Newly Launched & Upcoming Smartphones in India

It is a festival time in India, & it is the perfect time for smartphone manufacturing companies to launch smartphones for Indian users. Are you planning to buy a mobile in this season, & you haven’t decided your budget yet? Then this article is must-read article for you. This article Newly Launched & Upcoming Smartphones in India includes from many major smartphones companies. So, without wasting much time. Let’s start! Let’s start with Android first!

1. OnePlus X

OnePlus X

OnePlus X is newly launched Dual-SIM smartphone by OnePlus.

It has 5″ Full HD AMOLED display. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The device runs on OxygenOS based on Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop). It is powered by Quad-core Snapdragon 801 CPU clocked @ 2.3 GHz with Adreno 330 GPU. It has 16GB internal memory with 3GB RAM. Inbuilt memory can be expanded up to 128GB via Micro-SD card.

It has 13MP rear camera with phase detection autofocus, LED flash & an 8MP front camera. It has support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS. Sensors are Accelerometer, gyro, proximity. It has Non-removable Li-Po 2525 mAh battery.

Cons: Snapdragon 801 is older chipset – doesn’t have 64-bit support, Battery capacity could have been larger.

Price: Price of this device is Rs. 16,999 but It has Invite system for purchase.

2. Motorola Moto X Play

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Moto X Play is Dual-SIM smartphone by Motorola that supports Nano-SIMs.

It has 5.5″ Full HD IPS LCD display. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The device runs on Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop). It is powered by 64-Bit Octa-core Snapdragon 615 CPU clocked @ 1.7 GHz with Adreno 405 GPU. It has 16GB/32GB internal memory with 2GB RAM. Internal memory can be expanded up to 128GB via Micro-SD card.

It has 21MP rear camera with phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash & a 5MP front camera. It has support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS. Sensors are Accelerometer, gyro, proximity. It has Non-removable 3630 mAh battery.

Cons: Snapdragon 615 is known for average performance and heating issues. 21MP camera seems to be just bigger in megapixel count. Camera quality could have been better.

Price: Price of this device is Rs. 18,499 for 16GB model and Rs. 19,999 for 32GB model.

3. Sony Xperia Z5 / Z5 Premium

Xperia Z5 Series

 

Sony Xperia Z5 Series has total 2 Dual-SIM smartphones,  Xperia Z5, and Z5 Premium. Both supports Nano-SIMs.

Let’s talk about common features and specifications first, Both devices run on Android v 5.1.1 (Lollipop). Both are powered by 64-bit Octa-core Snapdragon 810 clocked @ 2Ghz with Adreno 430 GPU. Cameras are also same, 23 MP rear camera with phase detection autofocus, LED flash. & 5.1MP front camera. Both devices have support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS. Sensors are Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer.

Xperia Z5: It has 5.2″ Full HD IPS LCD display (~424 ppi) protected by Scratch-resistant glass. It has Non-removable Li-Ion 2900 mAh battery.

Xperia Z5 Premium: It has 5.5″ Ultra HD 4K IPS LCD display (~801 ppi) protected by Scratch-resistant glass. It has Non-removable Li-Ion 3430 mAh battery.

Cons: Gorilla Glass 4 could have been included for better display protection. Battery capacity could have been bigger.

Price: Price of Xperia Z5 Rs. 45,490 & price of Xperia Z5 Premium is Rs. 58,890.

4. Motorola Moto X Style

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Moto X Style is Single-SIM smartphone by Motorola that supports Nano-SIM.

It has 5.7″ Quad-HD IPS LCD display. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The device runs on Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop). It is powered by 64-Bit Hexa-core Snapdragon 808 CPU clocked @ 1.8 GHz with Adreno 418 GPU. It has 16GB/32GB internal memory with 3GB RAM. Internal memory can be expanded up to 128GB via Micro-SD card.

It has 21MP rear camera with phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash & a 5MP front camera. It has support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS & NFC. Sensors are Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, proximity. It has Non-removable 3000 mAh battery.

Cons: No fingerprint sensor, No wireless charging, No IR port.

Price: Price of this device is Rs. 29,999 for 16GB model and Rs. 31,999 for 32GB model.

5. Nexus 5X

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Nexus 5X is Single-SIM smartphone by LG & Google that supports Nano-SIM.

It has 5.2″ Full HD IPS LCD display (~424 ppi). The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The device runs on Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) . It is powered by 64-Bit Hexa-core Snapdragon 808 CPU clocked @ 1.8 GHz with Adreno 418 GPU. It has 16GB/32GB internal memory with 2GB RAM.

It has 12.3 MP rear camera with laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash & a 5MP front camera. It has support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS & NFC. Sensors are Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer. It has Non-removable Li-Po 2700mAh battery.

Cons: 2GB RAM is less for the price, Device is priced higher compared to others, Battery capacity could have been larger.

Price: Price of this device is Rs. 29,000 for 16GB model and Rs. 32,000 for 32GB model.

6. Nexus 6P

Nexus 6P

Nexus 6P is Single-SIM smartphone by Huawei & Google that supports Nano-SIM.

