If you’re looking for a new smartphone to buy, July could be very exciting for you. This month may not only bring some much-awaited devices like the Xiaomi Mi A2, but it will also witness two most futuristic devices- the Oppo Find X and the Vivo Nex S as well.
Talking about others, BlackBerry might also launch its KEY2 smartphone in India. And, Asus is also all set to bring its flagship the ZenFone 5Z in India this month only. There will be many other smartphones that might be launched anytime soon, but, here are the top 5 upcoming smartphones in July 2018 in India.
Asus ZenFone 5Z- July 4
Asus Zenfone 5Z was launched back in MWC 2018 and it was one of the first phones to include the iPhone X-like notch display. The phone is made of glass and metal and has an impressive screen-to-body ratio of 90 percent. It has a 6.2-inch 1080p+ display with an unusual 19:9 aspect ratio.
It is powered by a Snapdragon 845 processor with up to 8GB RAM and up to 256GB internal storage. It is backed by a 3,300mAh battery with fast charging support. For optics, it sports a dual camera with a primary 12MP Sony IMX363 sensor with f/1.8 aperture, dual-pixel PDAF, four-axis OIS, and an 8MP wide-angle secondary sensor for depth effect. The phone sports an 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture.
Oppo Find X- July 12
The Oppo Find X was introduced just a few days back and it is an all screen and no bezel phone with a whopping 93.8 percent screen-to-body ratio. The highlight of Find X is a completely clean front and back and it has a motorized camera system that pops out every time you need the cameras or face unlock.
The Find X sports a 6.4-inch 1080p+ display and is powered by Snapdragon 845 processor with up to 8GB RAM and up to 256GB storage. The phone runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based Colour OS and packs a 3,730 mAh battery with VOOC fast charging. In terms of optics, it sports a dual rear camera with 16MP+20MP sensors and a 25MP front camera.
Vivo NEX S- July 19
The Nex S is another phone with a futuristic design. The USP of the Vivo Nex phone is its all-glass body with no bezels on front an over 90 percent screen-to-body ratio. Its highlight is a rather unconventional pop-up selfie camera. The Nex S also features an in-display fingerprint scanner.
Other specs include a 6.59-inch AMOLED display, Snapdragon 845 processor with up to 8GB RAM. It also sports dual rear camera with a 12MP primary sensor and a 5MP sensor for depth effects. It has an 8-megapixel front camera. The phone runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based Fun Touch OS and packs a 4,000mAh battery.
BlackBerry KEY2- End of July
BlackBerry introduced its KEY2 smartphone a few days back and it looks exactly like the KEYone. Although there are a few changes that have been introduced this year. The highlight of the KEY2 is its physical QWERTY keyboard with the touchscreen. The QWERTY also supports touch-gestures and the space bar still has a fingerprint scanner. It also has a new Speed Key that allows custom shortcuts from anywhere on the screen.
For specs, the BlackBerry KEY2 sports a 4.5-inch FHD screen with an aspect ratio of 3:2. It is powered by a Snapdragon 660 processor with 6GB RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage. The KEY2 runs Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box and is backed by a 3,500mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 3.0 with USB Type-C.
For imaging, it sports a dual rear camera with a 12MP primary sensor (f/1.8 aperture) and a secondary 12MP camera with a f/2.6 aperture for depth sensing, up to 2X optical zoom a dual-tone LED flash and 4K video recording support. The KEY2 comes with an 8MP front camera.
Xiaomi Mi A2- End of July or Early August
Xiaomi is also gearing for a global launch this month. While it isn’t clear what they will launch but there are speculations that the Mi A2 will be the one to be announced. Xiaomi has already launched the Mi 6X in China and since the Mi 5X became the Mi A1 in India market, it is expected that Xiaomi might bring the Mi A2 soon with Android One software on same hardware. However, it is not yet officially confirmed that Mi A2 will be launched this month in India, so take this last one with a pinch of salt.