Upcoming phones in July 2021: Redmi 10 series, Poco F3 GT, OnePlus Nord 2, and more

The month of July is believed to be just as jam-packed with new mobile phone launches as June was. Tecno has already kickstarted the proceedings, with its all-new Tecno Spark Go that went official in India a couple of days ago. Major OEMs like Samsung, Realme, Xiaomi, and OnePlus are all set to join the party soon with their respective affordable and mid-range offerings. Domestic smartphone maker Micromax is also expected to be in action this month as it gears for the alleged Micromax In 2B launch in India. Here’s a quick look at all the upcoming phones in July 2021 in India as well as globally, along with their rumoured specifications and price.

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Phones launching in July 2021

1. Redmi 10 series

Redmi Note 10 (for representation)

Redmi 10 series is likely to make its debut in India in July. Xiaomi has seemingly confirmed the series launch in the country. The Redmi 10 series will be the successor to the Redmi 9 series, which comprises as many as five models including the Redmi 9, Redmi 9A, Redmi 9i, Redmi 9 Prime, and Redmi 9 Power. It’ll reportedly debut with the EVOL design that is seen on the Redmi Note 10 devices. Apart from this, you can expect the Redmi 10 series price in India to fall under Rs 10,000 since the Note series covers the Rs 10,000 to Rs 20,000 segment. It’s not confirmed yet, but the series may include two smartphones: Redmi 10A and Redmi 10 Power.

2. Realme GT 5G Master edition

The Realme GT 5G Master edition is believed to be the Realme GT camera flagship that is expected to launch in July globally, if not in India. The handset has also been teased to be in the works by Realme VP Xu Qi Chase. The Realme GT 5G Master edition specifications are rumoured to be as follows: Snapdragon 870 SoC under the hood, 108MP triple rear cameras, a 6.5-inch display with a 90Hz refresh rate, and a 4,500mAh battery, which could be backed by a 65W fast charging solution. There is no word on Realme GT 5G Master edition price at the moment.

3. OnePlus Nord 2

OnePlus is expected to refresh its Nord series yet again. After the launch of OnePlus Nord CE in India last month, the company is now gearing up to announce OnePlus Nord 2. The handset is said to be the successor to last year’s OnePlus Nord. The OnePlus Nord 2 specifications are rumoured to include triple rear cameras with 50MP primary sensor, an 8MP wide-angle lens, and a 2 MP sensor, which could be for macro or depth. The phone will also get a single 32MP front camera instead of the dual selfie cameras seen on the original Nord. The OnePlus Nord 2 could be the first smartphone from the brand with MediaTek chipset ticking at its core. As per the alleged renders, the handset will share the same design language as the OnePlus 9 series. The OnePlus Nord 2 price in India is expected to be under Rs 30,000.


Phones launching in July

One can expect the POCO F3 GT launch in India in July. The handset has been certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), which is like a penultimate step before a smartphone makes its debut in the country. The device carries the model number M2104K10I, which confirms that it is indeed a variant of the Redmi K40 Game Enhanced edition. Going by this information, we can expect the POCO F3 GT to ship with MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor ticking at its core, up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. The handset may sport a 6.67-inch FHD+ OLED display that offers a 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ support, and a punch-hole cutout for the camera. For photography, the POCO phone may rock a triple rear camera setup with a primary 64MP sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 2MP macro camera. It could also get a 16MP front camera, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and a 5,065mAh battery with 67W fast charging support. 

5. Micromax In 2B

Micromax In 2B is also expected to break covers in July. The handset’s specifications were recently leaked via a listing on the benchmarking site Geekbench. The listing shows the Micromax In 2B with some entry-level hardware indicating that it could serve as Micromax’s next budget offering. The handset could rock a Unisoc T610 chipset, along with 4GB of RAM, and an ARM Mali G52 GPU. It’ll run Android 11 OS out of the box. That’s all the information we can divulge at the moment.

6. Realme X9 series

The Realme X9 series is tipped to launch in China in July as a successor to the Realme X7 lineup from 2020. The series is rumoured to include the vanilla Realme X9 and a Realme X9 Pro. Realme X9 Pro specifications leaked out recently. The phone is said to come with a 6.55-inch AMOLED display with a micro-curved screen and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 later. It could be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC. The handset is likely to house a 4,500mAh battery with 65W fast-charging support. Moving to cameras, Realme X9 Pro is tipped to employ a triple camera setup at the back, with a 50MP Sony IMX766 primary sensor, a 16MP ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP B&W sensor. A 32MP sensor on the front is also expected. The vanilla Realme X9, on the other hand, is said to sport a 6.55-inch FHD+ display, probably an AMOLED panel. It could be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC and boot Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 custom skin out of the box. The phone is said to pack a 2,200mAh battery (combined capacity of 4,400mAh) with fast-charging support.

The Realme X9 series price is expected to be under Rs 30,000.

7. Samsung Galaxy M22

Galaxy M22 specs
Samsung Galaxy A22 (for representation)

Samsung Galaxy M22 is another smartphone that is rumoured to launch in India in July. The handset has received several certifications, ranging from Geekbench to FCC. The phone is believed to be rebranded version of the Samsung Galaxy A22, which was launched in the country. The Samsung Galaxy M22 specifications may include MediaTek Helio G80 chipset, 4GB RAM, Android 11 software, and 25W fast charging support. It could also ship with a 90Hz refresh rate display, 5,000mAh battery, and 48MP quad rear cameras.

8. Vivo V21 Pro

91mobiles has exclusively reported that the Vivo V21 Pro could launch in India by July-end. The handset will join the Vivo V21 5G and Vivo V21e 5G that have already been launched in the country. There is no word on the Vivo V21 Pro price and specifications at the moment; however, it won’t be wrong to say that it’ll be the most premium and expensive offering in the lineup.

9. Nokia C20, Nokia G10, Nokia G20, Nokia X10, and Nokia X20

Nokia is also expected to be in action this month. The vendor may unveil as many as five smartphone launches in India in July. These smartphones could be Nokia C20Nokia G10Nokia G20Nokia X10, and Nokia X20, which have been launched in a few markets across the globe.