It has 5.7″ Quad-HD IPS LCD display (~518 ppi). The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The device runs on Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) . It is powered by 64-Bit Octa-core Snapdragon 810 CPU clocked @ 2.0 GHz with Adreno 430 GPU. It has 32GB/64 internal memory with 3GB RAM.

It has 12.3 MP rear camera with laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash & an 8MP front camera. It has support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS & NFC. Sensors are Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer. It has Non-removable Li-Po 3450 mAh battery

Cons: Device is priced higher compared to others, Memory-card not supported.

Price: Price of this device is Rs. 39,999 for 32GB model and Rs. 42,999 for 64GB model.

7. NextBit Robin

NextBit Robin

NextBit Robin is cloud-first Single-SIM smartphone by Nextbit that supports Nano-SIM.

It has 5.2″ Full HD IPS LCD display (~424 ppi). The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The device runs on Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop) . It is powered by 64-Bit Hexa-core Snapdragon 808 CPU clocked @ 1.8 GHz with Adreno 418 GPU. It has 32GB internal memory with 3GB RAM.

It has 13 MP rear camera with Phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash & a 5MP front camera. It has support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS. Sensors are Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass. It has Non-removable Li-Po 2680mAh battery.

Cons: Availability of service centers in India, Doesn’t have Micro-SD card slot, Lower battery capacity, No FM Radio.

Price: Device is available for pre-order on the nextbit website @ USD 399 that is approximate Rs. 26,363.

8. BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry Priv

Priv is first Android smartphone by BlackBerry that supports Nano-SIM. The phone also has QWERTY keyboard.

It has 5.4″ Quad-HD AMOLED display (~540 ppi). The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The device runs on Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop) . It is powered by 64-Bit Hexa-core Snapdragon 808 CPU clocked @ 1.8 GHz with Adreno 418 GPU. It has 32GB internal memory with 3GB RAM.

It has 18 MP rear camera with Schneider-Kreuznach optics, optical image stabilization, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash & a 2MP front camera. It has support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS & NFC. Sensors are Accelerometer, altimeter, gyro, proximity, compass. It has Li-Ion 3410 mAh battery.

Cons: Device is priced very-high. Front camera could have more mega-pixels.

Price: “Expected price” of this device in India is Rs. 57,999.

9. Apple iPhone 6S / 6S Plus

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Apple launched 2 iPhones this year, iPhone 6s & iPhone 6s Plus. Both supports Nano-SIM.

Let’s talk about common features and specifications first, Both devices run on iOS 9. Both are powered by Dual-Core Apple A9 SoC clocked @ 1.8Ghz with PowerVR GT7600 GPU. Cameras are also same, a 12MP rear camera with phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash. & 5MP front camera. Both devices have support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS. Sensors are Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer. Both devices have Forced Touch display.

iPhone 6s: It has 4.7″ HD LED-backlit IPS LCD display (~326 ppi) protected by Ion-strengthened glass. It has Non-removable Li-Po 1715 mAh battery.

iPhone 6s Plus: It has 5.5″ Full HD LED-backlit IPS LCD display (~401 ppi) protected by Ion-strengthened glass. It has Non-removable Li-Po 2750 mAh battery.

Cons: Gorilla Glass 4 could have been included for better display protection. Battery capacity could have been bigger in iPhone 6s. Devices are priced very higher.

Price:

Model iPhone 6s iPhone 6s Plus
16GB Rs. 56,799 Rs. 68,199
64GB Rs. 70,420 Rs. 76,999
128GB Rs. 76,999 Rs. 86,999

11. Microsoft Lumia 950

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Lumia 950 is Dual-SIM smartphone by Microsoft that supports Nano-SIMs.

It has 5.2″ Quad-HD AMOLED display (~565 ppi). The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The device runs on Microsoft Windows 10. It is powered by 64-Bit Hexa-core Snapdragon 808 CPU clocked @ 1.8 GHz with Adreno 418 GPU. It has 32GB internal memory with 3GB RAM. It also has Micro-SD card slot.

It has 20MP rear camera with Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, triple-LED flash & a 5MP front camera. It has support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB Type-C. Sensors are Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, sensor core. It has Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery.

Cons: Windows OS is not very popular in phones. OS doesn’t have very strong app-store. Many popular apps are unavailable on Windows Phones.

Price: “Expected price” of this device in India is Rs. 39,999

12. Microsoft Lumia 950XL

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Lumia 950XL is Dual-SIM smartphone by Microsoft that supports Nano-SIMs.

It has 5.7″ Quad-HD AMOLED display (~515 ppi). The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The device runs on Microsoft Windows 10. It is powered by 64-Bit Octa-core Snapdragon 810 CPU clocked @ 2 GHz with Adreno 418 GPU. It has 32GB internal memory with 3GB RAM. It also has Micro-SD card slot.

It has 20MP rear camera with Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, triple-LED flash & a 5MP front camera. It has support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB Type-C. Sensors are Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, sensor core. It has Li-Ion 3340 mAh battery

Cons: Windows OS is not very popular in phones. OS doesn’t have very strong app-store. Many popular apps are unavailable on Windows Phones.

Price: “Expected price” of this device in India is Rs. 42,999.

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Author: Viral In India

This post was written by Gadget Ninja Staff.

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