The last week of April was extremely busy in the smartphone world, as there were several launches from different brands. 16 smartphones debuted this week, both in India and globally. The week started with Moto G52’s launch, which came as a successor to the Moto G51, and ended with Realme GT Neo 3. Realme Narzo 50A Prime, Nokia G21, Micromax In 2C, iQOO Z6 Pro 5G, Xiaomi 12 Pro, Infinix Smart 6, Motorola Edge 30, OnePlus 10R, OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite, POCO M4, and Tecno Phantom X launched in India this week. Here’s a quick rundown of each phone’s specifications, price in India, and sale date, launched in India between April 24th and April 29th.
1. Moto G52
Moto G52 debuted in India on April 25th. The phone is loaded with a Snapdragon 680 processor paired with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. Powering the device is a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W charging. It has a 6.6-inch Full-HD+ OLED 90Hz display. Moto G52 comes with a triple camera setup, featuring a 50MP main, 8MP ultrawide, and a 2MP macro camera. It has a 16MP camera on the front.
Price: Moto G52 price in India starts at Rs 14,499 for the 4GB/64GB unit and Rs 16,499 for the 6GB/128GB unit.
Sale: Moto G53 goes on sale in Inda, starting May 3rd at 12 noon.
2. Realme Narzo 50A Prime
Realme Narzo 50A Prime was launched in India on April 25th. The phone is the fourth Narzo 50-series phone from Realme. It packs an Unisoc T612 chipset paired with 4GB RAM and up to 128GB storage. Realme Narzo 50A features a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W charging. It has a 6.6-inch Full-HD+ display. Realme Nazro 50A Prime has an 8MP camera on the front for selfies and video calls. It features a 50MP triple camera setup at the rear.
Price: Realme Narzo 50A 4GB/64GB unit retails at Rs 11,499 and the 4GB/128GB at Rs 12,499.
Sale: Realme Narzo is available for purchase on Amazon and Realme’s official website.
3. Micromax In 2C
Micromax expanded its In-seres portfolio with the Micromax In 2C’s debut in India. The In 2C comes with an UniSoC T610 octa-core processor, 3GB RAM/32GB storage, a 5,000mAh battery, 8MP dual rear camera, and a 5MP selfie snapper. It has a 6.52-inch HD IPS LCD display and boots Android 11 out of the box.
Price: Micromax In 2C price in India is Rs 8,499, but thanks to the introductory offer, you can get it at Rs 7,499.
Sale: Micromax In 2C will be available to purchase starting May 1st via Flipkart.
4. iQOO Z6 and iQOO Z6 Pro 5G
iQOO Z6 and iQOO Z6 Pro hit the Indian shores on April 27th. The phones bring upgrades in terms of specifications over the last year iQOO Z5-series. iQOO Z6 Pro 5G is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G chipset paired with up to 12GB RAM and 4GB virtual RAM. It has a 4,700mAh battery that supports 66W fast charging.
The iQOO Z6 4G, on the other hand, comes as a downgrade version of the iQOO Z6 5G. The phone is loaded with Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 chipset, up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, and a 5,000mAh battery that supports 44W fast charging.
iQOO Z6 Pro 5G
6GB/128GB – Rs 23,999
8GB/128GB – Rs 24,999
12GB/256GB – Rs 28,999
iQOO Z6 4G
4GB/128GB – Rs 14,499
6GB/128GB – Rs 15,999
8GB/128GB – Rs 16,999
5. Xiaomi 12 Pro
Xiaomi’s premium flagship smartphone, the Xiaomi 12 Pro, was launched in India on April 27th. The flagship features a 2K AMOLED 120Hz display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, 4,600mAh battery, and up to 12GB RAM/ 256GB storage. It has a 50MP+50MP+50MP triple camera setup at the rear and a 32MP camera at the front for photography.
Price: The Xiaomi 12 Pro 8GB/256GB unit is priced at Rs 62,999, and the 12GB/256GB model is priced at Rs 66,999. Xiaomi offers a Rs 4,000 discount as an introductory offer.
Sale: Xiaomi 12 Pro will go on sale on May 1st, available to purchase via Amazon and Xiaomi’s official website.
