Phones launching in India next week: OnePlus Nord CE 5G, POCO M3 Pro, iQOO Z3, and more

The coming week has quite a few interesting smartphones in store for us. First up, we have a new mid-range from OnePlus called the OnePlus Nord CE. While many would consider it to be a OnePlus Nord successor, its spec sheet suggests otherwise. Moving on, POCO is all set to launch the POCO M3 Pro in India, mere weeks after its global unveiling. iQOO’s first-ever mid-ranger, the iQOO Z3 will also make its appearance. Lastly, Infinix will also bring its Infinix Note 10 series to India at that time. Let’s take a look at what each device has in store for us. 

OnePlus Nord CE 5G India launch on June 10

OnePlus Nord CE 5G headphone jack

The OnePluys Nord CE 5G will be launched in India on June 10th. It features a 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED panel clocked at 90Hz. OnePlus has also thrown in an in-display fingerprint scanner. A leak from earlier told us that the smartphone will run a Snapdragon 750G chipset coupled with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. Its triple-camera array will be spearheaded by a 64MP OmniVision sensor. An 8MP ultra-wide lens and a 2MP depth sensor will assist it. The front camera will be a 16MP sensor for selfies and video calling. Lastly, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G will run a 4,500mAh battery that supports 30W fast charging. 

iQOO Z3 5G India launch on June 8th

The iQOO Z3 5G will be launched in India on Tuesday, June 8th. It ships with a 6.58-inch FHD+ LCD display clocked at 120Hz. It is also HDR10+ compliant and covers and 96% of the NTSC Colour gamut. It is slated to be the first-ever smartphone in India to use a Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G SoC. Its 4,400mAh battery supports 55W fast charging. The iQOO Z3 5G’s triple-camera 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. Lastly, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor is included for biometric authentication.

POCO M3 Pro India launch on June 8th

POCO M3 Pro India launch date revealed

POCO will unveil its low-cost 5G offering, the POCO M3 Pro, also on June 8th, and will try to steal the iQOO’s thunder. The POCO phone has a 6.5-inch FHD+ panel clocked at 90Hz (100 nits peak brightness). A MediaTek Dimensity 700 powers it, along with 6GB RAM, and 128GB UFS 2.2 storage. The smartphone draws power from a 5,000mAh battery that supports fast charging at 18W. As for cameras, the POCO M3 Pro 5G has triple cameras at the back with a 48MP primary sensor, a 2MP depth unit, and a 2MP macro. There is an 8MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats. Connectivity features include 5G, dual-band 4G, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and USB Type-C port for charging and data transfers. The device weighs 190 grams and has a 3.5mm headphone jack, IR Blaster, NFC, and Hi-Res audio.

Infinix Note 10 series India launch on June 7th

One of the more low-profile launches of this week is going to be the Infinix Note 10 series. The Infinix Note 10 and Infinix Note 10 Pro will be unveiled on June 7th. Barring a few minor differences here and there, both smartphones offer near-identical specifications. Starting with the Infinix Note 10 Pro, we get a colossal 6.9-inch FHD+ IPS LCD panel with a refresh rate of 90Hz, a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging. Its quad-camera array has a 64MP wide-angle lens, 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 2MP monochrome lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. A 16MP module is earmarked for selfies and all that. Lastly, the Infinix Note 10 Pro runs a MediaTek Helio G85 SoC, coupled with 8GB of RAM and 236GB of storage. 

The lower-specced Infinix Note 10 compromises on the cameras, with the smartphone shipping with three sensors, a 48MP wide-angle sensor, MP monochrome lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. The other downgrade involves a MediaTek Helio G85 powering the smartphone. Lastly, its battery charging capacity is gimped from 33W to 18W.

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Key Specs

OnePlus Nord CE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G | 6 GBProcessor
6.43 inches (16.33 cm) Display
64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
4500 mAh Battery
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  • Great display
  • Premium design
  • Nice software experience


  • Cameras are not up to the mark
  • No alert slider
  • Speakers are quite tinny
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