Apple 2018 iPhones, Nokia 8110 4G, Xiaomi Mi 8, Mi Mix 3, Redmi 6: Smartphones Expected to Launch in September

It may be worth waiting for these upcoming devices to release before purchasing a new smartphone.

Now the hype over the Galaxy Note 9 has died down, attention can focus on the next upcoming devices that are still to be released win 2018. As is inevitable with most upcoming devices, various details about the smartphones tend to leak prior to the official release to give a glimpse into what they have in store. We take a look at some of the upcoming smartphones expected to launch in September.

Apple 2018 iPhones

Apple is expected to release three models next month to follow up the iPhone X. The three devices will be a natural successor to the iPhone X, a larger version of the iPhone X, and a base variant that will replace the iPhone 8. Many leaks have claimed what the next iPhone’s will be called but given Apple skipped the iPhone 9, no-one really is confident what Apple will choose to call them. Instead, the devices have assumed the convention that previous generations have followed and as such are expected to be called the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Plus, and 2018 iPhone.

Apple iPhone 2018 6.1-inch vs. 6.5-inch
Size Comparison: Apple iPhone 2018 (6.1-inch) vs. iPhone 2018 (6.5-inch)

Two of these devices have already been exclusively leaked: the 6.1-inch one, and the 6.5 inches model with the 4K images along with video a few months ago, with the final iPhone XS device inheriting the same 5.8-inch OLED display from the iPhone X.

Nokia 8110 4G

Nokia 8110 4G (3)

Probably better known as the Banana Phone, the yellow device is launching in India next month for anyone looking for a feature phone. The Nokia 8110 4G is to be priced around Rs. 5,000. It is currently being sold on Amazon India by other vendors for a price of Rs. 5,700. In the UK, where it went on sale recently, the phone costs £69.99, which is about Rs. 6,200. There’s no cool standout features or specs that will impress for the feature phone. Under the sliding cover is a standard T9 keypad and it comes with a 2.4-inch 320 x 320 display powered by a Snapdragon 205 processor.

Xiaomi Mi 8

The device is already on sale in China for CNY 3,299 and has been a big success and is expected to go on sale for around Rs. 33,500 in India. The base variant of the device comes with 6GB RAM and 64GB expandable onboard storage that sells for CNY 2,699 that converts to approximately Rs. 27,415. The Xiaomi Mi 8 has a large 6.2-inch Full HD notched-display with a resolution of 1080 x 2248 pixels and is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 845 chipset with Adreno 630.

Mi Mix 3

The device has been spotted online and has given some good indication of the price. According to the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 listing, the smartphone will be priced at 3,899 yuan in China, which translates to Rs 39,167. The device will feature an in-display fingerprint sensor, the latest Snapdragon SoC and a huge 20-megapixel selfie camera. A recent report had claimed Xiaomi will debut the Mi Mix 3 at an event on September 15th.

Redmi 6

The device has a 5.45-inch HD+ screen and 1440 x 720 resolution and is powered by a MediaTek Helio P22 chipset along with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM. You also get 32 or 64GB of expandable internal storage depending on the model that you purchase. The Redmi 6 also features a dual 12 + 5MP camera at the back, with a 5MP camera at the front. As for the battery capacity, it is a 3000mAh unit.

So there you have it, it may be beneficial to wait at least until next month if you are in the market for a new device until the above devices have launched. Which one are you looking forward to seeing? Drop us a comment below.

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