6. OnePlus 10R
OnePlus 10R was official in India on April 28th. The phone is a rebranded version of the OnePlus Ace that debuted in China. Powering the handset is a MediaTek Dimensity 8100 processor paired with a 4,500mAh/500mAh battery that supports 150W/80W fast charging. It packs up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. OnePlus 10R has a 50MP+8MP+2MP triple camera setup and a 16MP selfie camera.
Price: OnePlus 10R price starts at RS 38,999 for the base 8GB/128GB unit and Rs 42,999 for the 12GB/256GB model. The 150W edtion is priced at Rs 43,999.
Sale: OnePlus 10R will be available to purchase on Amazon and OnePlus’ official website starting May 4th at 12 Noon.
7. OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite
OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite launched alongside the OnePlus 10R as a downgrade version of the OnePlus Nord CE 2. At the heart of the device is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G processor paired with a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging. OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite features up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. The triple camera of the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite includes a 64MP+2MP+2MP setup. It has a 16MP camera on the front.
Price: OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite can be yours at Rs 19,999 for the 6GB/128GB unit and Rs 21,99 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB unit.
Sale: OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite went on sale in India starting April 30th. It is available to purchase via Amazon and OnePlus’s official website.
8. POCO M4
POCO M4 came to India on April 29th. It is the second M4-series phone from POCO, after POCO M4 Pro. POC M4 Pro flaunts a MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset paired with a 5000mAh battery that supports 18W charging. It has 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB storage. A 50MP+2MP dual camera takes care of photography needs, paired with an 8MP camera on the front.
Price: POCO M4 price in India is Rs 12,999 for the 4GB/64GB unit and Rs 14,999 for the 6GB/128GB variant.
Sale: POCO M4 goes on sale starting May 5th in India on Flipkart.
9. Realme GT Neo 3
Realme GT Neo 3 finally arrived in India on April 29th. Realme GT Neo specifications are as follows: 120Hz AMOLED display, MediaTek Dimensity 8100, 50MP triple cameras, 4,500mAh battery + 150W and 5000mAh battery + 80W fast charging, and 16MP selfie camera on the front. It boots the Android 12-based Realme UI of the box.
Price: Realme GT Neo 3 retials at Rs 36,999 for the 8GB/128GB varaint and 8GB/256GB model for the Rs 38,999. The 150W 12GB/256GB unit costs Rs 42,999.
Sale: Realme GT Neo 3 goes on sale on May 4th at 12 noon. The brand offers a Rs 7,000 discount on SBI cards.
10. Tecno Phantom X
Tecno Phantom X comes as the first curved display smartphone from Tecno. The phone is awarded the iF design award in 2022. Tecno Phantom X features a MediaTek Helio G95 processor, 6.7-inch curved AMOLED 90Hz display, 4,700mAh battery, 8GB RAM + 5GB virtual RAM, 256GB storage, 50MP+8MP+13MP triple camera, and a dual-camera 48MP and 8MP dual selfie camera.
Price: Tecno Phantom X’s price in India is Rs 25,999 for the sole 8GB RAM and 256GB unit.
Sale: Tecno Phantom X will go on sale starting May 4th, available exclusively on Amazon. The company offers a complimentary Bluetooth Speaker of Rs 2,999 as an introductory offer.
Nokia announced the Nokia G21 and Nokia C01 on April 26th in India. The G21 price in India starts at Rs 12,999, and the C01 is available at Rs 6,799.
Global phones launched this week
Vivo X80 and Vivo X80 Pro, POCO F4 GT, and Motorola Edge 30 were debuted in the global market.
Vivo X80 and Vivo X80 Pro come with top-in-the-line specifications. The X80 has a MediaTek Dimensity 9000 processor, a 4,500mAh battery, a 50MP+ 12MP + 12MP triple camera setup, and a 32MP selfies camera. Vivo X80 packs a MediaTek Dimensity 9000/ Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, a 4,700mAh battery, 50MP + 48MP + 12MP + 8MP quad rear camera, and a 32MP selfie snapper.
POCO F4 GT was launched as a successor to POCO F3 GT. The phone features a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, a 4,700mAh battery, 64MP+8MP+2MP triple cameras, and a 20MP selfie camera.
Motorola Edge 30 was launched as the second phone in the Motorola Edge 30-series after the Motorola Edge 30 Pro. It is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+ chipset, a 4,020mAh battery, a 50MP + 50MP + 2MP triple camera, and a 32MP selfie shooter.