Top phones launching in September 2023: iPhone 15, Xiaomi 13T, Moto G54 and more

The month of August ended on a good note with interesting smartphone launches but the month of September looks quite packed. We have the mighty iPhone 15 series debuting in the middle of the month, the Xiaomi 13T series, the Vivo V29 and others. The launches are not limited to just flagships as there are a few budget and mid-range models lineup as well. Motorola is readying its Moto G54, Realme Narzo 60x and more. In this article today, we will take a look into the smartphones that are expected to launch in the month of September 2023.

Top phones launching in September 2023

Honor 90

Launch timeline: September

Honor is making a comeback in India under the leadership of Madhav Sheth, who previously led the Realme India division. Honor 90 will be the first phone from the brand and is expected to be priced under Rs 40,000. While the exact launch date is yet to be revealed, a microsite on Amazon has already gone live.

  • Display: 6.7-inch FHD+ OLED curved display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 3840Hz high-frequency PWM dimming.
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 Accelerated Edition (4nm) Mobile Platform with Adreno 644 GPU
  • RAM and Storage: 8GB/12GB RAM and 256GB/512GB storage
  • OS: Android 13 based MagicOS 7.1
  • Cameras: The Honor 90 features a 200MP camera with f/1.9 aperture, a 12MP ultra-wide camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. There is a 50MP front camera
  • Battery: 5000mAh battery with 66W SuperCharge fast charging.

Realme Narzo 60x

Realme Narzo 60x is the latest Narzo-series offering in India and is slated to debut on September 6th. This comes after the brand debuted the Narzo 60 and Narzo 60 Pro in the country. The teaser images have revealed the circular camera module on the back panel and a flashy new green colour. The Realme Narzo 60x is speculated to be a rebrand of the recently launched Realme 11x 5G. 

Launch: September 6th

  • Display: 6.74-inch IPS Full HD+ LCD display with a punch-hole cutout and 120Hz refresh rate.
  • Processor: Mediatek Dimensity 6100+ 5G chipset.
  • RAM and Storage: Up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage that is further expandable via a microSD card.
  • OS: Android 13-based Realme UI custom skin out of the box.
  • Cameras: There is a 64MP primary camera with LED and a 2MP depth sensor. There is an 8MP shooter on the front for selfies and video calls.
  • Battery: 5,000mAh battery with 33W fast charging support. 

Vivo V29

Vivo V29 5G is tipped to debut globally and probably in India this month. The handset originally debuted in the Czech Republic and comes with the Snapdragon 778G, AMOLED display, and a 4600mAh battery with 80W fast charging. The handset will be a new model after the Vivo V29e.

Launch timeline: September

  • Display: 6.78-inch AMOLED, 2800×1260p, 120Hz refresh rate, and 2160Hz PWM.
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 778G chipset paired with Adreno GPU.
  • Variants: 8GB RAM + 128GB storage, 8GB+256GB and 12GB+256GB
  • Camera: There is a 50MP primary camera with OIS, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP monochrome sensor. There is a 50MP front camera with selfies and video chats.
  • Battery: 4,600mAh battery with 80W fast charging support.
  • OS: Android 13-based FuntouchOS 13.

Moto G54

Moto G54 5G is set to launch in India soon. The handset will arrive as the latest G-series offering and will have 5G network support. Ahead of the launch, the Moto G54 has been listed on the brand’s official website, which revealed the complete design and specifications.

Launch: September 6th

  • Display: 6.5-inch FHD+ IPS LCD display with a 120Hz refresh rate, punch-hole snapper, and 20:9 aspect ratio.
  • Processor: Powering the phone is the MediaTek Dimensity 7020 SoC paired with IMG BXM-8-256 GPU. 
  • RAM and Storage: 8GB/12GB RAM and 128GB/256GB internal storage that is further expandable.
  • OS: Android 13 OS out of the box.
  • Cameras: The Motorola G54 5G will have a 50MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, OIS, PDAF, and an 8MP ultra-wide-angle shooter. There is a 16MP lens on the front for selfies and video chats.
  • Battery: A 6000mAh battery with 33W fast charging support.

Xiaomi 13T 

Xiaomi 13T and Xiaomi 13T Pro phones are set to debut globally this month even though the company is yet to make an announcement. These will be the brand’s flagship offerings are will join the existing Xiaomi 13 series. Recent leaks have tipped the specifications and price details.

Launch timeline: September

Xiaomi 13TXiaomi 13T Pro
Display6.67-inch OLED display, 144Hz refresh rate6.67-inch OLED display, 144Hz refresh rate
ProcessorMediaTek Dimensity 8200-UltraMediaTek Dimensity 9200+
RAM/Storage8GB+256GBUp to 16GB RAM, 1TB internal storage
OSAndroid 13Android 13
Rear Cameras50MP + 50MP telephoto + 12MP UW50MP + 13MP UW + 50MP telephoto.
Front Camera20MP20MP
Battery5,000mAh with 120W fast charging5,000mAh with 120W fast charging

iPhone 15 series

Lastly, we have the iPhone 15 series launching this month. The lineup will have four models: the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max. The anticipation surrounding the launch is quite high this time considering Apple is finally making the switch to USB Type-C port on all models. The iPhone 15 Pro Max is expected to arrive as a major upgrade in terms of cameras.

Launch: September 12th.

1515 Plus15 Pro15 Pro Max
Display6.1-inch XDR display6.7-inch XDR display6.1-inch XDR display6.7-inch XDR display
OSiOS 17iOS 17iOS 17iOS 17
Cameras48MP dual cameras48MP dual cameras48MP triple cameras 48MP triple cameras
Battery3,877mAh4,912mAh 3,650mAh4,852mAh battery