We have seen dozens of smartphones launched in 2020. With the coronavirus pandemic hit us all with a lockdown and a work-from-home culture, the demand for smartphones has been on an all-time high. While there are plenty of smartphones available in the market, smartphone brands are in no mood to hit the pause button. There are a bunch of smartphones expected to launch during the last quarter of 2020, some of them are confirmed, while others are being speculated.
Here are five upcoming smartphones that are expected to launch in 2020:
- Redmi Note 10 series
- OnePlus Nord N10 5G
- OnePlus Nord N100
- Micromax IN 1 and IN 1a
- Realme X7 series
Redmi Note 10 series
Xiaomi is expected to refresh its Note series lineup with the Note 10 series. The company first launched the Redmi Note 9 Pro, and Note 9 Pro Max in India,, followed by the launch of Redmi Note 9.
We can expect Redmi Note 10 series to launch in November 2020. An alleged Redmi smartphone, dubbed as the Redmi Note 10, received EEC certification. This certification revealed the charging speeds of the device. Two Xiaomi devices with the model numbers M2007J22C and M2007J17C have recently received the 3C certification. While the former will come with 22.5W fast charging support (10VDC, 2.25A max), the latter will feature faster 33W fast charging support (11.0VDC, 3.0A max). Both devices will be 5G devices, by the way.
Reports suggest that Redmi Note 10 series with 5G could come with MediaTek Dimensity 820 processor, whereas the 4G variant would feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor.
Moreover, Xiaomi could also bump the camera resolution from 64MP to a 108MP sensor on the Redmi Note 10 series. Xiaomi is yet to make a formal confirmation on the Redmi Note 10 series at the time of writing this. To learn more about the upcoming Redmi Note 10 series of smartphones, you can head to our previous coverage for the same.
OnePlus Nord N10 5G
OnePlus will expand its budget and mid-range smartphone lineup under the Nord series with the launch of OnePlus Nord N10. Leaked Nord N10 specifications reveal that OnePlus Nord N10 5G will feature a 6.49-inch FHD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 SoC for 5G, 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage and a 4,300 mAh battery. For optics, OnePlus Nord N10 is tipped to feature a 64MP primary lens, an 8MP ultra-wide and two 2MP sensors for depth and macro.
There is no official word on the OnePlus Nord N10 5G’s launch as of yet. If reports are to be believed, OnePlus Nord will be launched between USD 400 and USD 500 in the US.
OnePlus Nord N100
Another budget OnePlus smartphone tipped to launch very soon is the OnePlus Nord N100. Leaked pricing suggests that OnePlus Nord N100 will be the most affordable OnePlus smartphone in the US. This sub-400 dollar OnePlus Nord N100 is said to feature a 6.52-inch HD+ LCD, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 processor, paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage.
The smartphone could sport a 13MP primary lens, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies, there could be an 8MP front camera. OnePlus Nord N100 will pack a 5,000 mAh battery.
Like the Nord N10 5G, there is no official announcement on the launch of OnePlus Nord N100. However, both the Nord smartphones are expected to launch on October 26 in the US.
Micromax IN 1 and IN 1a
Micromax is set to make its comeback in the Indian market with the launch of IN 1 in India. The company will be launching IN 1 in India on November 3 alongside IN 1a.
Micromax IN 1 is expected to feature a 6.5-inch HD+ LCD. And, powering it is a MediaTek Helio G35 octa-core processor, paired with 2GB RAM. It also packs a massive 5,000 mAh battery. Additionally, At the back, the smartphone is likely to sport a dual-camera setup. This setup will have a 13MP primary camera and 2MP secondary camera. There will also be an 8MP front camera.
Micromax IN 1a, on the other hand, is said to get powered by a MediaTek Helio G85 octa-core processor, paired with 4GB RAM and 5,000 mAh battery. The device could sport a triple-camera setup with a 13MP primary lens, a 5MP secondary camera along with third 2MP camera. For selfies, the smartphone will have a 13MP front camera.
Realme X7 Pro
Realme has teased the launch of Realme X7 series with Dimensity processors in India. The company’s CEO Madhav Sheth took to Twitter to ask the opinion of users on the MediaTek Dimensity processor with the hashtag #BuildingTheX.
Realme X7 series has been launched in China with a Dimensity processor. Under the series, Realme has launched the Realme X7 Pro and Realme X7.
Realme X7 Pro features a 6.55-inch FHD+ AMOLED, 120Hz refresh rate display, a MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ processor with up to 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and a 4,500 mAh battery with 65W DART charging. Furthermore, the smartphone sports a quad-rear camera setup with a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary shooter. There is also an 8MP f/2.4 ultra-wide camera with a 119° field of view, a 2MP retro portrait lens, and a 2MP macro lens. For selfies, the Realme X7 Pro offers a 32MP front shooter with f/2.45 aperture.
Realme X7, on the other hand, features a 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED display. It is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 800U processor paired with 8GB of RAM. Also, juicing it is a 4,300 mAh battery with 65W Dart charging. The phone sports a quad-rear camera setup with a 64MP primary shooter that comes with an f/1.8 aperture. The primary sensor is accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.3 aperture and 119° field of view. It also has a a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth lens with f/2.4 aperture.
Realme is yet to announce the launch date of Realme X7 series in India. We will keep you posted on the launch of Realme X7 and Realme X7 Pro as and when we get the details.
|Smartphone||Expected Launch Date|
|Redmi Note 10 series||November|
|OnePlus Nord N10 5G||October 26|
|OnePlus Nord N100||October 26|
|Micromax IN 1 and IN 1a||November 3|
|Realme X7 series||November|