Top phones launched this week: OnePlus 12, Realme GT 5 Pro, Redmi 13C and more

The month of December has started on a busy note with quite a few smartphone launches globally and in India. The phones include from brands like OnePlus, Realme and more. Besides flagships, we have also seen mid-range and budget offerings from Redmi. The most anticipated OnePlus 12 has finally launched and is one of the firsts with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset and then there is the Realme GT 5 Pro. Here’s a quick recap of the list of smartphones launched this week

Realme GT 5 Pro

  • Price: RMB 3,399 (Rs 39,800 approx) for 12GB/ 256GB model,  CNY 3,999 (Rs 46,800 approx) for the 16GB + 512GB version and RMB 4,299 (Rs 50,400 approx) for the 16GB/1TB model, respectively.
  • Display: 6.78-inch 1.5K curved AMOLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate, 4500 nits of peak brightness, and 2160Hz PWM dimming.
  • Battery, charging: 5,400mAh battery with 100W fast charging and 50W wireless charging support.
  • Software: Android 14-based Realme UI 5.0.
  • Processor: Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset paired with Adreno 750 GPU.
  • RAM and storage: Up to 16GB LPDDR5X RAM and 1TB of UFS 4.0 storage.
  • Rear cameras: 50MP Sony LYT-T808 sensor with OIS, a 50MP Sony IMX890 periscope telephoto sensor with OIS+EIS, and an 8MP OmniVision OV0810 ultra-wide angle lens.
  • Front camera: 32MP front sensor for selfies.

You can check out more details about this smartphone here

Redmi 13C 4G and 5G

  • Display: 6.74-inch HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling rate, 1600 × 720 pixels resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, and 600nits peak brightness.
  • Connectivity: 5G/4G, dual-SIM, WiFi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.3, 3.5mm audio jack, and GPS.
  • Cameras: 50MP primary camera, a 2MP macro lens, and an Auxiliary lens. The 5G version has just 50MP dual cameras.
  • Redmi 13C 4G processor: MediaTek Helio G85 SoC with Mali G52 GPU.
  • Redmi 13C 5G chipset: MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ SoC coupled with Mali-G57 MC2.
  • RAM/Storage: Up to 8GB LPDDR4 RAM and 256GB UFS 2.2 extendable storage.
  • OS: Android 13-based MIUI 14 custom skin out of the box.
  • Battery: 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.
  • Front cameras: 8MP shooter (4G model) and 5MP (5G version).
  • Price: The Redmi 13C 5G 4GB+128GB model is priced at Rs 10,999, Rs 12,499 for the 6GB+128GB variant and Rs 14,999 for the 8GB+256GB version
  • The Redmi 13C 4G is priced at Rs 8,999 for the 4GB + 128GB, Rs 9,999 for the 6GB + 128GB, and Rs 11,499 for the 8GB + 256GB model.

You can check out more details about the phone here

Tecno Spark Go 2024

  • Display: 6.56-inch HD+ IPS Dot-in display with a 90Hz refresh rate and Dynamic Port.
  • Chipset: Octa-Core Unisoc T606 chipset.
  • RAM/Storage: Up to 8GB RAM and up to 128GB of onboard storage.
  • Rear camera: 13MP primary sensor and an AI lens along with dual flash.
  • Front camera: 8MP sensor on the front.
  • OS:  Android 13 (Go Edition) with HiOS 13.
  • Battery: 5,000mAh battery.
  • Price: Rs 6,699 for the single 3GB + 64GB variant.
You can check out more details about the phone here

OnePlus 12

  • Display: 6.82-inch QHD+ 2K OLED LTPO display with a 120Hz refresh rate, and 4,500 nits of peak brightness, Dolby Vision, 10Bit Color Depth, ProXDR, and 2160Hz PWM dimming
  • Processor: Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset paired with Adreno GPU.
  • RAM and storage: Up to 24GB of LPDDR5X RAM and 1TB of UFS 4.0 storage. 
  • Cameras: 50MP Sony LYT-808 primary camera with OIS, a 48MP Sony IMX581 ultra-wide angle lens, and a 64MP OV64B periscope lens with 3x telephoto zoom.
  • Front camera: 32MP Sony IMX615 front camera.
  • Battery, fast charging: 5,400mAh battery with 100W wired and 50W wireless fast charging support.
  • Other features: IP65 rating for dust and water resistance, an in-display fingerprint sensor and NFC.
  • Price: RMB 4,299 (Rs 50,600 approx) for the 12GB/ 256GB model, RMB 4,799 (Rs 56,500 approx) for the 16GB/512GB model, RMB 5,299 (Rs 62,400 approx) for 16GB + 1TB model and RMB 5,799 (Rs 68,200 approx) for the 24GB/1TB version.

You can check out more details about the phone here

Redmi 13R 5G

  • Display: 6.74-inch HD+ IPS LCD with a 90Hz refresh rate, and Gorilla Glass protection on top. 
  • Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ processor paired with Mali-G57 MC2.
  • RAM and storage: 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB UFS 2.2 storage. 
  • Cameras: 50MP primary camera and an auxiliary lens accompanied by an LED flash. There is a 5MP front camera.
  • Battery, charging: 5,000mAh battery paired with 18W fast charging support. 
  • Software: Android 13-based MIUI 14 out-of-the-box.
  • Price: RMB 999 (Rs 11,700 approx) for the 4GB/128GB model.

You can check out more details about the phone here.

Infinix Smart 8 HD

  • Display: 6.6-inch HD+ display with 500 units brightness, 90Hz refresh rate, and 180Hz touch sampling rate.
  • Processor: Unisoc T606 12nm processor with Mali G57 MP1 GPU.
  • RAM/Storage: 3GB LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB UFS 2.2 expandable storage.
  • OS: Android 13 Go Edition with XOS 13.
  • Camera: 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and AI lens.
  • Front camera: 8MP front camera with LED flash.
  • Battery: 5000mAh battery.
  • Price: The phone is available at an introductory price of Rs 6,299.