Smartphone brands launched a decent number of smartphones in the month of June. We witnessed the launch of Vivo Y36 4G, Infinix Note 30 5G, itel S23, Realme 11 Pro, etc. Along with these launches, there have been a huge affect on our top smartphone rankings. There are several new entries in the most popular and upcoming smartphones list. We tell you more about this in the June edition of MSP Tech Insights.
The data has been collected from 15 million shoppers that visited our platform last month to make their gadget purchase decisions. So without further ado, let’s check out MySmartPrice Tech Insights report for June 2023.
OnePlus is the Most Popular Smartphone Brand in June 2023
Just like the previous month, OnePlus led the Indian smartphone market in June 2023 however, its popularity declined by 1 per cent compared to May. Realme and Samsung made a long jump and claimed the second and third spot respectively. Vivo’s popularity dropped by a huge margin within a month. Check out the ranking below.
Most Popular Mobile Phones in June 2023
1. OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G
It seems that OnePlus most affordable phone, the Nord CE 3 Lite 5G, is here to stay for a long time. The phone has continuously claimed its first position ever since its launch. A report from Counterpoint also reveals that it was the most selling device in India in the month of April. It offers impressive specs for under Rs 20,000, including a 120Hz LCD display, a Snapdragon 695 chipset, 67W SuperVOOC charging and much more. The Nord CE 3 Lite 5G’s Pastel Lime colour variant has also been the talk of the town.
2. Realme 11 Pro
Realme launched the 11 Pro series in June, which consisted of 11 Pro and 11 Pro Plus. Out of the two, Pro variant quickly became popular. The Realme 11 Pro is the cheapest in the series and offers an unique design language. Starting at Rs 23,999, the phone offers a Mediatek Dimensity 7050 chipset, 100-megapixel primary sensor, 67W fast charging, 120Hz curved AMOLED display and more.
3. Samsung Galaxy F54 5G
Samsung Galaxy F54 5G is the latest mid-range device from the company launched in June. Soon after its launch, the device became popular among the users who were looking for a good Samsung phone under Rs 30,000. Samsung launched the device with some value-for-money hardware and a few segment-first features like Nightography and Astrolapse. It also packs a massive 6000mAh battery and feature new 108MP camera sensor along with OIS support, which is a first in the Galaxy F-series in India.
4. OnePlus Nord 3 5G
The OnePlus Nord 3 5G made its entry to the Indian market after a lot of hype and promotion. It is the first Nord series phone from the company that packs up to 16GB of RAM. At a price of Rs 33,999, the OnePlus Nord 3 5G has a 6.74-inch AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, a Mediatek Dimensity 9000 chipset, 80W fast charging, and much more.
5. Vivo T2X
The Vivo T2x is on this list for the third time in a row. The device has maintained the fifth position from last month. The T2x offers a MediaTek Dimensity 6020 chipset and comes with a price tag of Rs 12,999. It is the cheapest smartphone to offer this processor and 5G support. Vivo’s T series strategy has been working well for both – the Indian consumers and the company.
6. Realme 11 Pro Plus
The Realme 11 Pro Plus was yet another smartphone on this list that managed to create some buzz in the market. The smartphone offers a unique design language, a curved AMOLED display and a 200MP camera sensor, and more for under Rs 30,000. The Sunrise Beige colour variant featuring a Vegan Leather on the back is the hottest choice of the users.
7. OnePlus 11R
OnePlus 11R, the phone that OnePlus launched especially for its Indian audience, is still one of the most popular choices on this list. The phone puts an ultimate fight to the newly launched, Nothing Phone (2). It offers flagship specs including the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor, a 50MP Sony IMX890 sensor, 100W charging and much more for under Rs 40,000.
Also Read: OnePlus 11R Review: The Proven Phone
8. Vivo V27
The Vivo V27 is another device from Vivo that made it to this list. The popular V-series from Vivo is popular for its design, display and camera prowess. The Vivo V27 is no different. It features a 6.78-inch 3D curved AMOLED display, 66W fast charging, a Mediatek Dimensity 7200 SoC, 50MP main camera with OIS, PDAF support, and an f/1.9 aperture, and much more.
9. Realme C55
The Realme C55’s popularity is decreasing due to latest launches in the budget segment but it still has claimed its position to be included in the list. The Realme C series devices are a major hit in the offline market and C53 being the most popular device on our platform in 2022 is a proof of that. The C55 was the first Android device to adapt iPhone 14 Pro’s Dynamic Island; the company calls it Mini Capsule. It is available for Rs 10,999.
10. Realme Narzo N53
The first Narzo N series device from Realme was listed among the most popular smartphones in April 2023. The Realme Narzo N53 keeps the legacy alive. At a starting price of Rs 8,999, the Narzo N53 offers a tall 6.74-inch IPS LCD display, a a Unisoc T612 SoC, 50MP main camera and much more.
Top 5 Upcoming Smartphones in India (June 2023)
1. Apple iPhone 15
The iPhone 15 is still the top smartphone that consumers are waiting for in India. The iPhone 15 series is expected to launch in September. As for the specifications, the brand is planning to add iPhone 14 Pro models Dynamic Island to the non-Pro iPhone 15 models. A latest report about the device reveals that it could feature Artificial Intelligence (AI) integration to analyse personalised health and mood of the user.
2. iPhone 15 Pro Max
We are almost two months away from the annual Apple iPhone launch. So, the top two upcoming phones being iPhones shouldn’t be a surprise. Consumers are excited for the most premium iPhone. The iPhone 15 Pro Max is said to have multiple different features than the Pro model. It is also being reported that the iPhone 15 Pro Max will be costly than the outgoing iPhone 14 Pro Max.
3. Redmi Note 13 Pro Max 5G
The Redmi Note 13 Pro Max has officially replaced the now launched Realme 11 Pro Plus to be the third most popular upcoming smartphone in India. The launch should happen soon in the coming months as we have started spotting the Redmi Note 13 Series devices on various certification websites. The Redmi Note 13 5G was recently spotted on EEC certification revealing its model number.
4. Nothing Phone 2
Even though the Nothing Phone (2) launched last week, the phone was still one of the most anticipated devices that consumers were looking forward to. The phone has been launched with features like a 120Hz OLED display, a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip, 45W charging, a transparent design along with glyph interface and much more. The phone starts from Rs 44,999 and will be available to buy from July 21 on Flipkart.
5. Vivo Y78 Plus
To our surprise, the Vivo Y78 Plus is the latest entry to the most popular upcoming smartphones list. Vivo launched the Y78 Plus in China in April, however, it is yet to arrive in India. This shows how much the Y-series is popular among budget smartphone users. The Vivo Y78 Plus is the first Y-series device to feature a curved AMOLED display which could be one of the reasons for it being popular.
June was just a trailer of what’s coming next in July. With so many launches lined up, July is going to be hectic yet interesting for tech enthusiasts.