POCO M3 Pro

POCO M3 Pro (review) is the most affordable 5G smartphone that got launched in India in June. The handset is selling in India with a Rs 13,999 sticker price. The POCO M3 Pro specifications consist of a 6.5-inch FHD+ panel clocked at 90Hz (100 nits peak brightness), MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC, 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, a 5,000mAh battery, and 18W fast charging support. For photography, the POCO M3 Pro 5G has triple cameras at the back with a 48MP primary sensor, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro lens. There is an 8MP sensor on the front for selfies and video chats.

7. iQOO Z3

The iQOO Z3 (review) specifications are as follows: a 6.58-inch FHD+ LCD display with 120Hz refresh rate, Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G SoC, a 4,400mAh battery, and 55W fast charging support. In the camera department, the handset sports a triple-camera setup at the back which consists of a 64MP Samsung ISOCELL GW3 primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. A 16MP front-facing camera handles selfies and video chats. There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor included for biometric authentication. The iQOO Z3, which was launched in India in June, has been priced in India at Rs 19,990 for the sole 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant.

8. Realme C25s

Realme C25s is a low-cost mobile phone in India with a price starting at just Rs 9,999. The handset packs a 6.5-inch HD+ panel, along with MediaTek Helio G85 SoC, 4GB RAM, up to 128GB storage, and a 6,000mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support. Software-wise, the new Realme smartphone runs Realme UI with Android 11 out of the box. For photography, the Realme C25s features triple rear cameras that comprise a 13MP primary sensor coupled with a 2MP B&W lens and a 2MP macro sensor. There is an 8MP snapper on the front and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for security.

9. Vivo Y73 2021

As for the Vivo Y73 2021, it’s a refreshed version of the smartphone with the same moniker that was launched back in 2018. The Vivo Y73 2021 version rocks a 6.44-inch FHD+ AMOLED panel that is HDR10 compliant. The MediaTek Helio G95 SoC powers the smartphone and is coupled with 8GB RAM and 128GB. There is also 3GB of ‘virtual’ RAM thrown in the mix. The phone draws power from a 4,000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging. The smartphone’s triple-camera array consists of a 64MP primary sensor, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. A 16MP handles all the Instagram stuff. There is an in-display fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication. The Vivo Y73 2021 price in India is set at Rs 20,990.

10. Infinix Note 10 series

Infinix Note 10 series was recently launched in India. It comprises two smartphones, Infinix Note 10 and Infinix Note 10 Pro. The former offers a 6.95-inch FHD+ IPS LCD display, MediaTek Helio G85 chipset coupled with 6GB RAM, and 128GB storage that is further expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card, a 5,000mAh battery, 18W fast-charging support, and 48MP triple rear cameras. For selfies and video calling, the Infinix Note 10 Pro packs a 16MP snapper. As for the ‘Pro’ model, the same 6.95-inch FHD+ display but it has a refresh rate of 90Hz. The phone is powered by the MediaTek Helio G95 chipset paired with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. Its quad-camera array consists of a 64MP primary sensor, an 8MP wide-angle lens, and a pair of 2MP sensors. The handset draws power from a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. 

The Infinix Note 10 series price in India starts at Rs 10,999.

11. Tecno Smart 7T

Tecno Smart 7T is a budget offering that takes on Realme C-series and Redmi 9-series phones in the same price segment. The smartphone ships with a waterdrop notch design and a textured finish at the back with a fingerprint scanner and a rectangular camera module at the top left corner. Key Tecno Spark 7T specifications include a 6.52-inch HD+ IPS display, MediaTek Helio G35 SoC, 48MP camera on the back, and Android 11 OS out of the box. The handset is retailing in the country at Rs Rs 8,999 for the 4GB/64GB storage version. It comes in Nebula Orange, Magnet Black, and Jewel Blue colours.

12. Realme C11 2021

The Realme C11 2021 is a successor to the first-gen Realme C11 that was launched in India in July last year. The handset features a 6.5-inch LCD with HD+ resolution, a 60Hz refresh rate, and a V-shaped notch at the top. It’s powered by a Unisoc SC9863 chipset paired with 2GB RAM + 32GB storage. For photography, it sports an 8MP rear-facing camera with an LED flash and full-HD video recording option and a 5MP camera at the front with an HD video recording option. The phone does not get a fingerprint scanner. The handset houses a 5,000mAh battery with 10W charging. You get two SIM card slots, single-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v5.0, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a micro USB port.

The Realme C11 2021 price in India is Rs 6,999 for the 2GB RAM + 32GB variant.

13. Vivo V21e

This 5G smartphone from Vivo houses MediaTek Deimensity 700 5G SoC coupled with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage under the hood. The Vivo V21e specifications are also headlined by a 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen with Schott Xensation UP, 4,000mAh battery, 44W fast charging, 64MP dual rear cameras, and 32MP selfie shooter. The handset runs Android 11-based Funtouch OS 11.1 and packs standard connectivity options like 802.11 b/g/n/ac/ Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The Vivo V21e is priced in India at Rs 24,990.

14. Vivo Y51A

Vivo Y51A also made headlines in June for launching in India, with a sticker price starting at Rs 16,990. The phone sports a 6.5-inch IPS LCD panel with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,408 pixels. A Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC powers the smartphone, along with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. One can expand the storage further via a micro SD card. Additionally, the smartphone draws power from a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. It sports triple rear cameras, with a 48MP primary sensor, and a 16MP snapper on the front in a waterdrop-style notch.