By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi
Last updated : Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 10:32
Here we have shortlisted Top 5 upcoming smartphones that will surely hit the Indian shores soon and are worth waiting for.
If you are looking for a new smartphone to buy, just cool your jets, as there are the number of amazing smartphones announced recently, from which some of them are confirmed or expected to launch in Indian market in coming few weeks. So here we have shortlisted Top 5 upcoming smartphones that will surely hit the Indian shores soon and are worth waiting for.
Gionee is all set to launch its new A-series smartphone 'GioneeA1' in India on March 21. The device was first introduced at Mobile World Congress 2017 last month in Barcelona. Though the company has not shared the price of the device but it is expected to be priced at between Rs 16,000 - Rs 17,000.
As far as specifications are concerned, Gionee A1 offers a 5.5-inch full HD AMOLED display with 1920x1080 pixel resolution and is powered by a quad-core MediaTek 6755 Helio P10 processor, along with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The smartphone also comes with an option to expand the storage to 128GB via microUSB port.
On the camera front, the smartphone has a 13-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, F2.0, 1/3.06 inches, 5P lens, flash and a 16-megapixel front camera with fixed focus, F2.0, 1/3.06 inches, 5P lens, selfie flash. The smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system and is backed up by a 4,010 mAh battery. Besides, the smartphone comes with dual-SIM support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, and micro USB. The handset measures 154.5 x 76.5 x 8.5 mm and weighs 182 g.
As per senior officials of Gionee, the huge battery and selfie camera of A1 will be its strong points. The company claims the device comes with a new 18W ultrafast charging solution can charge the smartphone 100% in under 2 hours.
Oppo F3 Plus
Oppo is all set to launch Oppo F3 Plus smartphone boasting dual front camera setup across five markets, which includes India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, and Vietnam on 23rd March. And just before the official launch, the said smartphone has been spotted on GFXBench website with model name 'Oppo CPH1613', revealing its key specifications.
Meanwhile, an unboxing video of the smartphone has also been spotted on YouTube, revealing additional specifications.
Here is what we know so far for Oppo F3 Plus based on the GFXbench listing, YouTube video and Company teasers.
Earlier, the company confirmed that the Oppo F3 Plus smartphone will have a 16-megapixel front camera along with an 8-megapixel secondary front camera to achieve the depth of field (Bokeh). However, GFXBench did not provide any information on the former (8-megapixel secondary rear camera). On the front, it will have a 16-megapixel shooter with PDAF on its back panel. The smartphone will run on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, contradicting earlier leaks which indicated that the phone will run on Android Nougat operating system with Color OS 3.0 on top of it. The company also confirmed that the smartphone will have a fingerprint scanner, which will be integrated into its home button. Besides, the smartphone offers Bluetooth, GPS, WiFi, Accelerometer, Digital compass, Gyroscope, Light sensor, Proximity, and Pedometer. It will measure 163.63 x 80.8 x 7.35 mm and weigh in at 185 grams. Further, the smartphone will have a 120-degree wide angle lens for one of the selfie camera and will have VOOC support as well. As per earlier leaks, the F3 Plus will get its strength from a weighty 4000mAh battery.
There is a strong possibility that the company might also launch Oppo F3 as well, along with Oppo F3 Plus, which were recently spotted in promotional ads which were displayed in one of the retail stores in the Philippines.
As far as Oppo F3 is concerned, ii is rumoured to feature a 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display and will be powered by a Snapdragon 653 SoC. It will come with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The smartphone will run on Android Nougat operating system. On the camera front, it will have a 13-megapixel sensor with LED flash and an 8-megapixel selfie camera. Further, it is said to be armed with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 616 octa-core processor.
The Nokia 6 was initially launched in China in the month of January at 1699 CNY and got a ravishing response in China market, which was followed by the announcement of Nokia 6's Global Variant at the MWC 2017. The Global variant of Nokia 6 has two versions, the 3GB RAM with 32GB of internal storage is priced at Euro 229 (approx. Rs 16,000),while the special Art Black Edition (4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage) will sell for Euro 299 (approx. Rs 21,000). As far as India launch is concerned, we would expected Nokia to enter the Indian market somewhere in the month of April.
As far as specifications are concerned, it comes with a 5.5-inch full HD with a screen resolution of 1920x1080 pixels and 2.5d curved display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood, the device is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor along with Adreno 505 GPU. The phone is backed by 3GB/4GB of RAM and 33GB/64GB internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD. It also houses a fingerprint scanner, which is embedded in its home button.
On the camera front, the smartphone flaunts a 16-megapixel camera with PDAF, 1.0um sensor, f/2.0 aperture, and dual-tone LED flash. While at the front, we have an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with a 1.12um sensor and f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. The Nokia 6 runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat and is powered by a 3000 mAh non-removable battery.