There are a handful of interesting smartphones that are scheduled to launch in India in the last week of August. These include the likes of Realme C21Y, Samsung Galaxy M32 5G, and Vivo Y33s. In addition to this, the Motorola Edge 20 Pro, which was teased to launch in India earlier this month, could also debut next week. Xiaomi is also holding an event in the country where, instead of a smartphone, the company is expected to roll out a wide range of products such as Mi laptops, smart TV, and Wi-Fi router, among others. Here’s a quick look at the specifications and expected price of these products:
Realme C21Y – August 23rd
Realme C21Y is going to be the company’s budget offering. The handset will be unveiled on August 23rd in India, with the brand only mentioning that it will be available via the official site. The Realme C21Y price in India hasn’t been revealed yet, but it’s expected to be under Rs 10,000 since that has been the case for previous C-series smartphones by the brand. The phone’s specifications will include a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a waterdrop notch, Spreadtrum UNISOC T610 processor, up to 4GB RAM, 32GB user-expandable storage, and a 5,000mAh battery. In optics, the Realme C21Y should pack a triple camera system with a 13MP primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro lens, and 2MP monochrome lens at the back, while upfront, it will sport a 5MP AI selfie camera.
Vivo Y33s – August 23rd
Vivo Y33s launch date in India hasn’t been revealed officially yet. But, as per a report by 91mobiles, the phone could be unveiled in the country on August 23rd. The handset is believed to be a mid-range offering. Its price and specifications were briefly spotted on Amazon.in a few days ago. The listing revealed that the Vivo Y33s will come with a sticker price of Rs 17,990 for the sole 8GB RAM + 128GB storage configuration. The phone will offer a 6.58-inch Halo FullView display with FHD+ (2,400 x 1,080 pixels) resolution. It could be powered by the 12nm octa-core MediaTek Helio G80 chipset and sport a triple rear camera setup at the back comprising a 50MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, a 2MP bokeh sensor, and a 2MP macro lens.
For selfies and video calling, the Vivo Y33s is said to sport a 16MP snapper in the waterdrop notch setup. The handset may feature a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and run Funtouch OS 11.1 based on Android 11. The upcoming Vivo smartphone could be driven by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W charging.
Samsung Galaxy M32 5G – August 25th
Samsung will roll out the Galaxy M32 5G smartphone in India in the coming week. The Amazon exclusive phone is said to ship with a 6.5-inch TFT Infinity-V HD+ display with 1,600 X 720 pixels resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 layer and probably a 60Hz refresh rate. The handset could rock MediaTek Dimensity 720 SoC, which comes with a 5G modem built-in, under the hood. The phone will run on Android 11 based OneUI 3.1 custom skin out of the box. A 5,000mAh battery is likely to fuel the handset. Moving to optics, the Samsung Galaxy M32 5G will come with a quad rear camera setup that will house 48MP (f/1.8 aperture), 8MP (f/2.2), 5MP (f/2.4), and 2MP (f/2.4) units. Upfront, it will support a 13MP (f/2.2) snapper for selfies and video chats.
You may have to wait till August 25th for the Samsung Galaxy M32 5G price in India.
Motorola Edge 20 Pro – No launch date yet
Motorola Edge 20 Pro, which was announced globally back in July, could also launch in India next week. The company teased the handset’s India launch earlier this month. The phone will come with Snapdragon 870 SoC ticking at its core. Apart from this, the Motorola Edge 20 Pro specifications will also include a 6.67-inch 144Hz OLED display that offers FHD+ resolution, in-display fingerprint scanner, 108MP triple rear cameras with 5x optical zoom, 4,500mAh battery, 30W fast charging support, 5G capability, and Android 11 OS running out of the box. The handset could be priced upwards of Rs 35,000 since the standard Motorola Edge 20 costs Rs 29,999 in the country.
Xiaomi Smarter Living 2022 – August 26th
Xiaomi is hosting a Smarter Living 2022 event in India on August 26th where it’ll be launching several products including Mi TV 5X, Mi Band 6, and Mi Notebook laptops. The Mi TV 5X is said to be the successor to the company’s 4X series lineup. It’ll have a metal build with a full-screen narrow-bezel design, and Dolby audio for an immersive audio experience. Additionally, Xiaomi has confirmed that the Mi TV 5X will come with Google Assistant support, thanks to far-field microphones, a new generation of Mi Patchwall UI, and “future-ready specs”.
The Mi Notebook laptops, on the other hand, are confirmed to sport a backlit keyboard, fingerprint sensor for security, and the latest Intel Core processor. The machines are claimed to pack a Thunderbolt port along with an ultra-smooth refresh rate display that will bear a standard 16:10 aspect ratio, a 100 percent sRGB wide colour gamut, and 6.7 million pixels. Speculations are rife the laptops will be Mi Notebook Pro and Mi Notebook Ultra 15. The pricing is expected to be on the costlier side considering what it brings to the table.
The Mi Band 6 is the company’s latest fitness tracker. It was officially unveiled earlier this year in China. The band comes with a bigger display than its predecessor Mi Band 5. Additionally, it has a bigger battery life, a built-in 24-hour heart rate sensor and SpO2 sensor, 130 watch faces, and 15 new exercise modes, in addition to the 15 exercise modes that the last year’s fitness band already supports, among other things.