Best Smartphones Launched in February 2024: OnePlus 12R Genshin Impact Edition, iQoo Neo 9 Pro and More

Just like January, February saw several smartphone launches globally and in India. While most of these phones have already made it to the Indian market, some, such as the Xiaomi 14, are expected to arrive by March 2024. Here are some of the best smartphones launched in February 2024.

Xiaomi 14 Series: Best Flagship Smartphone

Xiaomi’s partnership with Leica has been ongoing since 2022. The Xiaomi 14 series is the 3rd iteration of this partnership. With the Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Ultra, the companies have once raised the bar regarding the camera department on flagship smartphones.

With the new Leica Summilux optical lens and 1-inch sensor, the Xiaomi 14 Ultra promises to offer a unique experience in smartphone photography. The series is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 and up to 12GB RAM. Xiaomi will launch the Xiaomi 14 smartphone in India on March 7.

OnePlus 12R Genshin Impact Edition: The Coolest Kid In Town

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The OnePlus 12R was already an amazing package with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and up to 16GB of RAM and 256 GB of onboard storage. The new Genshin Impact edition, announced globally and for India at MWC 2024, makes it even more desirable among gamers.

The OnePlus 12R Genshin Impact edition features only one top-of-the-line 16GB RAM and 256 GB storage variant priced at Rs 49,999. It sports a unique lilac purple colour edged with a Genshin Impact theme inside out. The phone also features some extra software touch with the unique Genshin theme on top of the extra goodies in the package.

iQOO Neo 9 Pro: Best Gaming Smartphone

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iQOO is known for its performance, and the company proved that again with the iQOO Neo 9 Pro. With the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and custom-built Supercomputing Chip Q1 on board, iQOO Neo 9 Pro gives tough competition to even the OnePlus 12.

The iQOO Neo 9 Pro is the only smartphone in India with the flagship-level Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor under the mark of Rs 40,000. Besides the processor, the iQOO Neo 9 boasts an impressive camera array with a 50MP Sony IMX920 main camera and an 8MP Ultrawide sensor in the back.

The base variant with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage combination of iQOO Neo 9 Pro is aggressively priced at Rs 36,999.

Honor X9B: The Most Durable Smartphone

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Honor X9b

The Honor X9b features a unique ‘ultra-bounce anti-drop’ display glass that makes the phone extremely resilient against shattering, unlike other smartphones in the segment.

The display is not the only impressive part of this phone. The Honor X9b also features a 5800mAh battery with a three-year ‘anti-ageing’ guarantee from the brand. The Honor X9b is priced at Rs 25,999 for the 8GB RAM and 256GB storage variant.

Oppo F25 Pro 5G: The Most Improved Smartphone

Oppo came in hot with the all-new Oppo F25 Pro 5G smartphone. The F series is targeted towards everyday consumers. With the F25Pro 5G, Oppo offers a 120Hz AMOLED display, IP65 Water and dustproof rating, superb design and a 112-degree FOV ultra-wide angle camera. The Oppo F25Pro has a slim and lightweight design with two great colour options: Lava Red and Ocen Blue.

The Oppo F25 Pro 5G will be available to buy starting from Rs 23,999 for its 8GB RAM 128GB storage version.

Infinix HOT 40i: Most Storage In Budget

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Infinix continues to focus on the budget segment. The newly launched Infinix HOT 40i is among the best contenders in the low-budget smartphone segment for February 2024.

With 8GB RAM and 256GB onboard storage, the HOT 40i is available at Rs 9,499, the most on-board storage you can get at this price point. A Unisoc T606 processor powers the phone. While it’s not very powerful in the segment, the storage, 50MP primary, and 32MP selfie camera with decent output make up for it.

Moto G04: The Best First Smartphone

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The Moto G04 is one of the best first smartphones for any beginner. The stock-ish Moto UI on top of the latest Android 14 is easy to understand and comes with some great Moto-exclusive features like chop-chop to turn on the torch, twist to open the camera and Moto Ambient display.

The Moto G04 also features a huge 5000mAh battery, Morden punch-hole design, HD 90Hz display and Type-C support. The phone also comes equipped with 4GB RAM and 128GB of storage out of the box paired with support for storage expansion using a MicroSD card, making it a great package at Rs 7,999 overall.