Upcoming Smartphone Launches in March in India: Nothing Phone 2a, Xiaomi 14, iQOO Z9, and More

While February 2024 was about the Mobile World Congress (MWC), where new devices and concepts were revealed, March is jam-packed with the new midrange and budget devices. The list includes several important smartphones like the much-awaited Nothing Phone 2a, iQOO Z9, and Xiaomi 14, along with some Samsung Galaxy A and F series devices. We have compiled a list of all the smartphones coming in March 2024. So, without further ado, let’s get started.

Smartphone Launches in March 2024

This month will see flagship smartphones like the Xiaomi 14, budget contenders like the Galaxy F15 and mid-rangers like Nothing Phone 2a launching in India. Here’s the complete list of all the devices arriving in March 2024.

  1. Nothing Phone 2a
  2. Vivo V30 Series
  3. iQOO Z9
  4. Xiaomi 14
  5. Realme 12 Plus
  6. Samsung Galaxy A35 and A55
  7. Samsung Galaxy F15

List of Top Smartphones Launching In March 2024 In India

Nothing Phone 2a

The Carl Pei-led smartphone brand is all set to unveil its latest mid-range smartphone, the Nothing Phone 2a. The company has already revealed the majority of details about the smartphone. It will have Nothing’s iconic transparent design with a small set of glyph lights at the back. It will also draw power from the new MediaTek Dimensity 7200 Pro SoC.

Based on leaks and rumours, it is said to have a 6.7-inch AMOLED display boasting a 120Hz refresh rate and Full HD+ resolution. The smartphone will likely have a 50MP Samsung sensor and a 50MP ultra-wide-angle camera.

The device is anticipated to house a 32MP selfie camera. Additionally, reports suggest a 5,000mAh battery and support for 45W fast charging.

Nothing Phone 2a India Launch Date And Availability

The company has confirmed that the Nothing Phone 2a is launching on March 5 in India and other markets.

Nothing Phone 2a Expected Price in India: Around Rs 30,000

Vivo V30 Series

Vivo is all set to expand its V series lineup in India with the latest V30 series. It is expected to have two smartphones, the standard V30 and V30 Pro. These devices were recently unveiled in Indonesia.

Notably, the Pro variant stands out with a new ZEISS camera, marking the first collaboration between a premium lens manufacturer and a premium mid-range smartphone. Typically, ZEISS partnerships are reserved for Vivo’s ultra-premium smartphones, such as the Vivo X series.

Both smartphones sport a Schott Xensation Alpha glass and a 1.5k curved AMOLED display. The standard V30 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 with Adreno 720 GPU, while the V30 Pro houses the MediaTek Dimensity 8200 with Mali G610 GPU.

Vivo V30 Series India Launch Date and Availability

The Vivo V30 Series is confirmed to arrive in India on March 7.

Vivo V30 Series Expected Price in India: The standard V30 will likely be priced in the Rs 30,000 price mark, while the V30 Pro could cost close to Rs 40,000.

iQOO Z9

Last month, iQOO revealed its iQOO Neo 9 Pro smartphone, and now the company is gearing up to unveil its Z series smartphone, the iQOO Z9. While the company has been tight-lipped about the device’s details, tipster Yogesh Brar has disclosed some key information about the upcoming smartphone.

Brar says the iQOO Z9 will feature a 6.6-inch AMOLED display boasting FHD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. The smartphone is expected to showcase a central punch-hole cutout to accommodate the selfie camera, a departure from its predecessor’s water drop notch design.

Teasers released by iQOO confirm that a MediaTek Dimensity 7200 SoC will power the smartphone. iQOO asserts that the device achieves a score exceeding 734,000 points on the AnTuTu V10 benchmarking platform. The tipster adds that the smartphone will operate on Funtouch OS 14, based on Android 14.

Nipun Marya, CEO of iQOO India, unveiled the smartphone’s design in a post on X (formerly Twitter). The teaser exposes a textured pattern on the rear of the device. iQOO also verifies that the device will feature a 50MP Sony IMX 882 primary sensor with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS).

According to the tipster, the primary sensor will be accompanied by a 2MP secondary sensor. The smartphone is expected to boast a 16MP selfie snapper. The device will be supported by a 5000mAh battery with 44W fast wired charging support.

iQOO Z9 India Launch and Availability

The company has already confirmed that the iQOO Z9 will launch on March 12 in India.

iQOO Z9 Expected Price in India: Around Rs 25,000

Xiaomi 14

The Chinese smartphone maker unveiled its Xiaomi 14 series at the MWC 2024. It consists of two smartphones, the vanilla Xiaomi 14 and 14 Pro. While these devices have been available in China for a while, the company is preparing to launch the standard Xiaomi 14 in India.

The smartphone packs the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. But the main highlight of this smartphone is its Leica Summilux optical lenses and the newly announced HyperOS.

It features a triple Leica professional lens with a Light Fusion 900 image sensor for the primary lens. The smartphone also comes with all the bells and whistles, like the 6.36-inch LTPO AMOLED Display, up to 16GB LPDDR5X RAM, up to 1TB UFS 4.0 storage, 90W fast charging, and much more.

Xiaomi 14 India Launch Date And Availability

Xiaomi will launch the Xiaomi 14 smartphone in India on March 7.

Xiaomi 14 Expected Price in India: Around Rs 70,000

Realme 12 Plus

Realme is also expanding its 12 series in India with the launch of Realme 12 Plus. While the company has not revealed many details about the forthcoming smartphone, there have been several leaks and reports regarding key specifications of the device.

The Realme 12 Plus is expected to feature a 6.7-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and a refresh rate of 120Hz. It will be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 7050 chipset paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. It is expected to run on the Realme UI 5.0 based on Android 14 out of the box.

The smartphone will likely feature a triple rear camera setup with a 50MP primary sensor, 8MP ultra-wide sensor, and 2MP macro sensor. On the front, it is said to house a 16MP selfie shooter.

Realme 12 Plus India Launch Date And Availability

The Realme 12 Plus is all set to debut in India on March 6.

Realme 12 Plus Expected Price in India: Around 20,000

Samsung Galaxy A35 and A55

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The Galaxy A series is one of Samsung’s top-selling lineups worldwide. The South Korean giant is gearing up to introduce its latest mid-range offerings, the Galaxy A35 and Galaxy A55, to the Indian market.

These upcoming devices have appeared on various certification platforms, including the Google Play Console, Indian BIS, and FCC. We have also obtained official renders of the Galaxy A35 and A55 smartphones.

Both smartphones will maintain the familiar rear design seen in most Samsung devices from 2023, boasting rounded corners and slim bezels. This design includes three vertically aligned camera sensors positioned in the top left corner against a clean panel, with the Samsung logo at the bottom. Users can expect a flat display and a centrally located punch-hole selfie camera on the front.

Samsung Galaxy A35 and A55 Expected India Launch Date And Availability

Although the company has not disclosed the exact launch date for these devices, we anticipate their arrival in the middle of March.

Samsung Galaxy A35 and A55 Expected Price in India: The Galaxy A35 is expected to cost around Rs 30,000, and the Galaxy A55 is expected to cost around Rs 40,000.

Samsung Galaxy F15

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Samsung will also unveil its latest budget smartphone, the Galaxy F15, in India this month. It has already appeared on the Geekbench database, which reveals that the upcoming smartphone will be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ processor paired with 4GB of RAM and OneUI based on Android 14 out of the box.

Moreover, it has a Voice Focus feature, which silences all background sounds with noise cancellation during phone calls. Interestingly, it is expected to become the first budget smartphone to offer four years of software and five years of security updates.

Samsung Galaxy F15 India Launch Date and Availability

Samsung has already announced that the Galaxy F15 will be unveiled on March 4 and available on Flipkart.

Samsung Galaxy F15 Expected Price in India: Around Rs 14,000